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Red Wolves brace for 3-point barrage

Arkansas State’s bench reacts to a play during the Red Wolves’ 77-72 victory at Arkansas-Little Rock last Saturday. ASU returns to the Convocation Center tonight to take on Troy.

Suzhannah Dolle | Special to The Sun

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State has been one of the nation's tougher teams at defending the 3-point shot this season.

But the Red Wolves may need one of their better defensive efforts when they face an opponent . . . more »

   

Hurricane hammers Yellowjackets

Jonesboro’s Salisu Yahaya (left) goes up for a shot against Wynne’s Omar Parchman during Friday’s conference game at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Yahaya made his season debut for the Hurricane after becoming eligible on Wednesday when his adoption to the Terrell family was finalized. Jonesboro won 68-34.

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — The large contingent of fans that packed Don Riggs Hurricane Gym on Friday night got to see quite a show.

Jonesboro, ranked No. 11 nationally this week in the CBS Maxpreps high school basketball poll, got out to a . . . more »

   

ASU looks to slow fast-paced Trojans

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State probably couldn't pick a worse time to face one of the fastest teams in the country.

With injuries beginning to take their toll, the Red Wolves host one of the nation's highest-scoring . . . more »

   

Valley View sweeps Blytheville

By Austin Emerson, Special to The Sun

JONESBORO — Valley View knew going into Friday's girls' game that a win would give the Lady Blazers a .500 conference record and the team came through, knocking off the Blytheville Lady Chickasaws 55-24.

Junior forward . . . more »

   

Pirates edge Rebels on homecoming

By Sean Saunders, Special to The Sun

LAKE CITY — It was homecoming for the Riverside Rebels, but Gosnell's Tramaine Anderson felt right at home.

Anderson scored a game-high 28 points, leading the Pirates to a 64-61 road victory over Riverside Friday . . . more »

   

Boys basketball roundup

Nettleton 75, Forrest City 70

FORREST CITY — Kevin Fulton scored 24 points Friday as Nettleton held off Forrest City 75-70 in senior boys' basketball.

Malik Anderson added 13 points in the win as Nettleton (11-8, 5-5 conference) completed a regular-season . . . more »

   

Girls basketball roundup

Nettleton 58, Forrest City 21 . . . more »