UALR 78, FIU 64
Will Neighbour hit four 3-pointers and scored 21 points Thursday
night as Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Florida International
Courtney Jackson added 13 points, D’Andre Williams 11 and
Michael Javes 10 for the Trojans (13-14, 10-3), who extended their
lead in the Sun Belt West Division to 1 1/2 games over
Louisiana-Lafayette. Williams also had team highs of eight rebounds
and five assists.
Phil Taylor made four 3-pointers and scored 17 points for the
Golden Panthers (7-18, 4-9), who dropped their third straight.
DeJuan Wright scored 13 points and Cameron Bell 11.
Bell also sank four free throws before missing his last attempt,
setting the school record with 24 in a row.
UALR shot 52 percent (25 of 48) to just 31 percent (18 of 59)
Tied 37-37 with 15:02 left, UALR reeled off a 21-3 run capped by
Jackson’s basket that made it 58-40 with 8:38 to go.