Which Alabama team will come out this afternoon? The late November team ranked in the top 12, or the group on a four-game losing streak?
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Here are a few facts to keep in mind before tipoff:
Alabama lineup: F JaMychal Green, 6-8, Sr., 13.7 ppg., 6.8 rpg.; G Trevor Lacey, 6-3, Fr., 7.6 ppg., 3.6 rpg.; F Tony Mitchell, 6-6, Jr., 13.2 ppg., 7.3 rpg.; G Trevor Releford, 6-1, So., 12.3 ppg., 3.0 assists; F Nick Jacobs, 6-8, Fr., 5.7 ppg., 3.5 rpg.
Arkansas lineup: G Mardracus Wade, 6-2, So., 10.8 ppg., 2.2 rpg.; G Rickey Scott, 6-3, So., 9.8 ppg., 3.7 rpg.; G Devonta Abron, 6-8, Fr., 5.8 ppg., 4.8 rpg.; G Julysses Nobles, 6-1, Jr., 8.9 ppg., 4.1 rpg.; G Michael Sanchez, 6-8, Sr., 4.2 ppg., 3.3 rpg.
Noteworthy: Arkansas enters Coleman Coliseum with a perfect home record, but hasn’t won a true road game in five tries. Losses came at Houston, then No. 8-Connecticut, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, and top-ranked Kentucky. … Arkansas’ leading scorer, BJ Young, comes off the bench scoring 14.6 points a game. … Only six of Alabama’s 20 opponents have scored more than 60 points. … Arkansas leads the SEC in both steals per game (9.1) and turnover margin (+4.8) … Alabama and Arkansas have split the series evenly the last four seasons. Home teams have won each of the last eight meetings. … Alabama seeks its 500th win in Coleman Coliseum for a second time. Vanderbilt beat the Tide 69-59 in its first attempt.
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