Arkansas State shuts down Niagara 86-61
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)
Arkansas State (5-2) jumped ahead 19-7 to start the game and held a 45-26 advantage at halftime.
The Red Wolves never trailed and used tough half-court defense to hold Niagara to just 31.7 percent shooting from the floor. The Red Wolves were especially stingy with the nation's leading scorer, Antoine Mason (31.6 ppg). Mason had only 20 points on 6-of-17 shooting and also had six turnovers.
Niagara (1-7) had 18 turnovers overall and Marvin Jordan added 14 points for the Purple Eagles.