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

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Arkansas forward Trevon Brazile (2) reacts after making a three pointer against Creighton during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
Arkansas forward Trevon Brazile (2) reacts after making a three pointer against Creighton during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

WHEN Wednesday, 9 p.m. Central

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

RECORDS Arkansas 4-1; San Diego State 4-1

STREAK Arkansas lost 1; San Diego State lost 1

AP RANKING Arkansas 9; San Diego State 17

SERIES Arkansas leads 2-0

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated San Diego State 76-64 on Dec. 3, 1985, in Little Rock. 

COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman — 77-29 in fourth season at Arkansas and 187-63 in eighth season overall; San Diego State: Brian Dutcher — 123-41 in sixth season at San Diego State and overall.

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 ESPN2 and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).

TV ANNOUNCERS John Schriffen (play-by-play) and Daymeon Fishback (analyst)

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

NOTABLE Wednesday's game will be the last of the 2022 Maui Invitational and will be for third place at the tournament....Arkansas freshman guard Nick Smith did not play Tuesday and could miss his sixth consecutive game as he continues to recover from a right knee injury....San Diego State defeated Ohio State 88-77 in the first round of the Maui Invitational before suffering an 87-70 loss to Arizona in the semifinals....The Aztecs were 23-9 overall and lost 72-69 in overtime to Creighton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season....San Diego State has four senior starters back from last season's team. Among the returners are last year's Mountain West Conference defensive player of the year, 6-10 forward Nathan Mensah, and last year's Mountain West newcomer of the year, Matt Bradley, a 6-4 guard who transferred from California. 

SAN DIEGO STATE PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Darrion Trammell, 5-10, Sr.; 14.4; 2.4

G Lamont Butler 6-2, Jr.; 9.2; 1.4

G Matt Bradley, 6-4, Sr., 8.8; 3.4

F Keshad Johnson, 6-7, Sr.; 6.6; 3.4

F Nathan Mensah, 6-10, Sr.; 7.4; 6.8

ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP

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

G Ricky Council, 6-6, Jr.; 19.0; 3.0

G Davonte Davis, 6-4, Jr.; 9.8; 2.8

G Anthony Black, 6-7, Fr.; 14.0; 5.4

F Jordan Walsh, 6-7, Fr.; 7.6; 2.4

C Makhi Mitchell, 6-9, Sr.; 5.6; 3.8

TEAM COMPARISON

SDSU – Arkansas

78.8 Points for 77.6

71.6 Points against 61.2

-2.4 Rebound margin +4.8

+5.8 Turnover margin +6.8

46.2 FG pct. 48.7

35.5 3-PT pct. 32.2

74.6 FT pct. 68.5

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