Razorbacks to focus on Alabama back court duo

Arkansas will be focused on slowing down Alabama guard Trevor Releford Thursday night at Coleman Coliseum. (

Arkansas is well aware of the strength of Alabama's team.

Razorbacks' coach Mike Anderson says shutting down Tide guards Trevor Releford and Trevor Lacey is a priority going into Thursday nights game at Coleman Coliseum.

Anderson calls Releford "crafty" with the ball and Lacey "has made some incredible shots for (Alabama)".

Releford leads the team in scoring, averaging 16.1 points a game. Lacey is one of the SEC's leaders in assists and leads Alabama in 3-pointers made.

The Tide and the Razorbacks tip off Thursday night at 8.