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Basketball Regular Season Ends Saturday

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Arkansas Tech Golden Suns (16-9, 12-7) at ECU Lady Tigers (17-8, 12-7) When: Saturday, March 1, 2 p.m. Where: Kerr Activities Center, Ada, Okla. Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/www.arkansastechsports.com Series: Tech leads 9-5 About the Golden Suns: Arkansas Tech has won 10 of its last 13 games. The Golden Suns shot 54 percent from the field and placed five players in double figures in scoring while defeating East Central 88-61 in Russellville on Dec. 7. Freshman guard Anna Lea Little notched 13 points for Arkansas Tech, while junior forward Jacinda Myers-Sanders, sophomore forward Caroline Eubanks and freshman Anissa Pounds added 11 points apiece. Pounds leads the Golden Suns in scoring this season (13.7 points per game). Arkansas Tech is 0-2 in road women's basketball games against East Central during the GAC era. Ada is the only venue where the Golden Suns have yet to win a GAC road game during the three-year history of the conference. About the Lady Tigers: East Central has won seven of its last nine games. The Lady Tigers defeated arch rival Southeastern Oklahoma State 81-68 on Thursday night. East Central finished the game with a 48-35 rebounding edge. The Lady Tigers lead the GAC and rank eighth in NCAA Division II in rebound margin (+8.7 rebounds per game) this season. Junior guard Erin Walling (11.1 points per game) is East Central's top scorer in 2013-14. Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (19-8, 14-5) at ECU Tigers (15-10, 12-7) When: Saturday, March 1, 4 p.m. Where: Kerr Activities Center, Ada, Okla. Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/www.arkansastechsports.com Series: Tech leads 12-8 About the Wonder Boys: Arkansas Tech has won eight of its last nine games. The Wonder Boys are led in scoring by senior guard Bobby Hatchett (11.1 points per game), junior forward Marshawn Arnold (10.3 points per game), junior forward Darrick Little (9.6 points per game) and junior guard Tyler Friedel (9.3 points per game). Arkansas Tech is 3-0 during the 2013-14 campaign in men's basketball "revenge" games --- match-ups in which the opponent has defeated the Wonder Boys earlier this season. About the Tigers: Junior forward Brandon Lucas scored a team-high 27 points, freshman guard A.J. Moutry notched 18 points and senior guard Colby Carr added 15 points as East Central defeated Arkansas Tech 94-78 in Russellville on Dec. 7. It was the Tigers' first men’s basketball win over the Wonder Boys since 1999. East Central snapped a three-game losing streak on Thursday with a 76-60 win over Southeastern Oklahoma State. Senior forward Henry Pwono notched 36 points and collected 15 rebounds for the Tigers in the win.]]>