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Wallace has 31 in 2nd half, EIU stops Arkansas State in OT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Josiah Wallace had zero points in the first half but powered in 31 from that point on to lead Eastern Illinois to its third straight win, beating Arkansas State 90-86 in overtime in the Battle in the Blue Ridge on Saturday night.

Wallace, who hit a jumper as regulation ended to tie it 77-77, scored 10 of Eastern Illinois' 13 points in overtime, hitting a 3-pointer to go up 88-84 with 38 seconds remaining. Wallace split a pair of free throws in the last seconds for the final score.

Arkansas State led 32-24 at the break and was up 53-42 midway of the second half.

Wallace nailed 5 of 8 from deep, making 10 of 19 from the floor. Mack Smith added 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Rade Kukobat chipped in 13 points with nine rebounds for Eastern Illinois (3-2).

Ty Cockfield had 24 points for Arkansas State (1-4). Malik Brevard added 13 points with 10 rebounds.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OTT
away team logo E. Illinois 3-2 24531390
home team logo Arkansas St. 1-4 3245986
Team Stats
away team logo E. Illinois 3-2 71.8 PPG 38.3 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Arkansas St. 1-4 73.7 PPG 41.4 RPG 11.3 APG
Key Players
22
J. Wallace 15.5 PPG 3.9 RPG 2.9 APG 41.1 FG%
0
T. Cockfield II 22.4 PPG 3.6 RPG 3.2 APG 43.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB