MBB Preview: Arkansas Hosts LSU; Coaches vs Cancer “Pink Out” Game

Who: Arkansas Razorbacks (13-6, 2-5 SEC) vs LSU Tigers (12-7, 1-6 SEC)
What: Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week, Arkansas will host a Pink Out game on Tuesday.
When: Tuesday – Jan. 24 – 6:00 pm (CT)
Where: Fayetteville, Ark. – Bud Walton Arena / Nolan Richardson Court

 How (to follow):
Television: ESPN2 (Tom Hart, Jimmy Dykes, Marty Smith)
– Stream/Online: Watch ESPN
– Radio: Learfield Razorback Sports Network (Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman)
– Gameday Info and How to Listen Online/Mobile: Razorback Gameday App
Sirius/XM: 84 (Sirius) / 84 (XM) || SXM App: Channel 84
Live Stats: Arkansas Live Stats

 – Arkansas Game Notes: CLICK HERE
– LSU Game Notes: CLICK HERE
– SEC Notes/Stats:
– American Cancer Society Suits And Sneakers: CLICK HERE

FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas Razorbacks stay at home to host the LSU Tigers on Tuesday (Jan. 24). Tipoff at Bud Walton Arena is set for 6 pm (CT) and the game will be televised on ESPN2.


  • As part of Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week, the Razorback Men’s Basketball team will host a Pink Out game on Tuesday (Jan. 24) against LSU. The Razorbacks will be wearing PINK uniforms and the staff will wear PINK polos with their sneakers.
  • All fans in the lower bowl will receive a pink pompom. Also, the American Cancer Society will pass out “I Suit Up For” cards at the entrances for fans to fill out with the name of someone they know that has battled or is currently battling cancer.
  • The first lady of Razorback Men’s Basketball, Danyelle Musselman, will be presented the St. George Award by the American Cancer Society for her work as a philanthropic leader in the community and for helping raise over one million dollars with the Suits and Sneakers campaign. The St. George Award is one of the highest volunteer honors of the American Cancer Society and is presented to outstanding volunteers nationwide who have made significant contributions to the American Cancer Society’s strategic goals.


  • This will be the 77th meeting between Arkansas and LSU and the 67th since the Razorbacks joined the SEC. Arkansas leads the all-time series, 41-35, and is 37-30 versus the Tigers since joining the SEC. Arkansas is 22-8 versus LSU in games played in Fayetteville. LSU won in an earlier meeting this year but Arkansas has four of the last six.


  • Not only is this year 100 of Arkansas basketball, but this is also the 30th year for Bud Walton Arena. Entering the season, Arkansas was at 7,803,965 tickets sold. With the season being a sellout for the second straight year, Arkansas is at 192,000 tickets sold for its 10 games so far to get to 7,995,965. That leaves a balance of 4,035 to get to 8,000,000 on Tuesday versus LSU.


  • In the first 4 SEC games, Arkansas was just 14-of-72 (19.4%) from 3PT range and ranked 341st in the NCAA in 3PT% (.284). The last 3 SEC games, Arkansas has made 22-of-55 (40.0%) from deep and has moved to 320th in the NCAA (.304).


  • Through the 11 games of the non-conference season to start the season, Davonte Davis ranked 7th on the team in scoring (7.5 ppg). Now, after seven SEC games, Davis has climbed to third on the team in scoring at 9.8 ppg). IN SEC GAMES ONLY, Davis ranks 9th in FG% (.413), 9th in assists (3.29), 15th in scoring (13.57) and 16th in rebounds (5.71). Also, in the non-conference season, Davis was just 5-of-27 (19%) from 3-point range but is 10-of-30 (33%) from deep since SEC play began.

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