UALR-Tulsa basketball games delayed until Sunday
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Wintry weather has forced the postponement of Arkansas-Little Rock's men's and women's basketball games against Tulsa.
The schools were scheduled to play Saturday in Tulsa, but the games have been moved until 1 p.m. Sunday for the women's game and 3:30 p.m. Sunday for the men's game.
The games were delayed to give Arkansas-Little Rock enough time to safely travel to Tulsa.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain hit much of Arkansas on Friday, and a winter storm warning remains in place until 6 p.m. Friday for many areas.
DUBAI LADIES MASTERS
Stacy Lewis increases lead in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Stacy Lewis increased her lead to two strokes in the Dubai Ladies Masters, shooting a 2-under 70 in the third round Friday.
The third-ranked Lewis, a three-time winner this year on the LPGA Tour, had an 11-under 205 total in the Ladies European Tour's season-ending event. She had three birdies and a bogey at Emirates Golf Course a day after making eight birdies in a 65.
Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum was second after a 69.
Defending champion Shanshan Feng of China was tied for ninth at 2 under after a 71.
UA students to be admitted free to weekend games
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The University of Arkansas says UA students will be admitted at no charge to the Razorbacks' men's and women's basketball games this weekend.
The men's team takes on Clemson at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bud Walton Arena and the women's team will play Northwestern State at 7 p.m.
The UA athletic department says it's offering the free admission as a courtesy to students on campus and in the area who are affected by winter storms that have dumped snow and ice across the state.
UA students will be admitted by showing their student ID card at the east entrance of Bud Walton Arena and the first 1,200 to arrive will be given a free slice of pizza.
SWAC names Joseph, Walker, Harris players of year
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Southern quarterback Dray Joseph and Alcorn State running back Arnold Walker are Southwestern Athletic Conference co-offensive players of the year while Arkansas-Pine Bluff linebacker Jer-ryan Harris claimed top defensive honors.
The league released its all-conference teams on Friday, as chosen by SWAC coaches and sports information directors.
Alabama State linebacker Kourtney Berry is newcomer of the year while Jackson State defensive lineman Javancy Jones was chosen as the top freshman.
Alcorn State and Alabama State led the way with 10 All-SWAC selections apiece and both had five first-teamers.
Joseph led the SWAC with 3,236 passing yards and 27 touchdowns.
Walker was the league's top rusher with 1,191 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Harris had a SWAC-best 107 tackles for Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He ranks sixth in the FCS in tackles.
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