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College basketball gameday capsules: 02.12.15

Ark.-Little Rock (9-14, 4-9) at Appalachian State (9-12, 6-6)

7:30 p.m., Holmes Center, Boone

The Mountaineers host the Trojans in a Sun Belt conference rematch Thursday night. … Arkansas-Little Rock beat Appalachian State 64-46 on Jan. 10. … Both teams ended two-game losing streaks Saturday – the Mountaineers beat Troy 65-62, while UALR downed Texas State 69-61. … Three Mountaineers are among the top five in individual stats: Frank Eaves is fifth in scoring at 17.4 points per game, Tommy Spagnolo is fourth in rebounding at 7.4 per game, and Chris Burgess is third in 3-point shooting at 39.2 percent. Bill Kiser

Charlotte (10-13, 3-7) at Texas-El Paso (16-7, 8-3)

9 p.m., Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

Playing the second game of a three-game road trip, the 49ers are in the midst of the most challenging stretch of their schedule. ... They are at Texas-San Antonio on Saturday, then return home to play Conference USA-co-leader Louisiana Tech next Thursday. ... Miners forward Vince Hunter might be the league’s top all-around player, averaging 16.3 points and a conference-best 9.7 rebounds. ... Charlotte point guard Pierria Henry leads the league in steals (2.74 per game) and freshman Keyshawn Woods is the conference’s top 3-point shooter (48.0 percent). David Scott