Arkltlrock 24 25 49
Arkansasst 38 39 77
Date of game: 1/25/2014

Recap: Arkansas State vs. Ark-Little Rock

Jonesboro, AR (SportsNetwork.com) - Melvin Johnson III put up a game-high 21 points, as the Arkansas State Red Wolves made easy work of the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans, 77-49, in a Sun Belt Conference clash at the Convocation Center.

Kendrick Washington tallied a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds for ASU (11-7, 4-3 Sun Belt), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Kirk Van Slyke (15 points, eight rebounds) and Ed Townsel (nine points, nine rebounds) were also solid for the hosts

For UALR (10-10, 5-3), Gus Leeper was the only player in double figures with 10 points. Will Neighbour scored just one point on a dreadful 0-of-12 from the field.

Neither team shot greater than 37 percent from the field in the first half, but ASU took a comfortable 38-24 lead at intermission by shooting 14-of-18 from the foul line in the opening 20 minutes.

The Red Wolves improved from the field after halftime to 41.4 percent, while the Trojans regressed to a mere 18.2 percent. ASU's lead swelled to as many as 31 as it cruised to the blowout victory.

ASU owned a 52-39 advantage on the glass and outscored UALR in the paint, 30-22.

Game Notes

State Farm Athlete of the Week
Click to submit your Athlete of the Week
Know an outstanding high school athlete? We want to highlight them on the FOX 34 State Farm Athlete of the Week.

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.