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 four times and has been inducted to the Arkansas Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame.
Arkansas vs. LSU: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparison
Arkansas fans call the hogs, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, before the first half of the Alabama Crimson Tide’s 84-69 win over the Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
WHEN 6 p.m., Tuesday
WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 13-6, 2-5 SEC; LSU 12-7, 1-6 SEC
STREAK Arkansas won 1; LSU lost 6
SERIES Arkansas leads 41-35
LAST MEETING LSU defeated Arkansas 60-57 on Dec. 28, 2022, in Baton Rouge, La.
COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman - 86-34 in 4 seasons at Arkansas and 196-68 in 8 seasons overall; LSU: Matt McMahon - 12-7 in first season at LSU and 166-74 in 8 seasons 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, and on XM Ch. 84.
TELEVISION The game will be televised by ESPN2 and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Tom Hart (play-by-play), Jimmy Dykes (analyst) and Marty Smith (reporter)
BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 12 1/2-point favorite, according to Saracen Casino Resort.
NOTABLE LSU has lost six consecutive games since opening SEC play with a 60-57 victory over Arkansas in Baton Rouge. Senior guard Trae Hannibal led the Tigers with 19 points off the bench. Arkansas guard Davonte Davis had 16 points and 6 rebounds … LSU guard Justice Hill, a senior from Little Rock, is expected to miss his third consecutive game because of personal reasons … Anthony Black leads the Razorbacks with 68 assists and 33 steals … Arkansas is 9-1 in Bud Walton Arena with the lone loss to Alabama … Freshman guard Joseph Pinion has scored 13 points off the bench in the Razorbacks’ SEC victories over Missouri and Ole Miss ... In LSU’s last four games it has been outscored 90-16 in points off turnovers, including 33-7 by Tennessee in the Vols’ 77-56 victory last Saturday in Baton Rouge … LSU is 0-3 on the road with losses at Kentucky, Texas A&M and Alabama … The Razorbacks are 22-8 against LSU in Fayetteville … Arkansas freshman guard Nick Smith will miss his ninth consecutive game — and 15th of the season — because of a right knee injury. There is no timetable for his return … Arkansas is 37-30 against LSU since joining the SEC ... The Razorbacks will wear pink uniforms for the game as part of Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week. Coaches will also wear pink polo shirts.
LSU PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Adam Miller, 6-3, So.; 11.8; 2.2
G Cam Hayes, 6-2, Jr.; 8.1; 2.1
G Justice Williams, 6-4, So.; 3.9; 1.4
F KJ Williams, 6-10, Sr.; 17.8; 7.1
F Derek Fountain, 6-10, Jr.; 7.1; 5.3
ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Ricky Council, 6-6, Jr.; 17.2; 3.0
G Anthony Black, 6-7, Fr.; 12.7; 5.2
G Davonte Davis, 6-4, Jr.; 9.8; 4.3
F Jordan Walsh, 6-7, Fr.; 7.5; 3.8
C Makhi Mitchell, 6-9, Sr.; 7.6; 5.7
LSU – Arkansas
67.9 Points for 75.8
67.6 Points against 66.3
-0.3 Rebound margin +5.1
-0.1 Turnover margin +2.7
42.9 FG pct. 47.2
33.7 3-PT pct. 30.4
69.9 FT pct. 70.0
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