November 11, 2011

Hogs win opener, 83-63

BOX SCORE: Arkansas 83, USC-Upstate 63

Arkansas opened the Mike Anderson era the right way Friday night when they opened the 2011-12 season with a 83-63 win over USC-Upstate in Bud Walton Arena in front of 10,500 in attendance.

Arkansas hit 30 of 58 field goals in the game (51.7 percent), including 3 of 9 from 3-point range. They continued strong shooting from the foul stripe, hitting 20 of 27 free throws (74.1 percent). The Razorbacks limited the Spartans to just 36.8 percent shooting from the field (25 of 68) and 5 of 19 shooting from 3-point range (36.8 percent). Anderson was pleased with the overall performance, but he seemed most displeased with Arkansas' 19 turnovers.

"Just think if we turn 10 of those turnovers into shots," Anderson said...

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