RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Tucker Coliseum will host its first match-up of nationally-ranked men’s basketball teams this season when Arkansas Tech and Harding meet tonight (Thursday, Jan. 27) with first place in the Gulf South Conference West Division up for grabs.
The nationally 23rd-ranked Wonder Boys (13-3 overall, 4-0 GSC) and the nationally 19th-ranked Bisons (15-2, 5-0) will begin their 124th all-time meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Tickets will be available at the door. Those with a valid Tech identification card will be admitted free.
Arkansas Tech returned to the NCAA Division II top 25 this week on the strength of a seven-game winning streak. The Wonder Boys are 4-0 in the GSC for a fourth consecutive year.
Harding has achieved its highest national ranking since joining NCAA Division II in 1995-96, and the Bisons have their best record after 17 games ever.