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

By: Bob Holt
Published: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
A rack of basketballs is shown prior to a game between Arkansas and Gardner-Webb on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Fayetteville.
( Andy Shupe)
A rack of basketballs is shown prior to a game between Arkansas and Gardner-Webb on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Fayetteville.

WHAT Central Arkansas at No. 10 Arkansas

WHEN Wednesday, 7 p.m.

WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville (19,200)

RECORDS UCA 1-6; Arkansas 6-0

COACHES UCA: Anthony Boone - 15-39 in 3 seasons at UCA; Arkansas: Eric Musselman - 51-19 in 3 seasons at Arkansas and 161-53 in 7 seasons overall

SERIES Arkansas leads 7-0

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated UCA 100-75 on Dec. 12, 2020 in Fayetteville.

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 streamed online by SEC Network-Plus and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).

ANNOUNCERS Brett Dolan (play-by-play) and Manny Watkins (analyst)

BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 33-point favorite, according to Vegas Insider.

NOTABLES JD Notae led the Razorbacks with 22 points and 6 assists in Arkansas' 25-point win over UCA last season. … Jaylin Williams leads Arkansas with 28 assists and has 13 turnovers. … Senior guard Chris Lykes is averaging 12.7 points per game off the bench for Arkansas, but he was scoreless in the Razorbacks’ 76-60 victory over Penn on Sunday. … UCA guard Collin Cooper played at Fayetteville High School and is the son of former Arkansas All-American distance runner Richard Cooper. … UCA graduate assistant coach Brandon Vanover is the brother of Arkansas forward Connor Vanover. … The Bears’ lone victory this season was over Oral Roberts 70-67. Former Arkansas wing Darious Hall had 19 points and 16 rebounds in the game.

UCA PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Camren Hunter, 6-3, Fr.; 11.9; 4.4

G Collin Cooper, 6-2, So.; 9.4; 2.0

F Darious Hall, 6-7, Jr.; 9.7; 6.7

F Jared Chatham, 6-8, Sr.; 6.1; 4.4

F Jaxson Baker, 6-7, So.; 4.1; 2.7

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

POS. NAME, HT, YR; PPG; RPG

G JD Notae, 6-2, Sr.; 19.5; 4.7

G Davonte Davis, 6-4, So.; 6.3; 4.2

G Au’Diese Toney, 6-6, Sr.; 13.0; 7.3

F Connor Vanover, 7-3, Jr.; 9.8; 4.6

F Jaylin Williams, 6-10, So.; 5.3; 8.3

TEAM COMPARISON

UCA – Arkansas

61.0 Points for 79.0

82.6 Points against 66.8

-7.6 Rebound margin +9.0

-4.4 Turnover margin +3.7

39.2 FG pct. 44.6

25.5 3-PT pct. 29.7

71.6 FT pct. 72.2

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