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NCAA Game Summary - Alabama at Arkansas



(Wednesday, February 5th)

Final Score: Arkansas 65, Alabama 58

Fayetteville, AK (SportsNetwork.com) - Bobby Portis tallied a career-high 35 points on 14-of-17 shooting while adding nine rebounds and six blocks, as the Arkansas Razorbacks defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide, 65-58, in an SEC clash at Bud Walton Arena.

Rashad Madden added six assists for the Razorbacks (14-8, 3-6 SEC), as they snapped a two-game losing streak.

Rodney Cooper had a double-double with 22 points and 10 boards for the Crimson Tide (9-13, 3-5), who extended their losing streak to three games. Trevor Releford chipped in 12 points for the visitors.

Alabama made 33.3 percent of its field goal tries in the first period but still led 26-24 at intermission. Arkansas struggled even more, shooting 27.3 percent from the field, including 0-of-7 from beyond the arc.

The Razorbacks were much sharper in the second half, as they connected on 54.2 percent of their shots from the floor and made 14-of-17 from the free-throw line. The Crimson Tide couldn't match Arkansas' effort and converted just 37.5 percent of their field goal tries, as they saw their first-half advantage slip away.

Arkansas edged Alabama on the boards, 42-38, which helped them overcome a poor 1-of-13 showing from beyond the arc.

02/05 22:49:24 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
TOL 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
ATL 2
SDP 0
Final
CIN 1
ARI 2
Final
TAM 2
MIL 1
Final
NYM 7
PHI 1
Final
BOS 1
TOR 14
Final
MIA 7
WAS 6
Final
CHC 4
COL 1
Final
TEX 4
NYY 2
Final
HOU 7
OAK 3
Final
SFG 0
PIT 5
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BAL
ANA
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
SEA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
CIN
ARI
 
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MIL
 
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NYM
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
TOR
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
COL
 
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
NYY
 
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KAN
MIN
 
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HOU
OAK
 
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LOS
ATL
 
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SDP
STL
 
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SFG
PIT
 
Final
DUR 5
TOL 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
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