NCAA Game Summary - Tennessee-Martin at Arkansas
(Thursday, December 19)
Final Score: Arkansas 102, Tennessee-Martin 56
Fayetteville, AR (SportsNetwork.com) - Bobby Portis and Coty Clarke each finished with 15 points to lead the Arkansas Razorbacks to a 102-56 victory over the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks, in a non-conference bout at Bud Walton Arena.
For the Razorbacks (8-2), Moses Kingsley posted a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, while Rashad Madden and Michael Qualls both scored 11 points.
Terence Smith led the Skyhawks (5-9) with 19 points.
Arkansas connected on 60 percent of its field goal tries in the first half, while holding UTM to just 25.7 shooting from the field. The Skyhawks had particular trouble from deep, making only one of their 11 tries from beyond the arc. The Razorbacks finished the half on a 20-8 run to take a 49-25 lead at the break.
In the second half, UTM continued to struggle, hitting on just 29.4 percent of its field goal tries though it did make 4-of-10 from beyond the arc. Arkansas continued to shoot the ball well after intermission, knocking down 61.8 percent of its shots from the floor, including 6-of-9 from 3-point distance. The Razorbacks would go ahead by as many as 46 points en route to the victory.
Arkansas finished with a 49-31 rebounding advantage. The Razorbacks also dished out 24 assists to just nine for the Skyhawks.
12/19 23:09:23 ET