GAME PREVIEW
GEORGIA STATE
PANTHERS
16-6 (7-2)
February 1 | 7:30 p.m.
First National Bank Arena
Jonesboro, Ark.
ARKANSAS STATE
RED WOLVES
8-14 (3-6)
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STORYLINES 

• The Red Wolves return to First National Bank Arena to host Georgia State on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The game can be seen on ESPN3 with Brad Bobo (play-by-play) and Al Grushkin (analyst) on the call. Matt Stolz will bring the play-by-play action on the EAB Red Wolves Sports Network and flagship station 107.9 KFIN.
• With 93 points scored at Appalachian State on Saturday, A-State tied for the most points scored in a Sun Belt road game in program history.
• The Red Wolves shot 62.5 percent (10-16) from 3-point range at Appalachian State, best in a conference game since shooting 63.6 percent (14-22) at Texas State on Jan. 4, 2014.
• The Red Wolves have had a player score 20 or more points in 14 of 22 games this year.
• A-State is 6-1 when leading at halftime, but 2-13 when tied (1-2) or trailing (1-11) at the break.
Deven Simms has more made 3-pointers (27) in 21 games played this year than he had in 30 games played last year (12).   
Grantham Gillard has a team-high 58 rebounds over the last eight outings. He had 26 rebounds in his first 12 games played.
Tamas Bruce shot 37.7 percent (29-77) at the charity stripe last season. So far this season, Bruce is hitting 69.0 percent (40-58).
• The Red Wolves play five home games in February for the second-straight season and eighth time in 31 seasons at First National Bank Arena. .
• A-State has played just three of the 18 Division I basketball programs in the state of North Carolina (Appalachian State, East Carolina and North Carolina A&T).