Halftime Report

Kennesaw State is on the road but looking no worse for wear. They have jumped out to a quick 43-38 lead against Cent. Arkansas.

If Kennesaw State keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 14-6 in no time. On the other hand, Cent. Arkansas will have to make due with a 7-16 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

Kennesaw State Owls @ Cent. Arkansas Bears

Current Records: Kennesaw State 13-6, Cent. Arkansas 7-15

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Kennesaw State is 3-0 against Cent. Arkansas since February of 2022, and they'll have a chance to extend that success on Saturday. Both teams will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 4:00 p.m. ET at Farris Center. Despite being away, Kennesaw State is looking at a 6.5-point advantage in the spread.

The point spread may have favored Kennesaw State last Wednesday, but the final result did not. They fell 90-84 to the Lions. It was the first time this season that Kennesaw State let down their fans at home.

Meanwhile, the oddsmakers set the bar high, but Cent. Arkansas and Queens didn't disappoint and broke past the 162 point over/under on Wednesday. The Bears lost to the Royals on the road by a decisive 96-79 margin. Cent. Arkansas has now taken an 'L' in back-to-back games.

The Owls' loss ended an 11-game streak of wins at home dating back to last season and dropped them to 13-6. As for the Bears, their defeat dropped their record down to 7-15.

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Kennesaw State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 39.8 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Cent. Arkansas struggles in that department as they've been averaging 36.4 rebounds per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out.

Kennesaw State strolled past Cent. Arkansas in their previous meeting back in February of 2023 by a score of 72-56. Will Kennesaw State repeat their success, or does Cent. Arkansas have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.


Kennesaw State is a solid 6.5-point favorite against Cent. Arkansas, 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 6.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The oddsmakers are expecting fireworks from the offense and set the over/under at a high 167 points.

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Series History

Kennesaw State has won all of the games they've played against Cent. Arkansas in the last 2 years.

  • Feb 24, 2023 - Kennesaw State 72 vs. Cent. Arkansas 56
  • Dec 31, 2022 - Kennesaw State 82 vs. Cent. Arkansas 66
  • Feb 09, 2022 - Kennesaw State 83 vs. Cent. Arkansas 72