South Alabama Falls 85-61 Against Arkansas State - Game Recap
Arkansas State cruised to victory on Thursday, running South Alabama out of the gym and running up an 85-61 score at Mitchell Center.
Arkansas State was a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Arkansas State got 24 points from Melvin Johnson III and another 17 points from Kirk Van Slyke. Ed Townsel contributed 5 assists, while Kirk Van Slyke cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
South Alabama got a 23-point performance from Augustine Rubit, who was supported by 10 points from Antoine Allen. Barrington Stevens III had 6 assists in a losing cause for South Alabama, while Mychal Ammons grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Arkansas State were victorious, as the score was 35-28 at the break.
Arkansas State had a 28-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.