Arkansas To Host Duke In Inaugural ACC/SEC Challenge


FAYETTEVILLE – In what will be a rematch of the 2022 NCAA Elite 8 and the 1994 National Championship, Arkansas will host Duke as part of the inaugural ACC/SEC Challenge. The game will be played Nov. 29 (Wednesday) and tipoff is set for 8:15 pm (CT). Television network designations will be announced at a later date.

Arkansas and Duke have met on four previous occasions – all on neutral courts and in all four both teams were nationally ranked. The series is tied, 2-2.

The last time the Razorbacks and Blue Devils met was the 2022 NCAA Elite 8 in San Francisco, a game Duke won 78-69. Prior to that, Arkansas defeated Duke, 76-72, to win the 1994 NCAA Championship in Charlotte.

The first meeting between the schools was in the 1990 NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils won that initial matchup, 97-83. Eight months later (Nov. 21, 1990), Arkansas beat Duke, 98-88, at New York’s Madison Square Garden in the Preseason NIT semifinals.

In the previous nine years, Arkansas participated in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Razorbacks were 4-5 in those games, going 4-0 in Bud Walton Arena.

As a reminder, the deadline to renew your basketball season tickets is Friday – June 30. Season ticket holders can renew online now by logging on to their ticket account or contacting the Arkansas Razorback Ticket Center by email [email protected] or by phone at 800-982-4647 (HOGS).


Mar. 31, 1990#7 Arkansas vs #15 Duke1990 NCAA Final 4 (Denver)Duke won, 97-83
Nov. 21, 1990#2 Arkansas vs #6 Duke1990 Preseason NIT (New York)Arkansas won, 98-88
April 4, 1994#2 Arkansas vs #6 Duke1994 NCAA Championship (Charlotte)Arkansas won, 76-72
Mar. 26, 2022#17 Arkansas vs #9 Duke2022 NCAA Elite 8 (San Francisco)Duke won, 78-69