Scores

Final

Arkansas State 71

(5-5, 1-0 Sun Belt)

Miss Valley St 64

(1-11, 1-1 home)

8:30 PM ET, December 22, 2009

Harrison Complex, Itta Bena, Mississippi

1 2 T
ARST 45 2671
MVSU 35 2964

Top Performers

Arkansas State: M. Adams 14 Pts, 8 Reb

Mississippi Valley State: J. Cheeks 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

Arkansas St. 71, MVSU 64

Associated Press

ITTA BENA, Miss. -- Daniel Bryant scored 16 points and Arkansas State handed Mississippi Valley State its seventh straight loss 71-64 on Tuesday night.

Martavius Adams added 14 points, Trey Finn scored 13 and Jeremy Thomas 10 for the Red Wolves (5-5), who won for the second time in a row.

The Red Wolves had their best shooting night of the season, making 55.1 percent of their shots (27 for 49). Adams (6 for 6), Thomas (5 for 5) and Rashad Allison (4 for 4) all were perfect from the field.

Arkansas State jumped out to a 17-2 lead in the first half and led 45-35 at halftime. The Red Wolves held the lead throughout the second half and the Delta Devils got as close as 66-62 with 1:51 to play.

Julius Cheeks had a game-high 19 points for the Delta Devils (1-11). Shannon Behling added 13 points and Amos Studivant had 12.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARST
MVSU
Points 71 64
FG Made-Attempted 27-49 (.551) 21-61 (.344)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 8-22 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 14-21 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 0

2009-10 Season

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