LAKE CHARLES, La. -- LaQuentin Miles scored 15 points and converted a three-point play with 1 second left to lift Central Arkansas past McNeese State 76-75 Thursday night.
The Bears (5-14, 2-6 Southland Conference) shot 47.3 percent from the field and hit 13 3-pointers. Aubrey Ball scored a career-high 23 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the perimeter.
Central Arkansas had moved out to a 42-25 halftime advantage, but McNeese State stormed back, opening the second half with a 24-4 run to lead by three at the midway mark.
Trailing by eight, Ball sank four 3-pointers, the last one pulling the Bears within one with 6 seconds left.
After a split pair of free throws by Eackles, Miles drove the length of the court, was fouled on a layup and sank the free throw for the win.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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