JONESBORO, Arkansas — Frederic Dure scored the game-winning shot with 5.6 seconds left as Arkansas State knocked off Sun Belt Conference leader Louisiana-Monroe 70-68 on Saturday night.
Louisiana-Monroe (18-9, 12-4) drops into a three-way tie for first place with Georgia Southern and Georgia State, which both won Saturday. Arkansas State (10-15, 5-11) snapped a five-game losing streak.
Louisiana-Monroe's Justin Roberson split a pair of free throws to tie it at 68 with 10 seconds left before P.J. Hardwick found Dure for his winning layup. Majok Deng's potential game-winning 3-point attempt hit off the back of the iron at the buzzer to end it.