Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year three times.
Arkansas vs. Penn: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparisons
A rack of basketballs is shown prior to a game between Arkansas and Gardner-Webb on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Fayetteville.
WHEN Sunday, 3 p.m.
WHERE Bud Walton Arena (19,200), Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 5-0; Penn 3-5
STREAK Arkansas won 5; Penn lost 1
COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman — 50-19 in third season at Arkansas and 160-53 in seventh season overall; Penn: Steve Donahue — 86-69 in sixth season at Penn and 286-283 in 20th season overall.
SERIES First meeting
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates. The game audio can also be accessed on the Razorback GameDay App and the TuneIn app.
TELEVISION The game will be televised on SEC Network and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Jon Sundvold (analyst)
BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 19 1/2-point favorite, according to VegasInsider.
NOTABLE Jaylin Williams leads Arkansas with 22 assists and has 9 turnovers. He also has taken a team-high 9 charges after leading the Razorbacks with 16 last season … Senior guard Chris Lykes is averaging 15.2 points off the bench for Arkansas … Au’Diese Toney was MVP of the Hall of Fame Classic after having 13 points and 9 rebounds against Kansas State and 19 and 9 against Cincinnati in the Razorbacks’ victories in Kansas City, Mo. … Penn is 7-17 all-time against SEC teams. In the Quakers’ most recent game against an SEC team, they won at Alabama 81-80 in the 2019-20 season opener in Nate Oats’ first game as the Crimson Tide’s coach … Penn lost 105-75 at Florida State to open this season … The Quakers victories are against Bucknell, Lafayette and Old Dominion … JD Notae leads Arkansas with 17 steals … Penn is the third Ivy League opponent for Arkansas all-time. The Razorbacks lost to Cornell 78-77 in Little Rock during the 1972-73 season and beat Princeton 68-64 in a first-round 1990 NCAA Tournament game in Austin ... Penn didn't play last season when the Ivy League canceled the basketball season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
PENN PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS., NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Jordan Dingle, 6-3; So.; 19.5; 3.3
G Jonah Charles, 6-4; Jr.; 11.3; 3.3
G Jelani Williams, 6-5; Sr.; 7.6; 4.5
F Max Martz, 6-6; So.; 6.8; 4.2
C Nick Spinoso, 6-9; Fr.; 6.1; 4.9
ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS., NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G JD Notae, 6-3; Sr.; 17.8; 3.8
G Davonte Davis, 6-2; So.; 6.4; 4.0
G Au’Diese Toney, 6-6; Sr.; 13.2; 8.0
F Jaylin Williams, 6-10; So.; 5.8; 8.2
F Connor Vanover, 7-3; Jr.; 10.8; 4.8
Penn – Arkansas
70.6 Points for 79.8
76.9 Points against 68.2
-2.5 Rebound margin +7.6
-3.4 Turnover margin +4.4
43.7 FG pct. 43.4
37.7 3-pt pct. 31.5
73.6 FT pct. 74.2
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