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Ortiz scores 32, North Alabama defeats North Florida 91-78

Jan. 28, 2023 20:43 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Ortiz made a school-record 10 3-pointers and scored 32 points to lead North Alabama to a 91-78 victory over North Florida on Saturday. Ortiz made 10 of 14 shots from beyond the arc for the Lions (13-10, 5-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). KJ Johnson finished...

Arabian Knight earns Baffert record 6th win in Southwest

Jan. 28, 2023 20:25 PM EST

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Arabian Knight won the $750,000 Southwest Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths on Saturday at Oaklawn, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his record sixth victory in the race. The colt came into the Kentucky Derby prep as one of the most highly touted 3-year-olds...

George 24 as No. 17 Baylor beats Arkansas 67-64 in SEC/B12

Jan. 28, 2023 20:00 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Keyonte George and No. 17 Baylor keep finding ways to win despite their recent struggles shooting the ball. The true freshman scored 24 points, including seven in a row down the stretch, and the Bears edged Arkansas 67-64 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Saturday....

Harcum scores 15, Appalachian St. beats Arkansas St. 63-51

Jan. 28, 2023 19:48 PM EST

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Terence Harcum's 15 points helped Appalachian State defeat Arkansas State 63-51 on Saturday night. Harcum was 6-of-14 shooting (3 for 7 from distance) for the Mountaineers (13-10, 6-4 Sun Belt Conference). CJ Huntley added 13 points while shooting 4 of 5 from the...

Davis, Osifo power Jacksonville past Central Arkansas 74-64

Jan. 28, 2023 18:41 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 18 points and Osayi Osifo had a double-double to lead Jacksonville to a 74-64 victory over Central Arkansas on Saturday. Davis had six rebounds for the Dolphins (12-9, 5-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). Osifo totaled 17 points and 11 rebounds....

Southern Miss beats Arkansas State 73-57

Jan. 26, 2023 23:12 PM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — DeAndre Pinckney's 18 points helped Southern Miss defeat Arkansas State 73-57 on Thursday night. Pinckney added seven rebounds for the Golden Eagles (18-4, 7-2 Sun Belt Conference). Felipe Haase scored 13 points while going 5 of 11 (1 for 3 from distance),...

Central Arkansas wins 88-85 in OT against North Florida

Jan. 26, 2023 22:49 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Camren Hunter's 24 points helped Central Arkansas defeat North Florida 88-85 in overtime on Thursday night. Hunter had 12 rebounds and four steals for the Bears (7-15, 2-7 Atlantic Sun Conference). Eddy Kayouloud scored 19 points and added 10 rebounds. Vincent...

Arkansas court lifts judge's ruling against mask mandate ban

Jan. 26, 2023 17:27 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday lifted a judge's decision to strike down a ban on mask mandates by public schools and government entities. But attorneys disagreed over whether the ruling will allow the state to begin enforcing the law. Justices...

Arkansas school mourns 5 killed in Wyoming interstate crash

Jan. 25, 2023 16:43 PM EST

SINCLAIR, Wyoming (AP) — Five young women killed in a head-on crash on a Wyoming highway were Arkansas high school students and graduates, school officials said Wednesday. The five were headed home from visiting Jackson Hole Bible College in northwestern Wyoming when they crashed...

Arkansas rides hot 1st half, routs cold-shooting LSU 60-40

Jan. 24, 2023 22:16 PM EST

FAYETTEVLLE, Ark. (AP) — Davonte Davis scored 16 points, Arkansas raced to a 24-point first-half lead and the Razorbacks walloped cold-shooting LSU 60-40 on Tuesday night. Arkansas lost its Southeastern Conference opener in Baton Rouge, but the rematch turned into a first-half...