Evans scores 22, WKU tops Arkansas St. 68-63
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)—Jeremy Evans scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Monday night as Western Kentucky beat Arkansas State 68-63.
Arkansas State (13-8, 5-5 Sun Belt Conference) led 40-33 at the half after hitting 9-of-11 from beyond the 3-point arc. But only 1-of-4 long-distance shots fell for the Red Wolves in the second half, and they missed all seven of their free throws after intermission.
A.J. Slaughter and Orlando Mendez-Valdez added 13 points each for the Hilltoppers (15-7, 9-2).
Donald Boone led the Wolves with 15 points. Shawn Morgan added 11 points, and Daniel Bryant scored 10.