The rosters for the annual Red-White game to be held at Hog Wild Hoops were unveiled on Friday, as freshmen big men Bobby Portis
and Moses Kingsley
announced the teams via video on the team’s Twitter (@RazorbackMBB
) and Facebook accounts.
Both Portis and Kingsley landed on the seven-member in-state Red squad and will take on the eight-member White team. The full rosters are listed below, while each team will be led by honorary coaches that were determined by Twitter. Chris Ridings will be the honorary coach of the Red team, while Brad Coleman will lead the White squad.
Hog Wild Hoops, to be held on Sunday, Oct. 27, will be highlighted by the Red-White scrimmage. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. with the scrimmage starting at 3:30 p.m. The Razorback women’s basketball team will be introduced at halftime. The event will also include performances by the Arkansas Spirit Squads and the Hog Wild Band, a live DJ, contests and prizes for both Razorback students and fans. Following the Red-White game and after a short break, student-athletes and coaches will be available for autographs on the concourse.
The first 500 Arkansas students to arrive at Hog Wild Hoops and enter through the East entrance at Bud Walton Arena, the regular student entrance, will receive a gray long-sleeve Hog Wild Hoops t-shirt courtesy of Pepsi. The general public will enter through West and South Entrances.
Hog Wild Hoops will also serve as a collection point for food items to benefit local food pantries. Coach Mike Anderson
, Coach Tom Collen
and the Razorback Department of Athletics encourage fans to bring two non-perishable food items for donation and collection bins will be located at each entrance to the arena.
Ticket sales associates will be on hand to assist fans in selecting season tickets or mini-plans during the event while fans preview the #FASTEST40
action they will see this season. For additional ticket information, call 1-800-982-HOGS or visit www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com.
Fred Gulley III
Rickey Scott Jr.