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. Texas A&M: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparison
An Arkansas basketball is shown during warmups on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, before tipoff against Ole Miss at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
WHEN 6 p.m., Tuesday
WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 14-7, 3-5 SEC; Texas A&M 15-6, 7-1 SEC
STREAK Arkansas lost 1; Texas A&M won 2
SERIES Arkansas leads 105-59
LAST MEETING Texas A&M defeated Arkansas 82-64 on March 12, 2022, at the SEC Tournament in Tampa, Fla.
COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman - 87-35 in 4 seasons at Arkansas and 197-69 in 8 seasons overall; Texas A&M: Buzz Williams - 65-42 in 4 seasons at Texas A&M and 317-198 in 16 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. 81.
TELEVISION The game will be televised by ESPN2 and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Karl Ravech (play-by-play), Jimmy Dykes (analyst) and Marty Smith (sideline reporter)
BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 4 1/2-point favorite, according to Saracen Casino Resort.
NOTABLE Texas A&M is 9-1 in its last 10 games, including a 3-1 record in SEC road games with victories at Florida, South Carolina and Auburn. The Aggies’ only loss in that span was at Kentucky … Arkansas is 10-1 at home with the lone loss to Alabama … Junior guard Davonte Davis has scored at least 16 points in six consecutive games for the Razorbacks … Freshman guard Anthony Black leads Arkansas with 82 assists and 37 steals … Junior guard Ricky Council and Black are Nos. 1 and 2 in the SEC in minutes per game at 34.9 and 34.8, respectively … Arkansas is 10-8 against Texas A&M in SEC games … Razorbacks senior forwards and twins Makhi and Makhel Mitchell turn 23 years old on Tuesday. They were born Jan. 31, 2000, in Washington D.C. …. Council and Texas A&M fifth-year senior guard Dexter Dennis were teammates at Wichita State the previous two seasons. Dennis played four seasons at Wichita State and was a three-year starter … Razorbacks coach Eric Musselman and Aggies coach Buzz Williams are 3-3 against each other … Texas A&M has matched its season-low with nine turnovers in each of the last two games at Auburn and against Vanderbilt … The Razorbacks are 60-15 against Texas A&M in Fayetteville.
TEXAS A&M PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Taylor Wade, 6-0, So.; 14.8; 3.0
G Tyrece Radford, 6-2, Sr.; 13.6; 5.3
G Dexter Dennis, 6-5, Sr.; 8.1; 5.5
F Henry Coleman, 6-8, Jr.; 10.0; 5.8
F Julius Marble, 6-9, Jr.; 9.8; 4.0
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.; 12.5; 5.3
G Davonte Davis, 6-4, Jr.; 10.5; 4.4
F Makhi Mitchell, 6-9, Sr.; 7.5; 5.8
F Jordan Walsh, 6-7, Fr.; 7.2; 3.6
Texas A&M – Arkansas
74.6 Points for 74.5
66.0 Points against 65.8
+5.8 Rebound margin +4.7
+1.9 Turnover margin +2.3
45.2 FG pct. 47.3
31.5 3-PT pct. 30.7
74.5 FT pct. 69.8
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