Road-weary Hogs will face tough test

Posted: January 25, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Arkansas' Malica Monk shoots over South Carolina's Mikiah Herbert Harrigan during a game Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Fayetteville.

There's no rest for the road-weary Arkansas women's basketball team.

Arkansas at No. 9 South Carolina

WHEN 5:30 p.m.

WHERE Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, S.C.

RECORDS Arkansas 11-9, 2-5 SEC; South Carolina 16-6, 5-2

SERIES Arkansas leads 17-16

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

ARKANSAS*

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

G^Malica Monk^5-5^Jr.^16.5^3.9

F^Kiara Williams^6-1^So.^8.2^7.6

G^Jailyn Mason^5-9^So.^10.5^4.2

F^Bailey Zimmerman^6-0^Jr.^3.3^3.2

F^Taylah Thomas^6-1^Fr.^3.8^4.9

COACH Mike Neighbors (11-9 in first season at Arkansas; 109-49 overall)

SOUTH CAROLINA

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

G^Doniyah Cliney^6-0^Jr.^7.9^3.6

G^Lindsey Spann^5-6^Sr./^11.4^1.4

F^A’ja Wilson^6-2^Sr.^23.2^10.9

F^Alexis Jennings^6-2^Jr.^11.8^7.1

G^Tyasha Harris^5-10^So.^10.5^2.8

COACH Dawn Staley (237-83 in 10th season at South Carolina; 409-163 overall)

TEAM COMPARISON

Arkansas^S. Carolina

68.7^Points Scored Per Game^82.1

69.9^Points Allowed Per Game^61.4

41.1^Rebounds Per Game^39.7

12.2^Turnovers Per Game^12.7

36.9^FG pct.^40.6

.28.9^3-pt FG pct.^34.6

67.4^FT pct.^67.1

CHALK TALK Arkansas’ graduate senior guard and leading scorer Devin Cosper missed her second game with an ankle injury against Missouri in an 88-54 loss on Sunday. Her status is still day-to-day. … This marks Arkansas fifth road game in the past six. The Razorbacks are 1-3 in that stretch. … South Carolina is the defending national champion, and the third top 11 team the Razorbacks have faced in the past three weeks. … A’ja Wilson is one of the top players in the country for the Gamecocks. She is averaging 23.4 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. … South Carolina has won the last five meetings between the teams. … The Gamecocks have four players averaging double figures in points per game.

— Chip Souza

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