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Razorback basketball notes

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorback basketball notes

The Razorbacks are 12-2 overall and 0-1 in the SEC following Saturday’s loss to Mississippi State.

Arkansas plays at Ole Miss in a 7 p.m. non-televised game on Wednesday and at Florida in a 1:05 p.m. game Saturday televised by Raycom Sports. Raycom games are carried in Arkansas on KHOG in Northwest Arkansas, KATV in Little Rock and KAIT in Jonesboro.

The loss to Mississippi State on Saturday snapped Arkansas’ 10-game winning streak, which was the longest for the Razorbacks since the 1995 Final Four team won its last eight regular season games and its first two in the SEC Tournament. The loss also snapped a 16-game winning streak in Bud Walton Arena.

Michael Washington had game highs of 18 points and 15 rebounds against the Bulldogs for his eighth double-double of the season. He has six double-doubles in the last eight games. In 14 games, he’s been in double-digits scoring 10 times and in rebounding nine times. His 15 rebounds against MSU are a career high, topping the 14 he had earlier this year against Southeastern Louisiana and Austin Peay.

The Razorbacks are now 12-6 in SEC openers. Heading into Wednesday’s game at Ole Miss, Arkansas is 6-11 in SEC road openers.

In the two games last week, including the 67-61 win over No. 7 Texas, drew an average attendance of 18,948. In the two games, Washington averaged 20.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots. He made 16-of-28 shots (.571).



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