SUN BELT-MEN'S SEEDING
ASU 4th, UALR 5th in men's Sun Belt Tournament
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State is seeded fourth and Arkansas-Little Rock fifth in the upcoming Sun Belt Conference men's basketball tournament.
Conference champion Georgia State is the No. 1 seed for the tournament that begins Thursday in New Orleans.
The Red Wolves will have a first-round bye in the tournament and will play Friday at 6 p.m. against the winner of Thursday's game between UALR and Troy. The UALR-Troy game is to start at 6 p.m.
The finals are scheduled to tip off Sunday at noon and be televised on ESPN2.
SUN BELT-WOMEN'S SEEDING
Ark. St. No. 1 seed in Sun Belt women's tournament
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Sun Belt women's Conference champion Arkansas State is the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Sun Belt Conference basketball tournament in New Orleans.
ASU is followed in the seeding by Western Kentucky, Arkansas-Little Rock and Texas State.
The Red Wolves will open the tournament Wednesday at noon against No. 8 seed Louisiana Monroe. UALR opens play at 6 p.m. Wednesday against No. 6 seed Troy.
The finals will be Saturday night with tip-off scheduled for 8 p.m. and the game is to be televised by ESPN3.
GAC names All-Conference team, Camphor honored
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Great American Conference has selected its All-Conference team and announced that Southwestern Oklahoma State's Rod Camphor is the conference Player of the Year.
The All-GAC first team includes Camphor; Arkansas Tech's Bobby Hatchett; Harding's Hayden Johnson; Southeastern Oklahoma State's Urald King; and Arkansas-Monticello's Brandon Wilson.
SWOSU's Michael Bradley is the GAC defensive Player of the Year; Southern Nazarene's C.J. Smith is Newcomer of the Year; and Harding's Will Francis is Freshman of the Year.
Arkansas Tech's Doug Karleskint was named Coach of the Year.
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