NEW ORLEANS -- Melvin Johnson III scored 19 points and converted a three-point play with 6 seconds left in quadruple overtime to help No. 4 seed Arkansas State outlast fifth-seeded Arkansas-Little Rock 116-114 in a Sun Belt Conference quarterfinal Friday.
UALR led by six late in regulation, but Arkansas State rallied to take the lead on a Johnson layup with 8 seconds left. White split a pair of free throws to force overtime.
Stetson Billings split a pair of free throws to go up 114-113 with 7 seconds left, setting up Johnson's go-ahead basket. Hagins' attempted 3-pointer was blocked by Townsel in the final seconds.