Posted November 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Ryan Aplin threw a 70-yard touchdown pass to Taylor Stockemer to break a tie early in the third quarter, David Oku ran for 131 yards and three scores, and Arkansas State held off Louisiana-Monroe 45-23 on Thursday night to take the Sun Belt Conference lead. Aplin was 26 of 34 for 334 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for 44 yards and a touchdown to help Arkansas State (7-3, 5-1) run its winning streak to five games. The Red Wolves began the night tied for the conference lead with ULM (6-4, 4-2) and Middle Tennessee, which is idle this week. Oku added 1- and 6-yard touchdown runs in the third quarter and a 4-yarder in the fourth. He finished with 22 carries, and J.D. McKissic led the Red Wolves in receiving with 12 catches for 102 yards. ULM's Cody Wells was 37 of 53 for 357 yards and two TDs, Bryant Leonard had 14 catches for 134 yards, and Je'Ron Hamm added nine receptions for 102 yards. The Warhawks have lost two straight after winning five in a row. After ULM ope...

A lot of bowl possibilities for ASU

It's pretty obvious. If Arkansas State continues to win, the Red Wolves will have several Bowl Options, even including the possibility of playing in near by Memphis. Go "Inside" as breaks down several scenarios.

Win over ULM has Red Wolves wondering

Former ASU Football Player and avid Red Wolf fan takes a look at a question that's on the mind of a lot of football fans in the state of Arkansas. Louisiana Monroe became a National Media Darling upsetting Arkansas earlier this season. Arkansas State blew the Warhawks here Thursday night. So who has the better team, should Arkansas State play Arkansas, those questions are addressed...

A big, big night for ASU Red Wolves

Arkansas State is on a five game winning streak and accomplished something tonight pretty special. The Red Wolves defeated Louisiana Monroe here 45-23 to hold a half game lead for first place all by themselves. Go "Inside" to how it happened!

A-State Football Triumphs 45-23 over ULM

JONESBORO, Ark. (11/8/12) – The showdown between two Sun Belt Conference (SBC) First-Place teams went the way of Arkansas State University as the Red Wolves scored 21 unanswered points in the second half en route to a 45-23 victory over ULM this Thursday (Nov. 8) night in front of a second-largest Liberty Bank Stadium crowd of 30,243 spectators.

ASN Video interview of Gus Malzahn

Arkansas State won its seventh game of the year here Thursday night before a National ESPNU Audience. The Red Wolves defeated ULM 45-23 to hold on to a half game lead for first place by themselves at the current time in Sun Belt play. Go "Inside" to hear what Gus Malzahn had to say after the game.
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