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ASU men

at Georgia State

WHEN 1:15 p.m. Central

WHERE GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta

RECORDS Arkansas State 6-10, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference; Georgia State 10-6, 1-2

RADIO KFIN-FM, 107.9, in Jonesboro

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ASU

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Ty Cockfield, 5-11, Jr. 14.5 2.7 G Rashad Lindsey, 5-11, Sr. 8.5 2.4 G Connor Kern, 6-4, Soph. 3.9 1.6 G Salif Boudie, 6-8, Soph. 2.9 3.7 F Tristin Walley, 6-7, Jr. 6.1 4.7 COACH Mike Balado (6-10 in first season at Arkansas State and overall)

GEORGIA STATE

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G D’Marcus Simonds, 6-3, Soph. 21.1 5.2 G Devin Mitchell, 6-4, Jr. 11.6 2.3 G Malik Benlevi, 6-5, Jr. 10.3 6.2 F Jordan Session, 6-8, Sr. 6.3 5.3 F Jeff Thomas, 6-5, Jr. 9.4 4.3 COACH Ron Hunter (133-80 in seven seasons at Georgia State, 407-290 overall in 24 seasons)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU GSU 74.2 Points for 72.3 76.9 Points against 65.4 -0.9 Rebound margin -4.0 -0.4 Turnover margin +4.9 45.9 FG pct. 44.8 29.1 3-pt. pct. 37.2 71.9 FT pct. 66.1 CHALK TALK Arkansas State lost by its widest margin of the season in an 80-49 loss to Georgia Southern on Thursday. The Red Wolves were 4 of 27 (15 percent) from three-point distance, and the team’s 29.1 season percentage ranks 251st nationally. … Georgia State ranks 11th nationally with a +4.9 turnover margin and 11th with 141 total steals.

— Brooks Kubena

UALR men at

Georgia Southern

WHEN 4 p.m. Central

WHERE Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Ga. RECORDS UALR 4-12, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference; Georgia Southern 11-5, 2-1

RADIO KKPT-FM, 94.1, in Little Rock

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UALR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Andre Jones, 6-4, So. 10.9 4.2 G Jaizec Lottie, 6-1, Fr. 5.9 2.3 G Anthony Black, 5-7, Jr. 8.3 2.4 F Oliver Black, 6-9, Jr. 6.1 7.8 F Damir Hadzic, 6-9, Fr. 5.7 2.6 COACH Wes Flanigan (19-29 in two seasons at UALR and overall)

GEORGIA SOUTHERN

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Tookie Brown, 5-11, Jr. 18.4 4.3 G Mike Hughes, 6-3, Sr. 11.1 5.3 G Quan Jackson, 6-4, Fr. 7.0 2.7 F Jake Allsmiller, 6-5, Sr. 10.4 1.9 F Montae Glenn, 6-8, Jr. 9.4 8.7 COACH Mark Byington (80-65 in fifth season at Georgia Southern, 87-69 in sixth season overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

UALR GSU 63.1 Points for 78.4 68.9 Points against 67.0 -0.7 Rebound margin +3.6 -0.2 Turnover margin +3.3 42.1 FG pct. 43.4 29.5 3-pt. pct. 33.4 62.2 FT pct. 64.8 CHALK TALK UALR had won the past three meetings against Georgia Southern, last losing 72-70 in overtime on Feb. 14, 2015. … UALR junior guard Camron Reedus recorded a career-high 19 points in a 73-64 loss to Georgia State on Thursday. … Georgia Southern’s Montae Glenn is fifth in the nation with 4.3 offensive rebounds per game.

— Brooks Kubena

UCA men at Lamar

WHEN 4:30 p.m. Central

WHERE Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas RECORDS Central Arkansas 7-9, 1-2 Southland Conference; Lamar 10-6, 2-1

RADIO KUCA-FM, 91.3, in Conway

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Jordan Howard, 5-11, Sr. 23.7 2.9 G Mathieu Kamba, 6-5, Sr. 12.8 6.0 G Thatch Unruh, 6-5, Jr. 9.5 3.9 F Ethan Lee, 6-7, Sr. 5.5 4.4 C Tanner Schmit, 6-8, Jr. 5.7 2.3 COACH Russ Pennell (24-80 in four seasons at Central Arkansas, 133-147 overall in eight seasons)

LAMAR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Zjori Bosha, 6-5, Sr. 9.6 4.4 G Joey Frenchwood, 6-1, Sr. 7.6 2.2 F James Harrison, 6-5, Sr. 9.0 2.4 F Josh Nzeakor, 6-8, Jr. 11.4 7.3 F Colton Weisbrod, 6-5, Sr. 14.8 8.8 COACH Tic Price (56-59 in five seasons at Lamar, 223-181 overall in 15 seasons)

TEAM COMPARISON

UCA LU 81.4 Points for 76.0 79.0 Points against 66.6 -3.9 Rebound margin +1.7 +2.4 Turnover margin +3.9 45.0 FG pct. 44.5 36.9 3-pt. pct. 36.5 70.7 FT pct. 63.6 CHALK TALK Lamar’s 66.6 points allowed per game ranks second in the Southland and 58th nationally. … UCA senior guard Jordan Howard ranks seventh nationally in three-point field goals made (56), and his 23.7 points per game rank 6th nationally.

