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UALR women at Troy

WHEN 6 p.m. Central

WHERE Trojan Arena, Troy, Ala.

RECORDS UALR 6-7, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference; Troy 11-2, 2-0

SERIES UALR leads 18-5.

RADIO KARN-AM, 920, in Little Rock

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

UALR

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG G Kyra Collier, 5-9, Jr. 13.6 4.7 G Sydney Chastain, 5-7, Jr. 4.5 2.8 G Terrion Moore, 5-8, So. 4.7 4.2 F Ronjanae DeGray, 6-0, Sr. 13.2 5.2 F Raeyana DeGray, 5-11, Sr. 5.2 4.2 COACH Joe Foley (318-170 in 16th season at UALR, 774-251 in 30th season overall)

TROY

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG G Kayla Robinson, 5-5, Jr. 10.4 5.5 G Harriet Winchester, 5-11, Jr. 7.3 3.3 G Shaterrika O’Neal, 5-8, Sr. 7.4 2.6 F Amber Rivers, 6-2, Jr. 12.3 5.5 F Sky’Lynn Holmes, 6-1, Sr. 8.8 5.0 COACH Chanda Rigby (110-92 in seventh season at Troy, 524-241 overall in 26 seasons)

TEAM COMPARISON

UALR Troy 57.0 Points for 82.3 59.1 Points against 67.2 -4.5 Rebound margin +9.2 +3.7 Turnover margin +5.3 39.3 FG pct. 38.6 30.9 3-pt. pct. 31.6 70.3 FT pct. 63.4

CHALK TALK Troy will enter tonight’s game on a five-game winning streak, including an 82-81 home victory vs. Coastal Carolina and an 83-72 victoryvs.AppalachianStatetoopenSunBeltplay. … Troy leads the nation with 51.2 rebounds per game and 23 offensive rebounds.

— Christian Boutwell

UALR men vs. Troy

WHEN 6:30 p.m.

WHERE Jack Stephens Center

RECORDS UALR 5-10, 0-2 Sun Belt Conference; Troy 8-6, 1-1

SERIES UALR leads 12-9.

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. 21.6 7.2 G Markquis Nowell, 5-8, Fr. 12.0 3.9 G Horace Wyatt Jr., 6-7, Fr. 2.5 1.3 F Kamani Johnson, 6-8, Fr. 4.3 4.1 C Nikola Maric, 6-10, Fr. 11.1 4.2 COACH Darrell Walker (5-10 in first season at UALR, 50-28 overall in third season)

TROY

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG G BJ Miller, 6-1, Sr. 10.6 2.7 G Darian Adams, 6-3, So. 7.0 3.1 F Jordon Varnado, 6-6, Sr. 18.0 7.3 F Alex Hicks, 6-8, Sr. 12.4 8.0 F Javan Johnson, 6-7, So. 9.0 3.3 COACH Phil Cunningham (76-99 in sixth season at Troy and overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

UALR Troy 79.0 Points for 77.0 79.5 Points against 72.6 -0.1 Rebound margin +0.4 -2.4 Turnover margin +0.4 50.5 FG pct. 47.0 35.8 3-pt pct. 33.3 62.2 FT pct. 73.1

CHALK TALK UALR will return to the Jack Stephens Center for the first time since Dec. 11. … Troy is 3-0 in past three games vs. UALR. … UALR reserve junior guard Ryan Pippins’ (sprained ankle) status is unknown vs. Troy.

— Christian Boutwell

ASU men vs.

South Alabama

WHEN 7 p.m.

WHERE First National Bank Arena, Jonesboro RECORDS ASU 7-8, 1-1 Sun Belt Conference; South Alabama 9-6, 2-0

SERIES ASU leads 25-20.

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. 20.5 4.0 G Grantham Gillard, 6-4, Jr. 9.7 5.7 G Marquis Eaton, 6-2, So. 11.9 3.1 F Malik Brevard, 6-8, Jr. 4.6 5.7 F Salif Boudie, 6-8, Jr. 5.2 6.2 COACH Mike Balado (18-29 in second season at ASU and overall)

SOUTH ALABAMA

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Kory Holden, 6-2, Sr. 15.0 1.9 G Rodrick Sikes, 6-2, Sr. 14.5 2.3 F Josh Ajayi, 6-7, Jr. 14.4 8.2 F Trhae Mitchell, 6-6, Jr. 12.5 6.4 F R.J. Kelly, 6-7, So. 6.0 4.5 COACH Richie Riley (9-6 in first season at South Alabama, 44-34 overall in third season)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU South Alabama 75.2 Points for 74.0 77.2 Points against 69.9 +1.7 Rebound margin -2.6 -1.6 Turnover margin +0.7 41.6 FG pct. 45.7 36.2 3-pt pct. 37.7 72.3 FT pct. 63.4

CHALK TALK ASU is 20-7 all-time in Sun Belt Conference home openers. … Thursday’s game is the fifth time ASU will face South Alabama in a league home opener. … ASU is 4-0 in the previous four meetings. … ASU is 5-0 at First National Bank Arena this season.

