Abilene Christian rallies to beat Houston Baptist 82-74
HOUSTON (AP) — Jalone Friday scored 23 points, including a go-ahead 3-point play, Jaylen Franklin added 22 with six assists, and Abilene Christian beat Houston Baptist 82-74 on Wednesday night.
Jaren Lewis scored 16 points with three steals, Drake Green added 11 points with three 3s off the bench, and the Wildcats (11-7, 3-2 Southland Conference) shot 54.5 percent from the floor.
Friday leads Abilene Christian to 109-60 win
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jalone Friday scored 19 points and Drake Green added 15 as Abilene Christian dominated Arlington Baptist 109-60 on Tuesday night.
Abilene Christian (8-4), which has won five of its last six games, sprinted to a 35-16 lead and took a 59-29 advantage into the break. The Wildcats won the second half 50-31 over the NCCAA team.
ACU had won four straight before dropping a 67-65 decision at Lipscomb on Sunday.
Friday spurs Abilene Christian to 72-68 win over Texas State
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jalone Friday was on the mark Saturday, scoring 22 points and adding a career-best five blocked shots to lead Abilene Christian to a 72-68 victory over Texas State.
Friday knocked down 9 of 16 shots from the floor and added six rebounds for the Wildcats (7-3), who beat the Bobcats (5-5) for the first time since 1982 in picking up their fourth straight win. Texas State leads the all-time series 40-18.