Arkansas men's basketball to face non-conference opponent for 1st time since 2017
Arkansas men’s basketball advanced to the Elite Eight for the second straight year this past season. While the Razorbacks have yet to unveil the non-conference opponents they’ll face in 2022-23, we do know who at least one of those opponents will me.
Per WholeHogSports.com’s Matt Jones, the Razorbacks will host Troy at Bud Walton Arena on Nov. 28 at a time to be determined. It is the 5th all-time meeting between the 2 programs; the Hogs are 4-1 in the series. As Jones notes, while the Razorbacks have yet to release their non-league slate, the Trojans have announced theirs.
The Trojans, from the Sun Belt Conference, finished 20-12 overall (10-6 in league play) in 2021-22. They participated in the College Basketball Invitational during the postseason.
As for the Razorbacks, they are coming off a 28-9 season that saw them finish the SEC slate with a 13-5 conference mark. They lost to Texas A&M in the SEC semifinals but ended up a 4-seed in the NCAA Tournament, where they beat Vermont, New Mexico State, and Gonzaga before falling to 2nd-seeded Duke in the West Regional final.