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Fastest 40 Minutes Weekly Update

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Fastest 40 Minutes Weekly Update

Record: 8-4
SEC Record: 0-0
Last Week’s Results
12/20 Arkansas 79, Northwestern State 61
Leading scorer: BJ Young-26 Leading Rebounder: Hunter Mickelson-13 BJ Young-13
This Week’s Schedule
Date Opponent TV Internet Time
1/5 Delaware State RSN RazorVision 7 p.m.

Notes:

Arkansas won its fourth straight game on Saturday, defeating Northwestern State, 79-61 … the Razorbacks held Northwestern State (No. 2 in the country in scoring offense) to 27 points under their season average and to just 27.4 percent from the field … sophomore BJ Young scored a game high 26 points and had the second double-double of his career with 13 rebounds, Young also added seven assists and two steals … sophomore Hunter Mickelson grabbed a career high 13 rebounds with four blocks and a steal … junior Mardracus Wade scored a season high 17 points with a career high six assists and four steals … junior Marshawn Powell passed two players on Arkansas’ all-time scoring charts with his nine points in the game and now ranks No. 33 in school history with 1,010 points … with the Razorbacks’ win against Northwestern State, Arkansas improved to 24-4 (.857) at Bud Walton Arena with Mike Anderson as head coach, the best percentage by an Arkansas head coach since Eddie Sutton in the early 80s … the Razorbacks were dominant on the boards against Northwestern State grabbing 57 rebounds, it was the most rebounds in a game by an Arkansas team since Feb. 16, 2011 when the Hogs grabbed 50 against Florida A&M … Arkansas also held Northwestern State to just 1-of-14 shooting from three (7.1) … for the season Arkansas has forced teams into 212 turnovers (17.7 per game) and turned those into 271 points (22.6 per game) … Arkansas returns to the court on Saturday, Jan. 5, when it faces Delaware State at Bud Walton Arena.



Sports Category : Basketball (M)