Quatarrius Wilson added 12 points with 15 boards for his third consecutive double-double and Jarren Greenwood added 10 points with nine assists for the Cowboys (9-14, 6-7 Southland Conference), who held the Bears to 38.5 percent shooting from the field.
Trailing by 15 at halftime, the Bears closed to 69-68 on Thatch Unruh's 3 with 3:05 left, but the Cowboys led 76-70 on Ledoux's 3 with 58 seconds to go. Mathieu Kamba was fouled on a made layup but missed a free throw that would have cut Central Arkansas' deficit to three points. McNeese State missed the front end of 1-and-1s on its final two possessions.
Frank Ramsey, the "original sixth man" who won seven NBA championships with the Celtics, died at age 86 on Sunday. Ramsey's death was announced by Kentucky, where he was part of the Wildcats' 1951 national championship and a three-time All-American.
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon break down their favorites to win the ESPYS Award for best team.
Former UCLA and Sacramento Kings basketball player Tyler Honeycutt has died of a self-inflicted gunshot in a Los Angeles residence Friday after exchanging gunfire with police.
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