Murfreesboro, Tenn. (11/18/05) - Watch the Mean Green volleyball team as it competes in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament today at 2:30 pm against Arkansas-Little Rock. The Sun Belt is web-streaming the championships at Middle Tennessee. The championship game of the volleyball championship will also be carried on the Sun Belt Conference's regional television network.
North Texas enters the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on a five-match winning streak and as the No. 5 seed among the eight-team bracket. The Mean Green finished the regular season as the second-place team in the league’s West Division for the third time in the last four years.
North Texas will catch No. 4 Arkansas-Little Rock in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. If the Mean Green defeat the Trojans, it will play the winner of No. 1 Western Kentucky/No. 8 Troy on Saturday in the semifinals.
North Texas is 2-6 all-time versus Arkansas-Little Rock after falling to the Trojans 3-2 earlier this season in Denton. The Mean Green held a 2-0 lead over UALR before the Trojans came back to sweep the final three games. NT is 2-3 against UALR since it joined the Sun Belt Conference in 2000. The Trojans have won the last two meetings, while the Mean Green won the two prior to those.
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