Arkansas picks up important win over Kentucky

Arkansas picks up important win over Kentucky

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 2, 2013 at 11:00 PM

Updated Saturday, Mar 2 at 11:00 PM

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Coty Clarke had 14 points and 12 rebounds as Arkansas did its best to make a renewed case for a NCAA tournament bid with a convincing 73-60 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

Clarke also had six assists for the Razorbacks (18-11, 9-7 Southeastern Conference), who improved to 17-1 at home. Their only loss in Bud Walton Arena this season came to then-No. 6 Syracuse on Nov. 30, and they are now 33-4 at home under second-year coach Mike Anderson.

Marshawn Powell had 15 points and BJ Young added 13 for Arkansas, which snapped a two-game losing streak with the win.

Arkansas native Archie Goodwin led the Wildcats (20-9, 11-5) with 14 points, while Willie Cauley-Stein had 13 and Ryan Harrow 10.

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