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Join Men's Basketball For The 2016 Awards Dinner

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas men’s basketball program invites you to join the players and staff at the 2016 Razorback Men’s Basketball Awards Dinner, presented by First Security, on Monday, April 11 at Bud Walton Arena.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the event beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person or $300 to reserve a table of 10 and are currently available for purchase. For VIP tables, call 479-575-8618 or email Director of Special Events, Toni Bahn, at tbahn@uark.edu.

Fans have the opportunity to enjoy dinner on the court at Bud Walton Arena, meet the team and coaches and hear from many of them throughout the evening.  Coach Anderson and his staff will also present various awards to the players including the Heart of a Razorback Award, the Most Improved Player Award and the Most Outstanding Player Award.

In 2015-16, Arkansas led the SEC in three-point field goal percentage, turnover margin and assist/turnover margin, while ranking second in assists per game. Despite losing 71.9 percent of its scoring from last season, Arkansas finished third in the SEC in scoring average at 78.2 points per game.

Arkansas paced the SEC with three players ranking in the top 11 in the league in points per game with Dusty Hannahs (16.5), Moses Kingsley (15.9) and Anthlon Bell (15.7). The Razorbacks boasted the only high-major trio in the country averaging over 15 points per game.

As the points came from one of the top scoring trios at the high-major level, Jabril Durham etched his name into the Razorback record book as the fourth player in program history to record 200 assists in a season when he dished out 204 helpers in 32 games to average 6.4 assists per contest. His 103 assists during the 18-game SEC season are also the second-most in school history.

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