Arkansas vs. Bucknell: TV, radio, ticket and game info

By: Matt Jones
Published: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Pat Bradley provides color commentary on Thursday Dec. 1, 2016, during the men's basketball game between Arkansas and Stephen F. Austin in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
Photo by Ben Goff
Pat Bradley provides color commentary on Thursday Dec. 1, 2016, during the men's basketball game between Arkansas and Stephen F. Austin in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

WHERE: Bud Walton Arena (19,368), Fayetteville.

WHEN: 5 p.m., Sunday.

RECORDS: Arkansas 1-0; Bucknell 0-1.

WATCH: The game will be televised by SEC Network and streamed on the WatchESPN app and ESPN3.com.

ANNOUNCERS: Dave Neal (play-by-play) and Pat Bradley (commentary).

RADIO: Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, via the Arkansas Razorbacks Gameday app, via the TuneIn app or on ArkansasRazorbacks.com. The RSN broadcast will be aired on satellite radio on XM Ch. 191 and Sirius Ch. 157.

TICKETS: Tickets begin at $15 on ArkansasRazorbacks.com.

COACHES: Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 129-74 in seventh season; Bucknell: Nathan Davis - 43-24 in third season.

NOTABLE: Bucknell plays four road games in nine days to open the season. The team flew to Arkansas from Atlantic City, N.J., on Saturday, and following its game against the Razorbacks, the Bison will play at North Carolina on Wednesday and at Maryland on Saturday… Today’s matchup is a non-bracketed game organized by the Phil Knight Invitational … Arkansas freshman guard Khalil Garland isn’t medically cleared to play and senior forwards Dustin Thomas and Arlando Cook won’t dress out because of suspensions … Arkansas is 56-2 in home nonconference games under Coach Mike Anderson … Bucknell lost only two players who combined to score 190 points off last season’s team that went 26-9 … Prior to returning to Bucknell, coach Nathan Davis was 141-39 in six seasons as head coach at his alma mater, Randolph-Macon. Davis’ teams went to the NCAA Tournament each season and advanced to the Division III Final Four in 2010.

SERIES: Bucknell leads 1-0.

LAST MEETING: Bucknell defeated Arkansas 59-55 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 17, 2006, in Dallas.

BETTING LINE: Arkansas is a 9-point favorite.

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

BUCKNELL

POS., NAME, HT., YR.;PPG;RPG

G Kimbal Mackenzie 6-1, Jr.;0.0;3.0

G Stephen Brown 5-11, Sr.;11.0;1.0

G Nate Jones, 6-5, Jr.;3.0;0.0

F Zach Thomas, 6-7, Sr.;31.0; 16.0

C Nana Foulland 6-10, Sr.;15.0;4.0

ARKANSAS

POS., NAME, HT., YR.;PPG;RPG

G Daryl Macon, 6-3, Sr.;16.0;3.0

G Jaylen Barford, 6-3, Sr.;16.0;4.0

G Anton Beard, 6-0, Sr.;14.0;2.0

F Trey Thompson, 6-9, Sr.;8.0;8.0

F Adrio Bailey, 6-7, So.;15.0;6.0

TEAM COMPARISON

Points For: Arkansas 95.0; Bucknell 78.0

Points Against: Arkansas 59.0; Bucknell 79.0

Rebound Margin: Arkansas +3.0; Bucknell -6.0

Turnover Margin; Arkansas +8.0; Bucknell +5.0

FG Percentage: Arkansas 57.1; Bucknell 43.9

3-Point Percentage: Arkansas 40.9; Bucknell 39.4

FT Percentage: Arkansas 63.6; Bucknell 41.2

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