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What you need to know before Hogs’ game tonight with South Dakota State

Listen to game online using the bar below or on the radio at ESPN Arkansas 99.5, 95.3, 96.3 or 104.3.



Who:No. 9-10 Arkansas Razorbacks (2-0, 0-0 SEC) vs South Dakota State Jackrabbits (2-1, 0-0 Summit League)
• What: This will be the 500th men’s basketball game played in Bud Walton Arena
• When: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m.
• Where: Nolan Richardson Court at Bud Walton Arena
• Betting Line at SI Sportsbook: Arkansas -15 (-118) South Dakota State +15 (+110). Over-Under: 153 (Arkansas -110, South Dakota State -118. Moneyline: Arkansas +800, South Dakota State -1786.

How to Listen

• Watch Online: SEC Network Plus (Brett Dolan and Manuale Watkins)
• Listen Online: Barrett and Matt Zimmerman)
• On the Radio:ESPN Arkansas 99.5 in Fayetteville, 95.3 in the River Valley, 96.3 in Hot Springs and 104.3 in Harrison-Mountain Home (Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Ninth-ranked Arkansas concludes their current three-game homestand tonight when the South Dakota State Jackrabbits come to Bud Walton Arena.

Tipoff is set for 7 pm and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network Plus.

What You Need to Know

• This will be the first meeting between Arkansas and South Dakota State. However, it will be the second meeting this year versus a Summit League member. Arkansas faced North Dakota State in the season opener.

• Did you know, SDSU and NDSU played for the Summit League championship last season?

• Also, did you know, SDSU played in Buffalo with Arkansas in last year’s NCAA Tournament?

• South Dakota State’s record is listed as 1-1. However, the Jackrabbits will host St. Bonaventure Tuesday night (Nov. 15) before flying to Fayetteville for Wednesday’s game with the Razorbacks.

• Wednesday’s game versus South Dakota State will mark the 500th men’s basketball game to be played in Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas has posted a record of 408-91 (.818) in this the 30th year playing in Bud Walton Arena.

• The last time Arkansas hosted a game while ranked No. 9 or better in the AP poll was the 1994-95 home finale versus Auburn. NOTE: Arkansas was No. 9 in the Coaches poll last December when hosting UCA and Little Rock.

Information from Arkansas Communications is included in this story.


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