SE Louisiana holds off Abilene Christian 72-70
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jordan Capps scored 16 points to help Southeastern Louisiana stay undefeated in the Southland Conference with a 72-70 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday.
The Lions (9-7, 3-0) survived a late challenge after they appeared to be in good shape when Jabbar Singleton's 3-pointer made it 66-59 with 1:12 to go. Abilene Christian's Jaylen Franklin scored on the Wildcats' next four possessions to close the gap to three with 23 seconds left.
Foster, Lewis help Abilene Christian top McNeese State 79-74
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Tevin Foster scored seven of his 17 points in the final 2½ minutes, Jaren Lewis finished with 15 points and Abilene Christian closed the game on a 15-2 run to beat McNeese State 79-74 on Wednesday night.
Hayden Farquhar added 12 points, Jalone Friday scored 10 and Jaylen Franklin added eight points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals for Abilene Christian (10-6, 2-1 Southland Conference).
Friday leads Abilene Christian past Campbell 85-80 in OT
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Jalone Friday scored half of his 14 points in overtime, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 12.9 seconds to play, and Abilene Christian edged Campbell 85-80 in overtime on Friday at the Creek Classic.
After Friday's trey, Chris Clemons made 1 of 2 free throws, cutting the deficit to 81-80. A quick foul let Payten Ricks make a pair of free throws with 7.2 seconds to play and Isaiah Tripp sealed it with a steal and two free throws.
Abilene Christian pummels Division III Howard Payne, 112-62
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis scored 15 points, leading eight players in to double-figure scoring as Abilene Christian routed Division III Howard Payne, 112-62 on Thursday night.
The Wildcats started fast and held a 62-30 halftime lead over the small college from Brownwood, Texas.