Arkansas at South Carolina: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparisons

By: Bob Holt
Published: Friday, February 8, 2019
Arkansas Razorbacks forward Adrio Bailey (2) drives up to the net as South Carolina Gamecocks forward Chris Silva (30) covers during the Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.
Photo by Charlie Kaijo
Arkansas Razorbacks forward Adrio Bailey (2) drives up to the net as South Carolina Gamecocks forward Chris Silva (30) covers during the Southeastern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.

WHEN 2:30 p.m., Saturday

WHERE Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, S.C.

RECORDS Arkansas 14-8, 5-4 SEC; South Carolina 11-11, 6-3 SEC

SERIES Arkansas leads 20-13

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated South Carolina 69-64 on March 8, 2018 in the SEC Tournament in St. Louis.

COACHES Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 165-94 in eighth season at Arkansas and 365-192 in 17th season; South Carolina: Frank Martin - 124-101 in seventh season at South Carolina, 241-155 in 12th season.

TELEVISION The game will be televised by SEC Network and streamed on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app (carrier login required).

ANNOUNCERS Kevin Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (analyst)

RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, on the TuneIn app, XM Ch. 388 and ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Not all affiliates will carry the game.

BETTING LINE South Carolina is a 1.5-point favorite; O/U 151

NOTABLE Arkansas has won four consecutive SEC games and is in a five-way tie for fifth place in the conference standings with Alabama, Auburn, Florida and Ole Miss … The Razorbacks have won three in a row against South Carolina and five of the last six meetings … Arkansas sophomore forward Daniel Gafford is shooting an SEC-leading 66.7 percent (144 of 216) from the field … Razorbacks freshman guard Isaiah Joe leads the SEC with 79 three-pointers … South Carolina is 3-1 in SEC home games this season with victories over Mississippi State, Auburn and Missouri and a loss to No. 1 Tennessee … Mike Anderson has a 7-3 record against South Carolina … Razorbacks sophomore point guard Jalen Harris leads the SEC with a 3.6 assist-to-turnover ratio … Arkansas is 7-7 against South Carolina in Columbia … The Razorbacks are 3-3 in road games this season, including SEC victories at Texas A&M (73-71) and LSU (90-89). 

SOUTH CAROLINA PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G A.J. Lawson, 6-6; Fr.; 13.2; 4.3

G Tre Campbell, 6-0; Sr.; 6.4; 1.5

F Chris Silva, 6-9; Sr.; 13.6; 6.9

F Keyshawn Bryant, 6-6; Fr.; 9.0; 3.6

F Maik Kotsar, 6-11; Jr.; 8.2; 5.1

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Jalen Harris, 6-2; So.; 8.5; 2.7

G Isaiah Joe, 6-5; Fr.; 14.2; 2.5

G Mason Jones, 6-5; So.; 13.7; 4.5

F Daniel Gafford, 6-11; So.; 16.9; 8.9

F Adrio Bailey, 6-6; Jr.; 6.2; 3.2

TEAM COMPARISON

South Carolina – Arkansas

74.0 Points for 77.9

74.1 Points against 72.6

-1.5 Rebound margin -3.4

+1.1 Turnover margin +3.0

42.9 FG pct. 45.2

32.7 3-PT pct. 34.1

69.8 FT pct. 65.3

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