Arkansas State trounces Lyon College 65-39

Arkansas State trounces Lyon College 65-39

Published Feb. 25, 2014 10:07 p.m. ET

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Brandon Reed scored 16 points to lead Arkansas State over NAIA member Lyon College 65-39 on Tuesday.

Arkansas State (17-9, 9-5 Sun Belt Conference) had some trouble with Lyon early, as the teams were tied at 21 with 7:39 left in the first half after a Kendrick Washington layup. But the Red Wolves turned it on from there, scoring the next 12 points and took a 31-24 lead into the break.

ASU used a 22-3 run at the start of the second half to completely take over the game. Lyon went 1 of 13 during the stretch and scored just 15 points after intermission.

Ed Townsel had 14 points for Arkansas State. Washington and Kirk Van Slyke added 11 points apiece.


Riley Jenkins led Lyon College with 15 points, all via 3-pointers, and six rebounds.