— Brooks Kubena

UAPB men at

Alabama A&M

WHEN 5:30 p.m. Central

WHERE T.M. Elmore Gym, Huntsville, Ala.

RECORDS UAPB 1-14, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference; Alabama A&M 1-14, 1-1 RADIO None

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UAPB

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Martaveous McKnight, 6-4, Jr. 17.2 3.3 G Charles Jackson, 6-5, Jr. 9.4 2.4 G Cameron Posey, 6-2, Fr. 3.6 1.8 F Travon Harper, 6-8, Sr. 9.0 4.4 F Trent Steen, 6-8, Sr. 7.1 3.3 COACH George Ivory (75-195 in 10th season at UAPB and overall)

ALABAMA A&M

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Arthur Johnson, 6-2, Jr. 9.9 4.9 G M. Merriweather, 6-2, Sr. 6.5 1.3 G Julian Walters, 5-10, Sr. 7.2 5.3 F Andre Kennedy, 6-7, Jr. 7.4 5.9 F Mohamed Sherif, 6-9, Jr. 6.7 3.5 COACH Donnie Marsh (1-14 in first season at Alabama A&M, 95-152 in 10th season overall

TEAM COMPARISON

UAPB A&M 59.5 Points for 59.0 77.2 Points against 80.7 -11.6 Rebound margin -4.3 -0.7 Turnover margin -6.0 40.4 FG pct. 38.9 31.0 3-pt. pct. 33.3 68.8 FT pct. 66.0 CHALK TALK Both teams snapped long losing streaks recently. UAPB beat Mississippi Valley State 80-71 on Monday to snap a 14-game losing streak, and Alabama A&M beat Grambling State 71-64 on Monday to snap a 13-game losing streak.

— Brooks Kubena

ASU women

at Georgia State

WHEN 11 a.m. Central

WHERE GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta

RECORDS Arkansas State 7-7, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference; Georgia State 4-10, 0-3

RADIO KNEA-FM, 95.3, in Jonesboro

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ARKANSAS STATE

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Jada Ford, 5-8, Soph. 10.4 1.6 G Starr Taylor, 5-6, Soph. 6.3 1.9 G Akasha Westbrook, 5-10, Jr. 13.0 5.4 F Lauren Bradshaw, 6-2, Sr. 7.5 5.3 F Tahlon Hopkins, 5-11, Soph. 1.8 1.9 COACH Brian Boyer (313-261 in 19th season at ASU and overall)

GEORGIA STATE

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Kierra Henry, 5-9, Jr. 15.3 3.6 G Janessa Murphy, 5-7, Jr. 5.8 3.2 F Deja Mitchell, 6-0, Fr. 5.5 3.3 F K.K. Williams, 5-10, Jr. 5.6 2.2 C Shaq Miller-McCray, 6-3, Soph. 2.6 3.1 COACH Sharon Baldwin (84-140 in eighth season at Georgia Southern, 279-282 overall in 19 seasons)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU GSU 64.8 Points for 64.2 74.1 Points against 74.9 -2.4 Rebound margin -4.6 +0.7 Turnover margin -2.7 36.8 FG pct. 37.3 29.1 3-pt. pct. 31.0 67.7 FT pct. 76.4 CHALK TALK ASU’s Akasha Westbrook scored in double figures in each of her past seven games and is leading the team with 14.4 points per game during that span. … Georgia State’s Kierra Henry scored 28 points against Troy on Sunday, which was the most points scored by a Panther since Kelcey Roegiers scored 33 in 2007.

