Last season: 23-12, lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to Butler.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas forward Dustin Thomas has been dismissed from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules.
Coach Mike Anderson said the dismissal is effective immediately, just days before Arkansas (21-10) opens at the Southeastern Conference Tournament against either South Carolina or Mississippi on Thursday.
Macon, Arkansas hold off Alabama comeback try 76-73
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Daryl Macon, the Southeastern Conference's top free throw shooter, delivered on his second chance at the line.
Macon scored 17 points and made two free throws with 12 seconds left, helping lift Arkansas to a 76-73 victory over Alabama on Saturday night.
The Razorbacks (20-9, 9-7 SEC) took control with nine straight points for a 65-57 lead with four minutes left, then withstood a challenge.
Arkansas ends 3-game skid, clips Missouri 65-63
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Daniel Gafford and Dustin Thomas bent over in frustration as the basketball rolled out of bounds under the Missouri basket.
The Arkansas post players each went up uncontested to rebound a missed free throw and neither ended up with the ball with the Razorbacks trailing 57-53. To punctuate the turnover, Missouri's Kassius Robertson drained a mid-range jumper to give the Tigers a 59-53 lead and seemingly all the momentum with 4:43 left.
No. 13 jersey has deep meaning for Razorbacks’ Dustin Thomas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Some players may shy away from wearing No. 13. It's unlucky, they may say.
Not Arkansas Razorbacks forward Dustin Thomas. Instead, it has tremendous significance.
This "Beyond the Game" story, which first aired on KATV's Razorback Basketball Special this month, chronicles a difficult upbringing for Thomas.