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College basketball: Thursday’s regional game to watch

Appalachian State junior guard Ronshad Shabazz (left) averages 19.1 points to lead the Mountaineers, who will play host to Little Rock Thursday night in a Sun Belt men’s basketball game.
Appalachian State junior guard Ronshad Shabazz (left) averages 19.1 points to lead the Mountaineers, who will play host to Little Rock Thursday night in a Sun Belt men’s basketball game.

LITTLE ROCK (5-15, 2-5 Sun Belt) at APPALACHIAN STATE (8-13, 3-5)

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

Two bright spots in Appalachian State’s last-second loss Monday at Troy – Ronshad Shabazz scored 23 points and had five assists, and Griffin Kinney grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds. ...Little Rock has only one player averaging in double figures, but the Trojans have depth, with 12 players averaging 11 or minutes played a game.

Steve Lyttle

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