Peaking at the right time? Arkansas delivers biggest road win since 1994
Arkansas hasn’t had this kind of win since 1994.
The Razorbacks, who are building momentum toward the NCAA Tournament, won their first road game over an AP Top 10 team since 1994, an 86-81 victory at No. 10 Missouri in overtime.
Aaron Torres of Fox Sports Radio outlined what it means for the Hogs: “That is a HUGE win for Arkansas. Quad 1 victory, over a legit NCAA Tournament team on the road, with no bad losses on their resume. Hogs, sitting at 16-5 overall and tied for 2nd in the SEC. Barring something catastrophic, the Hogs should be in the NCAA Tournament this March.”
Arkansas trailed by four at halftime in the come-from-behind win, and Missouri scored to force overtime with less than 10 seconds remaining in overtime. Four Arkansas players scored in double figures, led by Justin Smith who had 19. It was a second straight loss for Missouri, and sixth straight win in the SEC for Arkansas.
“This is a really fun team to coach,” coach Eric Musselman said, per Scottie Bordelon. “They’re getting closer as a group and forming chemistry, and they’re having fun.”
Per HogStats, this is the first time since February 1995 that Arkansas has won at least three SEC road games in a row where at least one opponent was ranked in the AP Top 25.
— Nikki Chavanelle (@NikkiChavanelle) February 13, 2021