Arkansas will be shorthanded as it opens SEC play this evening against Mississippi State.

Most notably, leading scorer JD Notae will be sidelined with an undisclosed illness.

Notae, a 6-2, 190-pound senior guard, is averaging 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists per game for the Razorbacks,

Additionally, Eric Musselman announced that Kamani Johnson had been suspended from the program indefinitely.

Johnson had appeared in 7 games for Arkansas and was averaging 3.4 points and 3 rebounds per game.

The 6-7, 235-pound junior forward had to transferred to the Razorbacks from Arkansas-Little Rock, where he averaged 11 points and nearly 7 rebounds per game as a sophomore.

Arkansas, which has not played since defeating Elon 81-55 on Dec. 21, is 10-2 on the season.