CONWAY, Ark. — A.J. Lawson had 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds as McNeese State defeated Central Arkansas 80-70 on Saturday.
Harwin Francois had 13 points for McNeese State (8-10, 2-8 Southland Conference). Chris Orlina added 11 points. Keyshawn Feazell had seven rebounds.
Eddy Kayouloud tied a season high with 20 points for the Bears (3-14, 2-7), who have now lost seven games in a row. Rylan Bergersen added 19 points. SK Shittu had 12 points.
The Cowboys evened the season series against the Bears with the win. Central Arkansas defeated McNeese State 81-67 on Jan. 2.