CENTRAL ARKANSAS 71, HENDRIX 51
Jared Chatham scored a team-high 12 points to lead the University of Central Arkansas to a victory over Hendrix College at the Farris Center in Conway.
Hendrix took a 5-0 lead on a three-pointer by Seth Stanley and a Sean Comman jumper, but UCA got a Chatham layup with 13:26 left in the first half, giving the Bears a 6-5 lead. Brooks Cartwright hit a three-pointer with 10:47 left to give the Warriors an 8-6 lead, but Chatham hit two free throws to tie the game at 8-8 with 10:18 left. Collin Cooper's layup with 10:08 left in the first half gave UCA the lead for good at 10-8.
The Bears shot 41.4% (24 of 58) from the floor, including 5 of 20 on three-pointers, and went 18 of 30 from the free-throw line. They outrebounded the Warriors 45-42, but the Warriors held an 11-8 edge on the offensive glass. Hendrix shot 26.7% (16 of 60) from the floor, including 6 of 28 on three-pointers, and made 13 of 19 free throws.
Eddy Kayouloud scored 11 points and Rylan Bergersen added 10 for Central Arkansas, which plays at Georgetown on Saturday and at No. 4 Duke on Tuesday. Stanley scored a game-high 16 points in the loss for Hendrix, while Comman and Carl Fitch added seven apiece.
CENTRAL ARKANSAS 36
The University of Central Arkansas played well early against Tennessee on Thursday, trailing 20-18 at the end of the first quarter, but the Lady Volunteers outscored the Sugar Bears 43-18 in the final three quarters at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn.
UCA took its only lead early in the second quarter when a three-pointer by Hannah Langhi gave the Sugar Bears a 23-22 lead with 9:17 left in the first half. Jordan Horston then hit one of two free throws to tie the game at 23-23, and Zaay Green hit a three-pointer to give Tennessee the lead for good at 26-23 with 8:57 remaining. Horston hit a jumper as time expired to give the Lady Vols a 33-25 halftime lead.
Central Arkansas was held to 25.4% shooting (15 of 59) from the floor and made 2 of 21 three-pointers. The Sugar Bears didn't fare any better from the free-throw line, hitting 4 of 12 attempts. Tennessee shot 50% (29 of 58) from the floor, but hit only 4 of 13 on three-pointers and went 1 for 3 from the free-throw line.
Taylor Sells led UCA with 10 points, while Ayanna Trigg had 6 and Langhi finished with 5. Horston scored a game-high 17 points for Tennessee, and Green finished with 9.
-- Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sports on 11/08/2019
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