Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for the Hawgs Sports Network. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas and previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He was the 2022 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Arkansas vs. UNC-Greensboro: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparisons
Arkansas guard El Ellis (3) runs a play against Gardner-Webb during an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
WHEN Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE Bud Walton Arena (19,200), Fayetteville
RECORDS Arkansas 3-0; UNC-Greensboro 1-1
STREAK Arkansas won 3; UNC-Greensboro lost 1
SERIES Arkansas leads 2-0
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated UNC-Greensboro 65-58 on Dec. 6, 2022
COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman — 98-42 in fifth season at Arkansas and 208-76 in ninth season overall; UNC-Greensboro: Mike Jones — 37-27 in third season at UNCG and 212-177 in 13th season overall
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, and through the Varsity Network app. The Arkansas broadcast will also be available on Sirius Ch. 108, XM Ch. 203 and SXM App/Online Ch. 966.
RADIO ANNOUNCERS Chuck Barrett (play-by-play) and Matt Zimmerman (analyst)
TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network+ and can be accessed via WatchESPN.com and the ESPN app (carrier login required).
TV ANNOUNCERS Josh Haley (play-by-play) and Manny Watkins (analyst)
BETTING LINE Arkansas is a 14.5-point favorite, according to Saracen Casino Resort; O/U 146.5 points
NOTABLE Arkansas forward Trevon Brazile tore the ACL in his right knee in the programs' last meeting in December 2022. ... UNC-Greensboro is coming off a 74-70 loss at Vanderbilt on Tuesday. ... The Razorbacks have won 38 consecutive non-conference games in Bud Walton Arena, including 36 in a row under Eric Musselman. ... Arkansas remained 14th in this week's Associated Press Top 25 poll. ... The Spartans are shooting 80% at the free throw line but have attempted only 20 in games against North Carolina A&T and the Commodores. ... Keyshaun Langley and Mikeal Brown-Jones combined for 50 points at Vanderbilt on 15 of 24 from the field. Kobe Langley last season had 10 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists without a turnover at Arkansas. … Temple transfer Khalif Battle is leading the Razorbacks in scoring at 18.3 per game on 54.2% from the field and 61.5% from three-point range. Brazile leads the team in rebounding (5.7) and blocks (9). ... Louisville transfer El Ellis has 15 assists to 4 turnovers this season, and Arkansas is 12 of 18 from deep when set up by the guard. ... Davonte Davis has 9 assists without a turnover in 83 minutes played. ... Musselman is two wins shy of 100 with the Razorbacks. ... This is Arkansas' final game prior to traveling next week to The Bahamas for the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
UNC-GREENSBORO PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Keyshaun Langley, 6-1, Sr.; 19.0; 4.5
G Kobe Langley, 6-1, Sr.; 9.0; 3.0
G Donovan Atwell, 6-5, So.; 10.0; 4.0
F Jalen Breath, 6-8, So., 4.5; 6.5
F Mikel Brown Jones, 6-8, Sr.; 19.0; 8.0
ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS. NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G El Ellis, 6-3, Grad. Sr.; 12.7; 3.0
G Tramon Mark, 6-6, Jr.; 12.3; 2.0
G Davonte Davis, 6-4, Sr.; 8.3; 5.0
F Chandler Lawson, 6-8, Grad. Sr.; 3.0; 2.3
F Trevon Brazile, 6-10, R-So.; 11.3; 5.7
UNCG – Arkansas
82.0 Points for 88.3
76.0 Points against 68.0
+4.0 Rebound margin +6.7
+0.5 Turnover margin +2.3
44.4% FG pct. 50.9%
37.9% 3-PT pct. 40.3%
80.0% FT pct. 63.9%
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