Arkansas-Little crushes University of the Ozarks, 100-61

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Maurius Hill was a perfect 8-for-8 from the floor to score 20 points and Arkansas-Little Rock crushed Division III-University of the Ozarks, 100-61 on Monday night.

In the season opener the Trojans scored 97 points in a win over Central Baptist, their biggest point total since they scored 114 in a four-overtime loss to Arkansas State in March, 2014.

The Trojans started slowly and did not score until Hill converted a layup with 18:13 left to tie the game at 2-2, but his bucket sparked a 17-0 run. By halftime Arkansas-Little Rock led 47-35.

Kemy Osse added 17 points for the Trojans (2-0) and Marcus Johnson Jr. and Andre Jones each added 14.

Arkansas-Little Rock shot 59.6 percent from the field (34 of 57) and knocked down 11 of 25 from distance.

Josh Berard scored 17 points and Jace Richardson added 16 for the Eagles.