Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 23 points, including seven 3-pointers, as the host Razorbacks crushed the reeling Rebels. Mardracus Wade added 18 points while Rashad Madden chipped in with 14 points and a game-high seven assists for Arkansas (21-9, 10-7 SEC), which made a season-high 17 3-pointers. Coty Clarke and Alandise Harris each scored 13 points while Moses Kingsley grabbed a team-high eight rebounds for the Razorbacks, who received 71 points from the bench. Marshall Henderson led the way with 15 points for Mississippi (17-13, 8-9), which has lost six of its last seven games. Jarvis Summers tallied 11 points while Sebastian Saiz and Anthony Perez added 10 apiece for the Rebels, who shot 37.3 percent from the floor. Bell knocked down two straight 3-pointers during a 12-2 run to give Arkansas a 28-19 lead and Madden nailed a triple to stretch the Razorbacks' advantage to 16 with 3:48 left in the first half. Arkansas made nine 3-point field goals and forced 10 turnovers in the opening frame to go up 56-34 at the break. It was more of the same in the second stanza as Clarke hit a 3-pointer to put the Razorbacks on top 66-38 before Madden keyed a 13-0 run to help Arkansas pull away by 38 with 14:45 left. Harris' driving layup made it 103-62 as the Razorbacks cruised to their sixth consecutive win to remain in contention for their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2008. GAME NOTEBOOK: Arkansas has scored 100 or more points in four outings this season. … The Razorbacks have won the turnover battle in 32 of their last 34 games dating back to last season. … Arkansas finished 19-of-20 from the foul line while Ole Miss went 16-of-26.
Arkansas 110, Mississippi 80
ProSportsDaily | Mar 6