CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Robert Crawford scored 39 points and Central Arkansas held off Southeast Missouri in the late stages for an 88-85 victory on Saturday.
Crawford's shooting was near perfect. He hit 12 of 15 field goals, including 7 of 9 from 3-point range, and was 8 of 8 from the free-throw line. Central Arkansas (4-3) hit nine 3-pointers as a team.
Southeast Missouri (6-6) led early in the in the second half and remained close after Central Arkansas took the lead.
A jumper by Marland Smith cut Central Arkansas' lead to 87-85 with 14 seconds left in the game, but a free throw by Garner with 6 seconds to go iced it.
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|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|
|Southeast Missouri State||2-14||8||5-24|