Game time set for Arkansas-West Virginia in January
FAYETTEVILLE – Game time has been set for the Arkansas basketball game in the Big 12 / SEC Challenge for the upcoming season.
The Razorbacks will oppose a visit to West Virginia at 1 p.m. on Jan.29, 2022, according to a statement. The game will air on ESPN or ESPN2.
The Programs have met once before, in November 2006 at the Old Spice Classic Championship Game in Orlando, Florida. Arkansas won the game 71-64.
The meeting will mark the return of former Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien, who was kicked off the program by coach Eric Musselman in August 2019. A native of Toronto, Osabuohien has played 54 games with the Razorbacks, starting eight in the course. of the 2018-19 season.
He averaged 1.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in a limited role in the freshman. In his sophomore, he contributed 3.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. In two seasons, Osabuohien shot 34 percent from the ground and 17.6 percent from three points.
Since moving to West Virginia, Osabuohien has averaged 2.4 points on 35.5% shooting, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game over two seasons.
Arkansas has competed in the Inter-Conference Challenge eight times, alternating home and away games each season.
The Razorbacks are 3-4 overall with home wins over Texas Tech (2016), Oklahoma State (2018) and TCU (2020), and road losses to Iowa State (2015), Oklahoma State (2017). and 2021) and Texas Tech (2019).