Arkansas vs. Missouri: How to watch and listen; team comparisons

By: Bob Holt
Published: Friday, January 12, 2018
Daryl Macon (4) of Arkansas bring the ball down the court as Jordan Geist (15) defends from Missouri at Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, AR, Saturday, January 14, 2017.
Photo by David Beach
Daryl Macon (4) of Arkansas bring the ball down the court as Jordan Geist (15) defends from Missouri at Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, AR, Saturday, January 14, 2017.

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

WHEN: 5 p.m., Saturday

RECORDS: Arkansas 11-5, 1-3 SEC; Missouri 12-4, 2-1 SEC.

STREAKS: Arkansas lost 3; Missouri won 1.

WATCH: The game will be televised on ESPN2 and can be accessed via the WatchESPN app and ESPN3.com.

ANNOUNCERS: Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Sean Farnham (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 - 139-79 in seventh season with the Razorbacks and 339-177 in 16th season overall; Missouri: Cuonzo Martin - 12-4 in first season with the Tigers and 198-125 in 10th season overall.

NOTABLE: Missouri freshman Jontay Porter made his first start of the season against Georgia on Wednesday night and had 15 points and 10 rebounds going against Bulldogs senior big man Yante Maten, who had 8 points and 2 rebounds … Arkansas lost its first home game of the season, 75-54 to LSU on Wednesday night … The Razorbacks most recently lost back-to-back home games last season against Florida and Mississippi State during a 1-3 SEC start … The Razorbacks, who have lost three consecutive games for the first time since the 2015-16 season when they had a pair of three-game losing streaks, never have lost four games in a row in Mike Anderson's seven seasons as their coach. The last time the Razorbacks lost four or more games consecutively was when they ended the 2009-10 season with a six-game losing streak … Since Anderson became the Razorbacks' coach, he's 6-4 against Missouri, where he coached the five seasons previous to taking the Arkansas job … Anderson was 111-57 at Missouri … The Razorbacks are 14-9 in Fayetteville against the Tigers, who last won in Walton Arena in 2014 ... Missouri is 2-1 on the road this season with victories at Central Florida and South Carolina and a loss at Utah.

SERIES: Arkansas leads 25-22.

LAST MEETING: Missouri defeated Arkansas 83-78 on Feb. 4, 2017, in Columbia, Mo.

BETTING LINE: N/A

TEAM COMPARISON

Points For: Arkansas 86.3; Missouri 78.0

Points Against: Arkansas 75.7; Missouri 66.6

Rebound Margin: Arkansas -0.1; Missouri +7.8

Turnover Margin: Arkansas +3.9; Missouri -2.3

FG Percentage: Arkansas 49.6; Missouri 47.8

3-Point Percentage: Arkansas 38.7; Missouri 39.5

FT Percentage: Arkansas 67.2; Missouri 74.9

MISSOURI PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Kassius Robertson, 6-3, Sr.;15.4;1.9

G Jordan Geist, 6-2, Jr.;7.3;3.8

F Jontay Porter, 6-11, Fr.;8.8;7.0

F Jeremiah Tilmon, 6-10, Fr.;9.1;4.6

F Jordan Barnett, 6-7, Sr.;15.4;6.2

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Jaylen Barford, 6-3, Sr.;18.8;4.2

G Daryl Macon 6-3, Sr.;16.3;2.6

G Anton Beard 6-0, Sr.;11.1;2.5

F Daniel Gafford 6-11, Fr.;11.8;6.1

F Adrio Bailey 6-8, So.;5.7;3.3

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