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BasketBlog: Ole Miss

BY ANDRES FOCIL
BasketBlog:  Ole Miss

— FINAL — OLE MISS 68, HOGS 66

5:03 p.m. — Arkansas drops a heartbreaker on Senior Day as they fall to Ole Miss 68-66.

5:02 p.m. — Warren misses his first free throw but drains the 2nd, Arkansas takes a timeout with 8.2 left in regulation down 2, 66-68.

4:59 p.m. — Gaskins bricks his first free throw but makes the 2nd, Julysses manages to draw the foul on the other end and sink 1 out of his 2, Hogs down 66-67 with 11.3 to go as they send Warren to the line.

4:57 p.m. — A jump ball, Hogs gonna hafta foul now with 28.6 to go and down 1.

4:54 p.m. — Courtney fouls out sending Holloway to the line where he bricks the front end of the 1-and-1 but grabs his own board and kicks it out to Warren to give Ole Miss their 1st lead of the afternoon at 66-65 with 53.2 left on the clock.

4:52 p.m. — Gaskins gets it to go underneath and the Rebs have cut it to 2, Hogs holding on at 65-63 with 1:06 to play.

4:49 p.m. — Washington gets fouled hard and can’t connect on the front end of the 1-and-1, Arkansas still up 65-61.

4:48 p.m. — White drains a 3 from the left wing and the Rebels have made it a ballgame at 65-61 with 2:46 to go.

4:46 p.m. — Henry hits on both his free throws coming out of the timeout to close the Razorback lead to 7, 65-58.

4:42 p.m. — Hogs start to burn a little clock now as it winds within 4 minutes, final media timeout of the afternoon comes with UA up 65-56 and 3:44 to play.

4:39 p.m. — Marshawn gets the whistle on his way up and manages to knock 1 of his 2 freebies down, Arkansas back up 9, 65-56.

4:38 p.m. — Who knows what the Hog Wild Band’s gonna break into next as they rock out to a little Queen during the timeout.

4:35 p.m. — Marcus finally gets one to go and break the couple minute long scoring drought, Warren hits another 3 back on the other end and the Hogs still lead it by 8, 64-56, with 5:01 remaining.

4:29 p.m. — Britt pops and drops a mid-range 2 in traffic to put the Razorbacks back up by 9, 62-53, as we head into the 3rd media timeout of the half with 7:52 to go.

4:26 p.m. — Rebs keep getting it to Warren and it pays off as he hits another 3, Washington answers by laying one up and in and Arkansas is still on top 60-53.

4:25 p.m. — Marshawn drops off a mid-range jumper and the Hogs go back up 58-50.

4:24 p.m. — Warren hits the long 2 and Ole Miss is now back within 6 of the Hogs at 56-50.

4:19 p.m. — Michael slams one home with authority to put the Hogs up 10, however Gaskins hits again and cuts the UA lead back to 56-48.

4:19 p.m. — Gaskins gets another 3 to go for the Rebs, UA on top by 8.

4:18 p.m. — Washington draws the foul and sinks ’em both at the line, Arkansas up 54-43.

4:16 p.m. — Rotnei drops off a 3 in Warren’s face from the top of the key, Rebs get a quick bucket, and then Rotnei just does it again, Arkansas back up 9, 52-43.

4:12 p.m. — Clarke hits from down low and the Razorbacks have extended their lead back to 6 at 47-41 heading into the 1st media timeout of the 2nd with 15:46 to play.

4:11 p.m. — Nobles gets it going for the Hogs as he hits from down low, UA 45-41.

4:09 p.m. — Stef tags Warren on his 3-point shot and he drains all 3 of ’em at the line and the Hogs’ halftime lead has dwindled to 2 here in the opening minutes of the 2nd.

4:07 p.m. — Warren opens up the scoring here in the 2nd as he hits back 2 back baskets and cuts the Razorback lead to 5 at 43-38.

4:01 p.m. — Hogs hit the floor for some 2nd half warm-ups, just 2 minutes away from some 2nd half action and the Hog Wild Band cranks up the Johnny Cash.

3:50 p.m. — The Legendary Voice of the Razorbacks, Mike Nail, is honored at mid-court as Bud Walton erupts into a well-deserved standing ovation as this will be his last regular season Hog game after a fantastic 29-year career covering Arkansas Basketball.

— HALF — HOGS 43, OLE MISS 33

3:48 p.m. — Hogs and Rebs trade off a couple of quick buckets, and then Nobles runs the clock down and drains it at the buzzer like a seasoned vet, Razorbacks lead it 43-33 heading into the half here at Fayetteville.

3:47 p.m. — Julysses showing off his stroke today as he’s now 2 for 2 from beyond the 3-point arc, Razorbacks up 39-30.

3:45 p.m. — Holloway goes on a quick 4-0 spurt of his own followed by a disgusting slam off another fastbreak by Henry and the Rebs have cut it to 6, 36-30.

