MBB Preview: Arkansas vs Vanderbilt

Who: Arkansas Razorbacks (14-13, 5-9 SEC) vs Vanderbilt Commodores (7-20, 2-12 SEC)
What: Arkansas is looking for its third consecutive win and its fourth in six games.
When: Tuesday – Feb. 27 – 8:00 pm (CT)
Where: Fayetteville, Ark. • Bud Walton Arena – Nolan Richardson Court (19,200)
How (to follow):
TV/Stream: SEC Network/Watch ESPN (Dave Neal and Jon Sunvold)
– Radio: Learfield Razorback Sports Network (Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman)
Sirius/XM: 374 Sirius / 374 XM / 374 Sec Radio SXM App
Arkansas Live Stats
Razorback Gameday App

Arkansas Game Notes
Vanderbilt Game Notes
SEC Notes/Stats

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas plays the first of its final two home games on Tuesday (Feb. 27) when the Razorbacks host Vanderbilt. Tipoff is set for 8 pm (CT) and the game will be televised on SEC Network.

After Vanderbilt, Arkansas has three regular-season games remaining on the schedule including at Kentucky on Mar. 2, home versus LSU on Mar. 6 and at Alabama on Mar. 9.


  • This will be the 54th meeting between Arkansas and Vanderbilt. All but 12 have come since Arkansas joined the SEC.
  • The Razorbacks own a 39-14 advantage in the series, including a 28-13 margin in SEC meetings.
  • Arkansas is 16-4 versus the Commodores in Fayetteville, including a 15-4 mark in SEC games. Vanderbilt has won two straight in the series but Arkansas has won 11 of the last 14 games.
  • In an SEC scheduling quirk, over the last 13 meetings with the Commodores, seven have been at Bud Walton Arena.
  • Khalif Battle was named the SEC Player of the Week thanks to a career-high 42 points versus Missouri. For the week he averaged 28.5 points and 5.0 rebounds while going 23-of-24 at the free throw line.
  • Over the last five games, the Razorbacks held their opponents to a combined 18-of-69 (26.1%). NOTE: In Muss’ first year at Arkansas (2019-20), the Hogs led the NCAA in 3PT% defense at 27.2%. With that, Arkansas has jumped 69 spots in the NCAA rankings in four games to 233rd in 3-point percentage defense (34.4%).
  • Davonte Davis ranks 35th on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,089 points. With six assists Saturday, he now has 306 for his career to enter the school’s all-time leaders list at #9. Also, among players listed as a guard or guard/forward, Davis is third on the all-time list with 517 career rebounds. Sidney Moncrief is first (1,015) and Todd Day is second (673).

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