— FINAL — HOGS 87, LSU 52
8:50 p.m. — Relax LSU fans, the blowout’s over… Hogs assert their place at the top of the SEC West by blowing the doors off of LSU tonight here in Fayetteville 87-52.
8:49 p.m. — LSU puts together a few quick scores, however Stephen Cox answers by drawing the foul and draining ’em both to the delight of the fans here in Fayetteville, Hogs stompin’ the Tigers 87-52.
8:46 p.m. — Cox forces the turnover and Julysses drains the 3 from the top of the key.
8:43 p.m. — Bryant embarasses Ludwig down on the baseline as he makes a move and takes it to the hoop, Pelphrey begins to clear the bench with the game well in hand at 82-46 with 3:19 to go.
8:41 p.m. — Hogs and LSU continue trading off quick buckets as this time Delvon puts it up and in for the Razorbacks, UA out in front 80-46.
8:39 p.m. — LSU gets it to Mitchell for another 2, however Jemal answers by simply pulling up and draining a 3 in Mitchell’s face on the following trip down the floor.
8:37 p.m. — Marshawn hits 1 of his 2 shots coming out of the timeout, Arkansas now up 35, 73-38.
8:34 p.m. — At the 3rd media timeout of the 2nd, the Hogs continue asserting their dominance over LSU at 72-38.
8:33 p.m. — Make that 34 as Farmer catches fire from 3-point land and drains back-to-back 3’s for Pelphrey’s bunch.
8:31 p.m. — Warren hacks Jemal on his way up and Jemal hits ’em both at the line, Arkansas is cruisin’ up by 28.
8:28 p.m. — Stef pops one off from well beyond the arc on the right wing and swishes it, LSU answers with a quick 2 of their own. Razorbacks still dominating 64-38.
8:26 p.m. — Mitchell gets back-to-back buckets and closes Arkansas’ advantage to 25 points.
8:24 p.m. — Marshawn drops off another bucket as LSU can only answer with a single free throw, Hogs on top 60-32.
8:22 p.m. — Kinsley gets another 3 to fall for LSU, however that does no good for the Tigers when they give up a wide-open lane for Powell and let him slam it home, UA out in front 58-31.
8:20 p.m. — Dotson ties up Britt on his way to the rack and sends him to the floor, and Britt makes ’em pay at the stripe, Arkansas up 56-28.
8:15 p.m. — LSU strings together a quick 5-0 run, however Rotnei answers for the Hogs and UA will take a 54-28 lead into the 1st media timeout of the 2nd with 15:29 to play.
8:14 p.m. — Courtney shows off some incredible moves mid-air as he twists his way to the rack, Hogs ahead 52-23.
8:11 p.m. — Hogs put together 2 quick buckets with a lay-up from Britt and another alley-oop, this time with Fortson throwing it up for Washington. Arkansas continues pouring it on at 50-23.
8:09 p.m. — Warren opens up the scoring here in the 2nd with a long 2, however Rotnei answers right back with his trademark 3, UA in front 46-23.
8:04 p.m. — Both the Hogs and the Tigers hit the floor for some 2nd half warm-ups.
— HALF — HOGS 43, LSU 21
7:51 p.m. — 22 is going to be the Razorbacks halftime lead as Fortson worked the clock and then fed it to a wide-open Washington under the basket for the final bucket of the half.
7:49 p.m. — Courtney keeps doing work at the line as the Hogs and Tigers swap off a couple quick fouls, UA out in front 41-21.
7:46 p.m. — The free throws keep falling for the Razorbacks and there was absolutely nothing stopping Stef and Glenn from connecting on a devastating alley-oop, Bud Walton’s rocking as the Hogs extend their lead to 22 at 39-17.
7:44 p.m. — Hogs keep taking advantage of the bonus as Courtney works his way back to the line and drops both shots off, UA up 35-17.
7:43 p.m. — Mitchell gets the short jumper to fall and cuts Arkansas’ lead to 17.
7:42 p.m. — Michael gets the shooter’s roll on both shots this trip, Arkansas pushes their lead to 33-14.
