Arkansas vs. Fresno State: TV, radio, ticket and game info

By: Bob Holt , Matt Jones
Published: Friday, November 17, 2017
An Arkansas mascot waves a flag prior to a game against Texas A&M on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
Photo by Anthony Reyes
An Arkansas mascot waves a flag prior to a game against Texas A&M on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

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

WHEN: 7 p.m., Friday.

RECORDS: Arkansas 2-0; Fresno State 2-0.

WATCH: The game will be streamed on the WatchESPN app and ESPN3.com.

ANNOUNCERS: Josh Haley (play-by-play) and Manny Watkins (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.

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

COACHES: Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 130-74 in seventh season; Fresno State: Rodney Terry - 108-97 in seventh season.

NOTABLE:Arkansas is 57-1 in Walton Arena against unranked opponents under Mike Anderson. The lone loss was to Akron 88-80 during the 2015-16 season … Daryl Macon is averaging 6.0 assists … Arkansas 6-11 freshman Daniel Gafford is averaging 12.5 points and 3.5 rebounds off the bench … Senior guard Jahmel Taylor is averaging 15.5 points off the bench for Fresno State … The Bulldogs return four starters from last season’s 20-13 team that played in the NIT.

SERIES: Arkansas leads 1-0.

LAST MEETING: Arkansas defeated No. 12 Fresno State 70-69 on Nov. 29, 1997, in Phoenix.

BETTING LINE: Arkansas is a 12-point favorite.

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

FRESNO STATE

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

G Deshon Taylor 6-2, Jr.;17.0;3.0

G Jaron Hopkins, 6-6, Sr.;15.0;7.5

G Ray Bowles, 6-5, Sr.;9.5;1.5

F Bryson Williams, 6-8, So;15.0;6.0

C Terrell Carter 6-10, Sr.;4.5;4.0

ARKANSAS

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

G Daryl Macon, 6-3, Sr.;18.5;2.5

G Jaylen Barford, 6-3, Sr.;21.5;4.5

G Anton Beard, 6-0, Sr.;12.5;2.0

F Trey Thompson, 6-9, Sr.;5.0;9.5

F Adrio Bailey, 6-6, So.;11.0;5.0

TEAM COMPARISON

Points For: Arkansas 98.0; Fresno State 92.5

Points Against: Arkansas 64.5; Fresno State 69.0

Rebound Margin: Arkansas +9.5; Fresno State +6.0

Turnover Margin; Arkansas +6.5; Fresno State +8.5

FG Percentage: Arkansas 55.2; Fresno State 57.3

3-Point Percentage: Arkansas 40.5; Fresno State 53.7

FT Percentage: Arkansas 70.2; Fresno State 53.8

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