Streaking Hogs: Arkansas' latest win matches record set in 1994
It was a white-knuckle affair down the stretch, but Arkansas ultimately pulled away for its 11th straight SEC win on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena with an 87-80 victory over Texas A&M.
The Razorbacks matched the school record set in 1994. Along the way, the Razorbacks also extended another streak. Thanks to Moses Moody’s 3-pointer, Arkansas extended the streak to 1,069 consecutive games with a 3. Arkansas improved to 21-5 overall, and 13-4 in the SEC, while A&M fell to 8-9 and 2-8 in the SEC).
The game came after a long layoff for Texas A&M following several weeks of COVID-19-caused interruptions. The Razorbacks enter the SEC Tournament on Friday in Nashville, Tenn., with even more momentum as they will play in a quarterfinal game as the No. 2 seed.
The Aggies put up quite a fight despite not playing a game during the month of February. They only returned to action on Wednesday in a loss against Mississippi State. The game was tied with six minutes, and the Aggies had a lead inside of four minutes.
The Arkansas momentum has been building for several weeks, and after a 28-point road win at South Carolina, Arkansas climbed seven spots to 12th, the program’s highest ever NCAA NET Rankings. Look for another boost if the Razorbacks keep this up.
Shut it down. Let’s go to the postseason. pic.twitter.com/R4FowiP2OL
— SECN 4pm 🐗 (@RazorbackMBB) March 7, 2021
HAWWWWWWWWWWWGS WIN IT pic.twitter.com/1Y3zMTkIek
— SECN 4pm 🐗 (@RazorbackMBB) March 6, 2021