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,...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 20 points as Georgia Southern defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 81-66 on Thursday night.
Tucker scores 24 to lead UALR past South Alabama 73-68
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rayjon Tucker had 24 points as Arkansas-Little Rock edged past South Alabama 73-68 on Saturday.
Kamani Johnson had 15 points for Arkansas-Little Rock (9-15, 4-7 Sun Belt Conference). Markquis Nowell added 10 points and seven rebounds. Nikola Maric had 10 points and seven rebounds for the visitors.
Rodrick Sikes had 19 points for the Jaguars (12-12, 5-6). John Pettway added 16 points and eight rebounds. Josh Ajayi had 10 points and eight rebounds.
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.
Appalachian St. gets 1st January win, tops Little Rock 77-73
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz pumped in 21 points and Appalachian State earned its first Sun Belt Conference victory by beating Little Rock, 77-73 on Saturday afternoon.
The Mountaineers snapped a seven-game losing streak and had dropped their first six conference games, including an 82-81 loss in overtime at Arkansas State on Thursday night.
Red-hot Dennis scores 32, UT Arlington defeats Little Rock
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Edric Dennis continued his recent scoring binge with a season-high 32 points and UT Arlington defeated Little Rock 82-73 on Saturday.
The Mavericks went the last 4:32 without a field goal, but it was of little consequence as they made 12 of 14 free throws to finish the victory. UTA was 34 for 39 from the line, with Dennis making 15 of 17.
Nottingham scores 5 3-pointers, Texas State rallies 80-62
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre Nottingham scored 24 points and Nijal Pearson added 19 as Texas State roared past Little Rock 80-62 with a scorching second half Thursday night.
Trailing by a point at the break, Texas State (15-3, 4-1 Sun Belt) scored 50 points in the second half, shooting 64 percent from the floor (16 of 25) and 58 percent from distance (7 of 12). With the win, Texas State matched its win total from all of last season.
Nowell scores 16, Little Rock rides hot second half to win
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Markquis Nowell scored 16 points and Little Rock dominated the second half to defeat Troy 73-59 on Thursday night.
Troy led 29-27 at halftime and the game was tied at 37 with 16:35 remaining. Little Rock then went on a 29-12 run and led 66-49 with 4:46 to go. Nowell made three 3-pointers in the run and was 4 of 6 from beyond the arc for the game.
Gant scores 45, Louisiana-Lafayette beats Little Rock 75-61
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant had a career-high 45 points on 15-of-21 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Little Rock 75-61 on Saturday night.
Gant was the first Ragin' Cajuns (10-5, 1-1 Sun Belt Conference) player to score 45 points since Bo Lamar in 1972.
Cedric Russell was 3 of 7 from 3-point range and added 11 points for ULL, which has won eight of its last 10 games. Gant was 4 of 5 from the arc and made all 11 of his free throws.
Smith scores 42 points, leads ULM over Little Rock 97-84
MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith had career highs with 10 3-pointers and 42 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe to a 97-84 victory over Little Rock on Thursday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams.
UL Monroe (8-5, 1-0) rebounded from an 81-69 loss at LSU on Dec. 28 that snapped a four-game winning streak. Little Rock (5-9, 0-1) has lost five of its last six.
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.
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.
Little Rock builds big first-half lead, beats Howard 97-76
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Deondre Burns scored 29 points off the bench and Little Rock built a 21-point halftime lead and cruised to a 97-76 victory over Howard on Friday.
Burns was 9-of-10 shooting and made four 3-pointers. Rayjon Tucker added 18 points, Nikola Maric had 17 and Markquis Nowell chipped in 11 points and seven assists for Little Rock (3-2). Ryan Pippins added another 16 points with four 3s off the bench.