November 30, 2011

Hogs give Delta Devils hell, 97-64

BOX SCORE: Arkansas 97, Miss. Valley St. 64

Mississippi Valley State responded well to a 20-5 opening outburst by the Razorbacks with a 12-0 run, but they could not maintain it past that as Arkansas blew out the Delta Devils 97-64 Wednesday night in Bud Walton Arena.

The game was essentially over at halftime with the Hogs leading by 17 points, 47-30, thanks to some impressive shooting from the field - particularly from 3-point range. Arkansas was 8 of 12 from beyond the arc in the first half (66.7 percent), which was better than they shot from inside that distance, 9 of 17 (52.9 percent). The Razorbacks finished 35 of 59 from the field (59.3 percent) and 11 of 23 from deep (47.8 percent).

"We started off with energy. The first group really...

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