Neighbour, Arkansas-Little Rock stop FIU 78-64
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Will Neighbour hit four 3-pointers and scored 21 points Thursday night as Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Florida International 78-64.
Courtney Jackson added 13 points, D'Andre Williams 11 and Michael Javes 10 for the Trojans (13-14, 10-3), who extended their lead in the Sun Belt West Division to 1 1/2 games over Louisiana-Lafayette. Williams also had team highs of eight rebounds and five assists.
Bell also sank four free throws before missing his last attempt, setting the school record with 24 in a row.
UALR shot 52 percent (25 of 48) to just 31 percent (18 of 59) for FIU.
Tied 37-37 with 15:02 left, UALR reeled off a 21-3 run capped by Jackson's basket that made it 58-40 with 8:38 to go.
Updated February 16, 2012