Omier lifts Arkansas St. over UALR 73-62

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Norchad Omier had 11 points and 11 rebounds to carry Arkansas State to a 73-62 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday night.

Marquis Eaton had 17 points and eight assists for Arkansas State (9-9, 6-5 Sun Belt Conference). Caleb Fields added 13 points and six assists.

Arkansas State dominated the first half and led 40-22 at the break. The Trojans’ 22 points in the first half marked a season low for the team.

Ben Coupet Jr. had 22 points for the Trojans (10-10, 6-7). Ruot Monyyong added 11 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks. CJ White had seven assists.

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