Tough home slate for Dykes' first season

By: Matt Jones
Published: Friday, August 29, 2014
Arkansas women's basketball coach Jimmy Dykes speaks during a news conference Monday, April 14, 2014 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
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Arkansas women's basketball coach Jimmy Dykes speaks during a news conference Monday, April 14, 2014 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

— Arkansas' women will host some of college basketball's heavyweights in Jimmy Dykes' first season.

Home games against Rutgers, Texas A&M, Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky, and a game against Oklahoma in North Little Rock highlight the Razorbacks' 2014-15 schedule, which was released Friday.

Notable nonconference road trips include regional games at Tulsa, Missouri State and Middle Tennessee State. Arkansas will play Iowa and Richmond during a Thanksgiving weekend trip to Las Vegas.

The Razorbacks will play 14 games at Bud Walton Arena and at least nine games will be televised. The Southeastern Conference Tournament will be held at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.

2014-15 Arkansas Women's Basketball Schedule

Nov. 9 - Northeastern State (exhibition)

Nov. 14 - Nicholls State

Nov. 16 - Savannah State

Nov. 20 - Middle Tennessee State

Nov. 23 - Northwestern State

Nov. 28 - Iowa (Las Vegas)

Nov. 29 - Richmond (Las Vegas)

Dec. 4 - South Dakota State

Dec. 7 - Rutgers

Dec. 10 - Missouri State

Dec. 14 - Tulsa

Dec. 21 - Oklahoma (North Little Rock)

Dec. 28 - Grambling State

Jan. 2 - Ole Miss

Jan. 4 - Texas A&M, ESPNU

Jan. 8 - Mississippi State

Jan. 11 - Tennessee, ESPNU

Jan. 18 - Missouri, SEC Network

Jan. 22 - Vanderbilt

Jan. 25 - Florida, ESPNU

Jan. 29 - Auburn

Feb. 5 - Alabama

Feb. 9 - Georgia, SEC Network

Feb. 12 - Texas A&M, SEC Network

Feb. 15 - Auburn, SEC Network

Feb. 19 - South Carolina, SEC Network

Feb. 22 - LSU, ESPNU

Feb. 26 - Kentucky

March 1 - Missouri

Home games in bold

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