vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 71, Cent. Arkansas 64


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Peterson had 19 points and nine rebounds to help Arkansas State beat Central Arkansas 71-64 Saturday night in a renewal of an old rivalry.

Peterson was 6 of 8 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free-throw line. Ed Townsel added 15 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Red Wolves (4-5), who never trailed in the game. Malcoln Kirkland and Trey Finn had 10 points apiece.

Jarvis Garner and Mark Rutledge scored 13 points each for the Bears (5-4), and LaQuentin Miles added 12. The loss snapped Central Arkansas' five-game winning streak.

With the victory, Arkansas State edged ahead of Central Arkansas in all-time wins in the series, 19-18. The game was the first meeting between the in-state rivals since the 1952-53 season.

The Red Wolves led by 11, 34-23, at halftime and by as many as 14 in the second half.

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J. Garner, F315-91-250313
A. Borden, C242-60-07034
L. Miles, G335-112-331212
M. Rutledge, G316-111-244313
R. Williams, G224-100-01049
J. Harks163-72-22038
R. Crawford151-21-24014
D. Clayborn90-30-00000
T. Tidwell90-31-21021
L. Brown80-00-00020
C. Henson20-10-01000
Totals 26-638-133352364
Arkansas State Indians
B. Peterson, F346-87-892419
M. Kirkland, F325-110-370310
T. Finn, G384-91-241110
E. Townsel, G364-107-1255115
M. Hooten, G243-51-20118
A. Sterrenberg180-24-71204
D. Griswold142-31-17015
R. Dickerson40-20-00000
Totals 24-5021-3539111171

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