Bud Walton Arena to hold Elite Eight watch party

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Arkansas players JD Notae, left), and Kamani Johnson (20) celebrate with fans after defeating Auburn 80-76 in overtime following an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas students and Razorback fans are invited to Bud Walton Arena on Saturday night to watch the Hogs take on the Duke Blue Devils in the Elite Eight. The game will be shown on the video board and TVs around the arena. Doors to the arena will open at 6:30 p.m. with tipoff set for approximately 7:49 p.m. CT. The event is free and open to the public.

Fans are encouraged to park in Lots 56, 56B, 60 or any lot west of Razorback Road. No shuttle service will be provided. All students and fans will need to enter Bud Walton Arena through either the south, west or east entrances.

Members of the HogWild Band and Spirit Squads will be on hand for a pre-game pep rally and timeout performances. There will also be contests for University of Arkansas Students, commemorative posters for the first 500 fans in attendance, live trivia during halftime, a DJ to keep the energy high, and much more!

Hog Heaven inside Bud Walton Arena will be open for fans and a limited number of concession stands will also be open – no outside food or drinks will be allowed.

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The Southeastern Conference’s Clear Bag Policy will be in place along with metal detectors entering the arena.

Cross-posted from Arkansas Razorbacks Communications