North Alabama @ Cent. Arkansas
Current Records: North Alabama 8-8; Cent. Arkansas 5-11
What to Know
The North Alabama Lions have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. The Lions and the Cent. Arkansas Bears will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 4:15 p.m. ET on Saturday at Farris Center. North Alabama should still be riding high after a victory, while Cent. Arkansas will be looking to get back in the win column.
North Alabama escaped with a win on Tuesday against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels by the margin of a single free throw, 76-75.
Meanwhile, Cent. Arkansas was expected to have a tough go of it on Tuesday, and, well, they did. They ended up on the wrong side of a painful 85-63 walloping at the Bellarmine Knights’ hands.
North Alabama is now 8-8 while the Bears sit at 5-11. A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Lions have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 39.20%, which places them 28th in college basketball. Less enviably, Cent. Arkansas is 353rd worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 81.8 on average.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4:15 p.m. ET
- Where: Farris Center — Conway, Arkansas
- Follow: CBS Sports App
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.