Hogs add two nonconference games
The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville has added basketball games against Troy and California State-Bakersfield for the 201718 season.
The Razorbacks are scheduled to play Troy on Dec. 16 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, and host CSU Bakersfield on Dec. 27 at Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Starting times have not been determined.
Troy was 22-15 last season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament after winning the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. The Trojans lost to Duke in the first round of the NCAA East Regional.
CSU Bakersfield won the WAC regular season championship last season with a 25-10 record, but loses three of four players who averaged 10 points or more. The Roadrunners were upset by New Mexico State in the WAC Tournament, but advanced to the final four round of the NIT with postseason victories over California, Colorado State and Texas-Arlington before a loss to Georgia Tech at Madison Square Garden in New York.