Arkansas downs LSU 81-70 in front of Clinton
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Ky Madden scored 21 points as Arkansas rallied in the second half for an 81-70 win over LSU in front of former President Bill Clinton on Saturday.
Coty Clarke added 16 points for the Razorbacks (16-9, 5-7 Southeastern Conference), who honored the school’s six Final Four teams at halftime. Clinton, an Arkansas native and former law professor, also received a framed No. 42 jersey in honor of his time as the 42nd President.
Clarke scored all of his points in the second half for the Razorbacks, while Bobby Portis finished with 15 points and Michael Qualls 13.
Johnny O’Bryant led the Tigers (15-9, 6-6) with 20 points and 16 rebounds before fouling out with 1:55 remaining. LSU, which also had 13 points from Andrew Stringer, has now lost five straight road games.