Arkansas St. 73, St. Bonaventure 70

Brandon Peterson and Raeford Worsham scored 18 points apiece to

help Arkansas State beat St. Bonaventure 73-70 on Saturday.

Peterson was 7 of 10 from the field and posted a double-double

with 11 rebounds. Worsham was 6 of 11 from the field and had a pair

of steals. Rakeem Dickerson added 12 points for the Red Wolves

(5-3).

Arkansas State led 42-28 at halftime. In the second half, the

Bonnies erased a 17-point deficit and held a 70-68 lead with the

ball. Worsham made one of his steals and tied the game at 70. On

the Bonnies next possession, Chris Johnson missed a 3-pointer, but

Ed Townsel hit one for Arkansas State, giving them the win.

Johnson scored a career-high 19 points for the Bonnies (5-3).

Matthew Wright made 13 and Charlon Kloof 10. Demitrius Conger had

12 rebounds and eight points.