Arkansas 73, Tennessee 60: BJ Young amassed 25 points as the Razorbacks remained unbeaten at home in Southeastern Conference action.
Young, who came off the bench for the second time this season, went 9-of-15 from the field and 5-of-6 at the foul line. Marshawn Powell added 12 points for Arkansas (13-8, 4-4 SEC), which has logged all 13 of its wins at home.
Jarnell Stokes racked up 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee (11-9, 3-5), which remained winless in true road games this season. The Volunteers were playing without Trae Golden -- the only true point guard on the team who was out with a hamstring strain -- and committed 20 turnovers.
Twelve of Tennessee's giveaways occurred in the first half. Arkansas finished the period strong, going on a 12-2 run to lead 29-20 with 3:12 remaining.
The Razorbacks held a 35-25 advantage at intermission and led for the entire second half. Tennessee made it interesting, pulling within 65-57 at the 2:25 mark, but Young scored six points over the final 1:17 to ice the victory.
GAME NOTEBOOK: This game was surrounded by all kinds of festivities at Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas' new football coach, Bret Bielema, was introduced to the crowd and at halftime, the university unveiled a painting commemorating former coach Nolan Richardson and the Razorbacks' 1994 national championship team. ... Tennessee G Jordan McRae, who came in as the SEC's second-leading scorer at 14.3 points per game, shot 2-of-11 and finished with six. ... G Michael Qualls made his first start of the season for Arkansas and compiled seven points and 11 rebounds.