Lamar 73, Cent. Arkansas 65

Justin Nabors scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Lamar

defeated Central Arkansas 73-65 in Southland Conference play on

Wednesday night.

Nabors recorded his league leading 11th double-double on the

season. Anthony Miles added 15 points and Charlie Harper had 11 for

the Cardinals (12-11, 4-4).

Central Arkansas (7-15, 1-7) have now lost four-straight, and 7

of their last 8 games. Mitch Rueter led the Bears with 23 points.

He was 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Chris Poellnitz and Tadre

Sheppard came off the bench and scored 14 and 10 points,

respectively.

Lamar extended their halftime lead to 10, 45-35, with 18:02 left

in the second half. The Bears responded with a 12-3 run to make it

48-47 with 10:06 to play. The Bears would score 9 of the games

final 12 points in the final 2-minutes to clinch the victory.

Lamar improves its home record to 11-2.