JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)Jamari Blackmon scored 25 points as UL Monroe beat Arkansas State 84-72 on Saturday.

Blackmon shot 9 for 12, including 6 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Warhawks (6-9, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference). Tyreke Locure scored 15 points and added five rebounds, while Langston Powell scored 15 with four boards.

Omar El-Sheikh led the Red Wolves (9-6, 1-1) with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Terrance Ford Jr. added 14 points, while Julian Lual scored 12 with three steals.

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Both teams play on Thursday. UL Monroe hosts Georgia State while Arkansas State travels to play South Alabama.

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