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Gillard score 23 in Arkansas State's in 70-62 victory

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Grantham Gillard made five of Arkansas State's season-high 13 3-pointers and scored 23 points and the Red Wolves defeated Little Rock 70-62 on Saturday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
2 days ago

Winners and losers from college footballs opening bowl games

Bowl season officially kicked off Saturday with a five-game FBS slate, and in true college football fashion, it got a little weird, too.Underdogs ruled the day, since four matchups featured an upset. Boise State’s convincing victory over Oregon highlighted the four, while Georgia State, Marshall and Middle Tennessee also upended favored teams. Trick plays and top individual performers...
Via Sportsnaut
December 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Ark St WR coach Kyle Cefalo wears ugly Christmas sweater at bowl game

Kyle Cefalo has done it again.The Arkansas State wide receivers coach wore an ugly Christmas sweater to his team’s Camellia Bowl game on Saturday night. The story doesn’t end there, though. Two years ago, when he was a grad assistant at Arkansas State, Cefalo wore a different ugly Christmas sweater to the New Orleans Bowl. Cefalo explained why he did it. Apparently Cefalo felt like...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Arkansas State football coach roasts Arkansas with brutal joke

Arkansas State and Arkansas are rivals in football, to the extent two programs can be rivals when one plays in the SEC and the other plays in the Sun Belt and the two have never met each other on the field. And although the Razorbacks are the more accomplished program historically, they are only 2-5 on the season (and 0-4 in conference play), while the Red Wolves are 4-2. In fact...
Via The Comeback
October 23, 2017

Carter, Arkansas St. make history, beat Georgia St. 78-67

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Devin Carter scored 20 points, and led five into double figures as Arkansas State defeated Georgia State 78-67 on Monday night, leap-frogging both Georgia State and Georgia Southern into second place in the Sun Belt Conference. Carter has broken past 1,000 points in two seasons with the Red Wolves. The win also gives Grant McCasland 20 wins in his first year...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern tops Arkansas St., 72-60, tightens Sun Belt

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Ike Smith scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Georgia Southern pulled away from Arkansas State in the second half of its Sun Belt Conference battle Saturday, earning a 72-60 victory. The victory pulls George Southern (18-11, 11-5) even with the Red Wolves (19-9, 10-5) in the loss column with two games left in the Eagles' regular season. Arkansas State...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Carter, Simms lead Arkansas State to victory

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Devin Carter made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Deven Simms added 16 and Arkansas State defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 67-58 on Friday night. Rashad Lindsey added 10 points and Tamas Bruce 10 rebounds for the Red Wolves (19-8, 10-4 Sun Belt), who moved within a half-game of conference leader UT Arlington (9-3), which plays at Georgia State (9-4)...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Neal, UT-Arlington knock Arkansas St. out of Sun Belt lead

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Erick Neal broke a late tie with a layup then added a steal, an assist and another basket as Texas-Arlington broke away to an 81-75 win on Saturday, knocking Arkansas State out of sole possession of first place in the Sun Belt Conference. Kevin Hervey led UT-Arlington with 19 points, Neal added 18 with nine assists and Jorge Bilbao poured in 17 points on...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Arkansas St. rolls in 2nd half, beats ULL 88-69

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Devin Carter and Deven Simms combined for 42 points to lead Arkansas State to an 88-69 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Monday night to move into a tie atop the Sun Belt Conference. Carter drilled 6 of 8 from beyond the arc to total 22 points and Simms added 20 for Arkansas State (16-6, 7-2), which has won five straight and now sits in first place with Georgia...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Arkansas State cruises to 73-63 win over Louisiana-Monroe

MONROE, La. (AP) Rashad Lindsey scored 15 points, Connor Kern added 12 more and Arkansas State cruised to its fourth-straight victory with a 73-63 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Donte Thomas contributed 10 points and dished out eight assists for Arkansas State, which sank 12 of 22 from long range. All of Kern's points came from behind the arc and Lindsey had three from...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Arkansas State downs South Alabama 74-62 behind Simms

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Deven Simms scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, both career highs, to lead Arkansas State to a 74-62 win over South Alabama on Monday night. Tamas Bruce and Devin Carter added 13 points apiece for Arkansas State (14-6, 5-2 Sun Belt), which shot 52 percent from the field and controlled the boards 38-28. Rashad Lindsey finished with 10 points. Simms,...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Simms' layup gives Arkansas State late lead to beat Troy

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Deven Simms drove for a layup to give Arkansas State the lead with just over a minute left and the Red Wolves held on to beat Troy 82-80 on Saturday night. After his layup Simms quickly stole the ball from Daniel Peace, drawing the foul. Simms made both free throws for an 81-78 lead with 51 seconds left. Troy's Jeremy Hollimon made two free throws to close...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Thomas scores late, sparks Arkansas State past UALR, 77-72

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Donte Thomas gave Arkansas State the lead with a 3-point play and helped ice a 77-72 win over Arkansas-Little Rock with a pair of late free throws in a Sun Belt battle Saturday night. Thomas gave the Red Wolves the lead with 3:22 left when he got to the basket for a layup and tacked on a free throw to make it 72-70. He added on two more free throws with...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Carter's 20 leads Arkansas State over Louisiana-Monroe 76-45

