Central Arkansas vs McNeese State

Miles lifts Cent Arkansas past McNeese St. 76-75


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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) LaQuentin Miles scored 15 points and converted a three-point play with 1 second left to lift Central Arkansas past McNeese State 76-75 Thursday night.

The Bears (5-14, 2-6 Southland Conference) shot 47.3 percent from the field and hit 13 3-pointers. Aubrey Ball scored a career-high 23 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the perimeter.

Ledrick Eackles scored 21 points for McNeese State (6-14, 4-4) and Desharick Guidry had 20 with 13 rebounds.

Central Arkansas had moved out to a 42-25 halftime advantage, but McNeese State stormed back, opening the second half with a 24-4 run to lead by three at the midway mark.

Trailing by eight, Ball sank four 3-pointers, the last one pulling the Bears within one with 6 seconds left.

After a split pair of free throws by Eackles, Miles drove the length of the court, was fouled on a layup and sank the free throw for the win.

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Scoreboard
Central Arkansas (5-14) «423476
McNeese State (6-14)255075

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