Northwestern State vs Arkansas Wrap - Arkansas Wins 79-61
BJ Young scored 26 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Arkansas over Northwestern State, 79-61, on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.
Arkansas got 17 points from Mardracus Wade and another 9 points from Marshawn Powell. BJ Young contributed 7 assists, while Hunter Mickelson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Northwestern State got 16 points from James Hulbin in a losing cause and another 10 points from DeQuan Hicks. Jalan West contributed 5 assists for them, while James Hulbin had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Arkansas were victorious, as the score was 36-29 at the break.
Arkansas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-41.