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Arkansas St. 65, No. 19 Kansas 61

December 2, 1998

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) _ Julie Hagood and Tanisha Johnson each scored 15 points as Arkansas State upset No. 19 Kansas 65-61 Tuesday night.

Johnson was 5-of-8 shots from the field, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range. Keeshia Evans added 13 points for the Lady Indians (2-4).

Lynn Pride led Kansas (4-3) with 23 points and Jennifer Jackson added 19.

Arkansas State’s only other victory this season was over Virginia, which was ranked eighth at the time.

Tuesday’s victory came on a day when the Lady Indians lost two players. Senior Christina Barry, who was averaging 7.8 points and 3.8 rebounds, was dismissed for conduct detrimental to the team. Shundra Smith, who averaged 7.8 points and five rebounds, left basketball to concentrate on track.

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