Arkansas vs. Tennessee: How to watch and listen, notables, team comparisons

By: Paul Boyd
Published: Thursday, January 7, 2021
Tennessee and Alabama players are introduced before an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Randy Sartin/USA TODAY Sports via AP, Pool)
Tennessee and Alabama players are introduced before an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Randy Sartin/USA TODAY Sports via AP, Pool)

WHERE Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

WHEN 5:30 p.m., Thursday

COACHES Arkansas: Mike Neighbors - 69-43 in fourth season at Arkansas and 167-84 in eighth season overall; Tennessee: Kellie Harper - 27-11 in second season at Tennessee and 312-219 in 17th season overall.

RECORDS Arkansas 10-2, 1-1 SEC; Tennessee 6-1, 0-0 SEC

SERIES Tennessee leads 31-5

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Tennessee 83-75 on Feb. 20, 2020, in Fayetteville.

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

NOTABLE The Lady Vols have dominated the series, but Arkansas has won back-to-back games, including 80-79 in Knoxville on Jan. 21, 2019....Arkansas is 2-14 against Tennessee in Knoxville....The Razorbacks came in at No. 15 in the first NET rankings, a replacement for the RPI, of the season this week....Arkansas is 4-2 against the top 100 teams in the NET rankings....Arkansas joined North Carolina State and Texas A&M as the only teams in the country with double-digit wins after Sunday’s victory over Missouri.

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Destiny Slocum, 5-7, Sr.; 15.4; 3.5

G Chelsea Dungee, 5-11, Sr.; 19.5; 3.3

G Amber Ramirez, 5-9, Sr.; 12.3; 2.7

G Makayla Daniels, 5-8, So.; 13.7; 3.6

F Taylah Thomas, 6-1, Sr.; 4.9; 6.4

TENNESSEE PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Marta Suarez, 6-2, Fr.; 7.1; 6.9

G Jordan Horston, 6-2, So.; 8.3; 3.7

F Rae Burrell, 6-1, Jr.; 16.6; 2.9

F Rennia Davis, 6-2, Sr.; 12.3; 8.1

C Tamari Key, 6-5, So.; 5.7; 3.9

TEAM COMPARISON

Arkansas – Tennessee

88.9 Points for 75.1

70.3 Points against 54.1

-3.2 Rebound margin +17.1

+9.0 Turnover margin +1.8

45.0 FG pct. 43.8

37.0 3-pt pct. 30.2

70.8 FT pct. 72.5

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