January 03, 2015

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Milos Kostic hit three 3-pointers in the second half, and scored on a put-back with 13 seconds left as Appalachian State edged Arkansas State 74-73 Saturday night.

Down 14 points with 9:37 to go, Kostic drained his second trey to pull Appalachian State within 67-66 with 2:06 to play. His third 3 gave the Mountaineers their first lead of the second half, 72-71, with :51 left.

Anthony Livingston answered for the Red Wolves to regain the lead with :40 remaining. Jake Babic missed the ensuing jumper before Kostic grabbed the carom and scored the game-winner.

The Red Wolves couldn't answer when Sean Gardner's shot missed with two seconds left.

Frank Eaves scored 22 points, and Kostic finished with 11 for Appalachian State (4-6, 1-0 Sun Belt Conference).

Livingston had 21 points and 13 boards, and P.J. Hardwick had 10 points and 15 assists for Arkansas State (6-5, 1-1).

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