(WMC-TV) - Arkansas is set to play Friday in the NCAA Tournament Houston Regional against Sam Houston State.
Arkansas was named Monday as a No. 2 seed. Sam Houston is a 3 seed.
Regional host Rice is the No. 1 seed. The Owls will face 4-seed Prairie View.
Arkansas finished the season at 39-19, while Sam Houston brings in a 38-20 record.
This is the eleventh consecutive season Arkansas has qualified for a regional and 25th overall.
The double-elimination regional is to last through either Sunday or Monday.
Sam Houston is an at-large selection out of the Southland Conference.