ABILENE, Texas -

ACU men's basketball defeated Arlington Baptist 87-42.

The Wildcats offense exploded in the first half building a 29 point lead by halftime.

Freshman guard Parker Wentz scores a career-high 21 points. Wentz went 7-8 from the field including 5-6 from the three point line.

ACU returns to action Saturday in game four of a five game homestand hosting Southwest Adventist.