Clayton St. basketball teams at home tonight

By Doug Gorman

Two weeks ago the Clayton State Lakers men's basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 64-60 loss on the road at Armstrong State.

Since the set back in Savannah, the Lakers have been on a roll, winning three straight games.

Tonight in Morrow, Clayton State hopes to return the favor as Armstrong State comes to town for the important Peach Belt Conference rematch.

Clayton State brings a 14-3 overall record into the contest, while Armstrong State is 13-4. Both squads, which play out of the Peach Belt Conference South Division have 4-2 league records.

Clayton State, which is building a strong home-court advantage, complete with its first group of scholarship cheerleaders and a pep band, is 10-0 at home.

B.J. Puckett and Craig Butts are averaging nearly 12 points per game to lead the Lakers' offense.

In Saturday's 70-51 victory against Pembroke, Puckett scored 16 points.

Lady Lakers: The Lady Lakers hope to get back on track tonight in their game against the Armstrong State women's basketball team.

Clayton State has lost six in a row as is still looking for its first win in PBC play.

In its meeting at Armstrong Atlantic, the Lady Lakers lost 75-63.

Saturday against UNC Pembroke, CCSU lost 64-59.

Jamika Hindsman leads the team with 12.5 points per game. Apryl Brown is averaging 11.3

Tonight's women's game begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men's game at 7:30 p.m.