Conway, Ark. - Central Baptist got off to a fast start in route to its first American Midwest Conference win at home over Williams Baptist College, 92-81. The Mustangs never trailed and led by 21 at one point.
A Jayln McBride (SR/Jonesboro, AR) three-pointer followed by a Marcelious Green (JR/Houston, TX) shot from beyond the line would put CBC up 6-0 fast. Scoring leader Fred Albright (SR/Little Rock, AR) would get into the action to make it 9-2. A Justin Harris (SR/Jonesboro, AR) jumper with two minutes left in the half would make it a thirteen-point lead, 36-23. CBC would go into the half leading 40-28.
CBC would force eight turnovers in the first half while committing just one. The Mustangs would shoot 58.6% from the field.
A two-point jumper from Green would put CBC up 21 with 14 minutes to play in the game. Someone forgot to tell the Eagles as they begin a pressure defense that disrupted CBC. Williams was able to cut the lead to six points, 77-71 with just under five minutes to play. Free throws in the final minute would give CBC its final margin.
29 – points by Marcelious Green to lead all scorers
10 –rebounds by team leader Mike Evans (SR/North Little Rock, AR)
4- Mustangs scoring in double figures (McBride-13, Green-29, Albright-11, Harris-12
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