Nicholls State beats Central Arkansas 71-61
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Ja'Dante Frye scored 19 points on Saturday to lead Nicholls State to a 71-61 win over Central Arkansas, winning their first road game of the season and handing the Bears their sixth straight Southland League loss.
Nicholls State led 13-9 on a 3-pointer by Marquis Nelson, but the Bears pulled ahead 28-25 on a 3-pointer by Mike Martin, then led 32-30 with six seconds left after two free throws by Jordan Howard. Frye's layup at the halftime buzzer tied it at 32.
The Colonels opened the second half with a 10-2 run and led 44-36 after a jumper by Frye, then scored seven unanswered points to lead 56-45 while the Bears went scoreless for nearly three minutes.