FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas men’s basketball team will close out the regular season Saturday afternoon on Senior Day, welcoming the Georgia Bulldogs to town for a 1 p.m. tip-off at Bud Walton Arena on ESPN2.
The #Fastest40 Facts
• A win against Georgia would give Arkansas 12 SEC wins for the fifth time in program history and just the second time in the last 22 years.
• Arkansas is looking to end the regular season with a victory for the first time in four years.
• Arkansas is outscoring opponents by one point in the first half and 180 points in the second half. The Razorbacks have only been outscored in the second half by Oklahoma State, Kentucky and SIU.
• During the last four years, the Razorbacks have posted a 28-13 regular season record in the months of February and March.
• The Razorbacks have led by 20-plus points in nine of their 14 victories in Bud Walton Arena this season, including two of the five SEC wins.
• Arkansas is one of six teams in the country with 90-plus wins and 15 or fewer losses at home over the last six seasons. The Razorbacks are 94-15 (.862) at BWA under Anderson.
• 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, and the Razorbacks have done so twice this season.
• The Razorbacks have multiple five-game SEC winning streaks in the same season for the first time since the 1994 National Championship team.
The Tournament Outlook
• The Razorbacks have secured a double bye in the SEC Tournament for the second time in the last three seasons.
• Arkansas can either be a 3 or 4 seed in the SEC Tournament and will claim the 3 seed with a victory over Georgia and a South Carolina loss at Ole Miss.
• In the latest Joe Lunardi bracketology, Arkansas is listed as a 10 seed playing 7th-seeded Dayton in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
• The Razorbacks are looking to make two NCAA Tournament appearances in a three-year span for the first time in nine seasons.
For The First Time Since…
• Arkansas has 11 SEC wins for the sixth time in program history and the 2nd time in the last 19 years.
• The Razorbacks have six SEC road wins, tying the 1994 championship team and the 2015 NCAA Tournament squad for the most in the SEC era.
• Arkansas has won 22 regular season games for the second time in the last 22 years.
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