Get ready for hoops in Northwest Arkansas, folks! This Friday, January 26th, the red-hot Fayetteville Bulldogs (20-2) roll into Bentonville West to take on the scrappy Wolverines (9-10) in a crucial 7A-West conference clash. Tip-off is at 7 PM ET, and the atmosphere at Wolverine Arena is sure to be electric.
What it is: Arkansas High School basketball
Matchup: Fayetteville Bulldogs vs Bentonville West Wolverines
Time: Friday, January 26, at 7 pM ET
Game Type: home conference
Locations: Centerton, AR
Live Stream: Watch here
Bulldogs on the Prowl:
Fayetteville’s been on a tear this season, led by the dynamic scoring duo of Jadyn Haney and Ornette Gaines. These two can light it up from anywhere on the court, and their high-octane offense has opposing defenses scrambling. The Bulldogs’ defense is no slouch either, anchoring their dominant record with suffocating pressure and opportunistic steals.
Wolverines Ready to Bite Back:
Don’t count out the Wolverines, though. They’ve got a talented squad with something to prove, and they’ll be hungry to knock off the conference leaders in front of their home crowd. Keep an eye on sharpshooter Quentyn Thompson and big man Lane Jeffcoat, who can take over games when they get hot.
More Than Just a Game:
This matchup isn’t just about bragging rights. It’s a fight for conference supremacy and playoff positioning. The Bulldogs are on track for a deep playoff run, but a win against Bentonville West would solidify their hold on the top spot. For the Wolverines, a victory could jumpstart their season and put them back in the playoff hunt.
How to Catch the Action:
Can’t make it to Centerton in person? No worries! You can catch all the action live and on-demand on the NFHS Network. Just download the app, head to your favorite device, and get ready for some Arkansas high school basketball at its finest.
So grab your popcorn, dust off your Bulldogs or Wolverines gear, and get ready for a night of high-flying dunks, nail-biting finishes, and maybe even a little trash talk. This Fayetteville-Bentonville West showdown promises to be one for the books!