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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Frank Bartley IV scored 25 points and led five teammates into double-figure scoring as Louisiana picked up its 13th win at home to tie the school record as the Ragin' Cajuns rolled past Texas Arlington, 100-79 in a Sun Belt Conference battle Saturday night.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Camron Reedus made two free throws in the final seconds to secure Little Rock's first road win of the season as the Trojans knocked off Arkansas State 82-78 on Saturday night to halt an eight-game losing skid.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) Ronshad Shabazz scored 15 points, Griffin Kinney had 12 points and eight rebounds and Appalachian State beat Troy 65-54 on Saturday.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Demario Beck scored 16 points and made the game-winning layup with 1.3 seconds left to give Coastal Carolina a 72-70 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
MONROE, La. (AP) Travis Munnings scored 15 of his 26 points in the first half as Louisiana-Monroe took over late in the first period to beat Texas State 79-71 on Saturday for its fourth straight Sun Belt Conference win.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Tookie Brown scored 23 points and Georgia Southern knocked off rival Georgia State 85-80 on Friday night.
GSU Basketball is still looking for their 20th win after an ugly, mistake filled 85-80 loss to rival Georgia Southern on Friday night in a nationally televised game.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Bryce Washington scored 19 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to help Louisiana to a 73-63 win over Texas State on Thursday night.
MONROE, La. (AP) Michael Ertel and Sam McDaniel combined for 39 points as Louisiana-Monroe rolled over UT Arlington 84-71 to get its third straight Sun Belt Conference victory on Thursday night.