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The Daily Call – Nov. 8, 2013

BY ANDRES FOCIL
The Daily Call – Nov. 8, 2013

Welcome in to a loaded Friday edition of The Daily Call!

Men’s Basketball Preview

@RazorbackMBBtakes on SIU-Edwardsville tonight at Bud Walton Arena in its season opener. Tip is set for 7 p.m. Complete game preview can be found here.

Women’s Basketball Tips Off Regular Season Today

@RazorbackWBBofficially tips off its 2013-14 season today, as the Razorbacks host Sam Houston State inside Bud Walton Arena at 11 a.m. as part of Elementary Day. The Razorbacks look to pad their 36-1 all-time record in home openers, as the defending Southland Conference regular season champion Bearkats pay a visit.

Find a complete preview of the game here.

You can also read the latest entry of "Calling" the Hogs with new official voice of Razorback women’s basketball, Alex Perlman, here.

Be sure to follow @RazorbackWBB on Twitter for fun activities like this #BabyBacks photo of Calli Berna:

Hey @RazorbackWBB fans, thanks so much for your support. How about some fun? Can you guess who this is? #BabyBacks pic.twitter.com/5b0twep775

– RazorbackWBB (@RazorbackWBB) November 6, 2013

Volleyball Makes Final SEC Weekend Trip, Faces Alabama Tonight

@RazorbackVBtakes on the state of Alabama this weekend, beginning tonight with a 7 p.m. match against Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The Razorbacks own a 32-8 advantage in the all-time series with the Crimson Tide and have won 12 of the 17 matches played on Bama’s home floor. Following tonight’s match, the team heads to Auburn for Sunday’s match against the Tigers at 1:30 p.m. The Razorbacks enter the weekend with a 14-10 overall record and a 7-6 mark in SEC play.

Read a complete preview for this weekendhere. Find match notes here.

The week ahead: #SEC road trip to Alabama (Friday at 7PM) and Auburn (Sunday at 1:30PM). #RoadHogs pic.twitter.com/sc3mv3T3ar

– Razorback Volleyball (@RazorbackVB) November 4, 2013

No. 98

Senior captainKiero Smallhas been selected to wear No. 98 this week in honor of fellow captainRobert Thomas, who suffered a season-ending injury vs. No. 14 South Carolina. A Razorback will wear No. 98 for each remaining game of 2013.Byran Joneswas the first to earn the honor, swapping his 54 for 98 at No. 1 Alabama, andDarius Philon, who replaced Thomas in the starting lineup, took the number vs. No. 8 Auburn.

Fellow captain@KieroSmall36will wear No. 98 Saturday in honor ofRobert Thomas(@Razorback98)#NeverYieldpic.twitter.com/GZ9dU1oQlA

– Razorback Football (@RazorbackFB)November 7, 2013

Football At Ole Miss

If you are heading to Oxford, Miss., for tomorrow’s game, clickherefor information relating to changes the University of Mississippi has made to its gameday policies, including traffic flow and parking, for this season.

If you can’t make it to the game, you can watch across the country on SEC TV. The game will be available in 34 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Clickherefor complete affiliate listing.

Football Practice Report

@RazorbackFBheld practice Thursday inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in preparation for Saturday’s game at Ole Miss. Head coach @BretBielema was available to the media after practice. Read some of his comments here.

RazorVision also met with freshman Darius Philon after practice:

Fred W. Smith Football Center Open House

Razorback fans are cordially invited to an open house at the Fred W. Smith Football Center on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Razorback Foundation members can also get an advance preview of the building beginning at 10 a.m. by showing their Razorback Foundation membership card.

Find all the details here on how you can tour the new $40 million home of Razorback football.

GEICO Play Of The Year Fan Vote

Don’t forget to keep voting for @RazorbackFB sophomore running back Jonathan Williams, whose 19-yard touchdown reception against No. 10 Texas A&M is one of eight finalists for the GEICO Play of the Year. To vote, click here. You can vote daily until 11:59 pm. Monday.

#NFLHogs

Jarius Wright made two catches for 34 yards as the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Washington Redskins 34-27 last night on NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football.

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