Arkansas-Little Rock beats Central Arkansas 77-54

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CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Marcus Johnson Jr. scored 16 points and Arkansas-Little Rock remained undefeated, beating Central Arkansas 77-54 on Wednesday night.

Jalen Jackson added 14 points for the Trojans (9-0). Josh Hagins had 13 points and five assists and Maurius Hill had 11 points and nine rebounds. The team averaged 45.2 percent shooting from the field and 94.4 percent from the line.

Hill hit a jumper to give the Trojans a 20-11 advantage with 9:11 to go in the first half and they stretched it to 37-15 at the break.

Johnson sank a 3-pointer with 14:40 to play in the second half and the Trojans led by at least 20 points after that.

Jordan Howard had 14 points and four rebounds for the Bears (1-8). Justin Foreman added 13 points and eight rebounds. It was the fifth-straight loss this season for Central Arkansas.

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