Carpenter has scored in double figures in 10 of the 11 games.
The Bears committed 22 turnovers to the Colonels' 13. Nicholls State was 22 of 35 from the line, Central Arkansas 14 of 18.
The Colonels led 38-30 at the half and by as many as 10 points in the second. The only time the lead was less than four was when the Bears closed to 81-79 on Crawford's tip-in with 3 seconds left.
Kendrick Nunn, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery last week, has been dismissed from the Illinois basketball team.
Delaware has hired Notre Dame assistant Martin Ingelsby as its next men's basketball head coach, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello.
Michigan State-Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge will pit two of the best recruiting classes in the nation. Here's a look at all the games.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|