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Arkansas beats Minnesota 87-73 in Maui; Harris scores 15, Razorbacks have big second half

  • Minnesota forward Oto Osenieks, top left, along with his teammates guard Deandre Mathieu (4) and guard Andre Hollins attempt to trap Arkansas guard Fred Gulley III (12) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii.  (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

    Minnesota forward Oto Osenieks, top left, along with his teammates guard Deandre Mathieu (4) and guard Andre Hollins attempt to trap Arkansas guard Fred Gulley III (12) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)  (The Associated Press)

  • Arkansas forward Alandise Harris (2) wrestles away a rebound from Minnesota guard Austin Hollins (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

    Arkansas forward Alandise Harris (2) wrestles away a rebound from Minnesota guard Austin Hollins (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)  (The Associated Press)

  • Arkansas forward Alandise Harris (2) and his teammate forward Bobby Portis, back, along with Minnesota center Elliott Eliason, right, try to grab a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii.  (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

    Arkansas forward Alandise Harris (2) and his teammate forward Bobby Portis, back, along with Minnesota center Elliott Eliason, right, try to grab a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)  (The Associated Press)

Alandise Harris scored 15 points and Arkansas had 52 second-half points to beat Minnesota 87-73 on Tuesday at the Maui Invitational.

Arkansas started the second half on a 10-0 run, with Anthlon Bell and Fred Gulley hitting consecutive 3-pointers to give the Razorbacks a 45-40 lead.

Arkansas (4-1) then pulled away even further, pushing for transition shots, dunks and keeping its full court pressure defense on the rest of the game.

Austin Hollins led Minnesota (5-2) with 17 points. The Golden Gophers led 40-35 at halftime. Malik Smith had 13 first-half points but finished with 15.

Bobby Portis had 12 points, Rashad Madden had 11, while Gulley and Michael Qualls had 10 points each.

Arkansas will play in the tournament's fifth-place game on Wednesday.