Arkansas State vs UT Martin

Arkansas St. 77, UT-Martin 73

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MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Ed Townsel scored 19 points, hitting four free throws in the final 2 minutes, as Arkansas State outlasted Tennessee-Martin 77-73 in triple overtime Friday night.

After each team scored seven points in the first overtime and none in the second, the Red Wolves (2-1) dominated the Skyhawks 12-8 in the third.

The game featured 17 lead changes and 15 ties, with Jeremy Washington's jumper with a second left in regulation allowing Tennessee-Martin to knot it at 58-58.

In the final period, Brandon Peterson's layup and Townsel's two free throws gave Arkansas State a four-point lead.

The Skyhawks (1-3), cut it to one on Mike Liabo's 3-pointer, but Marcus Hooten answered with a Red Wolves 3 with 1:15 left.

Neither team scored again until Liabo's layup with 4 seconds left, then Townsel's two foul shots sealed it a second later.

Justin Childs led Tennessee-Martin with 21 points. Myles Taylor added 18.

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Scoreboard
Arkansas State (2-1) «3226701277
Tennessee-Martin (1-3)283070873

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F554-95-971213
K. Washington, F152-50-03054
T. Finn, G494-142-263012
M. Hooten, G363-91-23229
C. Golden, G222-63-54138
E. Townsel455-176-633119
R. Worsham283-40-15106
R. Dickerson130-10-02100
K. Downs122-42-42246
Totals 25-6919-2940141777
 36.2%65.5% 
UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Taylor, F497-143-3111418
J. Washington, F423-62-211328
J. Childs, G507-175-696321
B. Jones, G322-112-23038
O. Minor, G170-20-03240
D. Oldham332-64-47219
M. Liabo243-70-03107
T. Dowdell140-40-06010
K. Taylor110-32-21012
B. McLaughlin30-10-00000
Totals 24-7118-1958151973
 33.8%94.7% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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