Arkansas Looks For Season Sweep At Ole Miss

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Having won five of its last seven games, the Arkansas men’s basketball team hits the road Tuesday evening looking to sweep the season series from Ole Miss for the second straight year.

The Rundown
Opponent:
 Ole Miss Rebels (11-14, 4-8 SEC)
Date: Tuesday, Feb. 13
Site: The Pavilion at Ole Miss (Oxford, Miss.)
Tip-off: 6:00 p.m. CT
TV: SEC Network
Sirius/XM Radio: 137/190

The #Fastest40 Facts
 Barford (19.9) and Macon (19.2) rank first and second in the league in scoring in SEC games. No other high-major conference in the country has its top two scorers from the same team in league play.

Daryl Macon has scored 20+ points in seven straight games and is looking to tie Razorback legend Corliss Williamson as the only players in the SEC era to do it in eight consecutive contests.

 Arkansas has won 34 consecutive games in which it has led at halftime. During Mike Anderson era, the Razorbacks are 119-7 when leading at the intermission.

 Arkansas is 5-0 this season when Daryl Macon and Jaylen Barford both score 20+ points in the same game, including 4-0 in SEC play.

 Jaylen Barford ranks second in the league in scoring average and is looking to chase down Georgia’s Yante Maten to become Arkansas’ first SEC scoring champion since entering the league in 1991-92.

 Jaylen Barford is the only player in the SEC to rank in the top five in three-point field goal percentage (1st), points per game (2nd) and field goal percentage (4th).

 Barford (19.9) and Macon (19.2) rank first and second in the league in scoring in SEC games. No other high-major conference in the country has its top two scorers from the same team in league play.

 Daryl Macon is a perfect 26-of-26 from the free throw line in the final minute and overtime of games this season. In his career, he is 56-of-60 (.933).

 Daniel Gafford’s windmill throwdown against Vanderbilt on Saturday was his 50th dunk of the year, tying Bobby Portis’ career dunk total in 45 fewer games. The dunk ended up as the No. 2 play of the day on SportsCenter’s #SCTop10.

A Win Would…
 Give the Razorbacks two wins in a three-game span in Oxford for the first time in 25 years.

 Give Arkansas four straight wins against Ole Miss for the first time since the 1994 National Title season.

 Be Arkansas’ eighth SEC road victory during the last two seasons.

For more information on Arkansas men’s basketball, follow @RazorbackMBB on Twitter.


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