Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 72

(4-12, 1-4 Southland)

Abilene Christian 73

(7-11, 1-3 Southland)

4:25 PM ET, January 18, 2014

Moody Coliseum (Abilene), Abilene, Texas

1 2 T
CARK 36 3672
ACU 31 4273

Top Performers

Central Arkansas: L. Miles 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

Abilene Christian: P. Wentz 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl

Abilene Christian edges Central Arkansas 73-72

Associated Press

ABILENE, Texas -- Parker Wentz made a layup at the buzzer as Abilene Christian overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to defeat Central Arkansas 73-72 on Saturday.

Wentz hit a pair of free throws to pull Abilene Christian within 70-69 with 1:01 to play. After a Central Arkansas turnover, he made another pair of free throws to give the Wildcats their first lead of the second half, 71-70 with 21 seconds left. Tirrell Brown's bucket gave the lead back to Central Arkansas with 3 seconds to play before Wentz made his game-winning shot.

Wentz scored 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting, including three 3-pointers. Michael Grant scored 17 points, and Julian Edmonson added 10 for Abilene Christian (7-11, 1/3 Southland).

Central Arkansas (4-12, 1-4 Southland) had its largest lead of the second half, 59-49 with 10:54 remaining. LaQuentin Miles scored 19 points and DeShone McClure added 13 to lead the Bears.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CARK
ACU
Points 72 73
FG Made-Attempted 30-56 (.536) 25-53 (.472)
3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 18-24 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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