Arkansas St. 89, Ark.-Little Rock 82

Rashad Alison scored 20 points, and Arkansas State set a Sun

Belt Conference tournament record for free throws made and

attempted in a 89-82 overtime victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in

a first-round game on Saturday.

The Red Wolves (17-13) were 43 of 58 from the foul line,

capitalizing on 37 fouls called against Arkansas-Little Rock.

Fifth-seeded Arkansas State plays No. 4 Western Kentucky in a

quarterfinal game on Sunday.

One of them was Solomon Bozeman, who led the Trojans (8-22) with

17 points and was one of four members of the team to foul out.

Little Rock overcame the frequent fouls to erase a 12-point

second-half deficit to tie the score at 74-74 and force


Arkansas State closed out the overtime with a 12-2 run. It made

11 of 15 free-throw tries in the extra session.