What’s coming up this weekend

Layne Saliba

Men’s Basketball

Tonight, No. 2 Georgia Southern will take on bottom-ranked Arkansas State in Hanner Fieldhouse. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Eagles will travel to Arkansas to play another bottom-feeder, University of Arkansas Little Rock. Tipoff is etched for 6 p.m. Coming off of their first loss since Jan. 17, Georgia Southern looks to bounce back with two probable victories.

Women’s Basketball

With an eight-game losing streak, the Eagles are looking to beat the No. 2 team in the conference, Arkansas State, tonight. Tipoff will be at 5 p.m. Following tonight’s game, Georgia Southern will pack their bags and make the trip to Arkansas to face the University of Arkansas Little Rock, the No. 1 team in the league, on Saturday at 4 p.m. Two tough games lie ahead for the Eagles, but anything can happen.


Georgia Southern baseball will play host to Bethune-Cookman University this weekend. The three-game series is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The home and season opener will also mark the beginning of the inaugural season in the Sun Belt for the baseball team.


The Lady Eagles will return home for the Eagle Round Robin after going 0-4 in Tallahassee, Fl. This five-game weekend will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday against Binghamton University, Campbell University, Boston College and Tennessee Tech University. Hopefully the Eagles will have more luck at home than they have on the road.

Women’s Tennis

The Eagles are set to play Kennessaw State this Saturday followed by South Carolina State on Sunday. Both matches are set for noon. The matches will take place in Statesboro at the Wallis Tennis Center where Georgia Southern is undefeated this season.

Track and Field

The Eagles will travel to Birmingham, Ala. to participate in the Samford Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Different athletes have been in the spotlight throughout the season and this invitational should be no different.


The men’s golf team is traveling to Gainesville. Fl. on Saturday to compete in the Gator Invitational. The team performed very well in the fall with three top-five team finishes. They are hoping to do the same on Saturday in the first match of the new year at the Mark Bostick Golf Club.