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Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-6) vs. Pacific (3-3)
Spanos Center, Stockton, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pacific welcomes Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a non-conference clash. Pacific won at home against Chicago State 74-58 on Monday, while Arkansas-Pine Bluff lost 86-58 at UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday.
LEADING THE CHARGE: Shawn Williams and Trey Sampson led the Golden Lions. Williams is averaging 16.5 points while Sampson is scoring 13 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. The Tigers were led by seniors Jeremiah Bailey and Alphonso Anderson, who totaled 23.6 points per outing.
SPARK THE OFFENSIVE: Williams has scored or assisted on 47 percent of all Arkansas-Pine Bluff field goals in the past three games. The senior goalkeeper has scored 20 field goals and 10 assists in those games.
COLD WEATHER: Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored 63.5 points per game and allowed 85.8 points during their six-game losing streak on the road.
PASSING FOR POINTS: The Tigers have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Golden Lions. Pacific has 39 assists on 68 field goals (57.4%) in its previous three games, while Arkansas-Pine Bluff has assists on 20 of 64 field goals (31.3% ) in their last three games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Arkansas-Pine Bluff team have scored eight 3-pointers per game this season, which is the most among SWAC teams.
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