The Wildcats (15-3, 4-1 Southland Conference) have won three straight and are averaging 74.3 points in that span. The Huskies entered leading the conference in scoring at 82.2 points per game while the Wildcats were tops in scoring defense allowing 63.4 per game.
Abilene Christian has won all seven of its games at home this season and is off to its best start since joining Division I in the 2013-14 season. It's their best start since 1998-99 when they started 11-0 and earned a spot in the Division II tournament.
Edward Hardt's jumper with 4:38 left gave the Huskies a 63-61 before Lewis' tip-in and pair of free throws put Abilene Christian up for good. Houston Baptist missed seven of its last 10 shots.
No. 16 Wichita State steamrolling toward trip to Temple
No. 16 Wichita State will bring a nine-game winning streak, capped by its two best victories of the season, into an American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday against a Temple team looking to jump-start its offense.
No. 9 Florida State aims for another win over Virginia
When Florida State upset top-seeded Virginia in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals last March, Seminoles coach Leonard Hamilton talked about the level of respect his program receives.
No. 10 Kentucky shooting straight ahead of trip to South Carolina
Don't look now, but since losing back-to-back games to Utah and Ohio State at Las Vegas in mid-December, Kentucky has gotten its act together.
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