- Associated Press - Saturday, December 5, 2015

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Jalen Jackson scored 14 points on 6-for-7 shooting to lead undefeated Arkansas-Little Rock to a 64-54 win over Idaho on Saturday night.

Roger Woods added 13 points and Marcus Johnson Jr. had 12, including a trio of 3-pointers, for UALR (7-0), which hit 50 percent of its 46 shots from the field to extend its best-ever Division I season start.

In a close contest, UALR retook the lead late in the second half with a 6-0 spurt capped by Lis Shoshi’s bucket to make it 50-44 with 6:25 to go. The Trojans then broke away with a 10-2 run sparked by Johnson’s 3-pointer to make it 60-51 with 1:09 left and sealed the win at the free-throw line.

Victor Sanders led Idaho with a career-high 24 points. Perrion Callandret added 15 points for the Vandals, who shot just 32 percent from the floor and had 17 turnovers that UALR converted for 19 points.



Click to Read More

Click to Hide