JACKSON STATE (7-13, 3-5) at Arkansas Pine Bluff (5-15, 3-5)
Feb. 2 * HO Clemmons Arena * Pine Bluff, Ark. * 7:30 pm
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JSU Radio: 99.1 FM (Rob J, play-by-play and Sam West, analyst)
The Jackson State Tigers look to bounce back after suffering a tough loss to in-state rival Mississippi Valley State on a game-winning, desperation three-pointer as time ran off the game clock Saturday evening. The loss snapped JSU’s two game winning streak in conference play. UAPB is coming off a 66-64 victory over Grambling State. The Lions snapped a five game losing streak with the win over GSU.
-The Jackson State men’s basketball team travels Pine Bluff, Ark. looking to bounce back from a tough buzzer beating loss to in-state rival Mississippi Valley State at the LeFlore County Civic Center.
-Julysses Nobles leads the team in scoring (15 ppg), BJ West leads the team in rebounding and blocked shots (10 rpg and 2 bpg). West is the only player in the SWAC to average a double-double this season.
-JSU averages 64.8 ppg and allows 69.7.
UAPB - Jackson State Series
- JSU leads the series 38-17.
Scouting Arkansas Pine Bluff
-UAPB is coming off a 66-64 win over Grambling at Clemmons Arena.
-Davon Haynes leads the team in scoring (14.3), Tevin Hammond (13.2) and Marcel Mosley is third on the team in scoring (11.2).
-Haynes leads the team in rebounds (7.3) and assists (96).
JSU & the NCAA Rankings
-BJ West is ranked 47 (blocks), 6 (rebounds), 5 double-doubles.
-Jeff Stubbs is ranked 9 (FT%)
-Julysses Nobles is ranked 39 (minutes played) and 207 (assists)