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HU Lady Bisons (19-5, 15-3 GAC) at Arkansas Tech Golden Suns (19-5, 14-4 GAC) When: Thursday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m. Where: Tucker Coliseum, Russellville Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/ Series: Tech leads 52-7 About the Golden Suns: Arkansas Tech has won 23 regular season conference championships since founding its intercollegiate women's basketball program in 1977. If the Golden Suns are to have a chance of earning their 24th regular season league title in 2014-15, they must win on Thursday night. Consecutive losses during a two-game road trip to Oklahoma last week knocked Arkansas Tech out of first place in the GAC standings. Junior forward Fatima Adams (21.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game) leads the Suns in scoring and rebounding. Thursday will mark the final home game for Arkansas Tech senior Jacinda Myers-Sanders. About the Lady Bisons: Harding can clinch its second consecutive outright GAC women's basketball regular season championship with a win on Thursday night. The Lady Bisons went to the front of the league race last week with road wins over Southern Nazarene University and East Central University. Harding is 2-28 all-time in road women's basketball games against Arkansas Tech. The Lady Bisons have won their last four meetings with the Golden Suns, including a 74-61 victory in Searcy earlier this season. Senior forward Arielle Saunders (16.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per game) leads Harding in scoring and rebounding. HU Bisons (12-12, 10-8 GAC) at Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (13-13, 9-9 GAC) When: Thursday, Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. Where: Tucker Coliseum, RussellvilleĀ  Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/ Series: Tech leads 76-58 About the Wonder Boys: Arkansas Tech would secure an eighth consecutive postseason berth in men's basketball with a win over Harding. The Wonder Boys have won four of their last five games. They are 9-4 at Tucker Coliseum this season, and Tech has won six of its last seven home games against the Bisons. Seven Wonder Boy seniors --- Mike Balogun, Bryson Fletcher, Tyler Friedel, Gary Gaskins, Darrick Little, Jay Murphy and Clarence Willard --- will be recognized Thursday night on the occasion of their final home game. About the Bisons: Harding has already locked up one of the eight berths in the men's bracket for the GAC Tournament. The Bisons have lost three consecutive games. They are 2-10 away from home this season. Junior forward Andraz Kavas leads the GAC in scoring (20.0 points per game). He has scored 20 or more points in 10 of his last 12 games. Harding defeated the Wonder Boys 89-80 in Searcy on Jan. 22. The two teams combined to make 30 3-pointers in their first meeting of the season.]]>