Arkansas State Downs Lamar 95-89 - Match Report
Lamar was scorched by Melvin Johnson III for 26 points as Arkansas State defeated them 95-89 in NCAA action on Saturday.
Kirk Van Slyke had 13 points for Arkansas State and Kendrick Washington chipped in with 12 points. Kirk Van Slyke had 5 assists for them, while Kirk Van Slyke was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Lamar got 20 points from Amos Wilson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Nimrod Hilliard. Nimrod Hilliard contributed 14 assists for them, while Donovan Ross had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Arkansas State were victorious, as the score was 47-43 at the break.
Arkansas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-25.