3:44 p.m. — Courtney gets robbed by the refs as he makes what should have been an insane and-1, but instead gets called for the charge.

3:39 p.m. — Julysses drops off a 3 from the right corner that hits nothing but net and Arkansas is on top 36-24 with 3:39 to go in the 1st.

3:38 p.m. — Warren hits the mid-range jumper for Ole Miss and they close UA’s lead to 9 at 33-24.

3:36 p.m. — Pelphrey decides to take a timeout and talk it over with the Hogs with 5:09 to go in the 1st.

3:34 p.m. — Powell works his way to the stripe and manages to knock down 1 of his 2 shots, Rebs get it to Warren on the other end and he lays it up and in, Hogs by 12, 32-20.

3:33 p.m. — Rediculous hustle play by the Hogs gets Rotnei a wide open look and he drains it, UA up 31-18.

3:31 p.m. — Fortson hits 1 of his 2 shots coming out of the media timeout and then gives up a disgusting dump pass to Marshawn who rocks the rim and Arkansas has pushed the lead to 12, 28-16.

3:30 p.m. — Hog Wild Band gets Bud Walton rockin’ with a little "Hey Jude" during the timeout.

3:28 p.m. — Courtney goes to the floor to snag the loose ball, and then draws the foul on the other end with a nasty behind the back effort as we head into the 3rd media timeout of the afternoon here in Fayetteville with the Razorbacks on top by 9, 25-16 with 7:47 to go in the 1st.

3:26 p.m. — Thanks to a foul and some poor ball handling the Rebs go on a quick 4-0 run, but then Marcus and Marshawn respond with a little 4-0 run of their own and the Razorback faithful here at Bud Walton erupt into a deafening Hog call.

3:25 p.m. — Courtney draws the foul and sinks ’em both at the line to push the Razorback lead to 9, 21-12.

3:24 p.m. — Great foul by Marshawn as Holloway bricks both free throws and the Hogs still lead it at 19-12.

3:21 p.m. — Marcus cleaning up Powell’s shot and working his way to the line where he hits both of ’em, maybe he’s feeling the half sleeve today.

3:17 p.m. — Britt hits the jumper to extend the Razorback lead to 17-12 heading into the 2nd media timeout with 11:21 to go in the 1st.

3:16 p.m. — Rebs liking the 3 ball now as Graham gets one to go from the right wing, but Stef doesn’t seem to care too much as he drills a 3 of his own on the other end, UA on top 15-12.

3:14 p.m. — Gaskins hits the 3 from the right corner, Razorbacks respond by getting it to Washington though and Arkansas still leads 12-9.

3:12 p.m. — Pigs crashing the offesive boards as Courtney finally gets Powell’s shot to go, Rebs score on the following possession however, Arkansas up 10-6.

3:11 p.m. — Michael gives up the easy bucket underneath to Buckner and Ole Miss closes the Hog lead to 4 at 8-4.

3:07 p.m. — Arkansas out in front 8-2 heading into the 1st media timeout of the afternoon with 15:52 still to play in the 1st.

3:05 p.m. — Holloway tries to get away with the double dribble but gets whistled for it anyhow, Razorbacks miss on the ensuing possession but get it back and feed it to Stef on the fastbreak and he lays it up and in.

3:04 p.m. — Warren drives the lane and gets the Rebels on the board, Hogs up 6-2.

3:03 p.m. — Arkansas hot early as Rotnei drains a 3 to put the Hogs up 6-0.

3:01 p.m. — Hogs control the tip, and Courtney drops off a 3 to open things up here in Fayetteville, Razorbacks coming back the other way following the charge on Warren.

2:58 p.m. — First 5 on the floor for the Hogs are gonna be: Washington, Powell, Welsh, Fortson, & Clarke

2:55 p.m. — Starting 5 for the Rebs today will be: Holloway, Cranston, Graham, Warren, & White.

2:49 p.m. — Bud Walton breaks into a Hog call as they hit the lights here at The Basketball Palace of Mid-America which can only mean one thing, we’re now just moments away from the starting line-ups and a little RAZORBACK BASKETBALL!

2:43 p.m. — Crowd hits their feet as the Senior Day ceremonies commence on the floor here at Bud Walton, your 2009-2010 Razorback Seniors: Stephen Cox, Stef Welsh, and Michael Washington.

2:34 p.m. — The Hog Wild Band kicks the growing crowd to life as the Razorback Pom & Spirit Squads take the floor, Courtney’s perfecting his stroke from the stripe as the rest of the Hogs jack up 3’s during the shoot-around, now just 24 minutes out from tip.

2:27 p.m. — Chants of "WE WANT RATLIFFE!" break out from the student section as the nation’s #1 JUCO prospect makes an appearance by the scorer’s table while on his official visit.

2:26 p.m. — Hogs hit the floor for warm-ups here in Bud Walton as the Razorback faithful begin to pack ’em in.



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