UA women to face equal in 3 shooting

Posted: January 18, 2018 at 2:30 a.m.

Arkansas forward Taylah Thomas shoots during a game against Ole Miss on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Fayetteville.

Mike Neighbors has done the math, and he's certain three points are more than two.

Florida women at Arkansas

WHEN 6 p.m.

WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville

RECORD Florida 8-10, 0-5; Arkansas 11-7, 2-3

SERIES Florida leads 27-9

RADIO KABZ-FM 103.7 in Little Rock; KQSM-FM 92.1 in Fayetteville; KFPW-AM 1230 and KFPW-FM 94.5 in Fort Smith; KURM-AM 790 and KURM-FM 100.3 in Rogers.

ONLINE ArkansasRazorbacks.com

TELEVISION SEC Network

PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS

FLORIDA

POS^NAME^HT.^YR.^PPG^RPG

G^Dyandria Anderson^5-10^Sr.^11.3^4.3

G^Delicia Washingtonr^5-10^So.^10.1^8.9

F^Paulina Hersler^6-3^Sr.^12.2^6.6

F^Haley Lorenzen^6-3^Sr.^12.6^9.3

G^Funda Nakkasoglu^5-8^Jr.^14.9^2.4

COACH Cameron Newbauer (8-10 first season at Florida; 87-60 overall)

ARKANSAS

POS^NAME^HT.^YR.^PPG^RPG

G^Malika Monk^5-5^Jr.^16.4^3.7

C^Kiara Williams^6-1^So.^7.8^7.8

G^Jailyn Mason^5-9^So.^10.6^4.1

G^Devin Cosper^5-10^SGr.^15.3^6.8

F^Bailey Zimmerman^6-0^Jr.^3.9^3.2

COACH Mike Neighbors (11-7 first year at Arkansas; 109-48 overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

Florida^Arkansas

70.3^Points Scored Per Game^70.4

68.4^Points Allowed Per Game^69.2

43.3^Rebounds Per Game^41.5

16.3^Turnovers Per Game^12.6

.414^FG pct.^.377

.330^3-pt FG pct.^.297

.667^FT pct.^.678

CHALK TALK Arkansas comes into today’s game off a 10-point win at Auburn on Sunday 68-58. Four players scored in double figures for Arkansas, and none of them were Devin Cosper, who played just eight minutes and did not score. Kiara Williams was outstanding with 15 points and 14 rebounds, and Bailey Zimmerman had a season-high 13 points and 8 rebounds. Jailyn Mason scored 15 and Malika Monk 14. … Arkansas played its best half of the season against Auburn and led 41-17 at halftime. The Razorbacks knocked down nine 3-pointers in the first half. … Florida has been a hard-luck team this season with four losses by single digits. … The Gators have four players score in double figures, led by Funda Nakkasoglu, who is averaging 14.9 points per game. … Florida’s Haley Lorenzen and Paulina Hersler are both 6-foot-3. Lorenzen has nine double-doubles this season.

— Chip Souza

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