NCAA Game Summary - Arkansas at Alabama
(Thursday, January 31)
Final Score: Alabama 59, Arkansas 56
Tuscaloosa, AL (Sports Network) - Trevor Lacey recorded 14 points as the Alabama Crimson Tide held on to defeat the Arkansas Razorbacks, 59-56, in SEC action at Coleman Coliseum.
Lacey was 5-of-6 from the foul line and added six boards in the Crimson Tide (13-7, 5-2 SEC) victory. Trevor Releford added 12 points and Nick Jacobs contributed 10 points off the bench as Alabama won for the fifth time in the last six games.
For the Razorbacks (12-8, 3-4), BJ Young recorded a game-high 14 points and a game-high four assists. Marshawn Powell contributed 11 points and five boards as Arkansas lost a second consecutive game.
Alabama made 52.2 percent from the floor including 2-of-5 from long-range in the first half. The visitors were held to a mere 2-of-9 three-pointers, en route to a 30-23 disadvantage at the break.
The Razorbacks made 12-of-30 from the floor while holding the Crimson Tide to a mere 7-of-23 from the floor in the second half. Arkansas had a 33-29 point advantage in the second, but it was not enough as Alabama held on for the three point victory.
Alabama made 18-of-25 from the foul line and limited Arkansas to a mere 3- of-19 from long-range on the night.
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