Game Guide: Razorbacks on PPV; Red Wolves To Star on the Big Ten Network

by Tre Baker  on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011 1:00 pm  

Arkansas and wide receiver Joe Adams open the season Saturday at 6 p.m. against Missouri State. The game will be available on pay-per-view. (Photo by Mark Wagner)

This story is from the archives of ArkansasSports360.com.

Missouri State (0-0) at No. 15 Arkansas (0-0)
Location
: Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Fayetteville
Kickoff Time
: 6 p.m. CDT
Television: Pay-per-view
Notes
: KATV-TV, Channel 7's Scott Inman will handle the play-by-play call with Jimmy Dykes providing color commentary. The cost of the pay-per-view broadcast is $34.95, and fans should contact their cable and satellite providers for ordering information. If you live (or compute) outside the state of Arkansas, you can see the game on ESPN3.com. (This is one sad little map, by the way.)

Arkansas State (0-0) at Illinois (0-0)
Location: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Ill.
Kickoff Time: 2:37 p.m. CDT
Television: Big Ten Network
Notes: Arkansas State is 0-5 all-time against Big Ten opponents, but have been close to breaking into the win column the last two years. The Red Wolves dropped a 24-21 decision to No. 13 Iowa in 2009 and most recently fell by just two points, 36-34, at Indiana last year.

Langston (0-0) at UAPB (0-0)
Location: War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock
Kickoff Time: 5 p.m. CDT
Notes: This game is the sixth installment of the Delta Classic which promotes literacy awareness for the Delta region of Arkansas. As part of the Classic's celebrations, 1990s R&B act En Vogue will perform at the Riverfest Amphitheater on Friday night. 

Also: Arkansas Tech at UA-Monticello kick off at 6 p.m., Saturday, in the first game to be played between two current Great American Conference members. (Southwestern State beat provisional member Northwestern State 31-28 on Thursday.) Harding and Southern Arkansas kick off at 7 p.m. in Magnolia.

 

 

 

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