Cent. Arkansas 77, Northwestern St. 73

Cent. Arkansas 77, Northwestern St. 73

Published Jan. 14, 2012 4:50 p.m. ET

Anthony Borden had both of his blocks in the final 22 seconds and LaQuentin Miles outscored Northwestern State 6-0 in the final minute to give Central Arkansas a 77-73 win Saturday.

The Bears (6-9, 1-2 Southland Conference) trailed 73-71 with 1:42 remaining before Miles, who had 12 of his 16 points in the second half, tied it on a layup with 2:03 left. Borden then blocked Shamir Davis' jumper and Miles made two free throws with 18 seconds left.

Louis Ellis tried to tie it for the Demons (9-8, 2-1) but once again Borden came up with a block, leading to two more free throws by Miles.

The Bears, who snapped a six-game skid, scored 14 points off nine turnovers and shot 59.3 percent (16 of 27) in the second half.


Davis had 23 points to pace the Demons and William Mosley added 17 rebounds, 10 points and seven blocks.