Georgia Southern @ Arkansas State
Current Records: Georgia Southern 7-5; Arkansas State 9-3
What to Know
The Arkansas State Red Wolves have the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome the Georgia Southern Eagles at 5 p.m. ET Jan. 1 at First National Bank Arena. Arkansas State is out to keep their four-game home win streak alive.
Everything went the Red Wolves’ way against the Lyon Scots last Tuesday as they made off with an 88-66 win.
Meanwhile, Georgia Southern’s 2021 ended with a 78-66 defeat against the Little Rock Trojans on Thursday.
Arkansas State’s victory brought them up to 9-3 while Georgia Southern’s loss pulled them down to 7-5. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Arkansas State has allowed their opponents an average of 7.6 steals per game, the 53rd most in college basketball. To make matters even worse for the Red Wolves, the Eagles rank 34th in college basketball when it comes to steals per game, with 9.3 on average. In other words, Arkansas State will need to work extra hard to take care of the ball.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: First National Bank Arena — Jonesboro, Arkansas
- Follow: CBS Sports App
Georgia Southern have won five out of their last eight games against Arkansas State.
- Mar 05, 2021 – Arkansas State 62 vs. Georgia Southern 58
- Mar 03, 2020 – Arkansas State 76 vs. Georgia Southern 75
- Mar 02, 2019 – Georgia Southern 81 vs. Arkansas State 70
- Feb 03, 2018 – Arkansas State 91 vs. Georgia Southern 89
- Jan 04, 2018 – Georgia Southern 80 vs. Arkansas State 49
- Feb 25, 2017 – Georgia Southern 72 vs. Arkansas State 60
- Feb 18, 2016 – Georgia Southern 90 vs. Arkansas State 59
- Jan 30, 2016 – Georgia Southern 71 vs. Arkansas State 66