For the first time since the 1946-47 season, Arkansas will play Central Arkansas in men’s basketball on Dec. 12 at Bud Walton Arena.
The Razorbacks are 6-0 all-time versus the Bears, including a 3-0 record in games played in Fayetteville.
The series dates back to Arkansas’ first season of basketball. The teams met on back-to-back days during the 1923-24 season (Jan. 11 and 12) in Fayetteville with the Razorbacks winning 62-27 and 34-14, respectively.
Games three, four and five in the series were played in Conway, one coming in December 1933 (a 53-30 Razorback win) and the other two the following December (Arkansas winning 42-38 and 66-27, respectively).
The last meeting in the series came on Feb. 1, 1947, in Fayetteville, a 59-39 decision in favor of the Razorbacks.
Arkansas-Central Arkansas Series
|Dec. 1933||at Central Arkansas||W||54||30|
|Dec. 1934||at Central Arkansas||W||42||38|
|Dec. 1934||at Central Arkansa||W||66||27|
Information from Arkansas Communications is included in this story.