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Nicholls State vs Central Arkansas

Cent. Arkansas 79, Nicholls 76


CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Robert Crawford scored 19 points and Jordan Harks 13 as Central Arkansas held off Nicholls State for a 79-76 win on Saturday.

The Bears (9-11, 4-6 Southland Conference) led by 10 before Eric Hunter scored six straight points to get Nicholls State within 75-71 with 1:45 remaining. Amin Torres' 3-pointer made it 78-76 with 12 seconds left, and after a free throw by Crawford, Torres had a chance to tie from behind the arc with two seconds left, but missed.

Hunter had 36 points and 11 rebounds for the Colonels (6-14, 4-6). Torres had 10 points and Dantrell Thomas 11 rebounds for Nicholls State.

Leading scorer Jarvis Garner did not play for Central Arkansas while serving the second game of a two-game suspension for breaking team rules.

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