North Texas vs Arkansas State

Arkansas St. 75, North Texas 72


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Marcus Hooten hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 24 points as Arkansas State defeated North Texas 75-72 on Saturday.

Hooten hit a pair of free throws with 27 seconds remaining to tie the game at 72, then partially blocked a shot at the other end. Malcoln Kirkland grabbed the rebound and fed Hooten, who raced down the floor with 2.2 seconds left and got his shot off just before the buzzer.

Kirkland added 15 points and Trey Finn 14 for Arkansas State (8-9, 2-1 Sun Belt).

Chris Jones led North Texas (9-8, 2-2) with 17 points and five assists, and Jordan Williams had 15 points.

Jones had tied the game at 70 with a 3-pointer with 1:56 remaining, then scored on an off-balance shot with 43 seconds left to put North Texas on top.

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North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F254-60-08239
A. Williams, G283-50-03026
C. Jones, G277-131-105317
B. Walton, G233-80-01039
R. Franklin, G213-72-23148
J. Williams295-102-241315
N. Stojiljkovic231-42-24424
T. Norris131-40-01202
A. Edwards111-10-23032
Totals 28-587-928152372
Arkansas State Indians
M. Kirkland, F316-103-721315
B. Peterson, F253-50-07046
T. Finn, G383-76-871214
M. Hooten, G368-136-731024
E. Townsel, G292-82-45526
D. Griswold233-30-02016
R. Dickerson112-20-01224
K. Ogbonnaya-Branch60-10-00000
J. Zuppardo10-00-00010
Totals 27-4917-2629101575
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-335
Georgia St.0-07-4224
Coast. Car.0-06-5186
S. Alabama0-06-5287
Texas St.0-05-5336
App. St.0-05-7270
Arkansas St.0-04-7345
Little Rock0-02-9314
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