Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
SEC releases Hogs' 18-game league slate
Arkansas coach Eric Musselman reacts Thursday, March 24, 2022, during the second half of the Sweet 16 round of the 2022 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Chase Center in San Francisco, Calif.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ men’s basketball team has known since late June which teams it would play and where in Southeastern Conference play in the 2022-23 season.
The Razorbacks now know when they will play each opponent following the SEC's league schedule release Wednesday.
Arkansas is set to begin conference play at LSU on Dec. 28. It marks the third consecutive season in which the Razorbacks will open away from home.
Arkansas will hold its conference home opener Jan. 4 against Missouri, and the Tigers will host the Razorbacks on Jan. 18.
Arkansas, playing Kentucky twice in the regular season for the first time since 2014, will travel to Rupp Arena on Feb. 7 and close the regular season at home against the Wildcats on March 4.
Florida will visit Bud Walton Arena on Feb. 18, and the Razorbacks travel to Auburn and Tennessee on Jan. 7 and Feb. 28, respectively. They will host LSU on Jan. 24 and play Alabama at home Jan. 11 and in Tuscaloosa on Feb. 25.
Arkansas is also scheduled to play Texas A&M in home-and-home contests, host Georgia, Mississippi State and Ole Miss, and travel to South Carolina and Vanderbilt.
The Razorbacks are scheduled to play eight conference games on Saturdays. They will face Auburn, Vanderbilt, South Carolina and Alabama away from home, and Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Florida and Kentucky in Bud Walton Arena.
Arkansas’ known 2022-23 schedule
Nov. 7 — North Dakota State (season opener)
Nov. 11 — Fordham
Nov. 21 — Louisville (Maui Invitational)
Nov. 22 — Texas Tech OR Creighton (Maui Invitational)
Nov. 23 — Maui Invitational
Dec. 3 — San Jose State
Dec. 6 — UNC-Greensboro
Dec. 10 — Oklahoma (in Tulsa)
Dec. 17 — Bradley (in North Little Rock)
Dec. 21 — UNC-Asheville
Dec. 28 — at LSU
Jan. 4 — Missouri
Jan. 7 — at Auburn
Jan. 11 — Alabama
Jan. 14 — at Vanderbilt
Jan. 18 — at Missouri
Jan. 21 — Ole Miss
Jan. 24 — LSU
Jan. 28 — at Baylor (Big 12/SEC Challenge)
Jan. 31 — Texas A&M
Feb. 4 — at South Carolina
Feb. 7 — at Kentucky
Feb. 11 — Mississippi State
Feb. 15 — at Texas A&M
Feb. 18 — Florida
Feb. 21 — Georgia
Feb. 25 — at Alabama
Feb. 28 — at Tennessee
March 4 — Kentucky
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