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

The Associated Press

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.

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JT Gibson had 14 points for the Mavericks (5-5). Ayo Akinwole and Zach Thornhill added 11 points apiece.

Arkansas State takes on Tulsa on the road on Saturday. Nebraska Omaha plays Northern Arizona on Sunday.

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