Recap: ULM vs. Arkansas State
Monroe, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tylor Ongwae had 17 points and nine rebounds as the ULM Warhawks defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 72-65, in a Sun Belt Conference tilt at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Marvin Williams scored 16 points on 8-of-13 shooting for the Warhawks (7-9, 4-4 Sun Belt), who snapped a two-game skid. Nick Coppola and Chinedu Amajoyi each scored in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively, with Coppola tallying seven assists.
Melvin Johnson III registered a career-high 27 points and eight rebounds for the Red Wolves (11-8, 4-4), who have lost three of their last four. Kirk Van Slyke added 15 points while Rakeem Dickerson and Cameron Golden each had five assists apiece.
Arkansas State made 48 percent of its shots from the floor, including 5-of-10 from beyond the arc, in the first half as they went into the break tied 33-33. ULM connected on 46.7 percent of its field goal attempts and managed to take five more shots than the visiting squad.
The Warhawks shot 45.8 percent from the field in the second frame while the Red Wolves made just 34.6 percent of their field goal tries. ULM went on a 13-5 run with 10:06 left to create some separation and hold on to win at home.
ULM dominated play inside, outscoring Arkansas State 40-10 in the paint.Game Notes