Arkansas at Florida women's basketball: How to watch and listen, notables, projected starters

Arkansas guard Samara Spencer (left) and Florida guard Leilani Correa (right) are shown during NCAA women's basketball games. (AP Photos by Gerald Herbert and Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WHEN Thursday, 5 p.m.

WHERE O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.

RECORDS Arkansas 17-7, 5-4 SEC; Florida 11-9, 2-6 SEC

STREAK Arkansas won 1; Florida lost 1

SERIES Florida leads 30-13

LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Florida 102-74 on Jan. 5, 2023, in Fayetteville.

COACHES Arkansas: Mike Neighbors 137-85 in seventh season at Arkansas and 235-125 in 11th season overall; Florida: Kelly Rae Finley — 51-35 in third season at Florida and overall.

RADIO The Razorback Sports Network can be accessed on KQSM-FM, 92.1 and KYNG-AM, 1590 in Fayetteville; KFPW-AM, 1230 and KHGG-AM, 1580 in Fort Smith; and through the Varsity Network app.


TELEVISION The game will be streamed by SEC Network-Plus and can be accessed via and the ESPN app (carrier login required).

TV ANNOUNCERS Kyle Crooks (play-by-play) and Brittany Davis (analyst)

NOTABLE Arkansas defeated Auburn 74-72 last Sunday in Fayetteville.…. Florida was defeated 106-66 at then-No. 9 LSU last Sunday in Baton Rouge, La…. The Razorbacks are 4-14 when playing in Gainesville and have lost two in a row at Florida…. Arkansas freshman guard Taliah Scott who leads the SEC with 22.2 points per game, is from Orange Park, Fla., which is 57 miles from Gainesville…. Scott and junior guard Samara Spencer, who is from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are two of five Arkansas players in program history from Florida…. Florida guard Leilani Correa has averaged 24.1 points in SEC play, which leads the league…. Gators guard Aliyah Matharu is third in the SEC scoring 18.4 points per game…. Florida is 2-2 in home SEC games…. Arkansas is 2-2 in road SEC games…. The Razorbacks have played five games in the state of Florida this season, and the game Thursday will mark their sixth. Arkansas has a 4-1 record in those games…. Scott missed six consecutive games with a back injury, but returned to action last week…. Scott scored a game-high 33 points against Auburn…. In SEC play, Florida ranks 13th in the league in scoring defense at 79.5 points per game…. Arkansas ranks fourth in league-only games scoring 72.6 points per game…. Florida has a league-worst minus-11.4 rebounding margin in SEC play…. Arkansas ranks second in conference games with 6.3 blocked shots per game…. Razorbacks redshirt-sophomore forward Maryam Dauda is third in the SEC averaging 2.6 blocks per game, and her 62 total blocks are sixth most in Division I….. Dauda is 21 blocks shy of the program single-season record…. Arkansas sophomore guard Carly Keats is likely inactive this week after she broke her nose during a 67-58 victory over Missouri on Jan. 28…. Keats had surgery last week to repair her nose, and will return to practice soon…. Arkansas guard Saylor Poffenbarger is tied for second in the nation with 12.1 rebounds per game…. In the latest ESPN “Bracketology,” Arkansas was projected as one of the first eight teams left out of the 68-team field…. Florida was voted to finish 10th out of 14 teams in the SEC preseason media poll. The Razorbacks were predicted to finish sixth.




G Leilani Correa, 6-0, Sr. 17.7 4.1

G Alberte Rimdal, 5-9, Jr. 7.6 1.8

G Jeriah Warren, 6-0, Jr. 4.6 4.8

G Aliyah Matharu, 5-7, Sr. 18.4 3.3

F Faith Dut, 6-4, Sr. 5.2 3.9


G Makayla Daniels, 5-8, Gr. 11.7 4.4

G Samara Spencer, 5-7, Jr. 13.9 4.9

G Taliah Scott, 5-9, Fr. 22.2 3.4

G Saylor Poffenbarger, 6-2, R-So. 11.0 12.1

F Maryam Dauda, 6-4, R-So. 9.3 6.8


Points for — Arkansas 72.8; Florida 75.8

Points against — Arkansas 65.4; Florida 69.6

Rebound margin — Arkansas -2.5; Florida -1.4

Turnover margin — Arkansas +2.4; Florida +2.9

Field goal percentage — Arkansas 38.1; Florida 43.1

Three-point percentage — Arkansas 30.9; Florida 31.3

Free throw percentage — Arkansas 72.7; Florida 69.9