JONESBORO, AR (AStateRedWolves.com) - The Arkansas State women's basketball team will continue its week long road with a trip to Troy, Ala., to take on the Trojans Saturday, Feb. 1 at 5:15 in Trojan Arena. The Red Wolves are winners of seven of their last eight games and are coming a 22-point victory at ULM on Wednesday. Arkansas State is a perfect 3-0 on the road in Sun Belt Conference play this year and is looking to take the season series from Troy for the second starlight year. The game can be heard on 95.3FM/970AM KNEA or online at AStateRedWolves.com.
A-State and Troy have played once this season with the Red Wolves earning a 74-65 victory in Jonesboro on Jan. 8. Jalen O'Bannon tied a Convocation Center record by grabbing 11 defensive rebounds and finished the game with 10 points and 17 rebounds for a double-double. Three other Red Wolves' players finished in double-figures but the win did not come easily. Arkansas State trailed by as many as nine in the second half but pulling away late for the win. A win would give the Red Wolves seven straight victories over the Trojans, a streak that dates back to the 2009-10 season.
Troy is coming off its bye week, but stands at 2-6 in league play with is only wins coming over ULL and Texas State. Joanna Harden leads the conference in scoring at 25.0 points per outing.