Tennessee-Martin upends Arkansas State 74-70 behind Howard

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Twymond Howard scored 19 points and had 12 rebounds to lead Tennessee-Martin past Arkansas State 74-70 Friday night.

Devin Carter hit a 3-pointer with 6:25 remaining to cut the Skyhawks' lead to 60-58. Myles Taylor's 3-point play following his offensive rebound pushed the Skyhawks' lead to five.

Donte Thomas scored and Carter hit another 3 to tie it at 63. The teams traded baskets before Thomas' layup gave the Red Wolves their last lead of the game at 67-65. Taylor's layup tied it and Kedar Edwards' jumper put Tennessee Martin (5-7) up with 1:04 left.

The Redwolves shot 1 for 4 the rest of the way.

Edwards and Taylor each had six offensive rebounds as Tennessee Martin had 22 boards at the offensive end.

Arkansas State (3-7) was led by Nouhoum Bocoum who scored 16 points and had nine rebounds. Thomas scored 15 points with nine boards.

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