Payten Ricks had 11 points for Abilene Christian (23-6, 12-4 Southland Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive road victory.
The Wildcats improved to 2-0 against the Bears this season. Abilene Christian defeated Central Arkansas 79-56 on Jan. 26.
Abilene Christian takes on Stephen F. Austin at home on Wednesday. Central Arkansas plays Sam Houston State on the road on Wednesday.
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|Stephen F. Austin||13-1||-||22-3|
|Sam Houston State||10-5||3.5||17-9|