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Arkansas vs. Lipscomb Basketball Tipoff Time Switch

Nate Allen

FAYETTEVILLE – To accommodate SEC Network television which in turn will accommodate Arkansas basketball fans, the starting time for the Arkansas-Lipscomb men’s game Saturday at Walton Arena has been changed to 4 p.m., from its original 5 p.m. start.
Originally the 5 p.m. game would have been video available on SEC Network+ internet only but now airs on the SEC Network needing a live event to air since Saturday’s Georgia vs. Vanderbilt game has been postponed because of too many positive covid-19 tests.
Doors to Bud Walton Arena for fans entrance will open at 3 p.m.
In football the SEC announced officially that Arkansas and Alabama will make up their postponed game on Dec. 12 at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville with kickoff time to be announced.
After Arkansas’ game with Missouri was postponed from last Saturday to this Saturday at 11 a.m. on the SEC Network in Columbia, Mo. because Arkansas’ roster was below SEC protocol from positive covid-19 tests and contact tracing,
Alabama uses this Saturday night to make up its game with LSU postponed because of LSU’s earlier covid-19 issues.
The SEC issued an entire release of makeup games for Dec. 12 and Dec. 19, the same day that the SEC plays its clash of SEC West and East champions in Atlanta.
Schedule of SEC Football Games for December 12:
LSU at Florida (rescheduled from October 17)
Auburn at Mississippi State (rescheduled from November 14)
Georgia at Missouri (rescheduled from November 14)
Ole Miss at Texas A&M (rescheduled from November 21)
Tennessee at Vanderbilt (rescheduled from November 28)
Alabama at Arkansas (rescheduled from December 5)
Schedule of SEC Football games for December 19:
Texas A&M at Tennessee (rescheduled from November 14)*
Ole Miss at LSU (rescheduled from December 5)
Missouri at Mississippi State (rescheduled from December 5)
Vanderbilt at Georgia (rescheduled from December 5)#
SEC Football Championship, Atlanta, 8 pm ET/7 pm CT
*Should Texas A&M qualify for the SEC Championship Game on December 19, the Texas A&M at Tennessee game would be declared a no-contest and Texas A&M would represent the Western Division in the SEC title game.

Should Georgia qualify for the SEC Championship Game on December 19, the Vanderbilt at Georgia game would be declared a no-contest and Georgia would represent the Eastern Division in the SEC title game.

Presently Alabama, 8-0, leads Texas A&M, 6-1 in the SEC West standings and has beaten Texas A&M during this 10-games entirely SEC season.
Florida, 7-1, leads Georgia, 6-2, and has beaten Georgia this season.
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