Arkansas vs. Florida: How to watch and listen, team comparisons

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Florida guard KeVaughn Allen (5) dribbles up the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Florida won 78-65. (AP Photo/Ron Irby)
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Florida guard KeVaughn Allen (5) dribbles up the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Florida won 78-65. (AP Photo/Ron Irby)

WHERE: O'Connell Center (10,133), Gainesville, Fla.

WHEN: 6 p.m., Wednesday.

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

STREAKS: Arkansas won 1; Florida lost 1.

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

ANNOUNCERS: Beth Mowins (play-by-play) and Jon Sundvold (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 Florida broadcast will be available on satellite radio via XM Ch. 190 and Sirius Ch. 137.

COACHES: Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 140-79 in seventh season with the Razorbacks and 340-177 in 16th season overall; Florida: Mike White - 60-29 in third season at Florida; 161-69 overall in seven seasons.

NOTABLE: Arkansas senior guard Daryl Macon had 8 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds against Missouri last Saturday when he came off the bench after starting the first 16 games ... Florida 6-6 junior guard Jalen Hudson, who redshirted last year after transferring from Virginia Tech, is averaging a team-high 16.2 points. He has seven starts this season, but has played four of the last five games off the bench … The Razorbacks have lost 12 consecutive games at Florida since last winning in Gainesville 94-85 on Feb. 28, 1995 …. The Gators have won seven in a row in the series since the Razorbacks beat No. 2 Florida 80-69 on Feb. 5, 2013 … Florida guard KeVaughn Allen, a junior from Little Rock, is averaging 13.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals in four previous games against Arkansas. He has hit 17 of 38 shots in those games, including 9 of 20 three-pointers, and 11 of 11 free throws … Razorbacks Coach Mike Anderson is 1-8 against Florida … Gators Coach Mike White is 4-0 against Arkansas.

SERIES: Florida leads 22-11.

LAST MEETING: Florida defeated Arkansas 78-65 on March 1, 2017, in Gainesville, Fla.

BETTING LINE: Florida is a 6-point favorite.

TEAM COMPARISON

Points For: Arkansas 85.1; Florida 81.6

Points Against: Arkansas 74.9; Florida 72.5

Rebound Margin: Arkansas -0.1; Florida +0.1

Turnover Margin: Arkansas +4.9; Florida +3.8

FG Percentage: Arkansas 49.4; Florida 44.1

3-Point Percentage: Arkansas 38.5; Florida 39.0

FT Percentage: Arkansas 66.5; Florida 76.4

FLORIDA PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G KeVaughn Allen, 6-2, Jr.;10.3;2.4

G Chris Chiozza, 6-0, Sr.;12.6;4.3

G Egor Koulechov, 6-5, Sr.;15.2;7.0

F Keith Stone, 6-8, So.;8.2;4.1

F Kevarrius Hayes, 6-9, Jr.;5.1;5.1

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Jaylen Barford, 6-3, Sr.;18.4;4.2

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

F Daniel Gafford, 6-11, Fr.;11.9;6.1

F Dustin Thomas, 6-8, Sr.;4.6;4.1

F Darious Hall, 6-6, Fr.;4.9;3.0

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