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College Basketball Gameday 01.15.15

North Texas (7-8, 1-2) at Charlotte (7-8, 1-2)

7 p.m., Halton Arena

The 49ers won their first Conference USA game Saturday at Marshall and have two straight at home, with Rice coming to Halton Arena on Saturday. … Charlotte beat the Mean Green 76-74 last season on a last-second dunk by Terrence Williams. … C-USA’s three highest-scoring freshmen will be featured – Charlotte’s Torin Dorn (12.4 ppg), North Texas’ Jeremy Combs (9.3) and the 49ers’ Keyshawn Woods (9.1). … Charlotte guard Braxton Ogbueze is in a shooting slump, going 5-for-32 from the field and 0-for-12 from 3-point range over the past four games. David Scott

Arkansas State (6-8, 1-4) at Appalachian State (4-9, 1-3)

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

The Mountaineers will try to break out of their slump when they host the Red Wolves in a Sun Belt rematch. … Appalachian State has lost three straight and seven of its past eight, but the lone win came at Arkansas State, 74-73, on Jan. 3. … The Red Wolves also are in a slump, losing four straight since winning their league opener against South Alabama on Dec. 30. Bill Kiser

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