Viewing guide for Alabama at Arkansas hoops

They’re reaching the stretch run and it’s anyone’s race. Alabama’s 6 p.m. visit with Arkansas will again be huge for the Tide’s postseason hopes. Here are a few details to keep in mind:

Alabama lineup: G Trevor Lacey, 6-3, Fr., 7.0 ppg., 3.2 rpg.; C Moussa Gueye, 7-0, So., 2.3 ppg., 2.1 rpg.; G Levi Randolph, 6-5, Fr., 5.9 ppg., 4.0 rpg.; G Trevor Releford, 6-0, So., 12.2 ppg., 2.0 assists; G Andrew Steele, 6-4, Jr., 6.6 ppg., 5.0 rpg.

Arkansas lineup: G Mardracus Wade, 6-2 So., 10.4 ppg., 2.0 rpg.; F Devonta Abron, 6-8, Fr., 5.9 ppg., 4.3 rpg.; G BJ Young, 6-3, Fr., 15.1 ppg., 3.1 rpg.; F Marvell Waithe, 6-9, Sr., 5.5 ppg., 3.4 rpg.; G Julysses Nobles, 6-1, Jr., 8.9 ppg., 3.3 assists.

Noteworthy: Alabama is 2-4 in SEC road games while Arkansas saw its 17-game home winning streak end Saturday in a 30-point loss to Florida. … The Tide hasn’t scored 70 points since beating the Razorbacks 72-66 in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 28. Alabama’s averaged 61.8 points in the five games since. … Alabama’s field-goal defense ranks eighth nationally by allowing 38.1 percent shooting on average. … Hog freshman BJ Young scored a career-high 31 in the loss to Florida. … Arkansas leads the league and ranks 11th nationally by averaging 8.8 steals per game. … Alabama has not won in Fayetteville since 2005 and neither team was won a road game in the series since 2007. … A Tide win would be coach Anthony Grant’s 60th at Alabama.

Please note lineups are projections based on the previous game.


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