Even if coach Eric Musselman lets the players off for some time around Christmas, that leaves a good bit of practice time for the Razorbacks to gel and improve in the coming weeks.
The College Football Playoff announced Thursday it will expand to a 12-team event starting in 2024, completing an 18-month process that was fraught with delays and disagreements.
It’s no secret that there is an adjustment period for college basketball teams that play in holiday basketball tournaments several time zones away from their home territory like the Arkansas Razorbacks did last week in the Maui (Hawaii) Invitational.
Ricky Council scored a season-high 27 points and No. 11 Arkansas used a 17-0 run late in the second half to hold off Troy 74-61 on Monday night.
No. 9 Arkansas defeated No. 17 San Diego State 78-74 in overtime on Wednesday night to take third place at the Maui Invitational.
The outcome of the Arkansas Razorbacks’ game Friday with the Missouri Tigers at Columbia will go a long way in determining if this season will be a good one for the Hogs or just mediocre.
Arkansas coach Eric Musselman was scalding hot after the ballgame in the Lahaina Civic Center because of the officiating. On his post-game radio appearance Musselman didn’t hold back in blasting the officials.
Anthony Black scored 26 points, Ricky Council IV 24 and Trevon Brazile 17 for the Razorbacks.
It was a quick turnaround for the Arkansas Razorbacks with a get-the-kinks-out practice Sunday less than 24 hours after paying their best game of the season.
It’s been relatively smooth sailing for the No. 9 Arkansas Razorbacks through three games, but coach Eric Musselman’s Hogs should be tested this week with three games in three days in the Maui Invitational.
Anthony Black dominated from inside and outside to finish with 26 points for No. 9 Arkansas, which overwhelmed Louisville in the second half for an 80-54 victory Monday in the first round of the Maui Invitational.
Raheim Sanders rushed for 232 yards and three touchdowns, including a 68-yarder on the opening drive of the second half, in a 42-27 rout of No. 14 Ole Miss on Saturday night.
This is the game of the year for the Razorbacks. A victory would stem a two-game losing streak and make Arkansas bowl eligible.
Arkansas held South Dakota State to 32% shooting from the field and 19% from 3-point range.
The Arkansas men’s and women’s basketball teams this week each signed an ESPN 5-star recruit for the 2023 class.