Arkansas State Defeats South Alabama 72-60 - Recap
|Arkansas State Defeats South Alabama 72-60 - Recap|
Kirk Van Slyke scored 21 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Arkansas State over South Alabama, 72-60, on Saturday at ASU Convocation Center.
Bettors who backed Arkansas State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks.
Arkansas State got 12 points from Ed Townsel and another 12 points from Melvin Johnson III. Cameron Golden contributed 3 assists, while Kirk Van Slyke cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
South Alabama got a 10-point performance from Aakim Saintil, who was supported by 9 points from Ken Williams. Aakim Saintil had 1 assists in a losing cause for South Alabama, while Mychal Ammons grabbed 7 rebounds.
Arkansas State led at halftime, 33-25.
The rebound battle favored Arkansas State as they grabbed 41 boards, while South Alabama only had 33.