Arkansas basketball's Devo Davis returns to Razorbacks after 'taking some time away'

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas basketball guard Davonte "Devo" Davis is back with the team, he announced in a written statement Wednesday.

Davis missed the Razorbacks' game against Troy on Monday. Coach Eric Musselman said Davis was "taking some time away from basketball," and that he had the team's full support.

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“I am excited to be back with my teammates and coaches. I want to thank my family, our fans, the Razorback basketball program and especially Coach Muss for the support shown to me this last week. I look forward to continuing my development as a leader and basketball player as this team focuses on our goals for this season.”

Davis had started all six of Arkansas' games before Monday. With his return, he could be available when the No. 11 Razorbacks host San Jose State on Saturday (3 p.m. CT, SEC Network).

Christina Long covers the Arkansas Razorbacks for the Southwest Times Record and USA TODAY Network. You can follow her on Twitter @christinalong00 or email her at

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