Arkansas at Florida: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparison

By: Bob Holt
Published: Monday, February 17, 2020
Arkansas mascot Big Red performs during a game against Colorado State on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Fayetteville.
Photo by J.T. Wampler
Arkansas mascot Big Red performs during a game against Colorado State on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Fayetteville.

WHEN Tuesday, 6 p.m.

WHERE O’Connell Center, Gainesville, Fla.

RECORDS Arkansas 16-9, 4-8 SEC; Florida 16-9, 8-4 SEC

STREAK Arkansas lost 4; Florida won 2

LAST MEETING Florida defeated Arkansas 66-50 on March 14, 2019 in the SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.

SERIES Florida leads 25-12

COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman - 16-9 in first season at Arkansas and 126-43 in fifth season overall; Florida: Mike White - 105-62 in fifth season at Florida and 206-102 overall in ninth season overall.

RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates. Not all affiliates will carry the game. The game can also be accessed on the Razorback GameDay App, the TuneIn app and on satellite radio via Sirius XM Ch. 381.

TELEVISION The game will air on ESPNU and can be streamed on ESPN3.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).

ANNOUNCERS Roy Philpott (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (analyst)

BETTING LINE Florida is a 6-point favorite.

NOTABLE Arkansas junior guard Mason Jones leads the nation in free throws made (172) and attempted (208) after hitting 18 of 21 against Mississippi State last Saturday … The Razorbacks have lost four consecutive games since winning 82-78 at Alabama on Feb. 1 … Arkansas sophomore guard Isaiah Joe, who is averaging 16.0 points, will miss his fifth consecutive game after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee two weeks ago, but he practiced on Monday … Arkansas has lost 13 consecutive games at Florida since last winning there 94-85 on Feb. 28, 1995 … Razorbacks senior forward Adrio Bailey is shooting 46.2% on 3-pointers (12 of 26) after hitting 2 of 3 against Mississippi State. He’s shooting 50% on 3-pointers (8 of 16) in SEC games … Arkansas continues to lead the nation in 3-point defense at 23.5% … Razorbacks coach Eric Musselman faced Florida last season when the Gators beat Nevada 70-61 in a first-round NCAA Tournament game in Des Moines, Iowa … The Gators are 25-7 against Arkansas since 1997 and 21-4 in the teams’ last 25 meetings … Florida sophomore forward Keyontae Johnson had 20 points and 12 rebounds in the Gators’ 66-50 victory over Arkansas in the SEC Tournament last season.

FLORIDA PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Andrew Nembhard, 6-5; So.; 11.7; 2.8

G Noah Locke, 6-3: So.; 10.8; 2.8

G Scottie Lewis, 6-5; Fr.; 8.1; 4.0

F Kerry Blackshear, 6-10; Sr.; 13.6; 7.7

F Keyontae Johnson, 6-5; Jr.; 13.2; 6.6

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Mason Jones, 6-5; Jr.; 20.8; 6.0

G Jimmy Whitt, 6-3; Sr.; 14.8; 4.8

G Desi Sills, 6-2; So.; 10.1; 2.9

F Adrio Bailey, 6-6; Sr.; 6.6; 4.5

F Reggie Chaney, 6-8; So.; 5.1; 4.1

TEAM COMPARISON

Florida – Arkansas

72.8 Points for 74.4

66.8 Points against 67.2

+3.3 Rebound margin -6.4

+1.3 Turnover margin +4.8

45.0 FG pct. 43.7

34.4 3-PT pct. 31.7

72.5 FT pct. 72.7

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