— Brooks Kubena

UALR women at

Georgia Southern

WHEN 2 p.m. Central

WHERE Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Ga. RECORDS UALR 6-8, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference; Georgia Southern 3-11, 0-3

RADIO KARN-AM, 920, in Little Rock

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UALR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Monique Townson, 5-6, Sr. 7.8 4.1 G Raeyana DeGray, 6-0, Jr. 9.4 5.3 G Tori Lasker, 5-7, Fr. 5.4 2.4 F Anna Hurlburt, 6-1, So. 2.8 2.9 F Keanna Keys, 6-1, Gr. 7.6 5.2 COACH Joe Foley (294-161 in 15th season at UALR, 750-242 overall in 30 seasons)

GEORGIA SOUTHERN

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Alexis Brown, 5-6, Soph. 15.2 3.8 G Trell English-Lurry, 5-7, Sr. 5.7 3.4 G Nakol Franks, 5-7, Soph. 9.5 3.7 F Hailey Dias-Allen, 6-2, Soph. 4.5 3.4 F Alexis Foulks, 6-0, Sr. 5.8 2.2 COACH Kip Drown (23-50 in third season at Georgia State, 486-376 overall in 30 seasons)

TEAM COMPARISON

UALR GSU 57.7 Points for 54.5 57.6. Points against 68.5 +1.4 Rebound margin -7.4 +2.5 Turnover margin -1.3 40.1 FG pct. 31.5 22.6 3-pt. pct. 27.2 74.3 FT pct. 68.7 CHALK TALK UALR is alone atop the Sun Belt Conference standings, and its 65-50 victory over Georgia State on Thursday gave the Trojans a 7-8 start for the first time since Coach Joe Foley’s first season in 2003-2004. … UALR’s Ronjanae DeGray is shooting 53.2 percent, which ranks first in the Sun Belt and 69th nationally. … The Trojans have advanced to the NCAA Tournament or WNIT in all five previous 3-0 Sun Belt starts.

— Brooks Kubena

UCA women vs. Lamar

WHEN 6 p.m.

WHERE Farris Center, Conway

RECORDS Central Arkansas 10-4, 3-0 Southland Conference; Lamar 8-5, 3-0

RADIO KUCA-FM, 91.3, in Conway

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Kamry Orr, 5-6, Jr. 13.1 4.0 G Taylor Sells, 5-7, Soph. 6.2 4.6 G Angel Williams, 5-6, Sr. 5.5 0.9 F Taylor Baudoin, 6-0, Sr. 14.4 6.5 C Kierra Jordan, 6-1, Sr. 10.0 7.2 COACH Sandra Rushing (114-54 in six seasons at UCA, 517-309 overall in 29 seasons)

LAMAR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Jadyn Pimentel, 5-3, Fr. 8.0 3.1 G Chastadie Barrs, 5-8, Jr. 13.8 5.7 G DeA’ngela Mathis, 6-0, Sr. 8.8 2.7 G Moe Kinard, 5-9, Jr. 15.5 4.9 C Kiandra Bowers, 6-0, Sr. 9.5 8.2 COACH Robin Harmony (77-58 in five seasons at Lamar, 208-106 overall in 17 seasons)

TEAM COMPARISON

UCA LU 65.4 Points for 82.3 49.6 Points against 66.7 +4.6 Rebound margin -0.8 +3.9 Turnover margin +14.1 44.9 FG pct. 40.8 36.7 3-pt. pct. 29.0 70.2 FT pct. 60.6 CHALK TALK UCA leads the conference in scoring defense (49.6), which ranks second nationally. … The Sugar Bears are 7-0 at home this season and have won five consecutive games overall.

— Brooks Kubena

UAPB women at

Alabama A&M

WHEN 4 p.m. Central

WHERE T.M. Elmore Gym, Huntsville, Ala.

RECORDS UAPB 3-8, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference; Alabama A&M 5-8, 0-2

RADIO None

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UAPB

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Alexus Bryson, 5-5, Jr. 5.4 3.2 G Noe’ll Taylor, 5-10, Soph. 3.8 1.6 G Malaik Muhammad, 5-6, Sr. 8.0 1.8 F Shania Hatter, 6-3, Fr. 2.2 1.8 F Faith Ohanta, 5-10, Sr. 13.1 8.9 COACH Nate Kilbert (47-113 in six seasons at UAPB, and 169-313 overall in 17 seasons)

ALABAMA A&M

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Lauren McKee, 5-4, Soph. 4.2 2.5 G Nigeria Jones, 5-6, Fr. 8.2 2.6 G Tierra Dark, 5-7, Fr. 4.6 2.3 F Alexandra Johnson, 6-1, Jr. 3.9 4.5 C Kanisha Tharpe, 6-1, Jr. 4.4 6.5 COACH Margaret Richards (7-33 in second season at Alabama A&M, and 40-57 in four seasons overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

UAPB A&M 52.9 Points for 55.1 74.5 Points against 65.2 -5.7 Rebound margin +0.2 -4.6 Turnover margin -1.9 32.3 FG pct. 34.8 18.9 3-pt. pct. 29.7 66.5 FT pct. 56.2 CHALK TALK UAPB ended an eight-game losing streak with a 64-59 victory at Mississippi Valley State on Monday … UAPB senior forward Faith Ohanta’s 8.9 rebounds per game rank 82nd in the nation. … Alabama A&M’s 0.2 rebound margin ranks 184th in the nation.

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