FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Following its first home loss of the year, the Arkansas men’s basketball team returns to action Saturday, looking for its sixth win in the last seven meetings against the Missouri Tigers.
Opponent: Missouri Tigers (12-4, 2-1 SEC)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 13
Site: Bud Walton Arena (Fayetteville, Ark.)
Tip-off: 5 p.m. CT
TV: ESPN2 | WatchESPN
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SiriusXM Radio: 137/190
The #Fastest40 Facts
• In nine games in Bud Walton Arena this year, the Razorbacks are 8-1 with a +160 scoring margin. Arkansas has a 22.6 average margin of victory in its eight wins at home this season.
• During the last four seasons, Arkansas is tied for second in the SEC in league wins with 35. Missouri ranks 14th in the conference with 10 victories.
• Arkansas is 41-14 (.745) in conference play at Bud Walton Arena under Coach Anderson, averaging nearly seven SEC home wins per year.
• Following Wednesday’s loss to LSU, Arkansas’ RPI fell from No. 17 to No. 25 according to the NCAA, while its strength of schedule remained at No. 13.
• The Razorbacks posted two AP top-20 wins in a five-game span with wins over No. 14 Minnesota and No. 19 Tennessee. Arkansas has multiple top-20 wins in the same season for the third time under Coach Anderson.
• In the final two minutes and overtime of games this season, Daryl Macon is a perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line, while Anton Beard is 7-of-8.
• The Razorbacks lead the SEC and rank No. 15 in the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio thanks to four games of 20+ assists and six games of fewer than 10 turnovers.
• Arkansas is currently in the midst of its sixth three-game losing streak in the last seven years. During the Mike Anderson era, the Razorbacks have never lost four consecutive games.
A Win Would
• Give the Razorbacks six victories in the last seven meetings with Missouri.
• Make Arkansas 7-4 against Missouri since the Tigers joined the SEC.
• Give Arkansas the fourth-most home wins in the country during the Mike Anderson era at 104.
Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are available now at the Razorback Ticket Center by calling at 1-800-982-HOGS (4647) and online by clicking here.
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