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Arkansas vs. Texas A&M at SEC Tournament: How to watch and listen, team comparisons
Arkansas guard Jordan Walsh slaps the goal post after being fouled by Auburn during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament, Thursday, March 9, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.(AP Photo/John Amis)
WHEN Friday, 6 p.m.
WHERE Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.
RECORDS Arkansas 20-12; Texas A&M 23-8
STREAK Arkansas won 1; Texas A&M won 2
SERIES Arkansas leads 106-60
LAST MEETING Texas A&M defeated Arkansas 62-56 on Feb. 15 in College Station, Texas.
COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman — 93-40 in fourth season at Arkansas and 203-74 in eighth season overall; Texas A&M: Buzz Williams — 74-45 in fourth season at Texas A&M and 329-200 in 16th season 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 SEC Network and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Tom Hart (play-by-play), Dane Bradshaw (analyst) and Alyssa Lang (sideline)
BETTING LINE Texas A&M is a 1 1/2-point favorite, according to Saracen Casino Resort.
NOTABLE The winner of Friday's game will advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals and the loser will be eliminated from the tournament....The Aggies finished second in the SEC during the regular season with a 15-3 record....Arkansas defeated Texas A&M 81-70 in the first meeting between the teams on Jan. 31 in Fayetteville....The 10th-seeded Razorbacks are playing their second game at the SEC Tournament following a 76-73 victory over seventh-seeded Auburn on Thursday. The second-seeded Aggies received a bye until Friday....Texas A&M defeated Arkansas 82-64 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament last season in Tampa, Fla....Arkansas and Texas A&M will meet in a conference tournament for the eighth time. The Razorbacks and Aggies played six times at the Southwest Conference Tournament between 1980 and 1991, including twice in the semifinals and once in the championship game. The Razorbacks held a 4-2 edge in games played at the SWC Tournament.
TEXAS A&M PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Wade Taylor, 6-0, So.; 16.3; 2.8
G Tyrece Radford, 6-2, Sr.; 13.3; 5.5
G Dexter Dennis, 6-5, Grad.; 9.9; 5.7
F Henry Coleman, 6-8, Jr.; 9.4; 5.5
F Julius Marble, 6-9, Jr.; 9.3; 4.2
ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Nick Smith, 6-5, Fr.; 13.8; 1.8
G Anthony Black, 6-7, Fr.; 13.0; 5.1
G Davonte Davis, 6-3, Jr.; 10.7; 4.2
F Jordan Walsh, 6-7, Fr.; 7.2; 4.1
C Kamani Johnson, 6-7, Sr.; 2.1; 2.8
Texas A&M – Arkansas
73.3 Points for 74.8
65.6 Points against 67.4
+4.8 Rebound margin +3.0
+1.9 Turnover margin +1.4
43.6 FG pct. 47.7
32.5 3-PT pct. 32.0
76.2 FT pct. 69.1
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