Arkansas St. 71, Cent. Arkansas 64
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)
Peterson was 6 of 8 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free-throw line. Ed Townsel added 15 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Red Wolves (4-5), who never trailed in the game. Malcoln Kirkland and Trey Finn had 10 points apiece.
With the victory, Arkansas State edged ahead of Central Arkansas in all-time wins in the series, 19-18. The game was the first meeting between the in-state rivals since the 1952-53 season.
The Red Wolves led by 11, 34-23, at halftime and by as many as 14 in the second half.