Who's Playing

North Alabama @ Alabama State

Current Records: North Alabama 2-3; Alabama State 2-5

What to Know

The North Alabama Lions will face off against the Alabama State Hornets on the road at 4:30 p.m. ET Sunday at Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Both teams are sauntering into the matchup backed by comfortable wins in their prior games.

The Lions can't say they have nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They put a hurting on the Oakwood Ambassadors at home to the tune of 105-50.

As for Alabama State, they have more to be thankful for after their contest against the Tuskegee Golden Tigers last Monday. Alabama State made easy work of Tuskegee and carried off a 91-65 victory.

Barring any buzzer beaters, North Alabama is expected to win a tight contest. Currently 0-2-1 against the spread, they haven't been a good investment; on the other hand, Alabama State is 6-0 ATS.

The wins brought the Lions up to 2-3 and the Hornets to 2-5. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: North Alabama comes into the game boasting the fourth most takeaways per game in college basketball at 21.2. Less enviably, Alabama State is stumbling into the matchup with the 354th most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 19 on average.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Dunn-Oliver Acadome -- Montgomery, Alabama
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Lions are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Hornets, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Hornets as a 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.