CONWAY, Ark. -- Gary Stewart scored 19 points, one of six men in double figures, and Northwestern State defeated Central Arkansas 100-88 on Saturday.
Stewart hit 5 of 8 from 3-point range for Northwestern State (10-5, 4-1 Southland).
James Hublin scored 17 points and had three blocked shots and Cary Roberson scored 13.
Northwestern State was 30 of 37 from the free-throw line.
Central Arkansas (5-9, 0-4) was led by Robert Crawford, who scored 22 points. He was 3-of-5 from 3-point range. LaQuentin Miles scored 21 points. Jarvis Garner scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Northwestern State had a 44-41 rebounding edge, with six players getting five or more.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
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