Main content
Home Archived News Arkansas Tech Hosts SOSU Thursday Night

Arkansas Tech Hosts SOSU Thursday Night

Image of

SOSU Savage Storm (4-2, 2-0 GAC) at Arkansas Tech Golden Suns (4-1, 1-0 GAC) When: Thursday, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m. Where: Tucker Coliseum, Russellville Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/www.arkansastechsports.com Series: Tech leads 6-3 About the Golden Suns: Arkansas Tech suffered its first loss of the 2013-14 women's basketball season on Sunday when nationally fifth-ranked Central Missouri topped the Golden Suns 82-68. The loss snapped Arkansas Tech's 22-game home winning streak in women's basketball. The Suns' lone Great American Conference game so far this season resulted in a 72-64 win at Southern Nazarene on Nov. 21. Freshman guard Anissa Pounds has averaged 19 points per game and made 9-of-17 attempts from 3-point range in her last two games. About the Savage Storm: Southeastern Oklahoma State will be playing its second game in 24 hours on Thursday night. The Savage Storm is scheduled to host Dallas Christian College on Wednesday, Dec. 4, before making the trip to Russellville to face Arkansas Tech. The Savage Storm is 0-2 in road games so far this season. Sophomore forward Breana Small-Peppers (13.0 points, 6.8 rebounds per game) is SOSU's top scorer and rebounder this season. She did not play in a 67-39 loss at Northeastern State University on Saturday. SOSU Savage Storm (4-3, 2-0 GAC) at Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (5-2, 1-0 GAC) When: Thursday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. Where: Tucker Coliseum, Russellville Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/www.arkansastechsports.com Series: Tech leads 10-7 About the Wonder Boys: Arkansas Tech is on a four-game winning streak that includes two wins over nationally-ranked opponents. The Wonder Boys defeated No. 21 Northeastern State 73-68 and No. 6 Midwestern State 58-57 during a Thanksgiving weekend classic at Tucker Coliseum. Arkansas Tech point guard Bobby Hatchett is the GAC player of the week after he averaged 12 points per game in two contests last week. Hatchett made two free throws with 1.4 seconds left to provide the Wonder Boys with their winning margin over Midwestern State on Saturday. About the Savage Storm: Southeastern Oklahoma State opened the 2013-14 men's basketball season on a four-game winning streak, but the Savage Storm will arrive in Russellville having lost three consecutive games. SOSU dropped an 81-66 decision to Emporia State and suffered a 75-66 loss to Central Missouri in a Thanksgiving weekend classic at San Antonio, Texas. Senior forward Urald King, who missed the final 26 games of the 2012-13 season due to injury, leads the Savage Storm in both scoring (15.6 points per game) and rebounding (8.7 per game) this season.]]>