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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Scoreboard
Arkansas (3-1)403070
Wisconsin (4-1) «294877

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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
Alabama0-03-022
Arkansas0-03-037
Ole Miss0-03-01
Florida0-02-0210
Georgia0-02-0152
LSU0-02-0110
Miss. State0-02-0252
Tennessee0-02-012
Texas A&M0-02-012
Kentucky0-03-125
S. Carolina0-03-1237
Auburn0-02-187
Missouri0-02-117
Vanderbilt0-02-1255

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland0-04-081
Penn St.0-04-048
Purdue0-04-081
Illinois0-03-086
Iowa0-03-0213
Michigan0-03-0195
Minnesota0-03-010
Ohio St.0-03-050
Rutgers0-03-085
Northwestern0-03-1236
Nebraska0-02-147
Wisconsin0-02-1145
Michigan St.0-01-1185
Indiana0-01-2280
 
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NIOWA 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
IAST 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
DUKE 76 Final
LOU 71
CINCY 77 Final
ORE 66
AZST 73 Final
CREI 87