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 Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
Exhibition
November 4, 2011 Texas A&M-Commerce W 97–80  Bud Walton Arena
November 8, 2011 Christian Brothers W 76-54  Bud Walton Arena
Regular Season
November 11, 2011* USC Upstate W 83–63  1–0 Bud Walton Arena
November 16, 2011* Oakland W 91–68  2–0 Bud Walton Arena
(Southwest Showcase)
November 18, 2011* vs. Houston L 78–87  2–1 Verizon Arena
(Southwest Showcase)
November 22, 2011* Utah Valley W 67–59  3–1 Bud Walton Arena
(Southwest Showcase)
November 26, 2011* Grambling State W 86–44  4–1 Bud Walton Arena
November 30, 2011* Mississippi Valley State W 97–64  5–1 Bud Walton Arena
December 3, 2011* at #8 Connecticut L 62–75  5–2 XL Center
(SEC–Big East Challenge)
December 10, 2011* at Oklahoma L 63–78  5–3 Lloyd Noble Center
December 17, 2011* Southeastern Louisiana W 62–55  6–3 Bud Walton Arena
December 20, 2011* Eastern Kentucky W 71–57  7–3 Bud Walton Arena
December 22, 2011* Louisiana Tech W 77–63  8–3 Bud Walton Arena
December 28, 2011* Charlotte W 80–67  9–3 Bud Walton Arena
December 30, 2011* Texas Southern W 77–49  10–3 Bud Walton Arena
January 3, 2012* Savannah State W 83–66  11–3 Bud Walton Arena
SEC Regular Season
January 7, 2012 #15 Mississippi State W 98–88  12–3 (1–0) Bud Walton Arena
January 11, 2012 at Ole Miss L 63–71  12–4 (1–1) Tad Smith Coliseum
January 14, 2012 LSU W 69–60  13–4 (2–1) Bud Walton Arena
January 17, 2012 at #2 Kentucky L 63–86  13–5 (2–2) Rupp Arena
January 21, 2012* #20 Michigan W 66–64  14–5 Bud Walton Arena
January 25, 2012 Auburn W 56–53  15–5 (3–2) Bud Walton Arena
January 28, 2012 at Alabama L 66–72  15–6 (3–3) Coleman Coliseum
January 31, 2012 #25 Vanderbilt W 84-74  16–6 (4–3) Bud Walton Arena
February 4, 2012 at LSU L 65–71  16–7 (4–4) Maravich Assembly Center
February 8, 2012 at Georgia L 59–81  16–8 (4–5) Stegeman Coliseum
February 11, 2012 South Carolina W 76–65  17–8 (5–5) Bud Walton Arena
February 15, 2012 at Tennessee L 58–77  17–9 (5–6) Thompson-Boling Arena
February 18, 2012 #14 Florida L 68–98  17–10 (5–7) Bud Walton Arena
February 23, 2012 Alabama L 68–79  17–11 (5–8) Bud Walton Arena
February 25, 2012 at Auburn W 77–71  18–11 (6–8) Auburn Arena
February 28, 2012 Ole Miss L 75–77  18–12 (6–9) Bud Walton Arena
March 3, 2012 at Mississippi State L 59–79  18–13 (6–10) Humphrey Coliseum
2012 SEC Tournament
March 8, 2012 #(9) vs. (8) LSU L 54–70  18–14 New Orleans Arena
(First Round)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

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