Multiple weekend Razorback sporting events + live music
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Arkansas has done it again. This time, the women’s basketball team eliminated the Auburn Tigers by playing without Makayla Daniels, Jersey Wolfenbarger and Samara Spencer. Amber Ramirez hit the winning bucket with just tenths of a second left and the final score was 68-66. Congratulations to the team, Coach Neighbors and everyone involved.
Stick to Razorback athletics, Arkansas Razorback Gymnastics at Barnhill Arena Friday, Feb. 11 starting at 6:45 p.m. It’s Women’s Empowerment Night as Arkansas’ No. 14 hosts Kentucky’s No. 10. The turnaround was quick for the Gymbacks, who last saw action against Southeast Missouri in a rare Sunday meeting after both teams had to make schedule adjustments due to bad weather. time. But the team has adjusted its preparation for the Wildcats.
Also happening this weekend, it’s this year’s installment of the Tyson Invitational for both Men’s and Women’s Athletics. The men’s events feature a field of 20 teams, 10 of which are currently ranked in the top 25, with Arkansas coming in at 12th place. And the women’s events will feature the #3 Razorbacks, #1 Florida Gators, #4 LSU Tigers and four other schools in the top 25. It all starts Friday, Feb. 11 at the Randall Tyson Track Center at 3:55 p.m. and Saturday, February 12 at 12:45 p.m. The top 100 students and children on each day of competition will receive a Razorback athletic sleeve. Tickets are $5 for adults and only available at the box office, while children 18 and under are free. There will also be a livestream on the SEC Network+.
On Friday, February 11, the The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society presents the Huntertones at Roots HQ in Fayetteville. Huntertones brings people together around the world with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high energy brass sound features genre composition and unconventional covers. General admission is $30.