FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Desi Sills scored 14 of his 22 factors within the second half to assist Arkansas rally from a 12-point halftime deficit, after which maintain on to beat Auburn 75-73 on Wednesday evening.
Sills scored 4 straight factors throughout an 18-10 run to provide Arkansas a 74-66 lead, its largest of the sport coming with 2:40 to play. The Razorbacks trailed all the first half and by 10 factors early within the second.
Auburn’s Sharife Cooper answered with consecutive layups as a part of a 7-Zero surge that pulled the Tigers to 74-73 with 1:03 remaining. Moses Moody added a free throw for Arkansas with two seconds left and Allen Flanigan missed a 3-pointer to finish it.
Sills was 7-of-12 taking pictures and made Eight of 10 free throws. Jalen Tate added 14 factors for Arkansas (11-4, 3-Four Southeastern Convention). Justin Smith and Davonte Davis had 10 factors apiece. Smith’s dunk stretched the Razorbacks’ result in 62-56 with about seven minutes left.
Moody, a freshman who’s certainly one of 4 gamers within the SEC ranked among the many prime 15 in scoring and rebounding, was held to 5 factors on 2-of-9 taking pictures and had 5 rebounds.
Cooper scored 25 factors for Auburn (8-7, 2-5). JT Thor had 12 factors. Flanigan, who had reached double figures in 10 of the final 11 video games, had simply seven factors towards the Razorbacks.
Auburn performs at South Carolina on Saturday. Arkansas performs at Vanderbilt on Saturday.
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