Arkansas State reigns over Denver 73-62
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)—Brandon Reed scored a career-high 34 points, including making four 3-pointers, to lead Arkansas State to a 73-62 victory over Denver on Saturday night.
The Red Wolves (13-8, 8-2 Sun Belt) have won six of their last seven games and remain at the top of their conference.
The two teams traded the lead nine times in the first 10 minutes, but the Red Wolves pulled ahead for good on a dunk by Brandon Peterson with about 9 1/2 minutes left in the half. They went on to lead by as many as 17 points near the end of the period.
The Red Wolves’ Trey Finn finished with 11 points and six rebounds while Martavius Adams added eight points and pulled eight off the boards. Peterson finished with six points.
Brian Stafford led the Pioneers (13-9, 6-5) by scoring 19 points. Nate Rohnert added 11 and Justin Coughlin scored eight.