Vanderbilt at Arkansas: How to watch and listen, team comparisons

By: Bob Holt
Published: Friday, February 9, 2018
Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford drives during an SEC Tournament game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
Photo by J.T. Wampler
Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford drives during an SEC Tournament game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

WHEN 7:30 p.m., Saturday.

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

RECORDS Arkansas 16-8, 5-6 SEC; Vanderbilt 9-15, 3-8 SEC.

STREAKS Arkansas won 1; Vanderbilt won 1.

COACHES Vanderbilt: Bryce Drew - 28-31 in two seasons at Vanderbilt, 152-80 overall in seven seasons; Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 144-82 in seven seasons at Arkansas, 344-180 overall in 16 seasons.

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 available on satellite radio via XM Ch. 190 and Sirius Ch. 137.

TELEVISION The game will be televised on SEC Network and can be accessed via the WatchESPN app and ESPN3.com.

ANNOUNCERS Kevin Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and Sean Harrington (commentary).

NOTABLE Vanderbilt guard Payton Willis, a sophomore from Fayetteville, is averaging 5.0 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 17.3 minutes this season … Arkansas is 12-1 at Walton Arena this season with the only loss to LSU 75-54 on Jan. 10 … Vanderbilt is 0-8 in road games … In SEC games, Arkansas senior guards Jaylen Barford and Daryl Macon are the 1-2 scorers with Barford averaging 20.3 points and Macon 19.0 … Vanderbilt lost senior forward Matthew Fisher-Davis to a season-ending shoulder surgery after 16 games. He averaged 11.9 points and 5.1 rebounds … Freshman Daniel Gafford has 48 of the Razorbacks' 89 dunks. Adrio Bailey is second with 15 dunks ... Arkansas is 5-1 against Vanderbilt in the teams' previous six meetings, including 2-1 last season when each team won on the other's home court and the Razorbacks beat the Commodores at the SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. … Vanderbilt has scored 81 points in each of its last four games, including an 81-65 victory over Georgia on Wednesday night ... The Razorbacks are 13-3 against the Commodores all-time in Fayetteville ... Vanderbilt has used 11 different starting combinations this season.

SERIES Arkansas leads 23-12.

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Vanderbilt 76-62 on March 11, 2017, in semifinal round of the SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.

BETTING LINE N/A

VANDERBILT PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Riley LaChance, 6-2, Sr.;13.0;3.1

G Lee Saben, 6-2, Fr.;10.7;2.6

G Maxwell Evans, 6-2, Fr.;3.2;1.5

F Jeff Roberson 6-6, Sr.;16.3;7.2

C Ejike Obinna, 6-10, Fr.;3.2;2.4

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Jaylen Barford, 6-3, Sr.;18.8;3.8

G Daryl Macon 6-3, Sr.;17.3;2.7

G Anton Beard 6-0, Sr.;9.7;2.5

F Daniel Gafford 6-11, Fr.;11.0;6.0

F Adrio Bailey 6-6, So.;4.3;2.7

TEAM COMPARISON

Vanderbilt – Arkansas

72.5 Points for 83.1

72.9 Points against 76.5

+0.5 Rebound margin -1.5

-1.9 Turnover margin +3.5

43.7 FG pct. 48.7

33.7 3-PT pct. 39.8

74.0 FT pct. 67.3

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