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Arkansas State men vs. Culver-Stockton

WHEN 7 p.m. WHERE First National Bank Arena, Jonesboro RECORDS Arkansas State 4-7; Culver-Stockton 3-9 RADIO KFIN-FM, 107.9, in Jonesboro

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ARKANSAS STATE POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Ty Cockfield, 5-11, Jr. 15.0 2.7 G Rashad Lindsey, 5-11, Sr. 7.3 2.7 G Deven Simms, 6-4, Sr. 18.0 6.5 F Tristin Walley, 6-7, Jr. 6.6 5.1 F Tamas Bruce, 6-7, Sr. 9.3 4.6 COACH Mike Balado (4-8 in first season at Arkansas State and overall) CULVER-STOCKTON POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Adrian Fernandez, 6-4, Sr. 2.1 1.0 G Jose Fernandez, 6-4, Fr. 2.5 1.4 G Thaddeus Newby, 5-9, Soph. 5.5 7.9 F Campbell Millar, 6-4, Sr. 3.0 1.1 F Cullen Smith, 6-7, Jr. 7.5 6.3 COACH Jack Schrader (85-113 in seventh season at Culver-Stockton, 250-389 in 23rd season overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU CS 73.8 Points for 77.6 76.5 Points against 87.6 +0.7 Rebound margin -3.7 -2.2 Turnover margin -3.7 46.1 FG pct. 42.7 35.1 3-pt. pct. 35.0 71.7 FT pct. 75.9 CHALK TALK Arkansas State’s point total in a 89-80 loss at No. 11 Wichita State on Tuesday was the most points scored against a ranked opponent on the road in program history. ... Senior Deven Simms has recorded back-to-back double-doubles with 22 points and 11 rebounds at Florida Atlantic and 30 points and 10 rebounds at Wichita State. ... A victory be ASU’s 300th at First National Bank Arena, which was formerly the Convocation Center. The 200th victory came against Florida Atlantic in 2007, when Coach Mike Balado was an assistant coach for the Owls.

— Brooks Kubena

Arkansas St. women at Tulsa

WHEN 1 p.m. WHERE Donald W. Reynolds Center, Tulsa RECORDS Arkansas State 5-5; Tulsa 5-7 RADIO KNEA-FM, 95.3, in Jonesboro

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ARKANSAS STATE POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Jada Ford, 5-8, Soph. 9.4 4.5 G Starr Taylor, 5-6, Soph. 6.4 1.6 G Akasha Westbrook, 5-10, Jr. 12.9 4.5 F Lauren Bradshaw, 6-2, Sr. 5.6 4.8 F Madison Heckert, 6-4, Soph. 3.5 2.4 COACH Brian Boyer (311-259 in 19th season at ASU and overall TULSA POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Tatyana Perez, 5-6, Jr. 7.6 2.6 G Erika Wakefield, 5-4, Sr. 8.3 3.6 G Alexis Gaulden, 5-8, Soph. 8.0 3.3 G Shug Dickson, 5-9, Soph. 14.6 5.1 F Crystal Polk, 6-2, Jr. 8.5 5.9 COACH Matilda Mossman (87-109 in seventh season at Tulsa, and 228-202 in 15th season overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU TULSA 62.7 Points for 61.4 76.8 Points against 62.5 -5.3 Rebound margin -1.6 -0.5 Turnover margin +1.3 36.3 FG pct. 36.4 28.3 3-pt. pct. 30.2 65.7 FT pct. 73.4 CHALK TALK Arkansas State made 31 free throws in 76-56 victory over Grambling State on Saturday, which tied for the fifth most in school history. ... Tulsa Coach Matilda Mossman was the head coach at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville from 1981-1984, compiling a 67-27 record in three seasons and reaching the 1981-1982 AIAW Sweet 16. ... ASU is 5-0 when it scores at least 60 points.

— Brooks Kubena

UAPB men at Tennessee-Martin

WHEN 7 p.m. Central WHERE Elam Center, Martin, Tenn. RECORDS UAPB 0-13; Tennessee-Martin 4-8 RADIO None

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UAPB POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Martaveous McKnight, 6-4, Jr. 16.8 3.3 G Charles Jackson, 6-5, Jr. 9.1 2.3 G Cameron Posey, 6-2, Fr. 3.2 1.5 F Travon Harper, 6-8, Sr. 8.8 4.6 F Trent Steen, 6-8, Sr. 7.0 2.9 COACH George Ivory (74-194 in 10th season at UAPB and overall) TENNESSEE-MARTIN POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Matthew Butler, 6-2, Sr. 17.9 2.5 G Darius Thompson, 6-3, Jr. 6.8 1.8 F Mike Fofana, 6-8, Soph. 1.9 2.2 F Fatodd Lewis, 6-8, Jr. 14.8 8.8 C Terrence Parker, 6-9, Jr. 5.8 3.7 COACH Anthony Stewart (246-137 in 12th season at Tennessee-Martin, 315-161 in 15th season overall

TEAM COMPARISON

UAPB UTM 57.9 Points for 75.5 77.7 Points against 77.8 -12.1 Rebound margin +0.9 -0.62 Turnover margin +0.1 39.8 FG pct. 46.9 29.6 3-pt. pct. 34.9 69.2 FT pct. 75.6 CHALK TALK The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has lost 13 consecutive games to open the season. The Golden Lions went 1-13 in nonconference play last season. ... The Golden Lions will conclude their nonconference schedule at Tennessee-Martin before opening Southwestern Athletic Conference play at Mississippi Valley State on Jan. 1. UAPB has not played at home yet this season. ... UAPB’s Martaveous McKnight and Travon Harper combined for 26 points in a 77-49 loss to Cincinnati on Tuesday.

— Brooks Kubena

UAPB women vs. Oakland

WHEN 6:30 p.m. Central WHERE South Point Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas RECORDS UAPB 2-7; Oakland 5-5 RADIO None

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UAPB POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Alexus Bryson, 5-5, Jr. 5.3 3.8 G Shawntayla Harris, 6-0, Jr. 7.7 5.6 G Malaik Muhammad, 5-6, Sr. 8.0 0.8 F Aiya El Hassan, 5-11, So. 2.6 3.3 F Faith Ohanta, 5-10, Sr. 13.5 9.0 COACH Nate Kilbert (46-112 in sixth season at UAPB, and 168-312 in 17th season overall) OAKLAND POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Cierra Bond, 5-10, Sr. 11.9 3.9 G Sha’Keya Graves, 5-9, Sr. 15.1 1.4 G Taylor Gleason, 5-8, Sr. 12.0 1.7 F Nikita Telesford, 6-2, Soph. 4.7 4.4 F Leah Somerfield, 6-1, Sr. 10.9 7.6 COACH Jeff Tungate (64-66 in fifth season at Oakland and overall) NOTE Team and individual statistics are through Wednesday.

TEAM COMPARISON

UAPB OAKLAND 54.6 Points for 76.0 77.6 Points against 70.6 -7.2 Rebound margin -4.3 -2.88 Turnover margin +5.6 31.8 FG pct. 42.2 17.3 3-pt. pct. 36.2 66.1 FT pct. 64.8 CHALK TALK This is the second game in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic for both teams. ... UAPB will be meeting Oakland for the first time. ... UAPB senior forward Faith Ohanta leads the Southwestern Athletic Conference with 9 rebounds per game, which ranks 69th nationally.

— Brooks Kubena

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