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Fastest 40 Minutes Weekly Update

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Fastest 40 Minutes Weekly Update
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SEC Record:0-0
Last Week’s Results
11/20Arkansas 89, Florida A&M 60
Leading scorer: Marshawn Powell-21 Leading Rebounder: Marshawn Powell-10
11/23Arizona State 83, Arkansas 68
Leading scorer: BJ Young-29 Leading Rebounder: Rashad Madden-8
11/24#24 Wisconsin 77, Arkansas 70
Leading scorer: BJ Young-18 Leading Rebounder: Coty Clarke-11
This Week’s Schedule
DateOpponentTVInternetTime
11/30SyracuseESPNESPN37:30 p.m.

Notes: The Razorbacks opened the season 3-0 for the second time in three seasons with a win over Florida A&M, 89-60 … Arkansas dropped both its games played in Las Vegas as part of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, losing 83-68 to Arizona State before a loss 77-70 to No. 24 Wisconsin … junior Marshawn Powell posted Arkansas’ first double-double of the season against Florida A&M when he scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds … Powell’s double-double was the eighth of his Razorback career … Powell ranks fourth among active Southeastern Conference players in career double-doubles … junior Coty Clarke grabbed 11 rebounds against Wisconsin, including seven offensive boards, to post his second double-digit rebounding effort of the season … Clarke is averaging a team high 6.8 rebounds per game, the most by an Arkansas’ player in more than two seasons … sophomore BJ Young tallied 29 points in Arkansas’ loss to Arizona State … Young’s 29 points made it four straight games that a Razorback had scored 20-plus in a game and was two points off his career high … for the week, Young averaged 19.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, led the Razorbacks in assists with eight and had a team high-tying four steals … for the year, Arkansas has forced 92 turnovers in five games (18.4 per contest) and have a +8.6 turnover margin … the Razorbacks have turned 92 turnovers into 129 points this year for an average of 25.8 per game … the Razorbacks are averaging 9.4 steals per game, the most by an Arkansas team since the 2001-02 season … Arkansas returns to the court on Friday, Nov. 30, when it hosts No. 6 Syracuse at Bud Walton Arena as part of the SEC-Big East Challenge.



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