Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy.
Arkansas vs. Oral Roberts: How to watch and listen, notables
Arkansas guard Makayla Daniels (43) drives to the lane Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, as she is pressured by Oral Roberts guard Rylie Torrey during the first half of play in Bud Walton Arena.
WHEN Wednesday, 11 a.m.
WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville
CAPACITY 19,200 (will be limited to around 20%)
LAST SEASON’S RECORDS Arkansas 24-8, 10-6 SEC; Oral Roberts 15-16, 9-7 Summit League
STREAK Arkansas lost 1; Oral Roberts lost 1
SERIES Arkansas leads 22-9
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Oral Roberts 96-64 on Nov. 14, 2019, in Fayetteville.
COACHES Arkansas: Mike Neighbors - 59-41 in fourth season at Arkansas and 157-82 in eighth season overall; Oral Roberts: Misti Cussen - 124-122 in ninth season at Oral Roberts and overall.
RADIO The Razorback Sports Network can be accessed via 92.1 FM or 1590 AM in Fayetteville; 1230 AM or 1580 AM in Fort Smith; and 100.3 FM or 790 AM in Rogers. Not all affiliates will carry the game. The game audio can also be accessed on the Razorback GameDay App.
TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network-Plus, which is accessible via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Brett Dolan (play-by-play) and Matt Zimmerman (color analyst)
NOTABLE Lee Mayberry, a former three-time all-conference guard at Arkansas, is in his third season as an assistant coach at ORU. Mayberry holds the Razorbacks’ career record with 291 steals, is second in program history with 729 assists and is third with 1,940 points. From 2014-17, Mayberry was a student and special assistant on the Razorbacks’ men’s basketball staff….Arkansas opens the season ranked No. 14 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. It is the Razorbacks’ highest ranking to open a season since 1995-96….Arkansas returns two double-digit scorers from a year ago in Chelsea Dungee (16.9 points per game) and Amber Ramirez (14.7). The Razorbacks also welcome Destiny Slocum, a former All-Pac-12 guard who averaged 14.9 points at Oregon State last season….ORU senior guard Keni Jo Lippe averaged 18.5 points and 8 rebounds per game last season. Lippe is the Golden Eagles’ only returning starter….ORU junior guard Ariel Walker is an Arkansas native from Ozark. Walker transferred to ORU in the offseason following two seasons at Allen (Kan.) Community College, where she averaged 16.3 points.
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