The Hogs Will Spend Thanksgiving In Florida


Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 10:37 pm
By: News On 6


The Razorbacks face Southern Illinois in the inaugural Old Spice Classic on Thanksgiving.

The Hogs and Salukis are both 2-0 on the season.

Southern Illinois are the defending Missouri Valley Conference champs; they've made the NCAA tournament five straight seasons. Southern Illinois fell a few votes short of making the AP Top 25.

This is Arkansas first road game, they've beaten Southeast Missouri State 92-52 to open the season, then defeated Stephen F. Austin 70-59 on Saturday.

Arkansas will play either Minnesota or Marist in the second round of the Old Spice Classic. The Hogs will also play Sunday against an opponent to be determined.

Arkansas and Southern Illinois tip off is at 11 Thursday morning in Orlando, Florida.