Russell carries Louisiana-Lafayette past UALR 77-72
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Cedric Russell had a career-high 34 points as Louisiana-Lafayette edged past Arkansas-Little Rock 77-72 on Thursday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Kane Williams had 17 points off the bench to carry Georgia State to an 83-70 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday.
Nelson Phillips had 14 points for Georgia State (21-9,...
Bankston scores 11 to lead UALR over Texas-Arlington 56-52
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Kris Bankston came off the bench to score 11 points to carry Arkansas-Little Rock to a 56-52 win over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night.
Rayjon Tucker had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Arkansas-Little Rock (10-15, 5-7 Sun Belt Conference). Nikola Maric added 10 points and eight rebounds. Deondre Burns had 10 points for the hosts.
Arkansas-Little Rock totaled 30 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Tucker has 24, Little Rock dominates 2nd half to beat Troy
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Rayjon Tucker had 24 points as Little Rock scored 54 in the second half to roll to an 84-70 victory over Troy to halt a five-game losing skid on Thursday night.
Little Rock (8-15, 3-7 Sun Belt Conference) beat Troy 73-59 earlier this year and followed that with a 91-62 win over South Alabama for two consecutive victories before starting the losing streak.
Coastal Carolina holds off late charge by Little Rock 72-71
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson made 1 of 3 free throws with less than two seconds remaining to stop a 12-0 run by Little Rock and Coastal Carolina held off the Trojans 72-71 on Thursday night.
Burns with 22 points, Little Rock routs South Alabama 91-62
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Deondre Burns scored 22 points with seven rebounds and five assists as Little Rock routed South Alabama 91-62 on Saturday afternoon.
Jaizec Lottie added 17 points for the Trojans (7-10, 2-2 Sun Belt). Nikola Maric had 14 points and Kamani Johnson had 12 points and seven rebounds.
Little Rock shot 61 percent from the field compared to 40 percent for South Alabama.
Tucker scores 18, Little Rock downs Miles College 67-47
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Rayjon Tucker scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Nikola Maric added 16 points, and Little Rock beat Division II Miles College 67-47 on Tuesday night.
Kris Bankston scored eight points with 11 boards and Markquis Nowell had six rebounds and six assists for the Trojans (5-6), who held the Golden Bears to 29-percent shooting.
Tucker's dunk amid a 13-3 run put Little Rock up for good, 16-14, and they led 33-27 at halftime on 40-percent shooting.
Jones nails half-court shot at buzzer, Cent. Ark. Wins 85-82
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — DeAndre Jones drained a 3-pointer from half court as time expired to give Central Arkansas an 85-82 win over Little Rock in the Governor's I-40 Showdown on Saturday.
Jackson has 21 to help Ark.-Pine Bluff beat Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Charles Jackson drilled six from distance to total 21 points and help Arkansas-Pine Bluff knock off Little Rock 75-66 in the Las Vegas Holiday Invitational campus game on Saturday.
Martaveious McKnight scored 20 points while dishing out eight assists and Shaun Doss added 18 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-4) garnered its second straight win after starting the season 0-4.
Tucker, Bankston lead Little Rock past Tennessee State 83-67
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rayjon Tucker scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting and Kris Bankston had 14 points and eight rebounds to propel Little Rock to an 83-67 victory over Tennessee State on Tuesday night.
The Trojans (2-0), who led 31-30 at halftime, broke the game open with 67-percent shooting (20 of 30) from the field in the second half. Jaizec Lottie tossed in 10 of his 12 points after intermission and Nikola Maric added 12 points before fouling out.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Ryan Pippins scored 19 points and Oliver Black scored 17 with 11 rebounds and Little Rock snapped a three-game skid and beat Louisiana 72-61 in overtime in the Sun Belt Conference finale for both teams on Saturday.
Louisiana enters next week's conference tournament in New Orleans with a bye as the No. 1 seed and will play the winner of No. 8 Coastal Carolina versus No. 9 Texas State.
No. 12 Little Rock plays a first-round game Wednesday against fifth-seed Appalachian State.
Reedus leads Little Rock to 82-78 win over Arkansas State
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Camron Reedus made two free throws in the final seconds to secure Little Rock's first road win of the season as the Trojans knocked off Arkansas State 82-78 on Saturday night to halt an eight-game losing skid.
Peacock’s only basket wins it for Texas State 72-70
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Alex Peacock made his only field goal count, hitting a long, buzzer-beating jumper to lift Texas State to a 72-70 victory over Little Rock on Saturday night.
Peacock's winner came after Little Rock (5-14, 2-4 Sun Belt) tied the game after scoring on Andre Jones' 3-pointer with 14 seconds left and, after a Bobcats turnover, an Oliver Black dunk with five seconds remaining.