For the first time since Mark Downey last patrolled the sidelines in Tucker Coliseum, the Arkansas Tech University men’s basketball team will play its conference schedule in a divisional format as the Great American Conference has temporarily-formed divisions for the 2020-21 season.
Competing this coming year in the GAC Eastern Division, the Wonder Boys have been picked to finish in a tie for third with Arkansas-Monticello according to the preseason poll announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Ahead of the Wonder Boys and Boll Weevils in the Eastern Division preseason poll are Southern Arkansas and Henderson State. SAU is picked to win the division and received four of the six first-place votes. HSU garnered the remaining two first-place votes.
Come early January, a new(ish) era of Wonder Boys basketball will get underway as Downey returns to the sidelines following a 10-year absence from his first stint in Russellville. That