Central Arkansas beats cold-shooting Little Rock 69-54

central arkansas beats little rock

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Mathieu Kamba scored 19 points, Jordan Howard added 18 and Central Arkansas rolled to an 69-54 victory over Little Rock on Saturday night.

Kamba was 6 of 10 from the floor, and Howard made two 3-pointers and finished 6-of-17 shooting for Central Arkansas (6-5).

Andre Jones scored 13 points and Anthony Black added 10 for Little Rock (2-7), which shot 28 percent from the field and missed 17 3-pointers.

Black made a 3-pointer to start the second half and pull the Trojans to 35-33. But Central Arkansas answered with a 19-6 surge for a 59-39 lead with nine minutes remaining. Kamba and Hayden Koval scored five points apiece during the stretch.

Trojans missed 10 free throws in a row

The Trojans made just two free throws and missed ten straight field goals until Jones made back-to-back layups with about 10 minutes left.