Arkansas vs. LSU: How to watch, radio and team comparisons

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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: 8 p.m., Wednesday

RECORDS: Arkansas 11-4, 1-2 SEC; LSU 10-4, 1-1 SEC.

STREAKS: Arkansas lost 2; LSU won 1.

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

ANNOUNCERS: Mike Morgan (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 also will be available on satellite radio via XM Ch. 190 and Sirius Ch. 137.

COACHES: Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 139-78 in seventh season with the Razorbacks and 339-176 in 16th season overall; LSU: Will Wade - 10-4 in first season with the Tigers and 101-49 in fifth season overall.

NOTABLE: Arkansas has won 11 consecutive games in Bud Walton Arena, including an 8-0 record this season … LSU has matched its victory total for last season, when the Tigers finished 10-21 … Razorbacks Coach Mike Anderson is 6-7 against LSU, but 5-1 at home. The Tigers last won in Walton Arena 81-78 the 2014-15 regular-season finale … Arkansas senior guard Daryl Macon is averaging 22.3 points in SEC play. Senior guard Jaylen Barford is averaging 20.0 points … LSU freshman point guard Tremont Williams leads the SEC in assists (6.0) and steals (2.4) per game … Arkansas freshman forward Daniel Gafford is shooting 65.7 percent from the field (69 of 105) to rank 19th nationally. He has 34 of the Razorbacks’ 63 dunks … Arkansas, which lost at Mississippi State and Auburn last week, hasn’t lost three consecutive games since losing at Mississippi State and Ole Miss and to Auburn at home during the 2015-16 season … Arkansas dropped from No. 9 to No. 17 this week in the NCAA’s Ratings Percentage Index, which ranks teams based on their record and strength of schedule. … LSU is 2-0 in road games this season with wins at Memphis and Texas A&M.

SERIES: Arkansas leads 35-28.

LAST MEETING: Arkansas defeated LSU 78-70 on Feb. 11, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.

BETTING LINE: Arkansas is a 9 1/2-point favorite.

TEAM COMPARISON

Points For: Arkansas 88,5; LSU 82.6

Points Against: Arkansas 75.7; LSU 73.1

Rebound Margin: Arkansas +0.2; LSU +3.5

Turnover Margin: Arkansas +4.3; LSU +1.9

FG Percentage: Arkansas 50.5; LSU 50.2

3-Point Percentage: Arkansas 39.7; LSU 37.5

FT Percentage: Arkansas 67.6; LSU 74.4

LSU PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Tremont Waters, 5-11, Fr.;17.4;3.6

G Skylar Mays, 6-5, So.;12.1;4.1

G Daryl Edwards, 6-3, Jr.;6.2;1.5

F Duop Reath, 6-11, Sr.;12.6;5.5

F Aaron Epps, 6-10, Sr.;10.2;6.2

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Jaylen Barford, 6-3, Sr.;18.9;4.3

G Daryl Macon 6-3, Sr.;16.7;2.5

G Anton Beard 6-0, Sr.;11.7;2.7

F Daniel Gafford 6-11, Fr.;12.0;6.1

F Dustin Thomas 6-8, Sr.;4.9;4.4

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