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Southern Miss beats Arkansas State 73-57

Jan. 26, 2023 23:12 PM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — DeAndre Pinckney's 18 points helped Southern Miss defeat Arkansas State 73-57 on Thursday night. Pinckney added seven rebounds for the Golden Eagles (18-4, 7-2 Sun Belt Conference). Felipe Haase scored 13 points while going 5 of 11 (1 for 3 from distance),...

Central Arkansas wins 88-85 in OT against North Florida

Jan. 26, 2023 22:49 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Camren Hunter's 24 points helped Central Arkansas defeat North Florida 88-85 in overtime on Thursday night. Hunter had 12 rebounds and four steals for the Bears (7-15, 2-7 Atlantic Sun Conference). Eddy Kayouloud scored 19 points and added 10 rebounds. Vincent...

Arkansas court lifts judge's ruling against mask mandate ban

Jan. 26, 2023 17:27 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday lifted a judge's decision to strike down a ban on mask mandates by public schools and government entities. But attorneys disagreed over whether the ruling will allow the state to begin enforcing the law. Justices...

Arkansas school mourns 5 killed in Wyoming interstate crash

Jan. 25, 2023 16:43 PM EST

SINCLAIR, Wyoming (AP) — Five young women killed in a head-on crash on a Wyoming highway were Arkansas high school students and graduates, school officials said Wednesday. The five were headed home from visiting Jackson Hole Bible College in northwestern Wyoming when they crashed...

Arkansas rides hot 1st half, routs cold-shooting LSU 60-40

Jan. 24, 2023 22:16 PM EST

FAYETTEVLLE, Ark. (AP) — Davonte Davis scored 16 points, Arkansas raced to a 24-point first-half lead and the Razorbacks walloped cold-shooting LSU 60-40 on Tuesday night. Arkansas lost its Southeastern Conference opener in Baton Rouge, but the rematch turned into a first-half...

Arkansas Senate OKs drag show restrictions; heads to House

Jan. 24, 2023 19:38 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday approved legislation restricting the locations of drag shows by classifying them the same way as strip clubs and adult theaters, despite criticism that the move was overly broad and discriminates against the LGBTQ community. ...

2 Arkansas officers charged with civil rights violations in violent arrest of man outside store that was caught on video

Jan. 24, 2023 16:50 PM EST
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — 2 Arkansas officers charged with civil rights violations in violent arrest of man outside store that was caught on video.

EXPLAINER: University of Wisconsin latest to ban TikTok

Jan. 24, 2023 16:05 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System has joined a number of universities across the nation that have banned the popular socail media app TikTok on school-owned devices. UW System officials made the announcement Tuesday. Multiple schools have banned the app in...

Whitley, Ndumanya lead Southern past MVSU 84-70

Jan. 24, 2023 00:24 AM EST

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Brion Whitley scored 18 points, Festus Ndumanya had a double-double and Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 84-70 on Monday night. Whitley added six rebounds for the Jaguars (10-10, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Ndumanya finished with 17 points...

Smith scores 24 to lead Grambling past UAPB 77-70

Jan. 24, 2023 00:23 AM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Jourdan Smith scored 24 points and Grambling beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 77-70 on Monday night. Smith also grabbed five rebounds for the Tigers (12-7, 5-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Cameron Christon scored 16 points with five rebounds. Shawndarius...