Air Force faces Arkansas State after Heidbreder’s 27-point performance

Arkansas State Red Wolves (5-4) at Air Force Falcons (6-4)

Colorado Springs, Colorado; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Air Force plays the Arkansas State Red Wolves after Jake Heidbreder scored 27 points in Air Force’s 79-58 win against the South Dakota Coyotes.

The Falcons have gone 6-2 in home games. Air Force ranks fifth in the MWC shooting 35.8% from downtown, led by Rytis Petraitis shooting 45.5% from 3-point range.

The Red Wolves are 0-3 in road games. Arkansas State ranks sixth in the Sun Belt with 24.6 defensive rebounds per game led by Omar El-Sheikh averaging 5.6.

TOP PERFORMERS: Heidbreder is scoring 15.4 points per game and averaging 3.6 rebounds for the Falcons. Camden Vander Zwaag is averaging 10.8 points and 3.0 rebounds while shooting 50.7% for Air Force.

Malcolm Farrington is shooting 42.0% from beyond the arc with 3.5 made 3-pointers per game for the Red Wolves, while averaging 12.8 points. Caleb Fields is averaging 13 points and five assists for Arkansas State.

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