Scores

Final

Arkansas State 83

(6-4, 3-3 away)

Marshall 82

(5-7, 5-3 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 21, 2013

Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

1 2 T
ARST 47 3683
MRSH 31 5182

Top Performers

Arkansas State: B. Reed 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Marshall: T. Goard 21 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Arkansas State holds off Marshall rally 83-82

Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Arkansas State opened the game with five 3-pointers -- three by Brandon Reed -- as part of a 19-5 run and held on to defeat Marshall 83-82 on Saturday night.

The margin came down to a missed 3-pointer by Marshall's Kareem Canty that became a two-point put back by Ryan Taylor at the buzzer.

Arkansas State (6-4) had a second burst of five 3-pointers, including three straight by Kirk Van Slyke, in a 22-6 run to lead 47-31 at halftime.

Marshall outscored the Red Wolves 51-36 in the second half. Canty scored 22 points -- 122 on four 3s after halftime. TyQuane Goard, averaging six points, went off for a career-high 21 with 13 rebounds. He and Canty combined for 13 points to cut a double-digit lead to 76-74.

Reed matched a season high with 21 points for Arkansas State, Van Slyke and Melvin Johnson III scored 16 each.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARST
MRSH
Points 83 82
FG Made-Attempted 29-62 (.468) 27-70 (.386)
3P Made-Attempted 12-31 (.387) 10-31 (.323)
FT Made-Attempted 13-23 (.565) 18-26 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

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