7:38 p.m. — Arkansas enjoying the bonus as both Julysses and Stef make their way to the line for the Hogs to get some points, followed by a fastbreak that ended in Welsh throwing down a rediculous slam. Razorbacks are completely owning LSU right now, 31-14.
7:36 p.m. — Beattie hits the 3 for the Bayou Bengals to cut it to 27-14.
7:35 p.m. — Marshawn draws the foul and makes LSU pay by sinking both of ’em, Hogs up 27-11.
7:34 p.m. — Kinsley ends LSU’s scoring drought with a nasty looking floater, Arkansas leads it by 14, 25-11.
7:30 p.m. — Hogs get it to Rotnei again and Bud Walton’s absolutely loving it, media timeout on the floor with 6:42 to go here in the 1st, Razorbacks rolling 25-9.
7:28 p.m. — Hogs push the run to 11-0 as Courtney gets fouled and takes full advantage of the 1-and-1 followed by an empty LSU possession and then a Clarke floater, UA in front 23-9.
7:26 p.m. — Fortson puts back his own miss this time and the Hogs are currently enjoying a 7-0 run.
7:24 p.m. — Bryant puts back Washington’s miss and the Hogs are starting to roll again on offense, Arkansas ahead 17-9.
7:23 p.m. — Rotnei fades away and drills the long distance 2 to push the Razorbacks’ lead back to 6, 15-9.
7:22 p.m. — Michael gets hacked on his way up, but misses both shots, Hogs still up 13-9.
7:18 p.m. — Washington draws the foul and manages to hit 1 of ’em at the line, Razorbacks lead it 13-9 heading into the 2nd media timeout of the night with 11:51 to go here in the 1st.
7:18 p.m. — Spencer hits from beyond the arc to silence Bud Walton as LSU is now right back in it at 12-9.
7:17 p.m. — LSU puts together back-to-back buckets for the first time of the night as Mitchell gets another long 2 to go for LSU, Hogs lead it 12-6.
7:14 p.m. — Populist holds up and lets Stef go flying over his head before dropping off the mid-range jumper, Arkansas on top 12-4.
7:11 p.m. — Courtney gets fouled to send us to the first media timeout of the night, and with 15:09 to play it has been all Hogs, all day here early as UA leads it 12-2.
7:10 p.m. — Mitchell hits a long 2 to get the Tigers on the board for the first time tonight, however Rotnei takes it coast-to-coast off the inbounds and gets the lay-up to go, UA rolling right now up 12-2.
7:08 p.m. — Everyone’s on their feet and calling the Hogs as Courtney keeps lighting it up for Arkansas here early, Razorbacks now up 10-0.
7:06 p.m. — Rotnei drains the 3 and then Courtney gets in on the scoring and hits a 2 of his own, Razorbacks in front early, 7-0.
7:05 p.m. — Hogs control the tip and Washington’s able to put Fortson’s miss back up and in, UA up 2-0.
7:00 p.m. — The Hog Wild Band and the student section explode as they hit the lights here in Bud Walton and introduce tonight’s starting 5 for the Razorbacks: Washington, Powell, Britt, Fortson, and Clarke.
6:52 p.m. — USAF ROTC Detachment 030’s color guard clears the floor and that means it’s time for the starting line-ups, we’re now just moments away from tip here in Fayetteville.
6:45 p.m. — Fans continue to pour into Bud Walton as Rotnei and Marcus stroke the 3-ball while the Hogs and Bayou Bengals keep shooting around.
6:28 p.m. — Hogs hit the floor for warm-ups to a warm welcome from the Razorback faithful and the Hog Wild Band as the clock now winds within 32 minutes of tip-off.
6:15 p.m. — Both teams head back to the locker rooms as fans begin to file into The Basketball Palace of Mid-America, tip is 45 minutes away on SEC Network.
5:56 p.m. — Student section’s already getting rowdy here in Bud Walton, making sure LSU knows that they’re going to be in for a long night more than an hour before tip.