Recap - Arkansas Defeats Kentucky 87-85
Rashad Madden scored 18 points leading Arkansas to an 87-85 victory over Kentucky at Bud Walton Arena on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed Arkansas were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks.
Arkansas got 18 points from Michael Qualls and another 12 points from Alandise Harris. Michael Qualls contributed 4 assists, while Bobby Portis cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Kentucky got 23 points from James Young in a losing cause and another 20 points from Julius Randle. Andrew Harrison contributed 6 assists for them, while Julius Randle had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Arkansas were victorious, as the score was 43-41 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Kentucky as they grabbed 50 boards, while Arkansas only had 32.