Alabama vs. Arkansas, basketball game information

Alabama head coach Anthony Grant and his team will face Arkansas tonight. (AP photo by Vasha Hunt of

Alabama head coach Anthony Grant and his team will face Arkansas tonight. (AP photo by Vasha Hunt of

When: 8 p.m. today

Where: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa

Records: Alabama 12-7, 4-2 SEC; Arkansas 12-7, 3-3.


Alabama lineup: G Trevor Lacey, 6-3, So., 12.1 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 3.6 assists; G Trevor Releford, 6-0, Jr., 16.1 ppg., 2.3 rpg.; F Levi Randolph, 6-5, So., 8.0 ppg., 3.8 rpg.; F Rodney Cooper, 6-6, So., 11.2 ppg., 4.2 rpg.; C Moussa Gueye, 7-0, Jr., 1.4 ppg., 4.2 rpg., 1.5 blocks.

Arkansas lineup: G Rickey Scott, 6-3, Jr., 5.2 ppg., 2.2 rpg.; G B.J. Young, 6-3, So., 16.4 ppg., 4.2 rpg.; G Fred Gulley III, 6-2, Jr., 2.0 ppg., 1.6 rpg.; F Coty Clarke, 6-7, Jr., 6.9 ppg., 4.9 rpg.; F Marshawn Powell, 6-7, Jr., 15.7 ppg., 5.8 rpg.

Noteworthy: Alabama graduate Rece Davis and former coach Bobby Knight, who took Indiana to three national titles, will serve as ESPN2′s announcers for tonight’s game. … Alabama’s RPI rating according to is 63rd, while Arkansas’ is 82nd. … The Crimson Tide lost to Arkansas in both meetings between the two teams last year. … The Razorbacks are 0-4 on the road this year, losing by an average of 16 points a game to Michigan, Texas A&M, Ole Miss and South Carolina. … In the SEC, Arkansas has beaten Auburn, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt and lost to Texas A&M, South Carolina and Ole Miss. … In the last three games combined, Gueye has 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots while commiting only five fouls. … Releford has led Alabama in scoring in nine of the Tide’s 18 games, while Lacey has led in assists 14 times. … The combined winning percentage of the seven teams that have beaten Alabama is 69.1 percent. … Releford ranks fifth in the SEC in scoring, second in free throw percentage (84.9), fifth in steals (2.0) and fifth in field goal percentage (49.4).

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