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Arkansas St. men

at Coastal Carolina

WHEN 6:30 p.m. Central

WHERE HTC Center, Conway, S.C.

RECORDS Arkansas State 7-13, 2-5 Sun Belt Conference; Coastal Carolina 8-13, 2-6

RADIO KFIN-FM, 107.9, in Jonesboro

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ASU

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Ty Cockfield, 5-11, Jr. 13.2 2.8 G Rashad Lindsey, 5-11, Sr. 8.1 2.6 G Deven Simms, 6-4, Sr. 16.5 5.9 F Tristan Walley, 6-7, Jr. 5.6 4.1 F Salif Boudie, 6-8, So. 3.8 3.8 COACH Mike Balado (7-13 in first season at Arkansas State and overall)

COASTAL CAROLINA

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Jaylen Shaw, 6-1, Sr. 15.2 2.9 G Arthur Labinowicz, 6-4, So. 10.4 4.2 G Christian Adams, 6-3, Jr. 2.2 1.8 F Zac Cuthbertson, 6-7, Jr. 16.0 6.6 C Josh Coleman, 6-9, Jr. 4.2 4.4 COACH Cliff Ellis (207-142 in 11th season at Coastal Carolina, 741-479 in 40th season overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU CC 73.5 Points for 73.3 77.1 Points against 70.7 +0.0 Rebound margin +6.8 -0.7 Turnover margin -2.4 45.7 FG pct. 44.0 34.6 3-pt. pctFT. 32.6 70.7 pct. 73.1 CHALK TALK Arkansas State snapped its five-game Sun Belt Conference losing streak with a 70-62 victory over UALR on Saturday. … ASU junior guard Grantham Gillard had career highs in points (23) and rebounds (11) against UALR for his first career double-double. … Coastal Carolina stopped its six-game losing streak with a 74-73 victory at Troy on Saturday, which was also the Chanticleers’ first conference road victory of the season. Junior forward Zac Cuthbertson led the comeback, scoring 15 of his 21 points in the second half. His 16 points per game lead the team.

— Brooks Kubena

UALR men

at Appalachian St.

WHEN 6:30 p.m. Central

WHERE Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, N.C.

RECORDS UALR 5-15, 2-5 Sun Belt Conference; Appalachian State 8-13, 3-5

RADIO KKPT-FM, 94.1, in Little Rock

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UALR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Ryan Pippins, 6-0, So. 8.1 1.9 G Andre Jones, 6-4, So. 12.1 4.7 G Jaizec Lottie, 6-1, Fr. 6.4 2.3 F Oliver Black, 6-9, Jr. 6.8 7.4 F Kris Bankston, 6-8, Fr. 3.2 3.8 COACH Wes Flanigan (20-32 in two seasons at UALR and overall)

APPALACHIAN STATE

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Ronshad Shabazz, 6-5, Jr. 19.1 2.6 G Justin Forrest, 6-2, Fr. 14.3 3.0 F Tyrell Johnson, 6-8, Jr. 7.5 4.3 F Isaac Johnson, 6-9, So. 7.2 8.0 F Griffin Kinney, 6-8, Sr. 9.2 5.0 COACH Jim Fox (38-73 in three seasons at Appalachian State and overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

UALR APP 64.4 Points for 77.5 69.1 Points against 75.3 -1.0 Rebound margin +3.4 -0.3 Turnover margin -1.3 43.5 FG pct. 43.8 30.8 3-pt. pctFT. 35.6 62.7 pct. 65.3 CHALK TALK UALR lost 70-62 to Arkansas State on Saturday despite leading 19-6 in the first half. UALR shot 29.4 percent from three-point distance, going 0 for 7 in the second half. … UALR’s 64.4 points per game rank last in the Sun Belt Conference and 335th nationally out of 351 teams. … Appalachian State has lost four consecutive games, including an 81-79 loss to Troy on Saturday. While the Mountaineers’ scoring offense (77.5 points per game) ranks third in the Sun Belt, its scoring defense (75.3 points allowed per game) ranks 11th, one spot ahead of Arkansas State.

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