After many years, Arkansas State has scheduled the Arkansas Ladybacks for a home and home basketball series in 2021 and 2022. This decision saves money given the closeness of the schools. He tweeted (insert tweet) that the Red Wolves would host Arkansas on November 19, 2021 at First National Bank Arena in Jonesboro. This game will be the first in a multi-game series between the two programs.
This will be the first matchup between the two programs since the 2005 Women’s NIT. That day, Ali Carter Brooks scored 25 points to lead the Lady Indians to a victory over the Ladybacks by a score of 98-84.
As for other instate opponents Arkansas has scheduled for this season they will play Little Rock. Last season, the Ladybacks defeated the Lady Trojans 86-53 Simmons Bank Arena on December 21, 2019. Chelsea Dungee and Alexis Tolefree led the Ladybacks with 21 points a piece.