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Final

Incarnate Word 59

(21-6, 9-5 Southland)

Abilene Christian 56

(11-20, 2-12 Southland)

    4:30 PM ET, March 8, 2014

    Moody Coliseum (Abilene), Abilene, Texas

    1 2 T
    IW 24 3559
    ACU 20 3656

    Top Performers

    Incarnate Word: D. Livingston 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Stl, 3 Blk

    Abilene Christian: P. Wentz 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 5 Stl

    Incarnate Word edges Abilene Christian 59-56

    Associated Press

    ABILENE, Texas -- Denzel Livingston scored 21 points as Incarnate Word held on to defeat Abilene Christian 59-56 on Saturday.

    Incarnate Word led by as many as nine before James Pegues scored 10 straight points to get Abilene Christian within four, 55-51 with 2:03 remaining. Julian Edmonson scored to pull the Wildcats within two before Kyle Hittle made a layup and two free throws to ice it for the Cardinals.

    Livingston entered the game needing 18 points, and now has 548, to become the single-season leader since Incarnate Word joined the NCAA in 1999. Pierce Caldwell scored 544 points in 2009-10.

    Anthony Horton added 20 points for Incarnate Word (21-6, 9-5 Southland), which has won five of its last six games.

    Parker Wentz scored 17 points and had five steals to lead Abilene Christian (11-20, 2-12) which has lost three straight. Pegues finished with 12 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IW
    ACU
    Points 59 56
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 20-52 (.385)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 10-11 (.909)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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    Feb 13, 2014 @IW 80, ACU 68Recap
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