FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas men’s basketball team opens its final road swing of the regular season Saturday evening, traveling Auburn looking for its fifth straight victory and sixth SEC road win of the year.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 25
Location: Auburn, Ala.
Tip-off: 7:30 p.m. CT
TV: SEC Network
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The #Fastest40 Facts
• A win Saturday at Auburn would give Arkansas 11 SEC wins for the sixth time in program history and just the second time in the last 19 years.
• Arkansas has won double-digit SEC games 11 times since joining the league in 1991-92, including four of the last five years.
• A victory Saturday would give Arkansas six SEC road wins, joining the 1994 championship team and the 2015 NCAA Tournament squad as the only teams to accomplish the feat.
• Daryl Macon’s SEC Player of the Week is Arkansas’ 11th weekly honor from the league office in the last four seasons.
• Arkansas has recorded eight victories over AP Top 25 teams during the Mike Anderson era, including at least one in five of his six years.
• Arkansas is the only SEC team to win five straight conference games in three of the last four years as it looks to accomplish the feat for the second time this season.
• The Razorbacks have scored 80-plus points in four of their last five wins, and are 14-0 this season when scoring at least 80 points.
• Arkansas leads the SEC and is 25th in the country with seven games of 20-plus assists this season after recording 20 helpers against Ole Miss (Feb. 18).
The Road To Success
• The Razorbacks are 9-5 in their last 14 games away from Bud Walton Arena, including a 7-2 mark in the last nine SEC road contests.
• Arkansas is second in the league with 14 SEC road wins during the last three seasons, only trailing Kentucky with 19.
• Arkansas has rallied from at least a 12-point deficit in all five of its SEC road wins this season.
• The last 17 Arkansas teams to win five-plus road games have advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
• Mike Anderson’s 19 SEC road wins in the last five-plus seasons is five more than Arkansas had in the previous 10 years before he took over.
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