Arkansas 73, Texas A&M 62

Saturday, March 9, 2013 2:00 PM
Location - Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Officials - Tim Gattis, John Heatly, Joe Lindsay
Attendance - 15423

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Texas A&M 26 36 62
Arkansas 33 40 73

Recap


Arkansas 73, Texas A&M 62: Mardracus Wade scored 14 points as the host Razorbacks closed the regular season with their fifth victory in their past eight games.

Arkansas (19-12, 10-8 SEC) will open the SEC tournament on Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. The seventh-seeded Razorbacks will play No. 10 Vanderbilt in their opening game.

Fabyon Harris scored 16 points to lead Texas A&M (17-14, 7-11 SEC). The Aggies will be the 11th seed and will face Auburn in Wednesday's tournament opener.

The Razorbacks used a 21-8 second-half run to build a 59-43 advantage on Marshawn Powell’s layup with 8:39 to play. Harris scored 11 consecutive points as Texas A&M rallied to within 64-58, but Wade’s layup and two free throws pushed the Arkansas lead back to 68-58 with 1:02 to go.

Arkansas finished 28-for-36 from the free-throw line, finishing the season 18-1 at home.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Arkansas led by 18 points in the first half before the Aggies cut it to 33-26 at halftime. … Texas A&M’s Elston Turner, third in the SEC in scoring (17.7), did not play with a left pinkie injury. … The two former Southwest Conference foes split the season series in Texas A&M’s first season in the SEC.

Texas A&M Aggies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Blake McDonald 14:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2
Alex Caruso 28:00 1-7 1-2 4-7 0 0 0 5 5 2 3 0 7
Kourtney Roberson 28:00 6-6 0-0 1-1 2 1 3 0 4 0 3 0 13
Ray Turner 20:00 0-3 0-0 0-2 1 6 7 0 3 0 4 0 0
Fabyon Harris 34:00 6-10 4-7 0-0 0 2 2 2 3 0 4 0 16
Jarod Jahns 27:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 2 5 1 1 0 3
Jordan Green 25:00 4-5 0-0 6-6 1 5 6 1 1 1 4 0 14
J'Mychal Reese 19:00 2-5 1-1 2-2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 7
Andrew Young 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grant Jolly 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-41 6-11 14-20 4 17 21 12 24 4 22 0 62
  51.2% 54.5% 70.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 22

Arkansas Razorbacks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mardracus Wade 21:00 4-8 3-5 3-4 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 14
Michael Qualls 24:00 2-5 1-2 8-10 1 3 4 2 0 2 2 1 13
Coty Clarke 31:00 2-7 0-1 3-6 4 4 8 1 2 3 4 1 7
Fred Gulley 10:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0
Hunter Mickelson 14:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0
Anthlon Bell 16:00 3-7 2-5 2-2 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 10
Jacorey Williams 5:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2
B.J. Young 11:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Rashad Madden 19:00 3-4 0-1 5-6 2 1 3 0 2 1 0 1 11
Marshawn Powell 24:00 2-7 0-2 6-6 1 4 5 1 3 0 1 0 10
Rickey Scott 5:00 0-2 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1
Kikko Haydar 20:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 3 1 0 3
TOTAL 200 19-50 7-22 28-36 13 15 28 11 15 14 11 5 73
  38.0% 31.8% 77.8% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 11