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NCAA Game Summary - SIU Edwardsville at Arkansas



(Friday, November 8)

Final Score: Arkansas 99, SIU Edwardsville 65

Fayetteville, AR (SportsNetwork.com) - Anthlon Bell paced five teammates in double figures with 18 points as the Arkansas Razorbacks made easy work of the SIU Edwardsville Cougars, 99-65, in the season opener at Bud Walton Arena.

Bell shot 6-of-9 from the field for Arkansas (1-0), including 5-of-6 from 3- point territory. Michael Qualls scored 16 points, and Coty Clarke tallied 10 points and eight rebounds. Alandise Harris (15 points) and Mardracus Wade (11 points) each had impressive showings in reserve roles

In 16 minutes off the bench, Tim Johnson was the only SIUE (0-1) player in double figures with 13 points.

Arkansas came out of the gates red-hot, shooting greater than 54 percent from the field in the first half, as it went into intermission with a commanding 56-27 lead.

The Razorbacks took their foot off the gas pedal somewhat in the in the final 20 minutes -- their field goal percentage dipped to .483 in the second stanza -- but their lead was never in jeopardy.

On top of shooting just 39.1 percent from the floor on the evening, SIUE was plagued by 23 turnovers.

11/08 22:48:30 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
Final
CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
Final
COL 9
PHI 10
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
9th
BOS 5
BAL 5
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CHI 93
WAS 102
2nd
HOU 44
POR 37
 
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
Final
MON 3
TAM 2
1st
SJS 0
LOS 2
 
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3