Ark.-Little Rock 79, Arkansas St. 77

Alex Garcia-Mendoza hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer Thursday

to give Arkansas-Little Rock a 79-77 victory over Arkansas

State.

The Trojans (7-15, 3-8 Sun Belt), who trailed almost the entire

second half, were down 77-76 after JeJuan Brown hit one of two free

throws with :03 remaining to give Arkansas State (13-9, 8-3) the

lead.

Solomon Bozeman led Little Rock with 20 points and seven

assists. Garcia-Mendoza added 14 points, Matt Mouzy 12 and Kelson

Stewart 10.

Brandon Reed and Martavius Adams each scored 17 points for

Arkansas State (13-9, 8-3), which had won six of its last seven

games and was in first place in the Sun Belt Conference. Rashad

Allison added 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the

Red Wolves.

Little Rock was outrebounded 44-31 but made up for it by hitting

10 of 19 3-point attempts compared to 6 of 21 for the Red

Wolves.