SAN ANTONIO -- Jalone Friday registered 15 points as Abilene Christian easily defeated Incarnate Word 68-48 on Saturday.
Jaylen Franklin added 12 points, six rebounds and six assists for Abilene Christian (21-5, 10-3 Southland Conference).
Augustine Ene had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Cardinals (6-19, 1-11), whose losing streak reached 10 games.
Abilene Christian matches up against Southeastern Louisiana at home next Saturday. UIW takes on Lamar at home on Wednesday.
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