Arkansas State (10-10, 7-6) vs. Texas-Arlington (11-12, 7-8)
College Park Center, Arlington, Texas; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas-Arlington looks for its sixth straight win over Arkansas State at College Park Center. The last victory for the Red Wolves at Texas-Arlington was an 82-66 win on Jan. 2, 2014.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: Shahada Wells is putting up 16.7 points and 2.1 steals to lead the way for the Mavericks. Sam Griffin is also a key contributor, maintaining an average of 14 points per game. The Red Wolves have been led by Norchad Omier, who is averaging a double-double with 12 points and 11.1 rebounds.
FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Wells has either made or assisted on 49 percent of all Texas-Arlington field goals over the last five games. Wells has accounted for 33 field goals and 23 assists in those games.
WINLESS WHEN: Arkansas State is 0-6 when scoring fewer than 64 points and 10-4 when scoring at least 64.
UNDEFEATED WHEN: The Mavericks are 5-0 when at least five of their players score 10 or more points and 6-12 when any fewer than that achieve double-figures. The Red Wolves are 7-0 when they make eight or more 3-pointers and 3-10 when the team hits fewer than eight from long range.
DID YOU KNOW: Texas-Arlington has made 9.1 3-pointers per game as a collective unit this year, which is most among Sun Belt teams.
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