Arkansas State vs Texas State Final: 73-68 - Recap

Arkansas State vs Texas State Final: 73-68 - Recap

Ed Townsel scored 20 points leading Arkansas State to a 73-68 victory over Texas State at ASU Convocation Center on Saturday.

Arkansas State did not, however, defeat Texas State against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks.

Melvin Johnson III had 17 points for Arkansas State and Kirk Van Slyke chipped in with 14 points. Kendrick Washington had 4 assists for them, while Kendrick Washington was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Texas State got a 19-point performance from Joel Wright, who was supported by 18 points from Phil Hawkins. Joel Wright had 3 assists in a losing cause for Texas State, while Joel Wright grabbed 6 rebounds.

Arkansas State led at halftime, 35-34.

The rebound battle favored Arkansas State as they grabbed 29 boards, while Texas State only had 27.