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...
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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...
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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,...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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.
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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...
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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.
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March 17, 2016

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...
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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...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Neighbor leads UALR over Arkansas-Fort Smith 88-74

Will Neighbour scored 20 points to lead Arkansas-Little Rock over Arkansas-Fort Smith 88-74 on Tuesday night. Little Rock (3-4) opened on an 11-1 run and held its biggest lead of the night 81-56 on one of Neighbor's jumpers with 5:30 to go. James White had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Mareik Isom added 12 points and Josh Hagins had 11. The extra chances which Little Rock created...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock tops Southern Arkansas 90-58

Josh Hagins needed only eight shots to lead Arkansas-Little Rock with 18 points in a 90-58 victory over Southern Arkansas on Tuesday night. UALR (2-3) led only 39-34 at the break, but used a 13-4 run in the opening minutes of the second half to pull away from the Muleriders for good. Hagins shot 7 for 8, including 4-of-4 from 3-point range. Will Neighbor was 8 of 13 for 17 points...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UALR edges past Southern University 85-82 in OT

Will Neighbour came off the bench to score a game-high 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead the University of Arkansas Little Rock to an 85-82 defeat of Southern University in overtime Friday night. Neighbour went 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 9 from the line. Josh Hagins was 7 of 12 from the field and hit four 3-pointers for a total of 19 points. It was Hagins' final 3-pointer with...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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