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Marvin Williams scores career-high 22 points as Louisiana beat Arkansas State 70-61


MONROE, Louisiana — Marvin Williams made 9 of 12 shots and finished with a career-high 22 points to lead Louisiana-Monroe past Arkansas State 70-61 on Monday night.

Williams made the first basket of the game on his way to 10 first-half points as Louisiana-Monroe held a 30-24 advantage.

Tylor Ongwae, Majok Deng and Justin Roberson had 10 points apiece for Louisiana-Monroe (7-6, 1-1 Sun Belt). The Warhawks made 29 of 53 shots (54.7 percent).

Six straight points by Ongwae gave Louisiana-Monroe a 13-point lead, its largest of the night, with 3:03 left.

Cameron Golden made four 3-pointers on his way to 25 points for Arkansas State (6-6, 1-2). P.J. Hardwick had 15 and Anthony Livingston added 10 for the Red Wolves.

Three of Golden's 3-pointers came in the final six minutes of the game — for Arkansas State's only field goals during that span.

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