A-State men set to face UT-Arlington Thursday

ARLINGTON, TX (KAIT) - The Arkansas State men's basketball team is set to take on Texas Arlington on Thursday night in the first conference battle between the two teams.

The Mavericks are in the conference for the first season and this will be the first meeting between the squads as Sun Belt Conference opponents.

For Arkansas State, it is a chance to win their third straight game after defeating Marshall on the road prior to Christmas and topping Southern Arkansas on Monday night at the Convocation Center.

Tip-Off is set for 7:30 pm and will be preceded by a matchup between the Arkansas State and Texas-Arlington women's teams at 5:00 pm.

Highlights will be available on Region 8 News at Ten.

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