Arkansas 76, Alabama St. 51

Michael Washington scored a season-high 22 points and had eight

rebounds as Arkansas easily defeated Alabama State 76-51 Wednesday

night.

Marshawn Powell added 13 points for the Razorbacks (5-5), who

got back the .500 mark for time since Nov. 24 (2-2).

Menji Mundadi scored 21 points to lead the Hornets (1-7), who

were held without a two-point field goal the entire first half.

Arkansas played without Rotnei Clarke, the leading scorer in the

Southeastern Conference at 21.1 points per game, due to tendinitis

in his right knee.

Washington scored 15 of his points in the first half, and the

Razorbacks took a 36-19 lead into the break.