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The secret snack that powered Little Rock's stunning NCAA tournament upset

Every year the NCAA tournament produces no shortage of new-found stars, guys who are relatively unknown a week (or in some cases, a day) before the tournament starts, only to morph into March legends when the games begin.That certainly was the case Thursday, and this year's "out of nowhere" star was undoubtedly Little Rock's Josh Hagins. He scored 31 points, including a crazy step...
Via FOX Sports
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Stunning comeback leads Little Rock to double-OT upset over Purdue

With 4:05 left in regulation on an NCAA tournament Thursday, the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans were reduced to hope, and little else. The Sun Belt Conference champions had to hope that nearly every shot would fall, that the Purdue Boilermakers would make mistakes, and that the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region would miss at least a few free throws. No one was counting on any of it...
Via The Comeback
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Little Rock celebrates upset over Purdue by moshing in locker room

Arkansas-Little Rock put together a huge upset win over Purdue Thursday evening in a double-overtime thriller. Needless to say, the No. 12 Trojans were overjoyed after beating the No. 5-seeded Boilermakers, and they celebrated the victory in rare fashion. While dabbing is the trendy thing to do these days, the Trojans put together a mini mosh pit session in the locker room following...
Via Sportsnaut
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock knocks out Purdue in 2 OT for second 12-5 upset of the day

DENVER -- Little Rock is moving on in the NCAA Tournament, thanks to an out-of-nowhere comeback that led to an 85-83 double-overtime victory over Purdue on Thursday.Josh Hagins sent the game into overtime with a shot from the edge of the midcourt logo, and then into double OT with an arcing shot off glass over an outstretched defender.The 6-foot-1 senior finished with 31 points,...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

A big comeback for Little Rock, 85-83 over Purdue in 2OT

DENVER (AP) Little Rock is moving on in the NCAA Tournament, thanks to an out-of-nowhere comeback that led to an 85-83 double-overtime victory over Purdue on Thursday. Josh Hagins sent the game into overtime with a shot from the edge of the midcourt logo, and then into double OT with an arcing shot off glass over an outstretched defender. The 6-foot-1 senior finished with 31...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock rallies to upset Purdue in double-OT

No. 12 Arkansas-Little Rock used a late second-half rally and some clutch shooting to pull off the stunner and upset No. 5 Purdue 85-83 in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Josh Hagins led the Trojans with a career-best 31 points as Purdue just went cold at the wrong time and committed an eye-popping 18 turnovers to lose early in the big dance once again. As a result,...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Little Rock Send Game To OT Against Purdue On Deep Three

By Ryan Mayer Arkansas Little Rock found themselves in a precarious position at the end of regulation against number five seed Purdue. Down by three with the shot clock turned off, the team needed a three to tie or a quick two and then foul. Well, that’s when Little Rock guard Josh Hagins decided to take the game into his hands. https://twitter.com/marchmadness/status/710600471421919232...
Via CBS Chicago
March 17, 2016

Watch: Josh Hagins nails long three pointer to force OT against Purdue

Take a look at this shot by Josh Hagins as Arkansas Little-Rock finds a way to force No. 5 seed Purdue to overtime…. Arkansas Little-Rock went on to beat the highest seed in double overtime. The post Watch: Josh Hagins nails long three pointer to force OT against Purdue appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock delivers unforgettable March Madness moment, forces OT

No. 12 seed Arkansas-Little Rock trailed Purdue by 14 points with just over four minutes left to play Thursday, and staged a furious comeback capped by Josh Hagins' heroic three-pointer to force overtime. The Trojans got back into the game with a late 10-0 run, but Purdue's Dakota Mathias snapped the Boilermakers' scoreless streak with a timely three at the 35-second mark. A fortunate...
Via FOX Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Rock and Roll: Trojans Stun Purdue

The NCAA Tournament's 12 vs. 5 upsets are back in style. After Yale pulled off the feat earlier in the day, Little Rock stunned Purdue 85-83 behind Josh Hagins, pulling off a big comeback late in regulation and winning in double overtime.
Via Sports On Earth
March 17, 2016

Woods has 30 points, Arkansas-Little Rock beats Arkansas St.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Roger Woods had a career-high 30 points as Arkansas-Little Rock picked up a record-breaking 27th win, beating Arkansas State 89-80 on Tuesday night. The Trojans, who had 26 wins in the 1986-87 season, also had their highest point total against a Div. I program this year. Arkansas-Little Rock (27-3, 17-2), which has the best record in the nation, already...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock beats Texas St. 73-68; clinches Sun Belt title

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Marcus Johnson Jr. scored 21 points and Arkansas-Little Rock held back Texas State's late rally for a 73-68 victory on Saturday night to clinch its first outright Sun Belt Conference title. The Trojans (26-3, 16-2) have won five straight and have matched their best record in program history with two regular season games remaining. Mareik Isom added 16 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock holds off Texas-Arlington 72-60

