Stephen F. Austin beats Cent. Arkansas 72-55
CONWAY, Ark. (AP)—Matt Kingsley scored 16 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and notched four blocks for his second double-double of the season in Stephen F. Austin’s 72-55 win over Central Arkansas on Wednesday night.
The Lumberjacks (10-4, 2-0 Southland Conference) shot 43.6 percent from the field (24 of 55) compared to a 35.1 percent night (20 of 57) for Central Arkansas (7-8, 0-2).
The Bears closed the deficit to 40-35 with 15:45 to go, before the Lumberjacks went on a 25-10 run over a 9 minute period.
Nick Shaw had 14 points, Josh Alexander added 13 and Girod Adams scored 12 points for the Lumberjacks.
The Bears were led by Mitch Rueter with 13 points, followed by Chris Brown and Marcus Pillow with 10 points apiece. Brian Marks added 10 rebounds for Central Arkansas, which lost the battle of the boards 34-31.