UALR/Lady Toppers meet for SBC Women’s Title
For the third straight year, the Trojans of Arkansas-Little Rock will play for the Sun Belt Women’s Championship.
The Trojans handled Florida International 47-37 Monday at the Summit Arena in Hot Springs to earn another trip to the Championship game. The Trojans, the top seed in the west, were led by Chastity Reed’s 20 points.
Their opponent will be Western Kentucky, who got 18 points from Arnika Brown to defeat Arkansas State 55-47 and earn their 19th trip to the Sun Belt title game. It will be the fifth appearance in the finals for WKU coach Mary Taylor Cowles, who is in her ninth season.
Defense won the game for WKU as they limited the Red Wolves to just two points over the final 9:40.
The game will be at 1pm today and will be televised by ESPNU.