Greetings from a loud Bud Walton Arena, where the Cats are warming up on the court and the fans are starting to stream in. It was a long 8-hour drive from Nashville, but I made it to Fayetteville safely, although I have a feeling Saturday’s drive will be a little more treacherous.
Still about 40 minutes ’til tip, so here are some sights and sounds from the arena to tide you over…
No official word on his status, but Dominique Hawkins is dressed and warming up. To this blogger’s eye, he’s moving around well and hitting almost all of his jump shots:
The student section is hyped and has a DJ:
I’m guessing this means there will be a pep band:
The media room had a taco bar and cookies, sweet!
Here are the big guys participating in shoot around, including Marcus Lee dancing a little to the pregame music:
Big guys warming up (and in Marcus Lee's case, dancing) pic.twitter.com/nOIhkgFzb9
— Tyler Thompson (@MrsTylerKSR) January 21, 2016