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UCA vs. Lamar

WHEN 3 p.m.

WHERE Farris Center, Conway

RECORDS UCA 6-10, 1-2 Southland Conference; Lamar 8-8, 1-2

SERIES Lamar leads 12-6.

RADIO KUCA, 91.3-FM, in Conway

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UCA

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG

G DeAndre Jones, 5-11, So. 13.1 3.8

G Thatch Unruh, 6-5, Sr. 10.5 3.9

G Khaleem Bennett, 6-4, Fr. 7.8 3.4

F Eddy Kayouloud, 6-7, Fr. 10.4 4.0

C Hayden Koval, 7-0, So. 11.3 5.8

COACH Russ Pennell (41-99 in fifth season at UCA, 133-157 overall in 11th season)

LAMAR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG

G Jordan Hunter, 5-11, Jr. 10.1. 2.0

G V.J. Holmes, 6-4, Jr. 5.6 3.3

F T.J. Atwood, 6-6, Jr. 11.4 5.4

F Christian Barrett, 6-6, Jr. 4.8 4.9

F Josh Nzeakor, 6-7, Jr. 15.3 8.5

COACH Tic Price (73-75 in sixth season at Lamar and 240-197 overall in 16th season)

TEAM COMPARISON

UCA Lamar

70.9 Points for 79.9

75.7 Points against 69.4

-2.6 Rebound margin +6.4

-1.6 Turnover margin +2.1

42.6 FG pct. 45.6

36.5 3-pt pct. 32.7

73.1 FT pct. 64.0

CHALK TALK UCA is 6-2 in its past eight games vs. Lamar. ... Today's game was rescheduled to a 3 p.m. tip-off after originally being slated to start at 4 p.m. ... UCA is 4-1 at home this season, including Wednesday's 78-69 loss to Sam Houston State.

-- Christian Boutwell

UALR vs. South Alabama

WHEN 3 p.m.

WHERE Jack Stephens Center

RECORDS UALR 6-10, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference; South Alabama 9-7, 2-1

SERIES South Alabama leads 29-20.

RADIO KKPT-FM, 94.1, in Little Rock

INTERNET ESPN-Plus

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UALR

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG

G Rayjon Tucker, 6-5, Jr. 21.1 7.0

G Markquis Nowell, 5-8, Fr. 12.3 3.8

G Horace Wyatt Jr., 6-7, Fr. 2.4 1.3

F Kamani Johnson, 6-8, Fr. 4.7 4.3

F Kris Bankston, 6-8, So. 8.4 4.9

COACH Darrell Walker (6-10 in first season at UALR, 51-28 overall in third season)

SOUTH ALABAMA

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG

G Rodrick Sikes, 6-2, Sr. 15.1 2.3

G Kory Holden, 6-2, Sr. 14.0 2.0

F Josh Ajayi, 6-7, Jr. 14.5 8.1

F Trhae Mitchell, 6-6, Jr. 12.5 6.4

F R.J. Kelly, 6-7, So. 5.8 4.5

COACH Richie Riley (9-7 in first season at South Alabama, 44-35 overall in third season)

TEAM COMPARISON

UALR South Alabama

77.5 Points for 73.4

77.9 Points against 69.6

-0.4 Rebound margin -3.2

-1.8 Turnover margin +1.0

49.3 FG pct. 45.2

37.0 3-pt pct. 37.2

62.7 FT pct. 63.0

CHALK TALK South Alabama is 0-5 on the road this season. ... UALR's field-goal percentage of 49.3 is No. 1 in the Sun Belt and 21st in the NCAA. ... UALR's Markquis Nowell is averaging 17 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds in his past five games.

-- Christian Boutwell

ASU vs. Troy

WHEN 4 p.m.

WHERE First National Bank Arena, Jonesboro

RECORDS ASU 8-8, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference; Troy 8-7, 1-2

SERIES Troy leads 11-9.

RADIO KFIN-FM, 107.9, in Jonesboro

INTERNET ESPN-Plus

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ASU

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG

G Ty Cockfield, 6-0, Sr. 20.6 4.0

G Grantham Gillard, 6-4, Sr. 9.3 5.6

G Marquis Eaton, 6-2, So. 12.3 3.2

F Malik Brevard, 6-8, Jr. 4.5 5.9

F Salif Boudie, 6-8, Jr. 5.6 6.4

COACH Mike Balado (19-29 in second season at ASU and overall)

TROY

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG

G BJ Miller, 6-1, Sr. 10.3 2.7

G Darian Adams, 6-3, So. 6.8 2.9

F Jordon Varnado, 6-6, Sr. 18.6 7.6

F Alex Hicks, 6-8, Sr. 12.1 8.2

F Javan Johnson, 6-7, So. 9.0 3.3

COACH Phil Cunningham (76-100 in sixth season at Troy and overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU Troy

74.6 Points for 75.8

76.4 Points against 72.7

+2.4 Rebound margin +0.6

-1.9 Turnover margin -0.3

41.8 FG pct. 46.5

35.4 3-pt pct. 32.6

72.7 FT pct. 73.1

CHALK TALK Troy committed a season-high 23 turnovers in a 73-59 loss Thursday at UALR. ... Troy's Jordon Varnado (18.6 points per game) and ASU's Ty Cockfield (20.6) are two of the Sun Belt Conference's top eight scorers. ... ASU is 4-5 vs. Troy in Jonesboro.

-- Christian Boutwell

UAPB vs. Alabama State

WHEN 7:30 p.m.

WHERE H.O. Clemmons Arena, Pine Bluff

RECORDS UAPB 4-10, 1-0 SWAC; Alabama State 4-9, 2-0

SERIES N/A

INTERNET uapblionsroar.com

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UAPB

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG

G M. McKnight, 6-4, Sr. 23.5 5.1

G Charles Jackson, 6-5, Sr. 8.8 3.6

F Chris Smith, 6-8, Jr. 2.0 2.2

F Shaun Doss, 6-5, Sr. 10.9 3.5

F Terrance Banyard, 6-8, So. 5.5 5.5

COACH George Ivory (123-213 in 12th season at UAPB and overall)

ALABAMA STATE

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG

G Jacoby Ross, 5-9, So. 14.5 2.6

G Reginald Gee, 6-3, Jr. 14.2 4.3

G Kevin Holston, 6-1, So. 3.3 2.1

F Fausto Pichardo, 6-8, Sr. 5.3 4.9

F Ed Jones, 6-8, Sr. 4.4 0.9

COACH Lewis Jackson (191-228 in 14th season at Alabama State and overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

UAPB Alabama State

64.8 Points for 65.2

77.7 Points against 72.2

-3.1 Rebound margin -1.9

-2.4 Turnover margin -0.6

40.4 FG pct. 40.7

32.2 3-pt pct. 34.7

69.4 FT pct. 60.9

CHALK TALK Alabama State is 0-7 on the road but has started conference play at 2-0 for the first time since 2014-15. ... In its last game Jan. 5, UAPB defeated Mississippi Valley State 64-52 behind 25 points from Martaveous McKnight. McKnight is averaging 23.5 points per game, which is tied for 10th in the nation.

-- Christian Boutwell

Sports on 01/12/2019

Print Headline: TODAY’S DIVISION I MEN’S GAMES

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