Arkansas vs. Texas-Arlington: How to watch and listen, notables, team comparisons

By: Bob Holt
Published: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Arkansas' JD Notae (1) drives around North Texas' Zachary Simmons (24) during a game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Fayetteville.
Photo by Gunnar Rathbun, University of Arkansas Razorback Athletics
Arkansas' JD Notae (1) drives around North Texas' Zachary Simmons (24) during a game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Fayetteville.

WHEN Wednesday, 8 p.m.

WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville

CAPACITY 19,200 (will be limited to around 20%)

RECORDS Arkansas 2-0; Texas-Arlington 1-2

STREAK Arkansas won 3; Texas-Arlington won 1

SERIES Arkansas leads 8-0

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Texas-Arlington 78-60 on Nov. 23, 2018, in Fayetteville.

COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman - 22-12 in second season at Arkansas and 132-46 in sixth season overall; Texas-Arlington: Chris Ogden - 32-36 in third season at Texas-Arlington and overall.

RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates. Not all affiliates will carry the game. The game audio can also be accessed on the Razorback GameDay App, the TuneIn app and on satellite radio via Sirius XM Ch. 191.

TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network. It will be streamed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).

ANNOUNCERS Dave Neal (play-by-play) and Daymeon Fishback (color analyst)

NOTABLE Arkansas is 6-0 in games in Fayetteville against the Mavericks….Razorbacks freshman guard Moses Moody has hit 15 consecutive free throws since missing his first attempt of the season….UTA junior guard Jordan Phillips is a transfer from Arkansas, where he played in seven games during the 2017-18 season and averaged 1.4 points and 0.7 rebounds in 5.4 minutes. He’s averaging 5.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 19.2 minutes for the Mavericks….Arkansas junior guard JD Notae is averaging 14.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists off the bench….UTA is averaging 10.1 steals with junior guard Shahada Wells averaging 3.3….Mavericks Coach Chris Ogden was a four-year starter at Texas for Rick Barnes. He was an assistant coach at Texas and Tennessee for Barnes, and at Texas Tech for Chris Beard.

TEXAS-ARLINGTON PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Shahada Wells, 6-0; Jr.; 18.0; 5.0

G Dave Azore, 6-4; Jr.; 14.7; 6.7

G Nicolas Elame, 6-3; So.; 10.3; 5.7

F Fredelin De La Cruz, 6-7; Jr.; 7.3; 6.7

F Patrick Mwanba, 6-7; Jr.; 5.3; 5.3

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Desi Sills, 6-2, Jr.; 16.5; 2.5

G Jalen Tate, 6-6, Sr.; 7.0; 4.5

G Moses Moody, 6-6; Fr.; 13.3; 2.5

F Justin Smith, 6-7; Sr.; 13.0; 4.0

C Connor Vanover, 7-3, So.; 14.5; 12.0

TEAM COMPARISONS

Texas-Arlington – Arkansas

73.0 Points for 105.5

74.0 Points against 58.0

-5.0 Rebound margin +14.5

+6.7 Turnover margin +7.0

39.0 FG pct. 50.4

29.0 3-PT pct. 41.9

62.3 FT pct. 72.9

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