E-T Staff Repor

The basketball teams at Tarleton State University depart for Bartlesville, Okla. today, where they will compete in the Lone Star Conference Postseason Basketball Tournament this week.

Tarleton (22-5, 9-3) secured the No. 2 seed out of the South on the menís side, and will battle Northeastern State, the No. 3 seed in the North, at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Quarterfinals begin at noon Wednesday at Bruin Field House. Semi-finals for the men are Friday, with the championship set for Saturday.

On the womenís side, Tarleton (17-10, 8-6) claimed the No. 4 seed in the South, and will battle North co-champ Central Oklahoma in the opener at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Womenís quarterfinals are all day Thursday, with semi-finals Friday and the championship on Saturday.

Brackets and complete previews of the tournament will be published in the Wednesday edition of the Empire-Tribune.