Basketball Razorbacks Play Thursday at Verizon

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Razorbacks Basketball 2016

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Razorback men’s basketball team will take the court Thursday night at Verizon Arena.

The team comes to Central Arkansas with a seven-game winning streak on the line against Sam Houston State.

The game has a 7 p.m. tip-off. Click here for ticket information.

Arkansas is off to its best 11-game start in the Mike Anderson era with a 10-1 record. The Razorbacks are 3-2 at Verizon Arena under head coach Mike Anderson, including wins in three of the last four visits.

The Hogs’ current win streak is the fifth such streak under Coach Anderson in the last six years. The program’s previous five seven-game winning streaks came during a span of 15 seasons.

Over the last two games, Arkansas has combined to go 43-of-47 (.915) from the free throw line, including Saturday’s 29-of-31 (.935) performance against Texas, which was the second best percentage in school history with 30-plus attempts. Arkansas went 30-of-32 (.938) against Rice in 1982.

Dusty Hannahs is shooting 91.1 percent (41-45) from the charity stripe this season, good for 25th in the nation. Hannahs had made 26 straight free throws before missing against Texas. Daryl Macon has made 21 straight free throws, including a 14-for-14 performance against Texas.

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