Scores

Final OT

Middle Tennessee 60

(11-4, 3-1 Sun Belt)

Arkansas State 66

(9-5, 3-2 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, January 3, 2013

    Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas

    1 2 OT T
    MTU 25 27 860
    ARST 26 26 1466

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: M. Knight 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arkansas State: B. Peterson 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Arkansas St. 66, Middle Tennessee 60

    Associated Press

    JONESBORO, Ark. -- Brandon Peterson had 15 points and nine rebounds as Arkansas State defeated Middle Tennessee 66-60 in overtime Thursday night.

    Marcus Hooten added 14 points for the Red Wolves (9-5, 3-2 Sun Belt), including five straight in overtime that put them ahead for good.

    Marcus Knight led Middle Tennessee (11-4, 3-1) with 23 points and nine rebounds. Tweety Knight added 12 points, including a 3-pointer with 1 second left in regulation that sent the game into overtime tied at 52-52.

    After the Blue Raiders scored the first two points in the extra period, Hooten hit a 3-pointer and a layup to put Arkansas State ahead 57-54, and Peterson followed with a steal and a dunk to make it a five-point game with 2:45 remaining. Peterson added another dunk with 27 seconds left and the Red Wolves hit 5 of 8 free throws in the final two minutes to secure the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    ARST
    Points 60 66
    FG Made-Attempted 19-59 (.322) 21-54 (.389)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-27 (.704) 21-36 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 8

    2012-13 Season

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