Northern Illinois at Arkansas State
WHEN 11 a.m.
WHERE First National Bank Arena, Jonesboro
RECORDS Arkansas State 0-1; N. Illinois 0-0
SERIES Arkansas State leads 1-0
RADIO KNEA-FM, 95.3/96.9, in Jonesboro
PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS
POS. NAME, HT, YR.PPGRPG
G Laura Nickel, 6-0, Jr.0.00.0
G Jayden Marable, 5-6, Sr.0.00.0
G Chelby Koker, 5-6, Gr.0.00.0
F Grace Hunter, 5-10, Sr.0.00.0
F Tara Stauffacher, 5-11, Sr.0.00.0
COACH Lisa Carlsen (119-122 in ninth season at Northern Illinois, 303-285 in 21st season overall)
POS. NAME, HT, YRPPGRPG
G Izzy Higginbottom, 5-7, Jr.22.05.0
G Mailyn Wilkerson, 5-6, Jr.0.01.0
G Lauryn Pendleton, 5-9, Jr.9.05.0
F Anna Griffin, 6-1, Jr.3.04.0
F Kendra Gillispie, 6-1, Jr.3.07.0
COACH Destinee Rogers (21-30 in third season at ASU and overall)
NOTE NIU's statistics are from last season.
CHALK TALK Arkansas State defeated Illinois State 74-70 in the only previous meeting between the programs that occurred on Nov 15, 1994. ... The last time ASU defeated a program from the MAC was on March 18, 2015 ,when it beat Western Michigan. ... Today's 11 a.m. matinee is expected to draw hundreds of children from Jonesboro area schools.
-- Mike Harley