Little Rock looks for home win vs La.-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe (15-14, 8-9) vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (10-20, 5-12)
Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
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.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 20 points as Georgia Southern defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 81-66 on Thursday night.
Cockfield II leads Arkansas St. over UALR 72-65
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Ty Cockfield II had 25 points as Arkansas State got past Arkansas-Little Rock 72-65 on Saturday.
Pearson scores 23 to lift Texas St. over UALR 67-60
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 23 points as Texas State beat Arkansas-Little Rock 67-60 on Saturday.
Eric Terry had 12 points for Texas State (21-5, 10-3 Sun Belt Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Tre'Larenz Nottingham added 11 points and six rebounds.
Rayjon Tucker had 20 points and six rebounds for the Trojans (10-16, 5-8). Nikola Maric added 17 points.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.