JONESBORO, Ark. -- Rashad Allison scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers, to boost Arkansas State to a 69-57 victory over South Alabama on Thursday night.
After falling behind early 9-8, the Red Wolves (6-8, 1-0 Sun Belt) scored nine straight points and never trailed again. They led by as many as 16 late in the second half.
Arkansas State shot better from the floor, making 43.1 percent compared to South Alabama's 39.1.