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W. Illinois 56, Cent. Arkansas 46

CONWAY, Ark. -- Ceola Clark had a game-high 16 points and seven rebounds to lead Western Illinois past Central Arkansas 56-46 Saturday night,

Clark made most of his points at the free-throw line, where he was 11 of 12. He made 2 of 7 from the field and also had a 3-pointer, three assists and a steal.

Quenton Kirby added 12 points and a steel for the Leathernecks (2-2).

Mike Pouncy had 13 points to lead Central Arkansas (1-3). He also had five rebounds and a block. Tadre Sheppard grabbed a game-high eight rebounds for the Bears.

Central Arkansas struggled at the free-throw line, making just 10 of 25 (40 percent). The Leathernecks hit 16 of 24 (67) percent from the line.