Texarkana Panthers Play #28th Ranked Jackson Showboats on Sunday

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TEXARKANA, USA (Monday, December 29, 2014) | The Texarkana Panthers today announced their upcoming weekend game with the Jackson Showboats. The Panthers travel on Sunday to play the number 28th ranked ABA team in the Jackson Showboats in Jackson, MS. The last meeting between the two on December 13th results in a loss for the Panthers. Justin Stuart, a former SAU Mulerider, lead the Panthers with 22 points, 12 rebounds, 1 assist, and 3 steals. Justin leads the team in points, rebounds, and steals per game. Mr. Stuart was selected as an alternate in the 2013-14 All-Star game. The game between the Showboats will test the overall health of the Panthers with several players coming off of minor injuries in which all is set to play except Edwin Ward who is out for the season. A win against the Showboats will put the Panthers in line to becoming ranked in the ABA Power Ranking. The game on Sunday will start at 3 pm at the Kurts Gymnasium.

For additional information about the team, visit www.texarkanapanthers.com or check the team Facebook fan page or to schedule an interview, email info@texarkanapanthers.com.

The Texarkana Panthers mission is to create a winning organization that solidifies a positive impact in the Texarkana Region through a Commitment to Excellence in the community, both on and off the court. We strive to set a standard of integrity, honesty, and professionalism by providing high quality outreach programs while empowering and developing the future leaders of tomorrow.

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About The American Basketball Association (ABA): The original ABA was founded in 1967, competing with the well-established National Basketball Association (NBA) until the ABA-NBA merger in 1976. Since its foundation, the ABA has over 100 official teams throughout the nation and continues to expand through its professional and community service efforts. For more information on the American Basketball Association, visit www.abalive.com.

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