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Josh Hagins scored 17 points, Lis Shoshi added 13 and Arkansas-Little Rock clinched at least a share of the Sun Belt Conference regular season title with a 72-60 win over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night. Leading 36-25 at the break, Little Rock (25-3, 15-2) had to hold off a Texas-Arlington surge that twice pulled the Mavericks to within two early in the...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock powers past Georgia Southern 75-61

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Josh Hagins scored 16 points on 6-for-10 shooting Saturday night to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 75-61 win over Georgia Southern. Roger Woods and Jalen Jackson added 12 points apiece for Little Rock (24-3, 14-2 Sun Belt), which shot 51 percent from the field to set a program record for most victories in a regular season. Mareik Isom and Maurius Hill both...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock powers past Georgia Southern 76-61

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Josh Hagins scored 16 points on 6-for-10 shooting Saturday night to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 76-61 win over Georgia Southern. Roger Woods and Jalen Jackson added 12 points apiece for Little Rock (24-3, 14-2 Sun Belt), which shot 51 percent from the field to set a program record for most victories in a regular season. Mareik Isom and Maurius Hill both...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock holds off Louisiana-Lafayette 68-64

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Josh Hagins scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half, and Arkansas-Little Rock maintained sole possession of first place in the Sun Belt Conference with a 68-64 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday night. Arkansas-Little Rock led 61-48 with 4:25 left, but Steven Wronkoski hit back-to-back 3-pointers to spark a 16-4 run that pulled the Ragin' Cajuns...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe knocks off Arkansas-Little Rock 86-82

MONROE, La. (AP) Majok Deng and Justin Roberson had 23 points apiece as Louisiana-Monroe knocked off the Sun Belt Conference's top team, Arkansas-Little Rock, 86-82 on Thursday night. Louisiana-Monroe (12-12, 8-5) took a 17-15 lead at the 11:20 mark in the first half and never trailed again. Arkansas-Little Rock stayed close but could never catch the Warhawks. Trailing 74-64...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock shoots past South Alabama 74-43

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Roger Woods scored 12 points as Arkansas-Little Rock broke away in the second half to defeat South Alabama 74-43 Saturday night for its sixth-straight win and 11th in the last 12 games. The Trojans opened the second half on a 9-0 run and kept going, shooting 72 percent after halftime (18-25). Woods hit 6-for-7 from the field. Marcus Johnson added 11 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson leads Little Rock past Troy, 72-49; Trojans now 10-1

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Marcus Johnson, Jr. scored 18 points and conference-leading Arkansas-Little Rock rolled over Troy Thursday night, posting a 72-49 victory to push their Sun Belt record to 10-1. Little Rock held a 28-22 lead at intermission, but Johnson hit a pair of 3-pointers early in the second half to push the lead to 10 points, 34-24. Josh Hagins sparked a 7-0 Little...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock rides past Georgia State 63-53

ATLANTA (AP) Josh Hagins scored 18 points, and Lis Shoshi snared 11 rebounds - all on the defensive end - and Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Georgia State 63-53 on Saturday night. Roger Woods added 16 points and Mareik Isom finished with 13 points for Arkansas-Little Rock (19-2, 9-1 Sun Belt). The Panthers raced to a 12-5 lead in the game's first four minutes. But the Trojans...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock cruises past Georgia Southern 80-67

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Marcus Johnson Jr. matched a career-high with seven 3-pointers and finished with 24 points, and Arkansas-Little Rock cruised to an 80-67 victory over Georgia Southern on Thursday night. The Trojans (18-2, 8-1 Sun Belt Conference) have won eight of their last nine games and are off to their best conference start. Johnson was 8 of 13 from the floor. Roger...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock loses big lead, holds off UT-Arlington, 68-62

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Hagins scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Arkansas-Little Rock saw most of its 28-point halftime lead disappear, but held on to beat UT-Arlington, 68-62 on Saturday night. Little Rock used an 18-0 run to start the game and led 42-14 at the break. Then the teams switched roles. Drew Charles hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start the second...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Little Rock comeback tops Texas State in overtime, 77-74

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Kemy Osse drilled a pair of 3-pointers and Mareik Isom added a third and Arkansas-Little Rock held off Texas State in overtime to post a 77-74 Sun Belt Conference victory Thursday night. Josh Hagins' jumper with 19 seconds in regulation pulled Little Rock (16-2, 6-1 Sun Belt) even at 59-59 and forced the overtime period. Ethan Montalvo scored 15 first-half...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas State upsets Arkansas-Little Rock 76-73

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Anthony Livingston hit a jumper with 51 seconds left to secure Arkansas State's 76-73 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Monday night. Livingston, who finished with 20 points and 10 boards, chased down a rebound after Josh Hagins missed a jump shot with 39 seconds left, and the Red Wolves held on to give Arkansas-Little Rock its first loss in Sun Belt Conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock holds on to beat Louisiana-Monroe 58-57

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Lis Shoshi made a layup and Mareik Isom hit a jumper in the final minutes to give Arkansas-Little Rock just enough cushion to hold off Louisiana-Monroe 58-57 in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday night. Trailing 58-53 with 1:07 left, Louisiana-Monroe's Majok Deng made a layup and Justin Roberson nailed a jumper for the final scores. Deng missed a 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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