Troy vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 58, Troy 50

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Peterson had 15 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots, and Arkansas State clinched the Sun Belt Conference's West Division title with a 58-50 win against cold-shooting Troy on Saturday night.

Trey Finn added 13 points and Cameron Golden nine for the Red Wolves (18-9, 12-6), who clinched the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament on March 8-11. They have won four straight games and seven of their last eight.

Antoine Myers had 21 points and seven rebounds for the Trojans (11-18, 6-12), who shot just 29.2 percent (19 of 65) from the floor and trailed 25-14 at intermission. Troy had a 9:39 scoreless stretch in the first half.

Hunter Williams scored 10 points for Troy, which has lost three straight attempts to get coach Don Maestri his 500th career win.

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R. Chambers, F253-90-04006
H. Williams, G304-120-010410
E. Jones, G261-20-25242
A. Myers, G266-139-1172321
D. Jethroe, G171-80-02012
J. Mullahey242-60-04114
T. Calhoun211-70-03003
W. Hinton160-40-02000
J. Warren151-40-06022
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Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F347-111-390115
K. Washington, F271-32-25114
T. Finn, G363-85-553413
C. Golden, G263-91-24319
M. Hooten, G150-30-03100
E. Townsel242-80-01245
R. Dickerson161-34-51036
R. Worsham120-02-20002
K. Downs102-20-05014
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