CONWAY, Ark. – Jarvis Garner scored 38 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out four assists and Central Arkansas narrowly missed its season high in points scored, defeating Central Baptist 107-82 on Monday afternoon.
Central Arkansas (5-5) beat Hendrix 108-65 on Nov. 13 and is averaging 80.3 points per game, putting the Bears in the top 25 nationally.
Garner was 13 of 17 from the field and a perfect 8 for 8 from the free-throw line. Anthony Borden chipped in 14 points and pulled seven rebounds, DeShone McClure scored 11 and Robert Crawford and Jordan Harks each had 10.
The Bears shot 53.9 percent from the field, making 41 of 76 shots and had 28 assists in the game.
Spencer Caraway scored 23 points for Central Baptist (4-8) and Blake Hanney scored 21. The Mustangs committed 20 turnovers.