Arkansas State vs Little Rock

UALR 78, Arkansas St. 71


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
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
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
Other games
BAMA 52 Final
FLA 64
LOU 58 Final
SYR 53
BUTL 52 Final
VCU 84
MEMP 76 Final
UCF 67
WVU 65 Final
KAN 91
ND 64 Final
MU 72
STL 66 Final
GW 58
TEXAS 65 Final
WYO 42 Final
PORT 52 Final
MIAMI 76 Final
KSU 64 Final
IOWA 60 Final
IND 73
SJST 61 Final
LT 88
RUT 51 Final
ARIZ 69 Final