GAME PREVIEW
FLORIDA ATLANTIC
OWLS
6-3
December 16 | 6:00 p.m. (CT)
FAU Arena
Boca Raton, Fla.
ARKANSAS STATE
RED WOLVES
3-7
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STORYLINES 

• Arkansas State continues a three-game road trip Saturday at FAU. Tipoff is set for 6:00 p.m. (CT) in Boca Raton, Fla. Keith Merritt brings the play-by-play action on the 95.3 The Ticket.
• As of December 14, A-State ranks 47th in 3-point field goal percentage defense as opponents are 50-of-167 (.299).
• A-State continues a three-game road swing that will see the team rack up 4,673 miles for games at Omaha, FAU and Wichita State.
• The Red Wolves have seen a player score 20 or more points in eight of 10 games this year.
Deven Simms had a career high 33 points against UT Martin, the ninth 30-plus point effort by an A-State player over the last eight seasons.
• A-State is 3-0 when leading at halftime, but 0-7 when tied (0-1) or trailing (0-6) at the break.
• The Red Wolves have been outscored 123-55 (6.8 PPG) at the free throw line over the final 20 minutes.
• A-State has used five different starting lineups in the first 10 games. Rashad Lindsey is the only player to start every game.
Head Coach Mike Balado returns to Florida Atlantic after serving as an assistant coach for the Owls from 2005-08.
• A-State and FAU meet for the first time since 2013, the Owls final season of play in the Sun Belt Conference.