SAN ANTONIO -- Eddy Kayouloud scored 18 points, Central Arkansas built a 24-point second-half lead and the Bears defeated Incarnate Word 77-60 on Wednesday night.
Central Arkansas led 51-46 with 12:39 left in the game before going on a 20-1 run over the next eight-plus minutes to lead 71-47. The run was highlighted by a three-possession stretch in which Matthew Mondesir had a 3-pointer and a 3-point play followed by a 3-pointer by Kayouloud.
Hayden Koval added 13 points and seven rebounds and Deandre Jones had nine points with eight assists for Central Arkansas (8-10, 3-2 Southland).
Central Arkansas led 33-29 at halftime.
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