Tip-off times set for early season basketball games

By: Scottie Bordelon
Published: Thursday, November 19, 2020
A basketball sits in a rack at Bud Walton Arena in this undated photo.
Photo by Andy Shupe
A basketball sits in a rack at Bud Walton Arena in this undated photo.

FAYETTEVILLE — Tip-off times have been set for several of Arkansas’ home nonconference men’s basketball games.

The Razorbacks’ season opener on Nov. 25 against Mississippi Valley State is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. start, and the game will air on SEC Network-Plus.

Arkansas is also scheduled to play North Texas on Nov. 28 at 5 p.m.; Texas-Arlington on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.; Central Arkansas on Dec. 12 at 5 p.m.; Oral Roberts on Dec. 20 at 1 p.m.; and Abilene Christian on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.

Five of the Razorbacks’ home nonconference games are scheduled to be broadcast on SEC Network-Plus and two games, UT-Arlington and Oral Roberts, will be on SEC Network.

Game time for the Razorbacks’ Dec. 5 meeting with Lipscomb is not yet known. It will be determined once the kickoff time for Arkansas’ home football game against Alabama scheduled for the same day is set.

The start time for the Razorbacks' Dec. 8 game at Tulsa has not been set.

Arkansas’ 2020-21 home nonconference schedule

Nov. 25, Mississippi Valley State — SEC Network-Plus, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 28, North Texas — SEC Network-Plus, 5 p.m.

Dec. 2, UT-Arlington — SEC Network, 8 p.m.

Dec. 5, Lipscomb — SEC Network-Plus, TBA

Dec. 12, Central Arkansas — SEC Network-Plus, 5 p.m.

Dec. 20, Oral Roberts — SEC Network, 1 p.m.

Dec. 22, Abilene Christian — SEC Network-Plus, 7 p.m.

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