Stephen F. Austin beats Central Arkansas 90-85 in OT
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Ivan Canete scored 16 points and Stephen F. Austin beat Central Arkansas 90-85 in overtime Saturday night.
The victory places the Lumberjacks (16-12, 11-5) in a tie for second place with Texas A&M-CC in the Southland Conference standings behind No. 1 New Orleans.
Leon Gilmore III and Kevon Harris added 13 points apiece, and TJ Holyfield and Dallas Cameron each had 12.
Harris, Gilmore and Aaron Augustin contributed to a 9-1 start for the Lumberjacks in overtime that put them up 83-75 with 3:17 left. Central Arkansas took the lead with 40 seconds remaining before Canete, Harris and Gilmore combined for six free throws to put the Lumberjacks back on top for good.
The Lumberjacks took a 71-70 lead in the second half with 1:27 remaining. The Bears’ Mathieu Kamba sank a layup with one second left to even it at 74. He drew a foul but missed the free-throw attempt, sending the game into overtime.
Kamba scored 18 points for the Bears (8-22, 7-10).