FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Over the 10 days leading up to the National Championship game, ArkansasRazorbacks.com will highlight the top 10 stories and moments from the 2013-14 @RazorbackMBB season, in which the Razorbacks won 22 games advanced to the postseason in head coach Mike Anderson’s third season. Tuesday’s feature takes a look at the production of the Arkansas bench, which was a deciding factor in a majority of the 34 games this season. Of the team’s SEC-leading 80.1 points per game, 32.2 came from the bench, good for the third-most bench points by any team in the nation.
We’ll Pick You Up Armed with a lot of depth, Arkansas was able to play its
#Fastest40 style at all times. Over the 34-game slate, the bench supplied 40 percent of the team’s scoring. Below are some other facts that brag about Arkansas’ depth. – Out-scored opponents by 12.5 points per game. – Averaged 32.2 points per game, highlighted scoring 60+ three times with a season-best of 71 against Ole Miss. – Total number of points supplied by the bench was 1,095. – Supplied a double figure scorer in 26 games. – Out-scored the opposition 28 times, highlighted by a margin of 20 or more eight times. – Went 21-7 when out-scoring the opposition in bench points. – Eight different players scored double figures off the bench, led by 10 from redshirt junior Alandise Harris. – Sophomore Michael Qualls averaged 10.2 points over 16 games off the bench. – Sophomore Anthlon Bell’s 23 points vs. Ole Miss were the most by a Razorback off the bench and one of three 20-point games by three different players. Fans are welcome to join @RazorbackMBB for its postseason banquet, presented by First Security, on Wednesday, April 16. Both individual tickets and full tables are available for purchase at www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Single tickets run $25 each and a 10-seat table is $250. The banquet will be held on the court inside Bud Walton Arena with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the banquet beginning at 7 p.m.