Arkansas State vs UT Martin

Arkansas St. 77, UT-Martin 73

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MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Ed Townsel scored 19 points, hitting four free throws in the final 2 minutes, as Arkansas State outlasted Tennessee-Martin 77-73 in triple overtime Friday night.

After each team scored seven points in the first overtime and none in the second, the Red Wolves (2-1) dominated the Skyhawks 12-8 in the third.

The game featured 17 lead changes and 15 ties, with Jeremy Washington's jumper with a second left in regulation allowing Tennessee-Martin to knot it at 58-58.

In the final period, Brandon Peterson's layup and Townsel's two free throws gave Arkansas State a four-point lead.

The Skyhawks (1-3), cut it to one on Mike Liabo's 3-pointer, but Marcus Hooten answered with a Red Wolves 3 with 1:15 left.

Neither team scored again until Liabo's layup with 4 seconds left, then Townsel's two foul shots sealed it a second later.

Justin Childs led Tennessee-Martin with 21 points. Myles Taylor added 18.

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Scoreboard
Arkansas State (2-1) «3226701277
Tennessee-Martin (1-3)283070873

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F554-95-971213
K. Washington, F152-50-03054
T. Finn, G494-142-263012
M. Hooten, G363-91-23229
C. Golden, G222-63-54138
E. Townsel455-176-633119
R. Worsham283-40-15106
R. Dickerson130-10-02100
K. Downs122-42-42246
Totals 25-6919-2940141777
 36.2%65.5% 
UT Martin Skyhawks
M. Taylor, F497-143-3111418
J. Washington, F423-62-211328
J. Childs, G507-175-696321
B. Jones, G322-112-23038
O. Minor, G170-20-03240
D. Oldham332-64-47219
M. Liabo243-70-03107
T. Dowdell140-40-06010
K. Taylor110-32-21012
B. McLaughlin30-10-00000
Totals 24-7118-1958151973
 33.8%94.7% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-07-247
Louisiana0-07-2178
UT-Arlington0-07-369
Georgia St.0-06-3228
Coast. Car.0-05-5186
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5336
Troy0-05-5292
App. St.0-05-6273
UL-Monroe0-03-5240
Arkansas St.0-03-6343
Little Rock0-02-7308

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-07-2133
Tenn. Tech0-07-4126
Tenn. St.0-04-3182
Belmont0-05-5115
Eastern Ky.0-04-6317
Morehead St.0-02-6254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-06-182
SE Missouri St.0-06-4256
Austin Peay0-04-5267
SIUE0-03-6195
UT Martin0-03-7327
Eastern Ill.0-02-6287
 
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COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
MIZZ 74
STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63