NCAA First Round 12:45 PM: Arkansas Razorbacks tackle Colgate Raiders

March 18, 2021

Who: #10 (#3 seed) Arkansas Razorbacks (22-6) vs. (#14 seed) Colgate (14-1)
What: Arkansas earns its 34th NCAA Tournament bid
When: Friday – Mar. 19 – 12:45 pm (ET) / 11:45 am (CT)
Where: Indianapolis, Ind. – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
How (to follow):
– TV:
truTV (Spero Dedes, Brendan Haywood, Lauren Shehadi)
^ Watch NCAA March Madness Online: CLICK HERE
^ Download the March Madness App: CLICK HERE
– Radio:
Learfield IMG College Razorback Sports Network (Chuck Barrett and Matt Zimmerman)
^ Listen to Razorback Sports Network Online: CLICK HERE
Westwood One (Kevin Kugler and P.J. Carlesimo)
Sirius/XM: XM Channel 207 – Sirius Channel 137 – Streaming Online 967
– Live Stats: NCAA Live Stats
– NCAA Arkansas-Colgate Game Center: CLICK HERE

– Arkansas Game Notes: CLICK HERE or HERE
– Colgate Game Notes: CLICK HERE

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Arkansas, ranked 10th nationally and the ## seed in the NCAA South Region, will face #14 seed and Patroit League champion Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Championship on Friday (Mar. 19). Tip-off is set for 12:45 pm (ET) / 11:45 am (CT) and the contest will be televised on truTV.

Arkansas is #2 seed while Missouri is the #7 seed and Georgia is seeded #10. The Tigers and Bulldogs play tonight (Mar. 11) at 6:00 pm.

  • Arkansas earns its 34th NCAA bid and is playing in its 33rd tournament (the 1944 team earned a bid but could not play due to an automobile accident). Arkansas is 42-32 in the NCAA.
    ^ 1994 NCAA Champion
    ^ 1995 NCAA Runner-Up
    ^ Final Fours: 1995, 1994, 1990, 1978, 1945, 1941
  • This is the second time in program history Arkansas has earned a No. 3 seed and the 12th time to be a top-4 seed since the NCAA began its current seeding process in 1979. The only other time Arkansas was a No. 3 seed was for the 1992 NCAA Tournament. Arkansas was a No. 1 seed in 1994 and 1991; a No. 2 seed in 1995, 1984 ad 1979; and a No. 4 seed in 1999, 1993, 1990, 1983 and 1982.
  • This will be the first meeting between Arkansas and Colgate.
  • Arkansas has only played three current members of the Patriot League and are 2-1 including 1-1 versus Bucknell and 1-0 versus Holy Cross.
  • Eric Musselman has never faced Colgate as a collegiate head coach nor has he faced a team from the Patriot League.

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