National Basketball Association
Arkansas 102, Tenn-Martin 56
When: 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, December 19, 2013
Arkansas 102, Tennessee-Martin 56:
Where: Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Arkansas
# Roger Ayers, # James Breeding, # Antinio Petty
Freshman Moses Kingsley had 12 points and 12 rebounds as the host Razorbacks cruised to their fourth straight victory.
Coty Clarke and Bobby Portis each scored 15 points and Michael Qualls and Rashad Madden chipped in with 11 points each for Arkansas (8-2). The Razorbacks shot 60.9 percent from the floor, including 10-of-21 from 3-point range, and finished with a 49-31 rebounding edge.
Terence Smith scored a game-high 19 points to lead Tennessee-Martin (5-9). The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Skyhawks, who made just 19-of-69 shots from the floor.
Arkansas took control early, racing out to a 12-2 lead behind seven points by Clarke. The Hogs extended the lead to 39-19 on a dunk by Portis en route to a 49-25 halftime lead.
The Razorbacks gradually increased the lead to 30 points on a layup by Madden with 13:43 to go and Kingsley sank a pair of free throws with 1:53 left to boost the margin to 46 points, the largest lead of the game. Arkansas, which came into the game leading the SEC in scoring (85.1), topped the 100-point mark for the second time this season. GAME NOTEBOOK:
Arkansas used its sixth starting lineup in 10 games. ... The Razorbacks have won 21 games in a row at Bud Walton Arena, the fifth-longest home winning streak in the country, and have now won 41 consecutive home games against unranked non-conference opponents dating back to 2009. ... Tennessee-Martin fell to 1-36 all-time against current members of the SEC, including 0-3 against Arkansas.
Top Game Performances
Terence Smith 19
Coty Clarke 15
Marshun Newell 3
Ricky Scott Jr. 5
Pierre Mopo 6
Moses Kingsley 12
Terence Smith 5
||Free Throws Made
Moses Kingsley 2
Bobby Jones 1
Coty Clarke 3
Moses Kingsley 3
Team Stats Summary