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Hogs fall to Mississippi State in SEC opener

Down three players, the Arkansas Razorbacks Men's Basketball team falls to the Bulldogs in Starkville.

STARKVILLE, Mississippi — The Arkansas Razorbacks took on Mississippi State Wednesday, Dec. 29, but a few key players were missing from the team.

The Hogs lost to Mississippi State 81-68. 

The University of Arkansas department of athletics announced earlier in the day that men’s basketball guards JD Notae and Chance Moore would miss the game due to illnesses.

According to a press release, Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman also announced that forward Kamani Johnson has been indefinitely suspended from the men’s basketball program.

The reason behind the suspension is not known at this time.

Arkansas shot above 40% but couldn’t get it done on the defensive end. The Razorbacks held the Bulldogs to 30% shooting.

The Hogs got outrebounded on both the offensive and defensive glass.

The Hogs are now 0-1 in SEC play. The team will be back in action Tuesday night when they play host to Vanderbilt.

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