Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

College Basketball: Arkansas Tops No. 5 Texas A&M

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

College Basketball: Arkansas Tops No. 5 Texas A&M

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Moses Kingsley scored 18 points, Dusty Hannahs and Anthlon Bell added 17 apiece and host Arkansas ended No. 5 Texas A&M's 10-game winning streak with a 74-71 victory Wednesday night.

The loss was the first for the Aggies (17-3, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) since a defeat at Arizona State on Dec. 5, ending the school's longest winning streak since a 13-game stretch during the 2010-11 season.

Bell and Hannahs each hit a trio of 3-pointers for the Razorbacks (10-10, 4-4), who ended a three-game losing streak and won their eighth straight against Texas A&M in Bud Walton Arena.

Danuel House scored 24 points and shot 4 of 5 from 3-point range to lead Texas A&M, which shot 39.6 percent from the field.

Missouri State falls * Khristian Smith logged a game-high 20 points and collected three big buckets in the final three minutes of the game to lift Indiana State to a 68-59 comeback win over visiting Missouri State.

The Bears (8-13, 4-5 Missouri Valley) led for more than 25 minutes and built a 12-point advantage midway through the first half before the Sycamores (12-9, 6-3) broke open a tied game in the final eight minutes.

NOTEBOOK

Thompson assails officials * Former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., father of current coach John Thompson III, interrupted his son's news conference following the Hoyas' 74-73 comeback win against Creighton Tuesday, to weigh in on the game's officiating.

"Last two games have been terrible," he said, according to CasualHoya.com and reported by ESPN.com. "You can tell the (expletive) commissioner and everybody else in the Big East I said that."

Against the Bluejays, the Hoyas were whistled for 27 fouls to Creighton's 21. In their previous home game against Villanova, a 55- 50 loss, they topped the Wildcats in fouls 23-13.

Big East associate commissioner John Paquette declined to comment.

Prairie View coach resigns * Byron Rimm II has resigned as coach of Prairie View (Texas) with the Panthers off to a 1-18 start in his 10th season at the helm. …

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