Tech Looks to Stay Unbeaten in February

HSU Lady Reddies (12-9, 7-8) at Arkansas Tech Golden Suns (12-8, 8-6) When: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Where: Tucker Coliseum, Russellville Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/ Series: Tech leads 62-12 About the Golden Suns: Arkansas Tech has won four consecutive women’s basketball games and six of its last eight. The Golden Suns are just one-and-a-half games out of second place in the Great American Conference standings with six regular season games remaining. Arkansas Tech has shot better than 50 percent from the field in each of the victories during its current winning streak. Tech ranks third in the GAC in field goal percentage (.422) this season. About the Lady Reddies: Henderson State is in the throes of a four-game losing streak. The Lady Reddies have committed 20 or more turnovers in each of their last three games. HSU junior guard Aungelique Sledge leads the GAC and ranks 17th in NCAA Division II in scoring (21.0 points per game). Sledge scored 35 points and made a school-record eight 3-pointers to lead Henderson State to an 83-65 win over Arkansas Tech on Jan. 11. HSU Reddies (10-12, 6-8) at Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys (15-7, 10-4) When: Saturday, Feb. 15, 4 p.m. Where: Tucker Coliseum, Russellville Radio/Internet: KWKK 100.9 FM/ Series: HSU leads 80-77 About the Wonder Boys: Arkansas Tech moved into sole possession of first place in the GAC men’s basketball standings with an 86-80 win at Ouachita Baptist on Thursday night. The Wonder Boys have won four consecutive games and eight of their last 10. Five Tech players reached double figures in scoring in an 82-63 victory at Henderson State on Jan. 11. The Wonder Boys shot 55 percent from the field and made 14-of-29 attempts (48 percent) from beyond the 3-point arc. About the Reddies: Henderson State has been idle since an 86-82 overtime loss at Southern Nazarene on Feb. 6. The Reddies were scheduled to return to action on Thursday, but electrical problems with the scoreboard at the Duke Wells Center in Arkadelphia forced their game against Harding University to be rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 17. Henderson State leads the GAC and ranks 21st nationally in 3-point field goal percentage (.404).]]>