GAME PREVIEW
ABILENE CHRISTIAN
WILDCATS
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November 9 | 7:30 p.m.
Moody Coliseum
Abilene, Texas
ARKANSAS STATE
RED WOLVES
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Website ACUSports.com ($$)
107.9 KFIN
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STORYLINES 

• Year two under head coach Mike Balado begins for A-State men's basketball at Abilene Christian on Friday night. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. with the game airing in Jonesboro on 107.9 KFIN and across the EAB Red Wolves Sports Network.
• A-State is 43-47 all-time in season openers and opens on the road for the ninth time in the last 11 seasons
• The Red Wolves are 4-15 in season opening games on the road dating back to the 1962 season    
• Dating back to the 1991-92 season, 15 of the last 27 season openers have been decided by 10 or fewer points with A-State going 7-8 in those games
• A-State picked up an 80-56 win over Lyon College in its lone exhibition outing
• The Red Wolves play six of their first seven games on the road and will log over 7,000 miles before playing at home for a second time this season
• A-State has two returning starters (Ty Cockfield II / Tristin Walley) this season
• Eight letterwinners, a redshirt player and four newcomers round out the 2018-19 roster
• A-State had 90 or more points in five games last season, most since the 2001-02 club had seven such outings
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