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Phillips lifts Texas-Arlington past UALR 66-61

Jan. 23, 2021 7:25 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jordan Phillips recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds to carry Texas-Arlington to a 66-61 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday. Sam Griffin had 17 points for Texas-Arlington (8-8, 4-4 Sun Belt Conference). Shahada Wells added 11 points. Kaodirichi Akobundu-Ehiogu had eight...

Monyyong carries UALR past Texas-Arlington 66-59

Jan. 22, 2021 9:37 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ruot Monyyong recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 66-59 win over Texas-Arlington on Friday night. Nikola Maric had 14 points and eight rebounds for Arkansas-Little Rock (8-6, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference). Marko Lukic added 14 points. Markquis Nowell had...

Asberry scores 23 to lift Texas St. past UALR 67-56

Jan. 16, 2021 8:01 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Asberry had 23 points as Texas State topped Arkansas-Little Rock 67-56 on Saturday. Asberry shot 9 for 11 from the floor, including 5 of 6 from behind the arc. He added seven rebounds. Shelby Adams had 11 points and six rebounds for Texas State (9-4, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference)....

Davis leads Texas State past UALR 63-59

Jan. 15, 2021 11:08 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Marlin Davis had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas State to a 63-59 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday night. Davis also had eight turnovers but only five assists. Caleb Asberry had 18 points for Texas State (8-4, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference). Mason Harrell added 16 points....

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, with the U.S. Capitol in the background, lights from police vehicles illuminate Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, following an insurrection. Federal agents have accused an Arkansas man of beating a police officer with a pole flying a U.S. flag during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Arkansas man accused of beating officer with US flagpole

Jan. 14, 2021 10:01 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man was accused Thursday of beating a police officer with a pole flying a U.S. flag during last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents. In an arrest affidavit filed Thursday in federal court in Washington, an FBI agent said Peter Francis...

Arkansas court: Judge can't handle capital murder case

Jan. 14, 2021 7:11 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said a judge who was barred from hearing execution-related cases after he participated in an anti-death penalty protest can't preside over a capital murder case. Justices granted a request by the state to prohibit Pulaski County Circuit Judge...

Monyyong leads UALR over Louisiana-Lafayette 78-76 in OT

Jan. 9, 2021 9:29 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Ruot Monyyong scored 19 points with 16 rebounds, Kris Bankston stole a long, final-possession inbounds pass and Arkansas-Little Rock held off Louisiana-Lafayette 78-76 in overtime on Saturday. The win comes 24 hours after the lights failed in the Cajundome, disrupting Little Rock's...

Louisiana downs UALR 66-64 despite light malfunction at end

Jan. 8, 2021 11:04 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Theo Akwuba scored 12 points with 13 rebounds and Louisiana survived a near blackout and a missed 3-pointer at the horn to beat Arkansas-Little Rock 66-64 Friday night. Down by two with 5.2 seconds left and the Trojans preparing for a shot, the main lights in Louisiana's Cajundome...

This undated photo provided by the Washington County, Arl., Sheriff's Office shows Arkansas resident Richard Barnett, who was taken into custody Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, and is being held in the county jail after he was charged by federal prosecutors with three counts for storming the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington. Barnett was in a viral photo where he could be seen inside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. (Washington County Sheriff's Office via AP)

FBI arrests Arkansas man from photo inside Pelosi's office

Jan. 8, 2021 10:05 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The FBI on Friday arrested an Arkansas man who was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office following the storming of the Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, authorities announced. Richard Barnett turned himself in to...

Appeals court upholds hold on Arkansas abortion laws

Jan. 5, 2021 8:37 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday kept on hold an Arkansas law banning abortions 18 weeks into a woman's pregnancy and another banning the procedure from being performed because the fetus has Down syndrome. The 8th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge's 2019 ruling...