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Early Miscues Cost A-State at UT Arlington

JONESBORO, Ark. (2/13/20) – Early turnovers cost the Arkansas State men's basketball team in a 77-67 setback at UT Arlington Thursday night.

UT Arlington (11-15, 7-8 Sun Belt) converted nine A-State (15-11, 7-8 Sun Belt) turnovers in the first 10-plus minutes in 17 points while building as large as a 17-point lead in the first half. The Red Wolves were able to cut an 11-point halftime deficit to as few as eight points in the second half, but UT Arlington came away with the double-digit victory.

Jerry Johnson Jr. led A-State with 17 points off the bench while Marquis Eaton added 16 points and five assists and Melo Eggleston chipped in 13 points.