The Daily Call – Nov. 15, 2013

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – Nov. 15, 2013

@RazorbackSoccerNCAA TournamentThe Razorbacks were sent off by fans Thursday morning as they headed to their first NCAA Tournament in program history. The Razorbacks enter the tournament at 13-8 overall, their first 13-win season in program history. Arkansas will face Oklahoma State tonight at 7 p.m. in the first round of play.

Your very first Razorback Soccer NCAA Tournament team is on its way to Stillwater! #BeAboutIt #WPS pic.twitter.com/x9zWOsmYUy

– Razorback Soccer (@Razorbacksoccer) November 14, 2013

Calling the hogs as@Razorbacksoccerheads to Stillwater for the@NCAATourney.#BeatOKStatepic.twitter.com/PHbfV7Rqqu

– The Trough (@UATrough)November 14, 2013

@RazorbackTF at NCAA South Central RegionalBoth the #MXC and #WXC cross country teams will compete in the NCAA South Central Regional Championships today in Waco, Texas. The Men’s 10K Championship race will begin at 10 a.m., the women’s 6K will begin at 11:15 a.m.Meet Results will be available here.Clickhereto view men’s preview andhereto view women’s.RazorVision was on sight during the team’s practice day to get a preview for the races today:

@RazorbackMBBTakes On Louisiana TonightThe Razorbacks return to Bud Walton Arena court tonight to host Louisiana at 7 p.m. Arkansas picked up a 34-point win over SIU-Edwardsville in the season opener last Friday to extend its home win streak at BWA to 15 games. Can’t make it out to the game? Don’t worry,clickherefor the full game preview that includes a link to the RazorVision broadcast, live stats and game notes. You can also get in-game updates, stasitics and photos by following @RazorbackMBB on twitter.

24 Hours Till Tip! This #SCtop10 moment happened the last time we took Bud Walton Arena court. #Fastest40 #WeHogs pic.twitter.com/naxrkTRYkr

– Razorback Basketball (@RazorbackMBB) November 15, 2013

@RazorbackVB Announces Initial Wave Of 2014 Recruiting ClassHead coach Robert Pulliza has added four Texas prep standouts during the early signing period for the 2014 season. The newest members of the Razorbacks’ program are Sophie Bethke (Wimberley, Texas), Shelby Harper (Corpus Christi, Texas), Krista Kolbinskie (San Antonio, Texas) and Kori Ortiz (Southlake, Texas). Harper and Bethke are ranked No. 93 and 95 on PrepVolleyball.com’s Senior Aces list, respectively, and are the sixth and seventh top-100 recruits added by Arkansas over the past three years. Click here to read full release.

Fred W. Smith Football Center Open HouseFans can get their first look at the new $40 million home of @RazorbackFB at tomorrow’s open house from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Razorback Foundation members can get an advance preview beginning at 10 a.m. The self-guided tour is free of charge, but fans are required to register. To pre-register click here. For more information on the event, click here.

@RazorbackFB Practice RecapThe University of Arkansas football team held practice on Thursday during its second bye week of the season. Head coach Bret Bielema was available to the media after practice and spoke about the week. Click here for full release.

@RazorbackFB Leads SEC In Sacks Allowed Per AttemptThe Arkansas football team leads the SEC and is tied for 4th in the country with an average of 0.70 sacks allowed per game. Taking that stat one step further, you can see just how effective the offensive line has been at not allowing sacks this season.

Arkansas has allowed a sack every 36.43 pass attempts. Alabama (31.75) is only other SEC team averaging more than 30 att/sack #NeverYield

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB) November 14, 2013

Q&A With @RazorbackSwim’s All-American Lauren JordanUniversity of Arkansas junior Lauren Jordan (Carmel, Ind.) was the second swimmer to achieve All-America honors during the 2013 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis. Jordan placed ninth in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a personal-best time of 16:04.06, the third-fastest time in school history. Jordan became the fifth Razorback to All-American in the 1,650 freestyle and the 36th in program history. Click here for full release.

#NFLHogsGeorge Wilson recorded two tackles but the Tennessee Titans fell 30-27 to division-leading Indianapolis last night on Thursday Night Football.

#ProHogsPatrick Beverley, Ronnie Brewer and the Houston Rockets defeated the New York Knicks 109-106 Thursday evening.Two former Razorbacks will be in action today.Charlotte Bobcats (Jannero Pargo) at Cleveland Cavaliers, 6:30 p.m.Brooklyn Nets (Joe Johnson) at Phoenix Suns, 8 p.m.

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