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Fastest 40 Minutes Weekly Update

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Fastest 40 Minutes Weekly Update
Record:3-3
SEC Record:0-0
Last Week’s Results
11/30#6/5 Syracuse 91, Arkansas 82
Leading scorer: BJ Young-25 Leading Rebounder: Marshawn Powell-7 Coty Clarke-7
This Week’s Schedule
DateOpponentTVInternetTime
12/4OklahomaESPN2ESPN36 p.m.
12/8at #3/3 MichiganCBSCBSSports11 a.m.

Notes:

Arkansas lost to No. 6/5 Syracuse in its game of the week, 91-82, at Bud Walton Arena … the Razorbacks welcomed more than 4,000 students to the game and had an estimated attendance of 19,259, its largest home attendance figure since the 2009 season … sophomore BJ Young scored 25 points in the loss to Syracuse, going 10-of-23 from the floor with five rebounds … junior Marshawn Powell scored 19 points with seven rebounds and 9-of-10 from the free throw line … Arkansas forced Syracuse into 19 turnovers which led to 21 Razorback points, the Orange went into the game averaging 13 turnovers per game … the Razorback loss drops their SEC/Big East Challenge record to 1-2 in three appearances with a victory over Seton Hall and losses to Connecticut and Syracuse … Young’s 25-point game against the Orange is his third 20-plus point game of the season and ninth of his Razorback career … Powell recorded his 44th career double-digit scoring effort … junior Coty Clarke (6.8) and Powell (5.5) have higher rebounding averages than Arkansas’ best rebounder from a year ago … freshman DeQuavious Wagner played a career high 21 minutes in the Syracuse game and scored a career high six points on a pair of three-point baskets, he also had three assists without a turnover … for the year, Arkansas has forced 111 turnovers in six games (18.5 per contest) and have a +8.0 turnover margin … the Razorbacks have turned 111 turnovers into 150 points this year for an average of 25.0 per game … the Razorbacks are averaging 9.5 steals per game, the most by an Arkansas team since the 2001-02 season … Arkansas returns to the court on Tuesday, Dec. 4, when it hosts Oklahoma at Bud Walton Arena before traveling to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take on No. 3 Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 8.



Sports Category : Basketball (M)