The Arkansas men’s basketball program released the full, 31-game schedule for the highly-anticipated 2022-23 season on Thursday. It is the most challenging slate yet for head coach Eric Musselman as he enters his fourth year at the helm with a reloaded Razorback squad on the heels of consecutive Elite Eight runs.
The public can get their first look at the 2022-23 Razorbacks on Oct. 16 (Sunday) at the annual Red-White Scrimmage. The event returns to Barnhill Arena and start time will be announced later. Arkansas will also travel to Texas for a charity exhibition on October 29 before tipping off the regular season the following week.
Arkansas is scheduled to open the regular season at home versus North Dakota State on Monday, November 7. The Hogs are 1-0 all-time against the Bison. Arkansas will return to Bud Walton Arena on Friday, November 11, to play host to Fordham before welcoming South Dakota State to town on November 16.
The Razorbacks will travel to Hawaii for the prestigious Maui Invitational and will open up on November 21, against Louisville at 4 pm (CT) on ESPN2. Arkansas, who is guaranteed three games at the event win or lose, will face either Texas Tech or Creighton on November 22, before wrapping the event against one of San Diego State, Arizona, Ohio State or Cincinnati on November 23.
Arkansas will return home to host Troy (Nov. 28), San Jose State (Dec. 3) and UNC-Greensboro (Dec. 6) before traveling to face the Sooners in Tulsa (Okla.) on December 10 for a noon tip. The Hogs will travel to North Little Rock the following weekend (Dec. 17) to face Bradley in the annual game at Simmons Bank Arena, then wrap the pre-Christmas portion of the schedule at home against UNC-Asheville on December 21
Arkansas will open up the SEC slate on Dec. 28 (Wed.) at LSU. Overall, four of the Razorbacks’ first six league games will be on the road. After LSU, Arkansas has its SEC home opener on Jan. 4 (Wed,) versus Missouri, plays at Auburn (Jan. 7), hosts Alabama (Jan. 11) and finishes the run with road games at Vanderbilt (Jan. 14) and at Missouri (Jan. 18).
Arkansas will begin a run of home SEC games starting Jan. 21 versus Ole Miss before hosting LSU (Jan. 24). The run will briefly be interrupted with a trip to Waco, Texas (Jan. 28) to play Baylor in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. Arkansas returns to league play Jan. 31 by hosting Texas A&M.
Arkansas will play back-to-back road games at South Carolina (Feb. 4) and at Kentucky (Feb. 7). The Razorbacks will play three of the next four in Bud Walton Arena. They will welcome Mississippi State on Feb. 11 (Saturday), play at Texas A&M (Feb. 15), host Florida on Feb. 18 (Saturday) and host Georgia on Feb. 21.
The end of the regular season has Arkansas playing at Alabama (Feb. 25) and at Tennessee (Feb. 28) before closing the year with a Saturday home game versus Kentucky (Mar. 4).
The SEC Tournament is set for a return to Nashville (Tenn.) and will be held at Bridgestone Arena from March 8-12, 2023. Here’s a look at the full 2022-23 schedule for the Arkansas Razorbacks:
2022-23 Arkansas Men’s Basketball Schedule
Oct. 16 (Sun) RED-WHITE SCRIMMAGE (Barnhill Arena) – TBA
Oct. 29 (Sat) Exhibition at Texas (Austin, TX) – 3:00 p.m. (Longhorn Network)
Nov. 7 (Mon) vs. North Dakota State (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Nov. 11 (Fri) vs Fordham (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Nov. 16 (Wed) vs. South Dakota State (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Nov. 21 (Mon) at Maui Jim Maui Invitational vs. Louisville (Lahaina, Hawai’i) – 4:00 p.m. (ESPN2)
Nov. 22 (Tues) at Maui Jim Maui Invitational vs. Texas Tech or Creighton (Lahaina, Hawai’i) – TBA (ESPN/2)
Nov. 23 (Wed) at Maui Jim Maui Invitational vs. TBA (at Lahaina, Hawai’i) – TBA (ESPN/2/U)
Nov. 28 (Mon) vs. Troy (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Dec. 3 (Sat) vs. San Jose State (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Dec. 6 (Tues) vs. UNC Greensboro (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Dec. 10 (Sat) vs. Oklahoma (Tulsa, Okla. – BOK Center) – Noon (ESPN)
Dec. 17 (Sat) vs. Bradley (North Little Rock – Simmons Bank Arena) – 3:00 p.m.
Dec. 21 (Wed) vs. UNC Asheville (Bud Walton Arena) – TBA
Dec. 28 (Wed) at LSU* (Baton Rouge, La.) – 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Jan. 4 (Wed) vs. Missouri* (Bud Walton Arena) – 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Jan. 7 (Sat) at Auburn* (Auburn, Ala.) – 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Jan. 11 (Wed) vs. Alabama * (Bud Walton Arena) – 6:00 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Jan. 14 (Sat) at Vanderbilt * (Nashville, Tenn.) – 1:00 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Jan. 18 (Wed) at Missouri* (Columbia, Mo.) – 8:00 p.m. (SEC Network)
Jan. 21 (Sat) vs. Ole Miss* (Bud Walton Arena) – 11:00 a.m. (ESPN2)
Jan. 24 (Tues) vs. LSU * (Bud Walton Arena) – 6:00 p.m. (ESPN/2/U)
Jan. 28 (Sat) at Baylor % (Waco, Texas – SEC-Big 12 Challenge) – 3 or 5 pm (ESPN)
Jan. 31 (Tues) vs. Texas A&M* (Bud Walton Arena) – 6:00 p.m. (ESPN/2/U)
Feb. 4 (Sat) at South Carolina* (Columbia, SC) – 2:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Feb. 7 (Tues) at Kentucky * (Lexington, Ky.) – 8:00 p.m. (ESPN/2)
Feb. 11 (Sat) vs. Mississippi State * (Bud Walton Arena) – 5:00 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Feb. 15 (Wed) at Texas A&M * (Bryan-College Station, Texas) – 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2/U)
Feb. 18 (Sat) vs. Florida * (Bud Walton Arena) – 1:00 p.m. (ESPN/2)
Feb. 21 (Tues) vs. Georgia* (Bud Walton Arena) – 8:00 p.m. (SEC Network)
Feb. 25 (Sat) at Alabama * (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) – 1 or 3 pm (ESPN/2)
Feb. 28 (Tues) at Tennessee * (Knoxville, Tenn.) – 8:00 p.m. (ESPN/2/U)
Tue. 4 (Sat) vs. Kentucky* (Bud Walton Arena) – 1:00 p.m. (CBS)
Tue. 8-12 at SEC Tournament (Nashville, Tenn. – Bridgestone Arena)
Mar. 16-19 at NCAA 1st/2nd Rounds
Mar. 23-26 at NCAA Regionals
April 1& 3 at NCAA Final Four (Houston, Texas. – NRG Stadium)
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