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Clintons focus on economic inequality at Arkansas conference

Nov. 20, 2019 2:41 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that efforts to increase access to credit and financial assistance in underserved areas can help bridge America’s partisan divide, as he and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, hosted a daylong summit focused on...

Joe’s 33-point effort sends Arkansas past Texas Southern

Nov. 20, 2019 11:33 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — It was just a matter of time before one of the nation’s best shooters decided to get going. Isaiah Joe was 1 for 7 from the floor at halftime and 0 for 4 from 3-point range, but scored 29 of his game-high 33 points in the second half to lead Arkansas to a 82-51 victory over...

Sneed leads Kansas State past Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 62-51

Nov. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Xavier Sneed had 21 points and six rebounds, Cartier Diarra had seven points and eight assists as Kansas State escaped a scare from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 62-51 on Tuesday night.  The Wildcats continue to struggle in the first half and still haven’t led at intermission yet...

1 dead, 4 hurt after house fire in western Arkansas

Nov. 19, 2019 2:40 PM EST

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died and four other people were injured after an early morning house fire in western Arkansas. Police responded shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday to the fire in Fort Smith, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northwest of Little Rock. The Fort Smith...

Arkansas reinstates F Reggie Chaney after 3-game suspension

Nov. 19, 2019 2:31 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas has reinstated sophomore forward Reggie Chaney in time for Tuesday night’s game against Texas Southern. Initially, Chaney was suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. Arkansas coach Eric Musselman said in the release that Chaney “has fulfilled the...

No. 1 LSU’s defensive concerns have Orgeron looking inward

Nov. 18, 2019 8:33 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron said he’s taking a hard look in the mirror after the No. 1 Tigers’ defense gave up a season-high 614 yards — not to mention 37 points — in their most recent victory at Mississippi. “The first thing I do is look at myself...

Nowell scores 25 to lift UALR past Cent. Arkansas 76-56

Nov. 17, 2019 5:35 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Markquis Nowell had 25 points as Arkansas-Little Rock rolled past Central Arkansas 76-56 on Sunday. Ruot Monyyong had 17 points and 14 rebounds for Arkansas-Little Rock (3-1). Ben Coupet Jr. added 15 points and Jaizec Lottie 10 points. Eddy Kayouloud had 14 points for the Bears (1-4)....

Eaton scores 22 to lift Arkansas St. past Idaho 82-68

Nov. 17, 2019 5:08 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Marquis Eaton had 22 points as Arkansas State beat Idaho 82-68 on Sunday in the Red Wolves Classic. J.J. Matthews had 19 points and seven assists for Arkansas State (4-1), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Caleb Fields added 13 points and Canberk Kus had 13 points, 12...

Ramirez has 6 3s, leads No. 23 Arkansas women by Stony Brook

Nov. 17, 2019 4:22 PM EST

FAYATTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Amber Ramirez hit six 3-points and scored 26 points, Chelsea Dungee added 19 points and No. 23 Arkansas rolled to an 88-58 win over Stony Brook on Sunday. Ramirez had half of her 3-pointers in a string when the Razorbacks scored on eight straight possessions, including six...

VMI gets first win, tops UC Davis 89-94 in 2OT

Nov. 17, 2019 3:10 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Garrett Gilkeson led a balanced attack with 18 points, Tyler Creammer had a double-double off the bench and VMI picked up its first win of the season, topping UC Davis 89-83 in double overtime on Sunday. The Keydets clinched it when Myles Lewis made two free throws with two seconds...