Arkansas vs Alabama

Alabama 72, Arkansas 66


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Trevor Releford scored 18 points and Alabama snapped a four-game losing streak, beating Arkansas 72-66 on Saturday.

JaMychal Green finished with 14 points and eight rebounds for Crimson Tide (14-7, 3-4 Southeastern Conference), who won their 500th game in Coleman Coliseum. Tony Mitchell and Andrew Steele each scored 11 points. Steele also had a career-high six assists and six rebounds.

The four players who scored in double-digits were the most this season since Alabama put five players in double digits during an 82-45 victory over Alabama A&M on Nov. 23.

Ricky Scott had 18 points for the Razorbacks (15-6, 3-3) remain winless on the road. Mardracus Wade 12 points and BJ Young 11 points and six assists.

After trailing by five points on four occasions, Alabama grabbed its first lead 28-26 at the 7:11 mark when Releford made a three-point shot from the corner. The Crimson Tide stayed in front for the remainder of the half, extending their lead to 37-30 at halftime when Releford scored on a driving lay-up.

The Razorbacks went on a 17-8 run to take a 47-45 lead on a score by Devonta Abron with 13:41 remaining, after Abron had tied the game on a dunk. Trailing 56-54 with 6:59 left to play, Alabama outscored Arkansas 18-10 down the stretch to secure the win.

Alabama connected on 25-of-50 shots from the field, marking the seventh time this season the Crimson Tide has shot 50 percent or better in a game. Alabama scored 40 of its 72 points in the paint, while connecting on 20-of-25 free throws (80.0 percent) - the third most the Tide has registered from the foul line this season.

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Arkansas Razorbacks
M. Sanchez, F252-52-44216
H. Mickelson, F112-41-23045
R. Scott, G377-151-254218
J. Nobles, G351-61-11243
M. Wade, G273-74-423212
B. Young305-120-060111
R. Madden181-11-20123
D. Abron173-62-25048
K. Haydar00-00-00100
Totals 24-5612-1730132066
Alabama Crimson Tide
T. Mitchell, F264-92-260111
N. Jacobs, F212-42-32026
T. Releford, G377-133-342218
L. Randolph, G222-30-13124
T. Lacey, G141-40-01102
A. Steele294-53-466311
J. Green275-84-681214
C. Hankerson Jr.120-32-21102
R. Cooper90-14-41004
B. Eblen30-00-01000
Totals 25-5020-2535121272
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S. Carolina12-626-1143
Ole Miss10-822-1477
Texas A&M8-1016-1593
Miss. State6-1216-16149
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