Scores

Final

Savannah State 55

(1-13, 0-10 away)

Arkansas State 68

(4-7, 3-0 home)

    8:05 PM ET, December 20, 2010

    Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    SAV 31 2455
    ARST 33 3568

    Top Performers

    Savannah St: P. Blackman 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Arkansas St: B. Peterson 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Arkansas St. 68, Savannah St. 55

    Associated Press

    JONESBORO, Ark. -- Brandon Peterson scored 19 points and Martavius Adams added 18 as Arkansas State pulled away from Savannah State in the second half for a 68-55 victory Monday night.

    The Red Wolves (4-7) shot just 38.8 percent but made up for it with 29 offensive rebounds, which led to 19 second-chance points. The Tigers had only 21 rebounds overall.

    Preston Blackmon scored 19 points to lead Savannah State (1-13), which has lost 13 straight.

    Arkansas State trailed by 12 in the first half before taking a 33-31 advantage into halftime. The Red Wolves slowly built their lead to as many as 16 in the second half with strong inside play. They outscored the Tigers 28-18 in the paint and finished with 44 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    ARST
    Points 55 68
    FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 19-49 (.388)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 3-11 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 27-33 (.818)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 16

    2010-11 Season

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