Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3-12, 2-4) vs. Grambling State (5-8, 3-3)
Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Grambling State looks for its fourth straight win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Assembly Center. The last victory for the Golden Lions at Grambling State was a 75-66 win on Feb. 24, 2018.
SAVVY SENIORS: Grambling State has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Cameron Christon, Trevell Cunningham, Prince Moss, Cameron Woodall and Terreon Randolph have combined to account for 64 percent of the team’s scoring this season and 56 percent of all Tigers points over the last five games.
SWAC IMPROVEMENT: The Golden Lions have scored 66.2 points per game and allowed 73.8 points per game against SWAC opponents. Those figures both represent moves in the right direction from the 56.7 points scored and 87.9 points given up per game to non-conference opponents.
OFFENSIVE THREAT: Cunningham has made or assisted on 41 percent of all Grambling State field goals over the last five games. The senior guard has accounted for 19 field goals and 27 assists in those games.
YET TO WIN: The Tigers are 0-7 when they score 65 points or fewer and 5-1 when they exceed 65 points. The Golden Lions are 0-12 when they fail to score more than 63 points and 3-0 on the season, otherwise.
COLD SPELL: Arkansas-Pine Bluff has lost its last five road games, scoring 51 points, while allowing 83.4 per game.
STINGY STATE: Grambling State has held opposing teams to only 39.6 percent shooting, the lowest percentage among all SWAC teams.
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