A-State Women's Basketball set to take on UT Martin

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Arkansas State vs UT Martin
Nov. 19, 2013 | 7:05 p.m. CT
Jonesboro, Ark. | Convocation Center (10,563)

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 Date Tuesday, Nov. 19 | 7:05 p.m. CT
 Location Jonesboro, Ark. | Convocation Center (10,563)
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 Game Notes A-State | UT Martin
 Record 2-0
 Last Game 79-69 Win vs Austin Peay
 Head Coach Brian Boyer
  Career: 228-200 (15th Season)
  A-State Record: 227-200 (15th Season)
 Record 2-1
 Last Game 102-97 win vs Quinnipiac
 Head Coach Kevin McMillan
  Career: 76-55 (5th Season)
  Record at School: Same


Arkansas State returns to the friendly confines of the Convocation Center Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:05 p.m. for a non-conference game against the Skyhawks of UT Martin. This will be the third game in as many years between the Red Wolves and Skyhawks with each team winning at home during that span. UT Martin is 2-1 on the year after picking up wins over Georgia State and Quinnipiac while losing to Gonzaga as part of the Preseason WNIT challenge.

The Red Wolves are coming off a road victory at Austin Peay in which the squad had four players score in double figures for the second straight game. Senior Jane Morrillled the team to come from behind victory, while sophomoreJalen O'Bannon scored 10 points in the second half, whileHanna Qedan and Aundrea Gamble also finished in double-figures to power the A-State offensive attack.

This will be the ninth meeting all-time between A-State and UT Matin. The teams played each other twice a year from 1982-1985 but then took a hiatus and did not renew their series until the 2011-12 season. The Skyhawks have never won a game in the Convocation Center, but do have the only road win in the series, a 79-77 win during the 1983-84 season which was prior to the opening of the Convocation Center.


• A-State and Ut Martin have met on eight previous occasions with the Skyhawks holding an all- time series lead of 5-3.

• The Skyhawks defeated A-State by 10 points last season in Martin, but the Red Wolves defeated the squad 83-68 during the 2011-12 season.

• This will be just the third meeting between the two schools in the last 29 years. Prior to the 2011 meeting, the last time the two teams played was during the 1984-85 season.

• Carlisha Wyatt scored a career high 19 points against the Skyhawks last season.


• The home team has had a distinct advantage throughout the series. UT Martin is a perfect 4-0 in games played in Martin, while the Red Wolves are 3-1 in match ups in Jonesboro.


• Including exhibition games, A-State has scored 79 points in each of its first four games to start the year.

• The Red Wolves scored 79 or more points just twice in 2012-13.


• Tuesday's match up with UT Martin will mark the first of seven games that the Red Wolves will play against teams that advanced to either the NCAA or WNIT tournaments last season.

• The Skyhawks have advanced to four straight NCAA Tournaments.


• Through the first two games A-State has had four players score in double figures in both games.

• Jane MorrillAundrea GambleHanna Qedan & Jalen O'Bannon have scored at least 10 points each through the first two games.