ST. LOUIS, Mo. – With a win over No. 11 seed South Carolina Gamecocks Thursday night, the No. 6 seed Arkansas Razorbacks move on the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament Friday, where they will square off with the No. 3 seed Florida Gators.
Opponent: No. 3 Florida Gators (20-11)
Date: Friday, March 9
Site: Scottrade Center (St. Louis, Mo.)
Tip-off: 8:30 p.m. CT
TV: SEC Network | WatchESPN
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The #Fastest40 Facts
• Arkansas’ win Thursday advances the Razorbacks to the quarterfinals, where the Razorbacks have advanced three of the last four seasons. All-time, Arkansas is 13-2 in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament, winning four straight.
• After being picked to finish sixth in the SEC by the media, Arkansas finished higher than it was selected for the fifth straight season, tying for fourth overall.
• The Razorbacks are looking to make three NCAA Tournament appearances in a four-year span for the first time in 10 seasons.
• Arkansas is 4-1 this year against ranked opponents and faces No. 23 Florida looking to knock off five ranked teams in a season for the first time in 10 years.
• Arkansas’ 117 dunks are the most in the Mike Anderson era. Daniel Gafford’s 69 dunks this season are more than six SEC Teams.
• At 40 percent from behind the arc, the Razorbacks are on pace to record the second-highest three-point percentage by any SEC team in the last 25 years. Florida shot 40.9 percent in 2007.
• Arkansas and Kentucky are the only programs in the SEC to finish .500 or better in league play in each of the last six seasons.
• Arkansas has won 39 consecutive games when leading at halftime. During the Mike Anderson era, the Razorbacks are 124-7 (.946) when leading at the break.
• Jaylen Barford and Daryl Macon are the only two players in the SEC to rank in the top 10 in points per game, three-point FG percentage and FG percentage.
• On Senior Night against No. 14 Auburn, Daryl Macon and Jaylen Barford became the 6th and 7th players in program history to score 1,000 career points in just two seasons.
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