ABILENE, Texas -- Jalone Friday scored 17 points and Abilene Christian claimed sole possession of second place in the Southland Conference by beating Central Arkansas, 79-56 on Saturday.
The Wildcats bounced back from a tough 61-60 loss at Stephen F. Austin that saw the Lumberjacks score eight points in the final :26 to pull out a win that snapped a four-game win streak.
Abilene Christian built a 10-point lead in the first half and pulled away in the second. Four players scored in double digits and 14 players saw playing time.
Tshiebwe's double-double leads WVU past Pitt 68-53
West Virginia freshman forward Oscar Tshiebwe scored 20 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the Mountaineers smothered Pittsburgh in the second half to pull away for a 68-53 victory on Friday night.
Hot start propels Ole Miss past Western Michigan 85-58
Mississippi guards Breein Tyree and Devontae Shuler scored 20 and 16 points, respectively, and combined to spark a decisive 16-0 first-half run Friday as the Rebels defeated Western Michigan 85-58.
Hammonds dominates, Georgia’s breezes past Delaware State
Rayshaun Hammonds had 26 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, Amanze Ngumezi added 16 points and Georgia coasted to a 100-66 victory over Delaware State on Friday night.