Arkansas Tech University is ranked 18th in the 2015-16 USA Today Sports NCAA Division II top 25 preseason women’s basketball poll, which was announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
The Golden Suns were 23-7 overall and regular season co-champions of the Great American Conference during the 2014-15 season. Arkansas Tech earned an at-large bid to the 2015 NCAA Division II Tournament.
Dave Wilbers will be in his ninth season as head women’s basketball coach at Arkansas Tech this winter. The Golden Suns return their top three scorers from a year ago — senior forward Fatima Adams (21.7 points per game), junior guard Anissa Pounds (13.2 points per game) and senior guard Katrina Hayden (9.8 points per game).
The first Arkansas Tech women’s basketball regular season game of the 2015-16 season is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14, when the Golden Suns will host Lane College for a 1 p.m. contest at Tucker Coliseum in Russellville.