Arkansas State vs Arkansas-Little Rock

UALR 78, Arkansas St. 71

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - John Gillon scored 24 points and Arkansas-Little Rock moved up to the No. 4 seed in the Sun Belt Conference after defeating Arkansas State 78-71 Saturday.

The Trojans (17-14, 11-9 Sun Belt) will get a first-round bye in the conference tournament and then play fifth-seeded Florida International on March 9 in Hot Springs, Ark. Little Rock and Florida International split their two games this season.

Arkansas State (18-11, 12-8), by winning the West Division of the Sun Belt, carries the No. 2 seed into the conference tournament and on March 9 will face the winner of the first-round game between No. 7 Florida Atlantic and No. 10 Troy.

Leroy Isler added 13 points in Saturday's win for Little Rock, which improved to 13-3 at home this season by making 29 of 35 free throws.

Marcus Hooten led the Red Wolves with 25 points. Trey Finn added 14.

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F250-24-810034
K. Washington, F130-32-24142
T. Finn, G364-83-423214
M. Hooten, G339-144-540225
R. Dickerson, G221-40-20132
E. Townsel262-70-02056
K. Downs192-32-24026
R. Worsham141-32-41044
C. Golden122-53-42558
J. Weaver00-00-00000
Totals 21-4920-3134103071
 42.9%64.5% 
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans
W. Neighbour, F292-62-24246
M. Javes, F204-61-22049
L. Isler, G375-91-241213
J. Hagins, G262-60-01725
T. Crass, G30-00-00000
B. Dillard251-36-62059
J. Gillon244-715-1851024
G. Leeper133-40-01156
J. White111-44-52056
K. Osse90-40-01020
S. Billings30-00-00000
Totals 22-4929-3528122978
 44.9%82.9% 
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Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313
 
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