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    Diamond Hogs complete weekend sweep of Mizzou

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas Razorbacks couldn’t score many against Missouri but they scored enough to sweep the Tigers, 2-0, 4-3 and 3-2 Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the weekend’s first SEC series for both teams at Baum-Walker Stadium. Casey Opitz’s ninth-inning single Sunday to right scoring pinch runner Curtis Washington of West Memphis with the game-winner sealed the sweep upping Coach Dave Van Horn’s 10th-ranked Razorbacks to 16-2 overall, 3-0 in the…

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    Diamond Hogs outlast Missouri in weekend SEC games

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Four Arkansas arms and left fielder Christian Franklin’s bat and glove edged the Missouri Tigers and Mizzou ace lefty TJ Sikkema, 4-3 Saturday afternoon setting Arkansas up for trying to complete a 3-game sweep at 1:30 pm. of the season-opening SEC series at Baum-Walker Stadium. Coach Dave Van Horn’s nationally No. 10 Razorbacks, 16-2, 2-0 in the SEC West, won 2-0 Friday night with Isaiah Campbell throwing a 2-hit shutout…

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    Hogs become Gator bait in Nashville 66-50 on Thursday

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Given the Razorbacks rolled into the SEC Tournament Thursday in Nashville off a 70-66 loss at then nationally No. 4 Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. followed by 74-73, 84-48 and 82-70 victories over Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Alabama, surely they would score more on Florida than the 51 they scored on the Gators back in January. But they didn’t. The 57-51 loss Arkansas suffered in its SEC home opener against the…

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    Diamond Hogs knock out Leathernecks early 11-1

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – On their pre-game 10-run rule agreement, the Arkansas Razorbacks administered an 11-1 technical knockout of the Western Illinois University Leathernecks in Wednesday’s game at Baum-Walker Stadium. Matt Goodheart’s RBI single after Trey Harris’ RBI single in the 2-run eighth stopped the game on Arkansas’ 10-run advantage. Coach Dave Van Horn’s Razorbacks, 14-2, sweep the 2-game nonconference series over their 4-9 Summit League opponent and ready now to open the SEC…

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    Diamond Hogs shut out Western Illinois on Tuesday night

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – It wouldn’t have taken much for the Western Illinois Leathernecks to improve their .184 team batting average. But they sure couldn’t do it against Arkansas starter Patrick Wicklander and relievers Kole Ramage, Jacob Kostyshock, Kevin Kopps and Matt Cronin that followed For his five complete innings, of the Razorbacks’ 8-0 victory Tuesday night before 1,117 at Baum-Walker Stadium, freshman lefty Wicklander, now 2-1, allowed one hit, and struck out eight…

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    Razorbacks share SEC Player of the Week honors

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Razorbacks basketball players Daniel Gafford and Adrio Bailey were both honored Monday by the SEC Office in Birmingham, Ala. Along with South Carolina center Chris Silva, Gafford, 6-11 sophomore center from El Dorado, was named SEC Co-Players of the Week. Bailey, a junior forward from Campti, La., was named to the All-SEC Community Service team for his good works bettering the community in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas. Gafford, certainty…

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    Diamond Hogs shutout Louisiana Tech 11-0

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – With a career best pitching effort, Arkansas fourth-year junior right-hander Cody Scroggins of Bentonville Sunday insured Saturday’s end to the Razorbacks’ 7-game winning streak would only briefly interrupt their momentum. Scroggins struck out a career high 11 against one walk and threw a 2-hitter through a career long six complete innings of Arkansas’ 11-0 victory over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs brightening a cold, gray Sunday afternoon for the bulk of…

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    UA men take SEC regular season finale 82-70 over Alabama

    Nate Allen Sports If Saturday indeed marked Daniel Gafford’s last Walton Arena Razorbacks game, he made it a great one.  Already doubling-doubling, 12 points and 11 rebounds, with time to spare in the first half and posting a personal 10-0 scoring run during the second half, Gafford finished with 29 points and 16 rebounds pacing Arkansas to an 82-70 SEC regular-season ending victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide at Walton. Though only a sophomore, the…

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    Arkansas baseball rolls 9-2 over Charlotte in Wednesday game

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Razorbacks pitchers Patrick Wicklander, Kole Ramage, Kevin Kopps and Jacob Burton combined for a 2-hit shutout through eight innings before the University of North Carolina- Charlotte 49ers scored twice in the ninth. That was far too little, too late for the 49ers as Arkansas prevailed, 9-2 Wednesday afternoon at Baum-Walker Stadium. Freshman left fielder Christian Franklin 3 for 4 with a single, double, triple and three RBI, and Trevor…

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    Arkansas holds on for 74-73 win over Ole Miss on Saturday

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Even with a 6-game losing streak and playing an opponent that beat them by 17 in January in Oxford, Miss., it seemed these struggling Razorbacks couldn’t lose while honoring their 1994 national championship team. Thanks to Jalen Harris and Gabe Osabuohien at the end, they didn’t. Point guard Harris’ basket with five seconds left, and forward Osabuohien picking off the Ole Miss Rebels’ last pass for hot-shooting guard Breein Tyree…

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    UA women upset by Missouri at home 73-67 late Thursday

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Between them the Arkansas Razorbacks and Missouri Tigers attempted 39 free throws in Thursday night’s SEC women’s basketball game at Walton Arena. They made an astounding 38 of the 39. Unfortunately for Arkansas, while sinking them all, the Razorbacks only attempted a dozen while Mizzou made 26 of 27. The free throw disparity and Mizzou’s 45-23 rebounding advantage proved too much for Arkansas to overcome as Mizzou won, 73-67. But…

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    UA women break skid, defeat Ole Miss 73-61 in Sunday matchup

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – For a half the Ole Miss Rebels drilled, 85-55 by Arkansas in the Jan. 6 SEC Women’s basketball season opener in Oxford, Miss. played the Razorbacks about dead even in Sunday’s SEC rematch at Walton Arena. But with a strong second half as Jailyn Mason, 10 points for the game with two particularly timely baskets, and A’Tyanna Gaulden, 12 points off the bench, joined the 33-point barrage by star sophomore…

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