Sun Belt to honor Hot Springs dignitaries and residents

From the Sun Belt Conference

In appreciation of five consecutive Sun Belt Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Championships having taken place in the city of Hot Springs, the Sun Belt will host "Hot Springs Appreciation Night" during the men's tournament semifinals on Sunday, March 10.

Residents of the city of Hot Springs will receive $5 tickets for the men's semifinal session by showing proof of residency.  The Sun Belt Conference will also be offering $1 youth tickets throughout the entirety of the tournament.

Hot Springs Mayor Ruth Carney will be present and honored prior to the 6 p.m. game, while staff members of Summit Arena and the Hot Springs Convention Center along with Hot Springs community leaders will be honored during halftime of that game.

For more information on the Sun Belt Conference Basketball Championships call 504-299-9066 or visit  Public ticket books are available online at as well as the Summit Arena box office in Hot Springs.