Arkansasst 71
Arkltlrock 78
Date of game: 3/2/2013

Recap: Ark-Little Rock vs. Arkansas State

Little Rock, AR (Sports Network) - In a Sun Belt Conference matchup to close out regular season play, John Gillon scored 24 points to lead the Arkansas- Little Rock Trojans over their instate rivals the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 78-71, at Jack Stephens Center.

UALR (17-14, 11-8 Sun Belt) earned its second consecutive win after a four- game slump thanks to 15-of-18 shooting from the free-throw line by Gillon. Leroy Isler added 13 points in the win.

Arkansas State (18-11, 12-8) was led by Marcus Hooten who tallied 25 points while hitting all three of his attempts from 3-point range. Trey Finn scored 14 points while Brandon Peterson pulled down 10 rebounds as the Red Wolves lost their second in a row after a four-game win streak.

The Red Wolves led 35-32 at halftime after shooting 50.0 percent from the field in the first half.

In the second half, the Trojans held Arkansas State to 36.0 percent shooting and outscored them 46-36 to earn the second half, comeback victory.

UALR earned this win by executing at the free-throw line, making good on 29- of-35 attempts from the stripe.

Game Notes

Solid Blue News
Behind The Scenes In Bristol: Coach Stoops @ ESPN
A look at coach's trip from Monday from a different perspective. Video Video

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.