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    UA Women score late OT win against Houston in WNIT

    By Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Chelsea Dungee broke the Arkansas Razorbacks’ women’s single season scoring record and the Houston Cougars’ hearts on the same Thursday Women’s National Invitational Tournament first round night at Walton Arena. Scoring 37 points, the Arkansas sophomore transfer guard via the University of Oklahoma led Arkansas turning back the determined Cougars, 88-80 in overtime Thursday and while doing so has tallied 724 points surpassing the Arkansas season high 692 points…

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    Arkansas, Indiana meet in second-round NIT action Saturday

    By Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – At least for Tuesday’s first-round game of the National Invitational Tournament against the Providence Friars in Providence, R.I., the Arkansas Razorbacks bettered themselves without their best player. Arkansas start to finish popped Providence, 84-72. Coach Mike Anderson’s Razorbacks, advance to the NIT’s second round at 12 noon CDT this Saturday in Bloomington, Indiana against NIT top-seed Indiana, an 89-72 first-round victor Tuesday night in Bloomington over St. Francis (Pa.).…

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    Arkansas scores 84-72 win over Providence in NIT

    By Rick Kennedy, updated Tuesday night Arkansas opened the NIT on the road Tuesday night with a strong 84-72 win over the hosting Providence Friars in Rhode Island, and will move on to a second-round matchup with Indiana on Saturday, March 23. Game time had yet to be announced late Tuesday night, but it will be broadcast nationally on ESPN or ESPN2. According to a game summary released by the UA Sports Information Dept. after…

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    Diamond Hogs complete weekend sweep of Mizzou

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas Razorbacks couldn’t score many against Missouri but they scored enough to sweep the Tigers, 2-0, 4-3 and 3-2 Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the weekend’s first SEC series for both teams at Baum-Walker Stadium. Casey Opitz’s ninth-inning single Sunday to right scoring pinch runner Curtis Washington of West Memphis with the game-winner sealed the sweep upping Coach Dave Van Horn’s 10th-ranked Razorbacks to 16-2 overall, 3-0 in the…

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    Diamond Hogs outlast Missouri in weekend SEC games

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Four Arkansas arms and left fielder Christian Franklin’s bat and glove edged the Missouri Tigers and Mizzou ace lefty TJ Sikkema, 4-3 Saturday afternoon setting Arkansas up for trying to complete a 3-game sweep at 1:30 pm. of the season-opening SEC series at Baum-Walker Stadium. Coach Dave Van Horn’s nationally No. 10 Razorbacks, 16-2, 2-0 in the SEC West, won 2-0 Friday night with Isaiah Campbell throwing a 2-hit shutout…

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    Hogs become Gator bait in Nashville 66-50 on Thursday

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Given the Razorbacks rolled into the SEC Tournament Thursday in Nashville off a 70-66 loss at then nationally No. 4 Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. followed by 74-73, 84-48 and 82-70 victories over Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Alabama, surely they would score more on Florida than the 51 they scored on the Gators back in January. But they didn’t. The 57-51 loss Arkansas suffered in its SEC home opener against the…

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    Diamond Hogs knock out Leathernecks early 11-1

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – On their pre-game 10-run rule agreement, the Arkansas Razorbacks administered an 11-1 technical knockout of the Western Illinois University Leathernecks in Wednesday’s game at Baum-Walker Stadium. Matt Goodheart’s RBI single after Trey Harris’ RBI single in the 2-run eighth stopped the game on Arkansas’ 10-run advantage. Coach Dave Van Horn’s Razorbacks, 14-2, sweep the 2-game nonconference series over their 4-9 Summit League opponent and ready now to open the SEC…

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    Diamond Hogs shut out Western Illinois on Tuesday night

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – It wouldn’t have taken much for the Western Illinois Leathernecks to improve their .184 team batting average. But they sure couldn’t do it against Arkansas starter Patrick Wicklander and relievers Kole Ramage, Jacob Kostyshock, Kevin Kopps and Matt Cronin that followed For his five complete innings, of the Razorbacks’ 8-0 victory Tuesday night before 1,117 at Baum-Walker Stadium, freshman lefty Wicklander, now 2-1, allowed one hit, and struck out eight…

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    Razorbacks share SEC Player of the Week honors

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Razorbacks basketball players Daniel Gafford and Adrio Bailey were both honored Monday by the SEC Office in Birmingham, Ala. Along with South Carolina center Chris Silva, Gafford, 6-11 sophomore center from El Dorado, was named SEC Co-Players of the Week. Bailey, a junior forward from Campti, La., was named to the All-SEC Community Service team for his good works bettering the community in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas. Gafford, certainty…

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    Diamond Hogs shutout Louisiana Tech 11-0

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – With a career best pitching effort, Arkansas fourth-year junior right-hander Cody Scroggins of Bentonville Sunday insured Saturday’s end to the Razorbacks’ 7-game winning streak would only briefly interrupt their momentum. Scroggins struck out a career high 11 against one walk and threw a 2-hitter through a career long six complete innings of Arkansas’ 11-0 victory over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs brightening a cold, gray Sunday afternoon for the bulk of…

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    UA men take SEC regular season finale 82-70 over Alabama

    Nate Allen Sports If Saturday indeed marked Daniel Gafford’s last Walton Arena Razorbacks game, he made it a great one.  Already doubling-doubling, 12 points and 11 rebounds, with time to spare in the first half and posting a personal 10-0 scoring run during the second half, Gafford finished with 29 points and 16 rebounds pacing Arkansas to an 82-70 SEC regular-season ending victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide at Walton. Though only a sophomore, the…

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    Arkansas baseball rolls 9-2 over Charlotte in Wednesday game

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Razorbacks pitchers Patrick Wicklander, Kole Ramage, Kevin Kopps and Jacob Burton combined for a 2-hit shutout through eight innings before the University of North Carolina- Charlotte 49ers scored twice in the ninth. That was far too little, too late for the 49ers as Arkansas prevailed, 9-2 Wednesday afternoon at Baum-Walker Stadium. Freshman left fielder Christian Franklin 3 for 4 with a single, double, triple and three RBI, and Trevor…

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