Who's Playing

Kennesaw State @ Cent. Arkansas

Current Records: Kennesaw State 22-8; Cent. Arkansas 9-21

What to Know

The Kennesaw State Owls will hit the road for the second straight game as they head to Farris Center at 8 p.m. ET Friday. They will be strutting in after a win while the Cent. Arkansas Bears will be stumbling in from a loss.

The North Alabama Lions typically have all the answers at home, but on Wednesday Kennesaw State proved too difficult a challenge. The Owls enjoyed a cozy 79-66 victory over North Alabama.

Meanwhile, Cent. Arkansas has to be aching after a bruising 101-71 defeat to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks on Wednesday.

Kennesaw State is the favorite in this one, with an expected 9.5-point margin of victory. The odds have been favorable for them against the spread on the road this season, even if it's been tough sledding overall. They are 10-4-1 ATS in away games but only 17-9-1 all in all.

Kennesaw State's win brought them up to 22-8 while the Bears' defeat pulled them down to 9-21. The Owls are 14-7 after wins this year, and Cent. Arkansas is 8-12 after losses.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Farris Center -- Conway, Arkansas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Owls are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Bears, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Kennesaw State have won both of the games they've played against Cent. Arkansas in the last nine years.

  • Dec 31, 2022 - Kennesaw State 82 vs. Cent. Arkansas 66
  • Feb 09, 2022 - Kennesaw State 83 vs. Cent. Arkansas 72