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.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
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