Central Arkansas holds off Morehead State 82-78
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CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Mathieu Kamba had 20 points and eight rebounds, Deandre Jones hit a key 3-pointer with 55 seconds left and Central Arkansas beat Morehead State 82-78 on Monday night.
The Bears (4-3) took the lead for good at 69-68 on Thatch Unruh's 3-pointer before Kamba's free three capped a 14-4 run with 6:31 left. Unruh scored all of his eight points during that stretch. The Eagles (1-5) stayed close, but Jones' 3-pointer made it 81-76 and Jordan Howard's free throw capped the scoring with 21 seconds left.
Jones was 5 of 7 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points. Howard added 16 points and 11 assists for Central Arkansas.
The Eagles trailed for most of the first 24 minutes but had a 9-3 run to take the lead early in the second half and pushed it to 64-56 before the Bears rallied.
Updated November 27, 2017