2011–12 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team

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2011–12 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball
Conference Southeastern Conference
2011–12 record 18–14 (6–10 SEC)
Head coach Mike Anderson (1st year)
Assistant coach Melvin Watkins
TJ Cleveland
Matt Zimmerman
Home arena Bud Walton Arena
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Kentucky 16 0   1.000     38 2   .950
#25 Florida 10 6   .625     26 11   .703
#20 Vanderbilt 10 6   .625     25 11   .694
Tennessee 10 6   .625     19 15   .559
Alabama 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Mississippi State 8 8   .500     21 12   .636
Ole Miss 8 8   .500     20 14   .588
LSU 7 9   .438     18 15   .545
Arkansas 6 10   .375     18 14   .563
Auburn 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
Georgia 5 11   .313     15 17   .469
South Carolina 2 14   .125     10 21   .323
2012 SEC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team represented the University of Arkansas in the sport of basketball during the 2011–12 college basketball season. The Razorbacks competed in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They were led by head coach Mike Anderson, and played their home games at Bud Walton Arena on the university's Fayetteville, Arkansas campus.

Previous season[edit]

The Razorbacks finished the 2010–11 season 18–13, 7–9 in SEC play and lost in the first round of the SEC Tournament to Tennessee. Head coach John Pelphrey was fired following the season after compiling a 69–59 overall record during four years with Arkansas.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Arkansas Razorbacks men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Madden, RashadRashad Madden 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Lepanto, Arkansas
G 1 Wade, MadracusMadracus Wade 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) So Memphis, Tennessee
G 3 Scott, RickeyRickey Scott 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 202 lb (92 kg) So Irving, Texas
F 4 Abron, DevontaDevonta Abron 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Fr Dallas, Texas
G 11 Young, B.J.B.J. Young 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr St. Louis, Missouri
G 20 Haydar, KikkoKikko Haydar 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 165 lb (75 kg) So Fayetteville, Arkansas
F 21 Mickelson, HunterHunter Mickelson 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Fr Jonesboro, Arkansas
F 22 Waithe, MarvellMarvell Waithe 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 216 lb (98 kg) Sr Toronto, Ontario
G 23 Nobles, JulyssesJulysses Nobles 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Jr Jackson, Mississippi
F 31 Sanchez, MichaelMichael Sanchez 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 236 lb (107 kg) RS Sr Springdale, Arkansas
F 33 Powell, MarshawnMarshawn Powell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Newport News, Virginia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Exhibition
November 4, 2011 7:00 p.m. Texas A&M-Commerce Bud Walton ArenaFayetteville, AR RazorVison W 97–80 
November 8, 2011 7:00 p.m. Christian Brothers Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RazorVison W 76-54 
Regular Season
November 11, 2011* 7:00 p.m. USC Upstate Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RazorVison W 83–63  1–0
November 16, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Oakland Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR
(Southwest Showcase)
RazorVison W 91–68  2–0
November 18, 2011* 7:00 p.m. vs. Houston Verizon ArenaNorth Little Rock, AR
(Southwest Showcase)
FSN L 78–87  2–1
November 22, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Utah Valley Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR
(Southwest Showcase)
RazorVison W 67–59  3–1
November 26, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Grambling State Bud Walton ArenaFayetteville, AR RazorVison W 86–44  4–1
November 30, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Mississippi Valley State Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RSN W 97–64  5–1
December 3, 2011* 2:15 p.m. at #8 Connecticut XL CenterHartford, CT
(SEC–Big East Challenge)
ESPN L 62–75  5–2
December 10, 2011* 2:00 p.m. at Oklahoma Lloyd Noble CenterNorman, OK RSN L 63–78  5–3
December 17, 2011* 2:00 p.m. Southeastern Louisiana Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR Razorvison W 62–55  6–3
December 20, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RSN W 71–57  7–3
December 22, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Louisiana Tech Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR Razorvison W 77–63  8–3
December 28, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Charlotte Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RSN W 80–67  9–3
December 30, 2011* 7:00 p.m. Texas Southern Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RSN W 77–49  10–3
January 3, 2012* 7:00 p.m. Savannah State Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR RSN W 83–66  11–3
SEC Regular Season
January 7, 2012 9:00 p.m. #15 Mississippi State Bud Walton ArenaFayetteville, AR CSS W 98–88  12–3 (1–0)
January 11, 2012 8:00 p.m. at Ole Miss Tad Smith ColiseumOxford, MS SECN L 63–71  12–4 (1–1)
January 14, 2012 9:00 p.m. LSU Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR FSN W 69–60  13–4 (2–1)
January 17, 2012 9:00 p.m. at #2 Kentucky Rupp ArenaLexington, KY ESPN L 63–86  13–5 (2–2)
January 21, 2012* 1:00 p.m. #20 Michigan Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR CBS W 66–64  14–5
January 25, 2012 9:00 p.m. Auburn Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR CSS W 56–53  15–5 (3–2)
January 28, 2012 1:30 p.m. at Alabama Coleman ColiseumTuscaloosa, AL SECN L 66–72  15–6 (3–3)
January 31, 2012 9:00 p.m. #25 Vanderbilt Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR ESPN W 84-74  16–6 (4–3)
February 4, 2012 1:30 p.m. at LSU Maravich Assembly CenterBaton Rouge, LA SECN L 65–71  16–7 (4–4)
February 8, 2012 8:00 p.m. at Georgia Stegeman ColiseumAthens, GA SECN L 59–81  16–8 (4–5)
February 11, 2012 1:30 p.m. South Carolina Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR SECN W 76–65  17–8 (5–5)
February 15, 2012 8:00 p.m. at Tennessee Thompson-Boling ArenaKnoxville, TN SECN L 58–77  17–9 (5–6)
February 18, 2012 6:00 p.m. #14 Florida Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR ESPN2 L 68–98  17–10 (5–7)
February 23, 2012 7:00 p.m. Alabama Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR ESPN L 68–79  17–11 (5–8)
February 25, 2012 4:00 p.m. at Auburn Auburn ArenaAuburn, AL SECN W 77–71  18–11 (6–8)
February 28, 2012 7:00 p.m. Ole Miss Bud Walton Arena • Fayetteville, AR ESPNU L 75–77  18–12 (6–9)
March 3, 2012 5:00 p.m. at Mississippi State Humphrey ColiseumStarkville, MS FSN L 59–79  18–13 (6–10)
2012 SEC Tournament
March 8, 2012 1:00 p.m. vs. (8) LSU #(9) New Orleans ArenaNew Orleans, LA
(First Round)
SECN L 54–70  18–14
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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