Second half woes doom Razorbacks

FAYETTEVILLE  Arkansas trailed by six at halftime (46-40) but #8/9 Tennessee opened the second half with a 16-7 run to lead by 17 and never looked back to hand the Razorbacks a 92-63 loss Wednesday night at Bud Walton Arena.

In the loss, Razorback senior Davonte Davis reached a milestone. He dished out four assists, the last coming with 2:33 left in the first half on a Jeremiah Davenport 3-pointer, to give Davis 300 career assists.

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He joins Todd Day as the only Razorbacks to have at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 300 assists. (Davis now has 1,073 points, 508 rebounds and 300 assists. Day had 2,395 points, 673 rebounds and 319 assists.)

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The Razorbacks hit the road for their next two games. First, Arkansas plays at Mississippi State on Saturday at 1 p.m. then goes to Texas A&M on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. tip.

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