Sule scores 26 to lift Texas St. over UALR 74-66

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Alonzo Sule had a career-high 26 points plus 10 rebounds as Texas State defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 74-66 on Thursday night.

Sule made 12 of 16 shots.

Nijal Pearson had 15 points, six rebounds and six assists for Texas State (16-10, 9-6 Sun Belt Conference). Caleb Asberry added 10 points. Isiah Small had eight rebounds.

Kamani Johnson had 14 points for the Trojans (18-8, 12-3), whose seven-game winning streak ended with the loss. Ruot Monyyong added 12 points. Jovan Stulic had 11 points and five steals.

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Markquis Nowell, whose 18 points per game heading into the contest led the Trojans, shot only 20% in the game (1 of 5).

The Bobcats leveled the season series against the Trojans with the win. Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Texas State 72-68 on Jan. 2. Texas State takes on Arkansas State at home on Saturday. Arkansas-Little Rock faces Texas-Arlington on the road on Saturday.

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