UALR Gamenight Blog: UALR defeats IUPUI 75-70

70         75
  • UALR Coach Steve Shields with his 134th victory with the Trojans. That's one more than Mike Newell for UALR's all-time lead.
  • Chuck Guy leads the Trojans with 21 points. He made 6 of 13 field goals and 7 of 9 free throws. That's a career high.
  • Courtney Jackson had 12 points, making 6 of 9 field goals.
  • Will Neighbour had 9 points, making 4 of 6 field goals. They've got to find a way to get him some more shots.
  • Michael Javes with 8 points, 6 rebounds and 5 blocks. And he stayed out of foul trouble. His best effort of the season.
  • And D'Andre Williams with 5 points, 4 rebounds and a team-high 7 rebounds.
  • Trojans outrebound IUPUI by 7 points.
Good all-around effort for the Trojans. Definite improvement game-to-game-to-game so far.

Final-UALR 75, Iupui 70

Rice hits a 3 with 9 seconds left. 73-67. Going to have to get the ball in 1 more time.

Guy makes 1 of 2; lead is 10

Guy hits 2 FTs for a 71-62 lead with :45 left. Guy has 18.

Lead cut to 7 again before a outback dunk by Neughbour makes it 69-60 with 1:31 left.

Williams hits a runner for a 67-58 lead.

Trojans haven't scored since more than 7 minutes were left in the half.

3:41-UALR 65, IUPUI 57-Jags throw up a zone and cut lead to 8. Had a shot to cut to 5 but missed a 3. Then Jags missed two more FGs. And another as Jags waste chances.

7:18-UALR 63, IUPUI 53-Guy headed to the line after media timeout. He already leads Trojans with 14.

9:11-UALR 60, IUPUI 49-Another IUPUI rally thwarted by a three from Sutherland. Steal and layup by Guy made it 60-47. Javes now with 5 blocks.

12:55-UALR 55, IUPUI 44-Trojans keep turning back Jags rallies. Jackson's 12th point gets lead back to 11 and forces timeout.

14:27-UALR 53, IUPUI 42-Siakam picks up 3rd foul. He had 21 in Jags' opener. Three-point play by Sutherland got lead to 13 before a 3 from IUPUI.

Guy, Neighbour, Javes all with 7 points. Javes has 5 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Trojans shooting 46 percent; Jags 43 percent.

Halftime-UALR 43, IUPUI 32-Trojans sloppy to finish the half. Led 43-28 at one point and didn't get a good look ar the buzzer.

3:56-UALR 31, iupui 24-jags had cut the lead to 4 before a Trojan basket.

6:59-UALR 28, Iupui 20-Marlo's first points of season put UALR up 9. Leaner by Guy makes it 11. Jags staying in it. UALR with 15-9 rebound advantage.

11:47-UALR 20, iupui 14-Trojans hitting the boards tonight. Jackson 6 pts., Guy 5.

12:51-UALR 18, iupui 10 -Williams picks up 2nd foul. Javes with a couple of buckets. Then Guy hits a 3. A Jackson put back puts LR up 8.

15:41-UALR 9 iupui 7-both teams start 3-5 from the field. Jackson leads with 4 points

IUPUI: Rice, Esposito, Young, Gibbs and Siakam
UALR starters: Williams, Guy, Sutherland, Jackson and Javes.

UALR hosts IUPUI at 7 p.m. tonight at the Jack Stephens Center. Trojans are 1-0 at home this season. The Jaguars are playing their first road game of the season. We'll try to keep up with game updates throughout the night.