JONESBORO, Ark. -- Marquis Eaton tied his season high with 24 points as Arkansas State beat Troy 76-68 in overtime on Saturday.
The Red Wolves led 28-26 at halftime and were up 61-59 late in the game when Troy's Darian Adams sank a jumper to tie it 61-all with 22 seconds remaining. The Red Wolves were unable to score again in regulation, forcing the extra period.
In overtime, Fields put the Red Wolves ahead for good, 63-61, on a layup with 4:07 left.
Arkansas State takes on Appalachian State on the road on Thursday. Troy faces Georgia Southern at home on Thursday.
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