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

By: Paul Boyd
Published: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Arkansas guard Makayla Daniels (43) dribbles the ball against Florida guard Kiara Smith (1) during a game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Fayetteville.
Photo by J.T. Wampler
Arkansas guard Makayla Daniels (43) dribbles the ball against Florida guard Kiara Smith (1) during a game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Fayetteville.

WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville

WHEN 7:30 p.m., Thursday

COACHES Arkansas: Mike Neighbors - 69-45 in fourth season at Arkansas and 167-86 in eighth season overall; Florida: Cam Newbauer - 41-62 in fourth season at Florida and 120-112 in eighth season overall.

RECORDS Arkansas 10-4, 1-3 SEC; Florida 7-5, 0-4 SEC

RANKINGS Arkansas 17; Florida NR

SERIES Florida leads 29-11

LAST MEETING Florida defeated Arkansas 83-80 on Feb. 23, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla.

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).

ANNOUNCERS Brett Dolan (play-by-play) and Matt Zimmerman (analyst)

NOTABLE Arkansas split two meetings with the Gators a year ago. The Razorbacks have won two of the last three meetings, but that came after losing eight of the last nine….Sophomore Makayla Daniels scored 10 straight points in the fourth quarter and a game-high 19 to help the Razorbacks to a 79-57 win over Florida in Bud Walton Arena last season. She had just four in the Razorbacks’ loss later in the season.

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Destiny Slocum, 5-7, Sr.; 15.4; 3.6

G Chelsea Dungee, 5-11, Sr.; 20.5; 3.6

G Amber Ramirez, 5-9, Sr.; 12.5; 2.7

G Makayla Daniels, 5-8, So.; 13.5; 3.3

F Taylah Thomas, 6-1, Sr.; 4.5; 6.2

FLORIDA PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Lavendar Briggs, 6-1, So.; 17.8; 6.2

G Kiara Smith, 5-10, R-Sr.; 15.0; 6.2

G Kristine Moore, 6-1, Jr.; 6.0; 2.8

G Nina Rickards, 5-9, So.; 9.8; 7.6

C Faith Dut, 6-4, So.; 6.8; 3.3

TEAM COMPARISON

Florida — Arkansas

73.7 Points for 88.9

65.1 Points against 70.3

+3.1 Rebound margin -3.2

+2.7 Turnover margin +9.0

41.9 FG pct. 45.0

29.7 3-pt pct. 37.0

66.8 FT pct. 70.8

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