Middle Tennessee vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 66, Middle Tennessee 60


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Peterson had 15 points and nine rebounds as Arkansas State defeated Middle Tennessee 66-60 in overtime Thursday night.

Marcus Hooten added 14 points for the Red Wolves (9-5, 3-2 Sun Belt), including five straight in overtime that put them ahead for good.

Marcus Knight led Middle Tennessee (11-4, 3-1) with 23 points and nine rebounds. Tweety Knight added 12 points, including a 3-pointer with 1 second left in regulation that sent the game into overtime tied at 52-52.

After the Blue Raiders scored the first two points in the extra period, Hooten hit a 3-pointer and a layup to put Arkansas State ahead 57-54, and Peterson followed with a steal and a dunk to make it a five-point game with 2:45 remaining. Peterson added another dunk with 27 seconds left and the Red Wolves hit 5 of 8 free throws in the final two minutes to secure the win.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
K. Hammonds, F303-70-07127
S. Jones, F272-43-45157
J. Sulton, F180-33-53043
M. Knight, G379-234-792523
B. Massey, G40-00-00000
T. Knight343-65-763312
R. Cintron261-60-01042
N. Hunter191-30-02142
J. Rozier180-54-44004
J. Gallman80-20-01000
J. Jones20-00-02000
T. Walker20-00-00010
Totals 19-5919-274282860
Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F435-95-793315
E. Townsel, G323-131-28059
T. Finn, G281-43-43225
R. Dickerson, G250-22-42322
R. Worsham, G162-51-41005
M. Hooten274-95-930214
C. Golden192-62-23116
K. Washington182-30-03044
K. Downs172-32-43036
Totals 21-5421-364392266
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Arkansas St.10-419-880
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11123
Coast. Car.9-614-14141
Texas St.8-615-11209
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
S. Alabama6-813-14218
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-128-18263
Other games
MICH 94 Final
NW 66
COLO 83 Final
GONZ 78 Final
PEP 62