Arkansas-Pine Bluff @ Alabama State
Current Records: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 5-19; Alabama State 7-17
What to Know
The Alabama State Hornets will be returning home after a two-game road trip. Alabama State and the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions will face off in an SWAC battle at 5:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Neither the Hornets nor Arkansas-Pine Bluff could muster much offensive firepower in their last games, so look to the defense to decide this one.
Alabama State ended up a good deal behind the Southern Jaguars when they played on Monday, losing 72-58.
Meanwhile, the contest between Arkansas-Pine Bluff and the Jackson State Tigers on Monday was not a total blowout, but with Arkansas-Pine Bluff falling 60-47 at home, it was darn close to turning into one.
Alabama State is now 7-17 while the Golden Lions sit at 5-19. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Hornets are 40th worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 74.4 on average. Arkansas-Pine Bluff has experienced some struggles of their own as they have allowed their opponents to shoot 49% from the floor on average, which is the 356th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Dunn-Oliver Acadome — Montgomery, Alabama
- Follow: CBS Sports App
Arkansas-Pine Bluff have won nine out of their last 13 games against Alabama State.
- Jan 05, 2022 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 70 vs. Alabama State 68
- Feb 06, 2021 – Alabama State 73 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 67
- Jan 09, 2021 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 91 vs. Alabama State 82
- Feb 10, 2020 – Alabama State 57 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 49
- Jan 13, 2020 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 61 vs. Alabama State 56
- Feb 09, 2019 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 75 vs. Alabama State 69
- Jan 12, 2019 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82 vs. Alabama State 71
- Feb 05, 2018 – Alabama State 65 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59
- Jan 08, 2018 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 94 vs. Alabama State 68
- Feb 04, 2017 – Alabama State 77 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65
- Jan 07, 2017 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71 vs. Alabama State 63
- Feb 08, 2016 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 75 vs. Alabama State 70
- Jan 11, 2016 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 59 vs. Alabama State 55