Arkansas 71, Alabama 59 (Blog)

After Alabama's Senario Hillman threw his elbow at Rotnei Clarke and got himself ejected, Arkansas came back to land the TKO and race to a 71-59 SEC win over Alabama before a seaso-high 13,832 fans at Bud Walton Arena on Saturday.

Arkansas 71, Alabama 59(final)

Marshawn Powell had 18 points and Rotnei Clarke 17 while Michael Washington (17 points, 13 rebounds) and Courtney Fortson (12 points, 10 rebounds in the win for the Razorbacks (8-9, 1-1).

Mikhail Torrance has 15 points, Jamychal Green 13 points and 8 rebounds and Tony Mitchell 12 for the Crimson Tide (11-6, 1-2).

The win snapped a four-game losing streak for Arkansas, who has now won six straight over Alabama in Bud Walton Arena.

The Razorbacks outrebounded the Crimson Tide 40-27 in the contest and host Florida next Thursday on ESPN at 8 p.m.

Arkansas 65, Alabama 52(3:14 second half)

Rotnei Clarke has 17 points, Michael Washington 15 points and 12 rebounds, Marshawn Powell 14 points and Courtney Fortson 12 points and 10 assists as Arkansas has opened up a 13-point lead.

The Razobacks are on a 17-6 run since Alabama's Senario Hillman was tossed out of the game for a flagrant foul on Clarke with 12:08 left in the game.



Arkansas 43, Alabama 38(15:54 second half)

Courtney Fortson's old-fashioned 3-point play as surged Arkansas - who has scored 11 of the second half's first 15 points.

Michael Washington has just taken his third charge of the game and Courtney Fortson's lay-up has Arkansas within 27-26 in a game of runs.

Alabama34, Arkansas 32 (halftime)

Mikhail Torrence has 9 points and Tony Mitchell 7 as the Crimson Tide have taken a 34-32 advantage into intermission. Marshawn Powell and Rotnei Clarke have 8 points each and Courtney Fortson and Michael Washington 7 for the Razorbacks.

Alabama27, Arkansas 26 (3:47 first half)

Michael Washington has just taken his third charge of the game and Courtney Fortson's lay-up has Arkansas within 27-26 in a game of runs.

Alabama27, Arkansas 22 (6:47 first half)

After the Razorbacks went on a 10-2 run to take the lead on Rotnei Clarke's 3-pointer, Alabama stromed back with its own run and has taken a 27-22 lead on Mikhail Torrence's 3-pointer. Torrence has 9 to lead Alabama. Clarke and Marshawn Powell 8 to pace the Razorbacks.

Alabama 18, Arkansas 12(12:03 first half

The Crimson Tide is riding an 18-4 run right now to roar with Mikhail Torrence leading the way 6 points for Alabama and Tony Mitchell addding 5. Marshawn Powell leads Arkansas with 8 points.

Arkansas 10, Alabama 9

Marshawn Powell pours in the game's first six points and has 8 early as Arkansas leads Alabama 10-9 as the two teams hit the first TV timeout of the day.


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