|Updated: 3/05 3:10 pm
||Published: 3/05 3:05 pm
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The UALR Department of Athletics will provide free busing to UALR students wishing to attend Saturday’s Sun Belt Conference Basketball Tournament games at Summit Arena in Hot Springs, Ark. The No. 2-seeded UALR women begin the day at 2:30 p.m. when they face off against the winner of No. 7 South Alabama and No. 10 Troy in Summit Arena, while the No. 5-seeded UALR men’s team plays No. 4 FIU on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on Convention Center Court.
Signups for the buses to Hot Springs will take place Wednesday, March 6 and Friday, March 8 from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. at the Donaghey Student Center. Those wishing to ride the bus will be asked to put down a $5 deposit to reserve a seat, but will have their money returned upon loading the bus on Saturday, March 9. The buses will depart from the Jack Stephens Center on Saturday at 1 p.m. and will return to Little Rock following the UALR men’s basketball game against FIU, which is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.
The bus is also scheduled to leave at the same time on Sunday, March 10 to watch the women's game at 2:30 p.m. followed by the men's game at 6:30 p.m. if both teams advance. UALR Athletics will also sponsor a bus if either or both teams make the finals on Monday, March 11.
If you have questions regarding the student bus, contact Andrea Angel by phone at 501.569.3393 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.