Sun Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Preview (Feb. 4)
Ten big Sun Belt Conference women’s games are on tap this week, as the league will feature five games on Thursday, and five more on Saturday.
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns have only one game on their schedule this week, as they travel to Boone, North Carolina to take on the Appalachian St. Mountaineers on Thursday, before being idle on Saturday.
Louisiana, who concluded a recent five-game homestand by defeating ULM, 52-40, on Tuesday, 16-4, overall, and 9-2 in league play.
That conference mark puts the Cajuns in sole possession of second place, one-and-one half games behind first place Arkansas St.
Games on Thursday will feature Louisiana at Appalachian St. (4 pm), Texas St. at Georgia St. (4 pm), UT-Arlington at Georgia Southern (4 pm), South Alabama at Arkansas St. (5 pm), and Troy at Little Rock (5:15 pm).
Saturday games will feature UT-Arlington at Georgia St. (11 am), ULM at Appalachian St. (noon), Troy at Arkansas St. (3 pm), Texas St. at Georgia Southern (3:30 pm), and South Alabama at Little Rock (4 pm).
Arkansas St. is currently atop the conference standings, at 10-0, followed by Louisiana at 9-2, Little Rock at 6-4, Texas St. at 5-4, Troy and South Alabama at 5-5, UT-Arlington at 3-6, Georgia St, Georgia Southern, and Appalachian St. all at 3-7, and ULM at 3-8.
Overall, Arkansas St. is 16-3, followed by Louisiana at 16-4, while Troy and Texas St. are both 10-9, making up the only four teams who are currently above the .500 mark.
View the complete league standings here.