CONWAY, Ark. -- Hameed Ali had 18 points, dished out six assists and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi earned its first two-game win streak of the season, defeating Central Arkansas 75-68 on Thursday night.
Will Nelson had 14 points and five rebounds for the Islanders (4-18, 3-9 Southland), which are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi shot 49.2 percent from the field and had 20 assists as a team.
LaQuentin Miles scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Central Arkansas (9-14, 4-9), which committed 18 turnovers and shot 45.6 percent from the field. Robert Crawford had 15 points and Jarvis Garner chipped in with 14 points and six rebounds.
Dwight Jones, a former NBA veteran, 1972 Olympian and Houston Cougars star, died Monday at 64.
Former Southern Miss forward Jonathan Mills, 26, was shot and killed in Chicago on Monday near the high school where he once starred.
The ACC has some pretty daunting venues, from Syracuse's Carrier Dome to North Carolina's Smith Center. Is Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium the toughest place to get a win?