— Christian Boutwell

ASU women

at South Alabama

WHEN 7 p.m. Central

WHERE Mitchell Center, Mobile, Ala.

RECORDS ASU 7-6, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference; South Alabama 12-1, 1-1

SERIES ASU leads 33-11

RADIO KNEA-FM, 95.3, in Jonesboro

TELEVISION ESPN Plus

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ASU

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG F Peyton Martin, 5-11, So. 15.0 6.8 G Akasha Westbrook, 5-10, Sr. 10.0 5.9 G Payton Tennison, 5-11, Jr. 4.1 1.7 G Morgan Wallace, 5-10, So. 7.0 4.2 G Jireh Washington, 5-9, Fr. 3.9 1.7 COACH Brian Boyer (328-275 in 20th season at ASU and overall)

SOUTH ALABAMA

POS. NAME, HT, YR. PPG RPG G Shaforia Kines, 5-5, Jr. 15.1 4.7 G Savannah Jones, 6-0, So. 14.8 4.1 G Damaya Telemaque, 5-8, Fr. 10.5 3.5 F Christen Carter, 5-11, Jr. 6.0 4.1 C Antoinette Lewis, 6-1, So. 13.5 9.0 COACH Terry Fowler (72-93 in six seasons at South Alabama, 279-271 overall in 20th season)

TEAM COMPARISON

ASU South Alabama 68.0 Points for 74.7 70.8 Points against 63.0 -4.5 Rebound margin +2.7 +2.2 Turnover margin -0.4 39.8 FG pct. 44.6 28.3 3-pt. pct. 28.2 61.7 FT pct. 56.4

CHALK TALK ASU is 9-1 in its past 10 games vs. South Alabama. … ASU ranks No. 1 in the country in free-throw attempts (376). … The Red Wolves are 17-9 all-time against South Alabama in Mobile. … ASU is 2-0 vs. Sun Belt opponents for the first time since 2015-16 (ASU went 18-0).

— Christian Boutwell

Arkansas women

at Missouri

WHEN 7 p.m. Central

WHERE Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Mo.

RECORDS Arkansas 12-4, 1-1; Missouri 13-3, 2-0 RADIO Razorback Sports Network

INTERNET ArkansasRazorbacks.com

TELEVISION SEC Network

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

ARKANSAS

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Chelsea Dungee, 5-11, So. 17.5 4.4 G Malica Monk, 5-5, Sr. 12.6 2.1 G Alexis Tolefree, 5-8, Jr. 11.8 3.4 G Jailyn Mason, 5-9, Jr. 7.3 3.4 F Kiara Williams, 6-1, Jr. 7.2 8.3 COACH Mike Neighbors (25-22 in two seasons at Arkansas, 123-63 in six seasons overall)

MISSOURI

POS. NAME, HT, YR PPG RPG G Lauren Aldridge, 5-7, Sr. 7.1 1.9 G Amber Smith, 5-11, Jr. 14.0 7.7 G Jordan Roundtree, 5-9, Jr. 3.2 2.9 G Haley Troup, 5-10, Fr. 3.8 1.3 F Sophie Cunningham, 6-1, Sr. 16.0 5.9 COACH Robin Pingeton (160-111 in ninth season at Missouri, 495-268 in 24 seasons overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

Arkansas Missouri 74.9 Points for 66.4 65.0 Points against 56.4 -4.0 Rebound margin +4.0 +6.9 Turnover margin -2.4 39.1 FG pct. 43.6 30.5 3-pt pct. 33.6 67.3 FT pct. 69.6

CHALK TALK Arkansas Coach Mike Neighbors said tonight’s game will be a barometer of his team’s progress because the Tigers overwhelmed Arkansas 88-54 in Columbia last year. “Hopefully, we can bottle up what we took to Oxford and use that up there. Obviously, Missouri’s playing their best basketball right now.” … Arkansas leads the SEC in three-point field goal attempts (400), fewest turnovers (190) and fewest turnovers per game (11.9). … Missouri Coach Robin Pingeton, who is in her ninth season, has guided her team to three consecutive NCAA tournament appearances.

— Paul Boyd

Print Headline: TODAY’S STATE DIVISION I GAMES

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