Nowell scores 25 to carry Little Rock past Tennessee State

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Markquis Nowell had 25 points as Little Rock easily beat Tennessee State 86-62 on Tuesday night.

Kamani Johnson had 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Little Rock (6-5). Ruot Monyyong added 15 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks. Ben Coupet Jr. had 14 points for the hosts.

The Trojans forced a season-high 20 turnovers.

Little Rock totaled 42 points in the first half, a season best for the team.

Carlos Marshall Jr. had 14 points for the Tigers (6-4). Wesley Harris added 10 points.

Little Rock plays Louisiana-Monroe on the road next Thursday to begin Sun Belt play.


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