ARKANSAS STATE (0-1) vs. SIU EDWARDSVILLE (1-0)
Last Meeting: Arkansas State, 58-39 (1980 in St. Louis, Mo.)
A-State Record vs SIUE: 1-0 (First meeting in Jonesboro)
Streak: A-State, 1
FIVE THINGS TO KNOW
- Arkansas State is facing SIU Edwardsville for the second time in program history, last meeting in the 1980-81 season with A-State winning 58-39 at the Gateway Holiday Classic in St. Louis, Mo.
- A-State currently sits at 749 total wins in program history, needing one to reach 750.
- The Scarlet and Black has amassed a 323-113 (.741) overall mark in 33-plus seasons at First National Bank Arena.
- Jireh Washington scored 12 points in the second half versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 27, giving her 10 or more points in five straight games and 11 of her last 12.
- In the season opener versus UAPB, seven players made their debut for A-State – Hilani Cantone, Jordyn Brown, Jada Stinson, Mattie Hatcher, Talia Roldan, Seynabou Thiam and Karolina Szydlowska. Four of those players – Stinson (8), Hatcher (3), Roldan (2) and Szydlowska (10) scored for the Red Wolves.