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A-State baseball to open Sun Belt Tournament with Troy

Arkansas State will face off with Troy in their opener of the Sun Belt Conference in Montgomery
Arkansas State will face off with Troy in their opener of the Sun Belt Conference in Montgomery(KAIT)
Updated: May. 23, 2021 at 10:17 PM CDT
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Finishing fifth in the Sun Belt Conference West Division, the Arkansas State baseball team will open Sun Belt Conference Tournament action Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. against Troy at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Ala.

As the fifth seed, the Red Wolves are in Pool D with West No. 2 seed UT Arlington and East No. 3 seed Troy. After Tuesday’s game, A-State takes on UT Arlington Thursday, May 27, at 3:00 p.m. Pool D plays concludes Friday at 3:00 p.m. with UT Arlington matching up with the Trojans.

The 2021 Sun Belt Conference Tournament features four, three-team pools with the winner of each pool matching up in the semifinals on Saturday at Riverwalk Stadium. In the event of a three-way tie in pool play, the highest seeded team advances to the semifinal.

A-State wrapped up the regular season at 18-29 overall and 10-14 in conference play. The Red Wolves went 1-2 at Troy May 14-16 and UT Arlington won two of three against A-State at Tomlinson Stadium back on April 16-18. Tyler Duncan led the league with 52 RBI while Liam Hicks had a league-best .478 on-base percentage.

All games of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament will be broadcast on ESPN+ and can be heard on 95.3 The Ticket in Jonesboro.

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SUN BELT CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

POOL D

Tuesday, May 25

Arkansas State vs Troy | 12:30 PM | ESPN+ | 95.3 The Ticket

Thursday, May 27

Arkansas State vs UT Arlington | 3:00 PM | ESPN+ | 95.3 The Ticket Friday, May 28 UT Arlington vs Troy | 3:00 PM | ESPN+

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