Arkansas 87, MVSU 64

Marshawn Powell scored a season-high 17 points to lead Arkansas

to an 87-64 win over Mississippi Valley State on Wednesday


Delvon Johnson added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the

Razorbacks (7-1), who won their fourth straight after a loss to

Alabama-Birmingham on Nov. 26.

Powell, who has been slowed in his recovery from a broken foot

suffered in the offseason, scored 12 points in Arkansas’ last game,

a win over Seton Hall. He scored 10 in the first half against the

Delta Devils (1-8), finishing 7 of 14 from the field.

Mississippi Valley led 32-30 late in the first half after

D’Angelo Jackson scored on a fast break, but Arkansas followed with

a 33-13 run to take control. Jackson, Mark Holmes and Terrence

Joyner led the Delta Devils with 10 points each.