Arkansas 91, Oakland 68
Marshawn Powell scored 20 points Wednesday night as Arkansas
made easy work of Oakland, Mich., in a 91-68 victory.
Powell scored 18 points in the first half, helping the
Razorbacks (2-0) to a 55-27 halftime lead. The junior forward was 8
of 8 shooting in the half and finished 9 of 13.
Freshman BJ Young had 16 points for Arkansas, which led by as
many as 28 points in the first half and had six players finish in
The Golden Grizzlies (0-2) closed the gap to 60-41 in the second
half after a 3-pointer and free throw by Reggie Hamilton, but the
Razorbacks took control after that. Travis Bader led Oakland with
The loss was the second straight against a Southeastern
Conference team to open the season for the Golden Grizzlies, who
fell Monday at Alabama.