LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) – Rylan Bergersen matched his career high with 21 points as Central Arkansas beat McNeese State 82-76 in overtime on Saturday.
Eddy Kayouloud made back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime and the Bears led the rest of the way. Bergersen’s dunk with 75 seconds left in regulation tied it at 70 to send into the extra session.
Kayouloud had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Central Arkansas (8-16, 7-6 Southland Conference). Hayden Koval added 12 points, Jaxson Baker 10 DeAndre Jones 10 while tying a career high with 11 assists.
Sha’markus Kennedy had 22 points and a career-high 21 rebounds for the Cowboys (12-12, 7-6). Myles Hutchinson scored 19 points and A.J. Lawson had 14.
The Bears improve to 2-0 against the Cowboys this season. Central Arkansas defeated McNeese State 79-69 on Jan. 4. Central Arkansas plays New Orleans at home on Wednesday.
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