Brown’s 18 pts lead UCA to 71-56 win over Ecclesia
CONWAY, Ark. (AP)—Chris Brown’s career-high 18 points lifted Central Arkansas to a 71-56 victory Wednesday night over Ecclesia College.
Brown was 8-for-11 from the field as the Bears (5-4) shot a season-high 50 percent overall.
Marcus Pillow added 13 points and Mitch Rueter scored 11 points for UCA.
The Bears ran out to an 11-2 lead in the opening four minutes but the Royals fought back with solid perimeter shooting. Ecclesia (11-6) made five three-pointers in the first half to keep it close.
Ryan Cooper topped the Royals with 15 points, while Eric Womack added 12 and Oscar Sealy had 10.