Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 88

(4-3, 2-1 away)

SE Missouri St 85

(6-6, 3-1 home)

6:30 PM ET, December 8, 2012

Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

1 2 T
CARK 42 4688
SEMO 35 5085

Top Performers

Central Arkansas: R. Crawford 39 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Southeast Missouri State: T. Stone 32 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Blk

Cent. Arkansas 88, SE Missouri 85

Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Robert Crawford scored 39 points and Central Arkansas held off Southeast Missouri in the late stages for an 88-85 victory on Saturday.

Crawford's shooting was near perfect. He hit 12 of 15 field goals, including 7 of 9 from 3-point range, and was 8 of 8 from the free-throw line. Central Arkansas (4-3) hit nine 3-pointers as a team.

LaQuentin Miles scored 18 points for Central Arkansas and Jarvis Garner had 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Southeast Missouri (6-6) led early in the in the second half and remained close after Central Arkansas took the lead.

A jumper by Marland Smith cut Central Arkansas' lead to 87-85 with 14 seconds left in the game, but a free throw by Garner with 6 seconds to go iced it.

Tyler Stone led Southeast Missouri with 32 points, and Nino Johnson had 21 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocked shots.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CARK
SEMO
Points 88 85
FG Made-Attempted 32-73 (.438) 29-58 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 2-12 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 25-37 (.676)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 0

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
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Research Notes

Robert Crawford went 12-15 from the floor and scored 39 points Saturday. He is the first player to score 35+ points on 80 percent shooting since Adrian Oliver of San Jose State, who scored 42 on 12 of 15 shooting against Puget Sound on December 22, 2010 (minimum 15 FGA).

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