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Report: Arkansas, Houston Set To Play Two

Arkansas will reportedly host Houston Saturday, Dec.6 at Bud Walton Arena for the start of a home-and-home series with the Cougars.

Another one of the Razorbacks’ non-conference basketball games came to light on Monday and this one is a home game.

Arkansas is set to host Houston on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville per CBS college basketball writer Jon Rothstein.

It will be the first of a home-and-home between the two former Southwest Conference foes with the return game in Houston during the 2017-18 season. 

The Cougars are coached by former Oklahoma coach Kelvin Samspon, who is 4-1 all-time against the Razorbacks and 2-0 at Bud Walton Arena. 

Arkansas is 21-17 all-time against Houston, who was 22-10 last season and is led by guard Rob Gray, Jr., who averaged 16 points per game last season.

https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/status/742400563724324864 

The Razorbacks are also expected to play Texas on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Toyota Center in Houston as part of a doubleheader that will also include Texas A&M and Arizona.

Arkansas is also slated to play at Oklahoma State on Saturday, Jan. 29 as part of part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. 

Rothstein has previously reported that the Razorbacks and Minnesota will begin a home-and-home series with the Gopher hosting the first game in 2016-2017. 


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