SUN BELT WOMEN
NO. 7 BAYLOR 111, ARKANSAS STATE 43
Juicy Landrum set an NCAA record by making 14 three-pointers for all of her career-high 42 points, leading No. 7 Baylor over Arkansas State University in Waco, Texas.
Landrum attempted all by one of her 24 shots from three-point range as the Lady Bears (9-1) shot 46% from the three-point line and 59% overall. The senior guard also had eight rebounds and seven assists.
Trinity Oliver had the other three-pointer in Baylor's 56th consecutive home nonconference victory since a loss to Connecticut in January 2014.
Jireh Washington led Arkansas State (3-7) with 16 points and Peyton Martin added 11. The Red Wolves shot 29% (15 of 52) from the floor.
CENTRAL ARKANSAS 47, INCARNATE WORD 37
Trailing 12-8 after the first quarter Wednesday, the University of Central Arkansas (5-5, 1-0 Southland Conference) outscored Incarnate Word 17-4 in the second on its way to a victory in the conference opener for both schools at the McDermott Center in San Antonio.
Both teams shot poorly from the floor, but UCA (30.2%) managed a little bit better than Incarnate Word (25.7%). The Sugar Bears outrebounded the Lady Cardinals 42-25, including a 17-4 edge on the offensive glass, and held a 22-16 scoring edge in the lane.
Taylor Sells and Hannah Langhi scored 12 points each to lead UCA. Kara Speer scored 12 points to lead Incarnate Word (3-5, 0-1), while Imani Robinson added 11.
SUN BELT MEN
ARKANSAS STATE 79, LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 67
Marquis Eaton scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to lead Arkansas State University (8-3, 1-0 Sun Belt) over Louisiana-Lafayette in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both schools at First National Bank Arena in Jonesboro.
The Red Wolves shot 50% (24 of 48) from the floor, including 4 of 14 three-pointers, and shot 66% (27 of 41) from the free-throw line. ASU also outscored Louisiana-Lafayette 34-32 in the lane and outrebounded them 37-36. The Red Wolves also turned 14 Ragin' Cajun turnovers into 21 points.
Caleb Fields scored 18 points for Arkansas State and Jerry Johnson Jr. added 11. Cedric Russell led Louisiana-Lafayette (5-6, 0-1) with 16 points, Tirus Smith had 15, Mylik Wilson added 12 and Jalen Johnson chipped in with 10.
CENTRAL ARKANSAS 88, INCARNATE WORD 82, OT
The third time was the charm in overtime games for the University of Central Arkansas.
The Bears (2-9, 1-0 Southland Conference), who had lost their first two overtime games of the season, overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to beat Incarnate Word (3-8, 0-1) in the teams' conference opener at the Farris Center in Conway.
Sophomore Eddy Kayouloud led UCA with 26 points and 13 rebounds, while junior Hayden Koval added 12 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. Junior Jared Chatham, who scored UCA's first eight points and final three in regulation, had a career-high 23 points and 8 rebounds for the Bears in his second start of the season.
The Bears never trailed in overtime, using a layup by junior Rylan Bergersen, an Aaron Weidenaar free throw and a three-pointer from Chatham to push the lead to 78-72 with 3:12 left. Incarnate Word got as close as 78-74, but UCA went 9 of 11 at the free-throw line in overtime to seal its first victory since Nov. 7 and the first for interim coach Anthony Boone.
NEW MEXICO STATE 65, ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF 40
Ivan Aurrecoechea scored a game-high 19 points and had a team-high nine rebounds to lead New Mexico State (7-6) over the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (1-9) at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces, N.M.
The Golden Lions, who did not have a player score 10 or more points, were held scoreless in the game's final 3:24. UAPB shot 35% (16 of 46) from the floor, including 3-of-12 shooting from the three-point line but hit 5 of 6 free throws. The Aggies, however, shot 45% (22 of 49) from the floor and went 13 of 21 from the free-throw line.
New Mexico State outrebounded UAPB 36-26 and held a 28-16 scoring advantage in the lane.
Jabari Rice had 17 points and Trevelin Queen added 12 for the Aggies. Marquell Carter, Markedric Bell and Dequan Morris had eight points each to lead the Golden Lions.
-- Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sports on 12/19/2019
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