Arkansas vs. Creighton at Maui Invitational: How to watch and listen, team comparison, notables

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Monday, November 21, 2022
The Lahaina Civic Center is viewed during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Louisville and Arkansas, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
The Lahaina Civic Center is viewed during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Louisville and Arkansas, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

WHEN Tuesday, 7 p.m. Central

WHERE Lahaina Civic Center (2,400) in Lahaina, Hawaii

RECORDS Arkansas 4-0; Creighton 5-0

STREAK Arkansas won 4; Creighton won 5

AP RANKING Arkansas 9; Creighton 10

SERIES Tied 1-1

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Creighton 73-61 on Dec. 29, 1962, in Oklahoma City. 

COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman — 77-28 in fourth season at Arkansas and 187-62 in eighth season overall; Creighton: Greg McDermott — 281-137 in 13th season at Creighton and 444-279 in 23rd season overall in Division I.

RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates. The game audio can also be accessed on the Varsity Network app and the Razorback GameDay App.

TELEVISION The game will be televised by ESPN and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).

TV ANNOUNCERS Dan Shulman (play-by-play) and Jay Bilas (analyst)

BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 2 1/2-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

NOTABLE Arkansas freshman guard Nick Smith did not play Monday and could miss his fifth consecutive game as he continues to recover from a right knee injury....Creighton defeated Texas Tech 76-65 on Monday at the Maui Invitational. Arkansas defeated Louisville 80-54....The Bluejays were 23-12 overall and lost 79-72 to national champion Kansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season....Ryan Kalkbrenner, a 7-1 junior, was the Big East defensive player of the year last season....Baylor Scheierman, a 6-7 senior transfer from South Dakota State, was the Summit League player of the year last season....The Razorbacks will be playing a Big East team for the first time since an 84-72 victory at Providence in the first round of the 2019 NIT. 

CREIGHTON PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Ryan Nembhard, 6-0, So.; 8.8; 1.0

G Baylor Scheierman 6-7, Sr.; 10.6; 9.4

G Trey Alexander, 6-4, So., 12.4; 4.4

F Arthur Kaluma, 6-7, So.; 14.4; 5.4

C Ryan Kalkbrenner, 7-1, Jr.; 15.2; 6.6

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Ricky Council, 6-6, Jr.; 17.8; 3.0

G Davonte Davis, 6-4, Jr.; 10.0; 2.8

G Anthony Black, 6-7, Fr.; 11.0; 5.3

F Jordan Walsh, 6-7, Fr.; 8.3; 2.3

C Makhi Mitchell, 6-9, Sr.; 6.5; 4.5

TEAM COMPARISON

Creighton – Arkansas

83.6 Points for 75.3

60.4 Points against 54.0

+12.8 Rebound margin +7.0

+3.0 Turnover margin +6.5

51.0 FG pct. 49.1

36.6 3-PT pct. 30.0

68.1 FT pct. 66.7

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