UCA pulls away late from South Carolina State

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) _ Jordan Howard scored 20 of his 26 points in the second
half to help Central Arkansas pull away and beat South Carolina State 73-64 on
Tuesday night.

Howard made two 3-pointers and was 12 of 13 from the line in the second half.
Darraja Parnell added 10 of his 14 points in the second for Central Arkansas

Donte Wright made 6 of 12 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to lead South
Carolina State (0-5). Ian Kinard added 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

South Carolina State had its last lead, 40-37, with 14:22 to play. The Bears
used a 14-0 run for a 51-40 lead. Parnell scored five points and Howard made a
3 during the stretch. The Bulldogs pulled to 51-50 but didn't get closer.

Central Arkansas shot 54 percent (14 of 26) compared to the Bulldogs 35 percent
(12-of-34 shooting) in the second half.

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