Scores

Final

Arkansas State 65

(11-8, 4-4 Sun Belt)

UL Monroe 72

(7-9, 4-4 Sun Belt)

8:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana

1 2 T
ARST 33 3265
ULM 33 3972

Top Performers

Arkansas State: M. Johnson III 27 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Louisiana-Monroe: M. Williams 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Louisiana-Monroe tops Arkansas State 72-65

Associated Press

MONROE, La. -- Tylor Ongwae scored 17 points Thursday night and Marvin Williams added 16 as Louisiana-Monroe beat Arkansas State 72-65.

Nick Coppola scored 12 points and had seven assists and the Warhawks (7-9, 4-4 Sun Belt) outshot the Red Wolves 46.3 percent to 41.2 percent. Ongwae also had nine rebounds.

Ongwae put Louisiana-Monroe up 11-10 on a layup and the Warhawks pulled to a five-point lead, but Kirk Van Slyke hit a 3-pointer at 4:56 to put Arkansas State in front 26-25. Melvin Johnson III sank a jumper to tie the score at 33 at halftime.

Louisiana-Monroe pulled ahead in the second half on an 8-2 run and led 59-49 after a 7-0 run, capped by a dunk by Williams. The Red Wolves pulled to within five on a 3-pointer by Ed Townsel, but got no closer.

Johnson led Arkansas State (11-8, 4-4) with 27 and Van Slyke finished with 15.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARST
ULM
Points 65 72
FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 25-54 (.463)
3P Made-Attempted 11-24 (.458) 4-11 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 18-25 (.720)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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