Walt Beazley

Bell and Kouassi Join Mike’d Up on Monday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Seniors Anthlon Bell and Willy Kouassi will join Mike Anderson on Mike’d Up, the weekly radio show dedicated to Arkansas basketball at Sassy’s Red House in Fayetteville on Monday at 7 p.m.

The one-hour program gives fans an opportunity to interact with Razorback coaches and players, while also getting a chance to learn more about the personalities they witness on the court. Hosted by the voice of the Razorbacks, Chuck Barrett, the program features interviews with Coach Anderson and Arkansas student-athletes, coaches and staff members. Fans in attendance will also have an opportunity to ask the head Razorback their own questions. Fans can also send in questions to Coach Anderson on the day of each show via Twitter to @RazorbackMBB and by using the hashtag #MikedUp.

Bell is having the best season of his four-year career as a Razorback, averaging 16.9 points per game and leading the SEC with 29 three-pointers. He has made five treys in a game three different times this season and is just 206 points shy of becoming the 39th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points. Bell has scored in double figures all nine games this season and is climbing the record books for three-pointers made in a career, currently sitting at sixth all time with 177.

Kouassi made his way to Arkansas this summer as a fifth-year senior transfer after playing two seasons and graduating from Kennesaw State University. The Abidjan, Ivory Coast native has made an immediate impact, averaging 3.9 points per game and ranking second on the team with 12 blocks in nine games. He scored a season-high 12 points against Northwestern State and swatted a season-best four shots against Evansville.

The Razorbacks are coming off back-to-back wins over Evansville and Tennessee Tech and enter final exams week with a 5-4 record, including a 5-1 mark in Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas returns to action next Saturday, Dec. 19, taking on Mercer University at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock at 7 p.m.

Mike’d Up can be heard across the Razorback Sports Network from IMG College across the state. All but one of the 12 shows are held on Mondays with Thursday, Jan. 14 serving as the lone exception due to the game schedule.

Remaining 2015-16 Mike’d Up Schedule (All Shows At 7 p.m.)
Monday, Dec. 14
Monday, Jan. 4
Thursday, Jan. 14
Monday, Jan. 18
Monday, Jan. 25
Monday, Feb. 1
Monday, Feb. 15
Monday, Feb. 22
Monday, Feb. 29

For more information on Arkansas men’s basketball, follow @RazorbackMBB on Twitter.