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Arkansas MBB At Kentucky

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FAYETTEVILLE – After playing a six-day layoff, Arkansas returns to action on Tuesday (Feb. 9) to face the Kentucky Wildcats on the first of two road games for the Razorbacks this week. Tip-off at Rupp Arena is set for 7:00 pm (ET)/6:00 pm (CT) and the game will be televised on ESPN.

  • This will be the 45th meeting between Arkansas and Kentucky. The Wildcats own a 33-11 advantage in the series, including a 28-11 mark since Arkansas joined the SEC. Kentucky leads 15-3 in games played in Lexington.
  • Even though Arkansas lost at Oklahoma State on Jan. 30 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, Arkansas is riding a four-game SEC win streak. This is Arkansas’ first four-game, SEC win streak since 2017-18 season (Feb. 6-17) with victories over South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss and Texas A&M.
  • Arkansas sits at 6-4 in the SEC — a half-game out of second place behind Missouri (6-3).
  • Arkansas’ 14 overall wins are second-most in the SEC, trailing only Alabama’s 15.
  • Moses Moody ranks third among NCAA freshmen in scoring (16.4 ppg).
  • Arkansas ranks 24th in the NCAA / 1st in the SEC in scoring margin at +13.4.
  • Arkansas ranks 14th in the NCAA / 1st in the SEC in scoring at 82.7 ppg.
  • Arkansas is 29th in the latest NCAA NET. Arkansas (combined 13-0 vs Quad 2-3-4 teams) is 1 of 11 teams in the NCAA NET top 30 to be undefeated versus Quad 2, 3 and 4 opponents. A total of 19 teams ahead of Arkansas in the NET have at least one loss versus Quad 2 or 3 teams.

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