Arkansas Tech New #1 in NABC/Division II Coaches Poll

Russellville, AR (KAIT) - The Arkansas Tech men's basketball team is the new #1 in the country in the NABC Division II coaches poll.

Coached by Mark Downey, the Wonder Boys (16-0, 3-0 in Gulf South Conference) took the top spot after wins over Henderson State and Harding. They earned 199 points and seven out of a possible eight first place votes this week, becoming the first GSC team to top the NABC/Division II Poll since Delta State in 2006.

This is the first No. 1 ranking for the defending Gulf South Conference champions. They'll travel to Ouachita Baptist on Thursday night.