Arkansas Tech will play the second game of the day on both Thursday and Friday in first-round women's and men's basketball action at the Gulf South Conference Tournament in Southaven, Miss.
The Arkansas Tech Golden Suns (25-2) will face the West Florida Argonauts (14-13) at 2:45 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the women's tournament.
The Suns beat West Florida 73-70 in overtime on Dec. 30, 2008, in the most recent meeting between the two programs.
The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (26-1) will take on the West Georgia Braves (13-14) at 2:45 p.m. Friday in the first round of the men's tournament.
The Wonder Boys are 1-0 against West Georgia this season. Five Tech players reached double figures in scoring and the Wonder Boys were plus-11 in turnover margin in an 89-70 win over the Braves on Nov. 30, 2009.
The Golden Suns closed out their regular season with an 81-59 win over Christian Brothers on Saturday night. The win allowed the Suns to earn a share of the GSC West Division title and a No. 1 seed in the GSC Tournament.
The Wonder Boys already had the GSC West title for men's basketball in the bag before they beat Christian Brothers 68-54 on Saturday. Tech hit 10 3-pointers in the win.
All games in the 2010 GSC Tournament will be played at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven.
To purchase tickets for the event, call the Arkansas Tech Athletics Department at (479) 968-0337 beginning at 8 a.m. Monday.
Russellville radio station KWKK 100.9 FM and www.athletics.atu.edu will have live play-by-play coverage of every Arkansas Tech game from the GSC Tournament.
Check back with www.arkansastechnews.com this week for complete coverage of the GSC Tournament.