Wampus Cats come from behind to defeat Bentonville in the first round of the State Basketball Tournament 49-48.
A free throw from senior forward Caleb London with 2.1 seconds left aided the Wampus Cats in their come from behind victory.
Senior guard Trey Tull scored 17 points, London had 12 and Jayden Williams 11 for Conway (19-9), which trailed 29-20 at halftime and 41-34 with less than six minutes remaining. But the Wampus Cats fought back and later took the lead on a Williams' layup with 1:56 left. Freshman Jaylen Lee tied it at 48-48 for Bentonville with 14 seconds left before London's free throw secured it for Conway.
The Cats advance to play NLR Friday night at 5:30.