Banks leads Arkansas State over Louisiana-Monroe 75-64

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)—Adrian Banks scored 23 points, and Arkansas State snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 75-64 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday night.

Ryan Wedel added 20 points for the Indians, who won for the first time since coach Dickey Nutt resigned Feb. 19. Assistants Shawn Forrest and Al Grushkin took over as co-interim head coaches.

Arkansas State (10-19, 5-13 Sun Belt Conference) led by as many as 15 points late in the first half. The Indians finished 11-of-19 from 3-point range—Banks and Wedel were each 4-of-7.

Tony Hooper scored 15 points for Louisiana-Monroe (10-19, 4-13).

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 Top Performers
 LA Monroe
Raphelle Turner Raphelle Turner
5-5,  13 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Arkansas St.
Ryan Wedel Ryan Wedel
5-9,  20 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists

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