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Arkansas vs Wisconsin

Wisconsin 77, Arkansas 70

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Overcoming an 11-point halftime deficit, Sam Dekker fueled the Badgers and scored 19 points to lead Wisconsin past Arkansas 77-70 in the third-place game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday night.

In addition to Dekker's play, Ryan Evans had 12 points and seven rebounds for Wisconsin (4-2). Jared Berggren added 10 points, nine rebounds and five blocks and Wisconsin outscored the Razorbacks 48-30 in the second half.

Wisconsin opened the second half on a 16-5 run and took the lead for good at 60-58 with 5:56 left.

B.J. Young led Arkansas (3-2) with 18 points and five rebounds, while Mardracus Wade added 13 points for the Razorbacks, which shot 32 percent in the second half.

Mike Bruesewitz had 11 points and nine rebounds and Traevon Jackson added 11 points for Wisconsin, which shot 67 percent in the second half.

After trailing 40-29 at intermission, Wisconsin tied the game three times and briefly took the lead before the last tie 58-58. Dekker's layup with 5:56 to go put the Badgers up for good and they would extend the lead to nine with 41 seconds left.

Wisconsin was 8 of 19 from 3-point range and made 25 of 38 from the free-throw line for 65 percent. Arkansas was 3 of 8 from 3-point range, all coming in the first half.

The Arkansas bench was outscored 32-21 and the Razorbacks finished 2-2 in Las Vegas.

Wisconsin opened the game with an 8-2 run, but the Razorbacks answered with the same run and eventually led for good 15-13 with 13:30 until halftime. Arkansas built its largest advantage of the first half at 36-23 with 3:11 left, where it shot 52 percent.

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Arkansas Razorbacks
M. Powell, F194-120-03058
H. Mickelson, F111-30-01022
M. Wade, G334-74-520313
B. Young, G286-156-1052418
R. Madden, G193-42-21158
C. Clarke231-42-211134
R. Scott202-72-41216
J. Williams152-31-23026
M. Qualls121-30-03012
A. Bell101-30-00023
D. Wagner70-00-00110
K. Haydar30-00-01000
Totals 25-6117-253472970
 41%68% 
Wisconsin Badgers
J. Berggren, F323-63-493010
M. Bruesewitz, F292-35-692411
B. Brust, G363-111-27209
R. Evans, G254-84-972212
G. Marshall, G161-30-02133
T. Jackson281-39-1102411
S. Dekker267-133-410319
F. Kaminsky51-10-21112
Z. Showalter20-10-00000
Z. Bohannon10-00-01010
Totals 22-4925-3839131877
 44.9%65.8% 
Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky17-030-01
Arkansas13-424-616
Texas A&M11-620-946
Ole Miss11-620-1044
LSU10-721-956
Georgia10-719-1034
Vanderbilt8-918-12102
Florida8-915-1578
Alabama7-1017-1391
Tennessee7-1015-1492
S. Carolina5-1214-15103
Miss. State5-1212-18203
Auburn4-1312-18162
Missouri3-149-21200

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wisconsin15-227-35
Maryland13-425-510
Ohio St.11-622-831
Iowa11-620-1039
Michigan St.11-620-1029
Purdue11-619-1162
Illinois9-819-1158
Indiana9-819-1153
Michigan7-1014-1586
Minnesota6-1117-1381
Northwestern6-1115-15114
Nebraska5-1213-16130
Penn St.3-1415-15127
Rutgers2-1510-20160
 
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