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Devin Carter scored 20 points with four 3-pointers, Tamas Bruce scored career highs with 19 points and 15 rebounds, and Arkansas State never trailed in beating Louisiana-Monroe 76-45 on Monday night to win their second straight. Donte Thomas scored 12 points and made nine assists, C.J. Foster had a career-high 10 boards, and Arkansas State (11-4, 2-0 Sun Belt...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Lindsey has career-high 27, Arkansas St win Sun Belt opener

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Rashad Lindsey scored a career-high 27 points and Donte Thomas hit a crucial free throw with 12 seconds left to lift Arkansas State to a 74-71 win over Louisiana Lafayette on Saturday night in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams. Trailing by three, Justin Miller hit a pair of free throws for the Ragin' Cajuns to cut the deficit to 72-71 with 3:27...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Gophers finish non-conference schedule 12-1 with win over Arkansas State

MINNEAPOLIS -- Dupree McBrayer scored 19 points and Minnesota held off Arkansas State 82-75 Friday in the final non-conference game for both teams.Jordan Murphy added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Gophers, whose 12-1 record before Big Ten play is its best in four seasons. Akeem Springs had 14 points and Nate Mason 12.Minnesota, which will host Michigan State on Tuesday, was...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Big plays, turnovers hurt UCF in Cure Bowl loss to Arkansas State

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Justice Hansen threw three touchdown passes to Kendall Sanders to help Arkansas State beat UCF 31-13 on Saturday night in the AutoNation Cure Bowl.Hanses and Sanders hooked up for touchdown strikes of 12, 75 and 17 yards, but the biggest plays of the night came from the Red Wolves' special teams. They scored on a blocked punt and produced two turnovers that...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas State routs UCF 31-13 in Cure Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Justice Hansen threw three touchdown passes to Kendall Sanders to help Arkansas State beat UCF 31-13 on Saturday night in the AutoNation Cure Bowl. Hanses and Sanders hooked up for touchdown strikes of 12, 75 and 17 yards, but the biggest plays of the night came from the Red Wolves' special teams. They scored on a blocked punt and produced two turnovers that...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas State beats Central Arkansas 89-77

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Devin Carter scored 20 points and made 4 of 13 3-pointers, Deven Simms tied his career best with 19 points, and Arkansas State used a big second-half run to beat Central Arkansas 89-77 on Friday night for its best start since 2003-04. Trailing by five at halftime, Central Arkansas rallied to a 52-51 lead on Derreck Brooks' 3-point play and the Bears led 59-55...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

UCF, Arkansas State meet in Cure Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) UCF (6-6, American Athletic Conference) vs. Arkansas State (7-5, Sun Belt Conference), 5:30 p.m., CBSSN Line: UCF by 6 +. Series Record: UCF leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Knights and the Red Wolves are both on the rebound from adversity. UCF is coming off a 0-12 campaign in 2015, while the Red Wolves turned their season around after starting out 0-4. Both...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Carter hits 10 3s, Arkansas State beats UT Martin 87-68

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Devin Carter made a school-record 10 3-pointers and Arkansas State pulled away in the second half to beat UT Martin 87-68 on Wednesday night. Carter finished with 33 points and his 10 treys, on 19 attempts, tops the nine made by three previous Red Wolves - Adrian Banks in 2007 against Troy, Dewarick Spencer in 2003 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Tevoris Thompson...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

UCF caps turnaround with Cure Bowl bid vs. Arkansas State

Arkansas State (7-5, Sun Belt) vs. Central Florida (6-6, AAC), Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m. EST LOCATION: Orlando, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Arkansas State: RB Warren Wand, 867 yards rushing, 278 receiving. UCF: LB Shaquem Griffin, 11 sacks, 19 tackles for loss. NOTABLE Arkansas State: The Red Wolves finished tied for first in the Sun Belt with Appalachian State, and Arkansas State won seven...
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December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU beats Arkansas State 77-54, still undefeated under Dixon

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Vlad Brodziansky scored 18 points, including seven straight for TCU in a key second-half stretch, and the Horned Frogs remained undefeated under Jamie Dixon with a 77-54 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday night. TCU (8-0) led by only a bucket before Brodziansky's short baseline hook shot with 13:47 left started his seven points in a span of 55 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas State cruises by Cleveland State 78-51

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Tamas Bruce scored 16 points, Deven Simms added 15 points, and Arkansas State beat Cleveland State 78-51 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight victory. Arkansas State went on an early 13-2 run to build a 16-9 lead and the Red Wolves closed the half on a 9-0 spurt to extend their lead to 32-17. In the second half, the Red Wolves went up 51-29 for their...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Carter's 25 points lead Arkansas State past Leigh 97-89

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Devin Carter hit 7 of 12 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Arkansas State turned back Lehigh 97-89 on Sunday. Deven Simms was 9 of 15 from the field and scored 19 points for the Red Wolves (6-1). Three others scored in double figures and Donte Thomas had 11 assists to go with nine points. Arkansas State shot 58 percent, making half of its 14 3s and Carter...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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