On Thursday, Arkansas State heads to UNT Coliseum to take on North Texas. The game gets underway at 8 p.m. EST. The Red Wolves defeated the Mean Green 75-66 on Feb. 2 and are 5-5 against them over the past four years.
Arkansas State is currently in third place in the conference and North Texas is in 10th.
In their last outing, behind 15 points and 9 rebounds from Brandon Peterson, the Red Wolves defeated Troy 58-50 on Feb. 23. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 9.7 rebounds per game and 1.3 blocks per game. The Mean Green were defeated by South Alabama 69-57 on Feb. 23 despite 11 points and 11 rebounds from Tony Mitchell. With 8.3 rebounds per game and 2.7 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
StatSmack! Arkansas State is better than North Texas
The Arkansas State three-point leader (Edward Townsel, 59 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the North Texas three-point leader (Jordan Williams, 41 three-pointers).
Boom! Arkansas State defeated North Texas by 9 points the last time they played (Feb 02, 2013).
The Arkansas State rebounding leader (Brandon Peterson, 262 rebounds) has more rebounds than the North Texas rebounding leader (Tony Mitchell, 248 rebounds).
Arkansas State players are more experienced than North Texas players (15,204 minutes played vs. 13,780 minutes played).