Arkansas 81, Oklahoma 78

BJ Young’s floater in the closing minute helped Arkansas snap a

three-game losing streak with an 81-78 win over Oklahoma on


Marshawn Powell added a career-high 33 points to help the

Razorbacks (4-3), who avoided their first four-game losing streak

since closing out the 2009-10 season with six straight losses. The

junior bested his previous career high of 29 points, which was set

against Appalachian State in 2009.

The Sooners (6-2) rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit

to take a 78-77 lead in the closing minutes.

However, Young’s running shot in the lane put Arkansas back

ahead for good.

Romero Osby led the Sooners (6-2) with 22 points, while Amath

M’Baye finished with 14 and and Steven Pledger 12. Oklahoma was 31

of 56 (55 percent) from the field.