Scores

Final

Arkansas State 82

(8-4, 1-0 Sun Belt)

TX-Arlington 66

(5-8, 0-1 Sun Belt)

8:30 PM ET, January 2, 2014

College Park Center, Arlington, Texas

1 2 T
ARST 32 5082
UTA 32 3466

Top Performers

Arkansas State: E. Townsel 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Texas-Arlington: R. Dowell 28 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

Arkansas State clobbers Texas-Arlington 82-66

Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Reserve Ed Townsel scored 20 points and the Arkansas State defense controlled one of the highest-scoring duos in the country as the Red Wolves cruised to an 82-66 win over Texas-Arlington in a Sun Belt Conference opener on Thursday.

Five players scored in double figures for the Red Wolves (8-4). Kirk Van Slyke, Cameron Golden had 15 each and Brandon Reed, Kendrick Washington added 12 apiece. Van Slyke and Washington both had 10 rebounds and Golden had seven assists.

Roger Dowell, the 10th leading scorer in the nation at 22.3, scored 28, for the Mavericks (5-8) but 18 came in the final five minutes after the Red Wolves were up 27. Brandon Edwards, who averages 19 points, was held to two.

The game was tied at 32 at halftime before the Red Wolves took off with a back-breaking 24-2 run. Arkansas State shot 74 percent in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARST
UTA
Points 82 66
FG Made-Attempted 29-51 (.569) 20-60 (.333)
3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 5-22 (.227)
FT Made-Attempted 14-25 (.560) 21-33 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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