Scores

Final

Northwestern St 61

(5-4, 1-4 away)

Arkansas 79

(8-4, 7-1 home)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

    Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    NWST 29 3261
    ARK 36 4379

    Top Performers

    Northwestern St: J. Hulbin 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arkansas: B. Young 26 Pts, 13 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Arkansas 79, Northwestern St. 61

    Associated Press

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- BJ Young had 26 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to lead Arkansas to a 79-61 win over Northwestern State on Saturday.

    Young added seven assists as the Razorbacks (8-4) won their fourth consecutive game.

    Arkansas closed the game on a 20-8 run after Northwestern State pulled within 59-53 with just more than 8 minutes remaining. The Razorbacks held the Demons, the nation's second-highest-scoring team, 25 points below their season average.

    Northwestern State used a 15-4 run to pull within 47-44 with 14 minutes remaining but got no closer, as Kikko Haydar's 3-pointer in transition gave the Razorbacks a 50-44 lead with 13:38 remaining.

    Mardracus Wade scored 14 of his 17 points in the first half as Arkansas took a 36-29 advantage into halftime. Hunter Mickelson added eight points and a career-high 13 rebounds for the Razorbacks.

    James Hulbin led the Demons (5-4) with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NWST
    ARK
    Points 61 79
    FG Made-Attempted 17-62 (.274) 32-71 (.451)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-14 (.071) 5-19 (.263)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-42 (.619) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

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