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Robinson has 210 yards, 2 TDs in Illinois State's 24-14 win

Dec. 7, 2019 6:35 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — James Robinson rushed for 210 yards and two touchdowns and Illinois State knocked off eighth-seeded Central Arkansas 24-14 on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Robinson, the second-leading rusher in the FCS who set a school record with 297 yards in a first-round victory...

Johnson, Eaton carry Arkansas St. past Tulsa 66-63

Dec. 7, 2019 5:34 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jerry Johnson Jr. scored 16 points and Marquis Eaton scored 15 and Arkansas State beat Tulsa 66-63 on Saturday. The Red Wolves (7-2) handed Tulsa (7-2) its first home loss of the season. Arkansas State led the entire second half. Martins Igbanu made a pair of free throws with 3:16 left...

Dungee scores 32, No. 23 Arkansas women top K-State 81-72

Dec. 7, 2019 5:16 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Chelsea Dungee scored 32 points, Alex Tolefree added 21, both season highs, and No. 23 Arkansas turned back Kansas State 81-72 on Saturday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Razorbacks led 37-33 at the half and used a 10-0 run in the third quarter and a last-minute 3-pointer by...

Sherfield leads Wichita St. over Cent. Arkansas 95-69

Dec. 5, 2019 10:14 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Grant Sherfield had 15 points to lead five Wichita State players in double figures as the Shockers rolled past Central Arkansas 95-69 on Thursday night. Erik Stevenson, Jamarius Burton, Jaime Echenique and Tyson Etienne added 13 points apiece for the Shockers. Eddy Kayouloud had 23...

Arkansas court won't prohibit judge from hearing AG's cases

Dec. 5, 2019 3:22 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the state attorney general's request to prohibit a judge who demonstrated against the death penalty from handling any cases involving her office. In a 4-3 decision, justices rejected the request by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to...

Horne scores 22 to lift Tulsa past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-39

Dec. 4, 2019 10:03 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jeriah Horne had 22 points as Tulsa rolled past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-39 on Wednesday night. Horne hit 8 of 10 shots including 4 of 5 from distance. Brandon Rachal had 10 points and six rebounds for Tulsa (7-1), which earned its sixth consecutive win. Zavian Jackson had 16 points for...

No. 12 Texas A&M women beat Central Arkansas 76-46

Dec. 4, 2019 3:21 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kayla Wells scored 18 points, Chennedy Carter had 12 points and nine assists and No. 12 Texas A&M beat Central Arkansas 76-46 on Wednesday. Wells opened the scoring with a 3-pointer and she had 10 points in the first quarter to help Texas A&M build a 26-12 lead. The...

Johnson Jr. carries Arkansas St. past Omaha 78-73

Dec. 3, 2019 10:58 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Jerry Johnson Jr. had 22 points as Arkansas State narrowly beat Omaha 78-73 on Tuesday night. Johnson Jr. shot 5 for 6 on 3-pointers. Caleb Fields had 16 points and six assists for Arkansas State (6-2). Canberk Kus added 10 points. Antwon Jackson had seven rebounds. JT Gibson had 14...

Arkansas starts 8-0 for first time in 22 years

Dec. 3, 2019 10:46 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jimmy Whitt Jr. scored 17 points and Arkansas won its eighth straight, 69-61, over Austin Peay on Tuesday night, tying its best season start since 1997-98. Isaiah Joe and Mason Jones scored 16 apiece and Arkansas (8-0) scored 21 points off 21 Austin Peay turnovers. Arkansas led by...

LSU’s Brady, Ohio State’s Hafley finalists for top assistant

Dec. 2, 2019 4:10 PM EST

LSU quarterback coach Joe Brady and Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley, both in their first seasons at their respective schools, are among the five finalists for the Broyles Award, which goes to the nation’s top assistant coach. Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow, Georgia defensive...