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Groves scores 20, leads Oklahoma past No. 14 Florida, 74-67

Dec. 01, 2021 23:52 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — As Oklahoma football fans tried to recover from Lincoln Riley’s sudden decision to leave for USC earlier in the week, the basketball team stepped in and gave them something to cheer about. Tanner Groves scored 20 points to lead Oklahoma to a 74-67...

Stevens carries Colorado State past Little Rock 86-55

Dec. 01, 2021 23:40 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Isaiah Stevens had 12 points and 12 assists to lead Colorado State to an 86-55 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Wednesday night, the Rams' eighth consecutive victory. David Roddy had 12 points and three blocks for Colorado State. Kendle Moore...

Arkansas panel approves new state House, Senate districts

Nov. 29, 2021 18:34 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican panel on Monday approved new boundaries for Arkansas' state House and Senate seats that creates a new majority-Hispanic district but still drew complaints that it dilutes minority voters' representation in the Legislature. The Board...

Trial on Arkansas mask-mandate ban wraps up with no ruling

Nov. 23, 2021 16:12 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge is considering whether to strike down a state law he temporarily blocked that bans mask mandates by schools and other governmental entities. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox heard arguments Monday over the law, which has...

Gordon scores 16 to carry UALR over Northern Illinois 67-60

Nov. 22, 2021 17:12 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — DeAntoni Gordon registered 16 points and nine rebounds as Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Northern Illinois 67-60 on Monday. Nikola Maric had 15 points and seven rebounds for Arkansas-Little Rock (4-2). Marko Lukic added 11 points and Kevin Osawe...

Trial to begin on Arkansas law banning mask mandates

Nov. 22, 2021 08:17 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge is holding a trial on whether to strike down a state law he's temporarily blocked that bans mask mandates by schools and other governmental entities. The trial begins Monday before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox, who in...

Flagg scores 17 to carry Sam Houston past Little Rock 77-59

Nov. 21, 2021 17:57 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Savion Flagg had 17 points as Sam Houston got past Arkansas-Little Rock 77-59 at the Jacksonville Classic on Sunday. Demarkus Lampley had 13 points for Sam Houston (2-2). Jaden Ray added 12 points. Javion May had six rebounds. The Bearkats made...

Arkansas State Police clarify use of vehicle pursuit policy

Nov. 21, 2021 13:05 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A lawsuit settlement has prompted the Arkansas State Police to clarify when troopers can try to slow a fleeing vehicle by striking it with a patrol car. Between 2016 and 2020, use of the tactic — which is intended to cause the fleeing vehicle...

Quintana lifts Loyola Marymount past UALR 82-63

Nov. 18, 2021 01:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Quintana had 25 points as Loyola Marymount beat Arkansas-Little Rock 82-63 on Wednesday night. Eli Scott had 11 points for Loyola Marymount (2-1) as did Cam Shelton. Isaiah Palermo had 16 points for the Trojans (3-1). Nikola...

Osawe scores 20 as UALR beats Arkansas Baptist 91-60

Nov. 14, 2021 23:33 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Kevin Osawe scored 20 points, Nikola Maric added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Arkansas-Little Rock beat Arkansas Baptist 91-60 on Sunday. Jovan Stulic stored 13 points for the Trojans. DeAntoni Gordon had 12 points. CJ White added 12 points,...