VALDOSTA, GA – Valdosta State is looking for their third conference win as they go up against Alabama-Huntsville tonight. The VSU and UAH women will play at 5:00 p.m. followed by the men’s game, which is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. tip-off.
The Blazers are led by junior guard Jalen Crawford, who scored 25 points and had four assists against West Alabama on Saturday. Crawford now averages 15.6 points per game and is one of five Blazers averaging in double figures for points. David Murray continues to average a double-double as he adds 10.9 points and 11.0 rebounds a contest, while Blake Justice pours in 14.6 points, Jeremy McKay 14.0 and Jarod Leonard 10.7.
The Blazers are currently 8-1 this season, and 2-1 in the Gulf South Conference. While the Chargers of Alabama-Huntsville are 6-5, and 2-2 in the Gulf South Conference. The last time the Blazers took on the Chargers the Blazers won 76 to 68.
Valdosta State averages 85.8 points per game, which ranks second-best in the Gulf South Conference, and allows 76.2 points an outing. The Blazers shoot 44.1 percent from the floor and out-rebounds foes by an average of 43.2 per game to 40.8.