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Arkansas State basketball holds Scarlet & Black Game, Desi Sills injured

Desi Sills had 33 points Wednesday night in the Arkansas State basketball scrimmage. He left...
Desi Sills had 33 points Wednesday night in the Arkansas State basketball scrimmage. He left the game in the 2nd half with an injury.(Source: KAIT)
Published: Oct. 20, 2021 at 10:44 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 at 12:34 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Desi Sills put on a show Wednesday night in the Scarlet & Black Game. The JHS alum scored 33 points in the Arkansas State intrasquad scrimmage, but left the game in the 2nd half with an injury.

Sills went up for a dunk attempt, Norchad Omier contested it, both Red Wolves hit the floor in the process. Sills was down for a few minutes, but would be helped up.

Head coach Mike Balado issued the following statement Thursday morning.

There was plenty to like for the Red Wolves Wednesday night. Five players scored in double figures. Malcolm Farrington and Marquis Eaton had 18 points each, Keyon Wesley had 11. Reigning Sun Belt Freshman of the Year Norchad Omier had 10 points, 14 rebounds, 5 blocks, 1 steal, and 1 assist.

Arkansas State now prepares for a November 1st exhibition matchup with Blue Mountain College. The season tips off November 9th at home vs. Central Baptist.

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