Arkansas State 72, Denver 61

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas State's Dereke Tipler led all
players in three categories Thursday night in a 72-61 win over

Tipler scored 18 points, pulled down nine rebounds and was
credited with five assists for the Indians (8-12, 3-3 Sun Belt

He was one of four ASU players who scored in double digits.
Marcus Ardison had 16 points, Yual Banks scored 11 -- including
3-of-5 shooting from long distance -- and Jim Jones added 10.

Denver (10-8, 3-2) was led by Yemi Nicholson's 15 points, while
Steve Wetrich and Antonio Porch added 11 each.

ASU led 35-32 at the half.