Russell was one of three Redbird players in double figures against EIU.
Friday's game will tip off the 2011-12 season for both teams.
Sykes leads Redbirds with 28 points.
Freshman and Sophomore Years (2009-11) at Santa Fe College Recorded 99 rebounds, 34 offensive boards and 65 defensive ... averaged 3.1 rebounds per game ... averaged 5.6 points per game ... held a free throw percentage of 74.
High School First team all-state and first team all-conferece, as a senior ... averaged 14.9 points, five rebounds and three assists per game as a senior ... ranked 25th in the Sunshine State Exposer's Super 25 Class of 2009.
Personal Born 7/4/91 ... daughter of Albert and Cherie Green ... has three siblings: Brooke, Geno and Tahira ... plans to major in recreation management with a minor in business administration.