Arkansas 97, Alcorn St. 59

Marshawn Powell scored 18 points, leading Arkansas to a 97-59

win over Alcorn State on Saturday.

Powell had 12 points before halftime, connecting on 5 of 6

shots, including a pair of 3-pointers.

Arkansas (5-4) never trailed and didn’t play any of its starters

the final 12 minutes. The Razorbacks led by as many as 42 points

after halftime.

Coty Clarke scored 14 points for Arkansas off the bench, while

freshman Michael Qualls added 10 points.

After Alcorn State pulled within one point midway through the

first half, the Razorbacks used runs of 18-4 and 22-1 to put the

game out of reach.

LeAntwan Luckett led the Braves (2-7) with 20 points. Anthony

Nieves added 15 points.