Arkansas St. 56, SE Missouri 50

Martavius Adams had game highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds and

Arkansas State scored the last seven points of the game to defeat

Southeast Missouri 56-50 on Saturday night.

Trey Finn added 11 points for the Red Wolves (1-5), who snapped

a season-opening five-game losing streak.

Nick Niemczyk led the Bears (0-6) with 12 points, and Leon

Powell chipped in 10.

Marcus Brister sank a free throw to give Southeast Missouri a

50-49 lead. But Adams hit a jumper and three free throws and Rashad

Allison added two free throws as the Bears went scoreless over the

final 2:17.

Arkansas State led by 11 points with 14:53 to go before

Southeast Missouri ran off 12 unanswered points for a 36-35

advantage with 11:28 left. Neither team led by more than three the

rest of the way until the Red Wolves’ closing rush.