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Baylor, Houston First Two Teams to Reach the Final Four

Baylor more than lived up to its top-seeded billing in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, pulling away from No. 3 Arkansas early and then again the second the game got uncomfortably close. Baylor won 81-72. The Bears booked a spot in the Final Four come Saturday against No. 2 Houston, which had a much tougher time shaking free from 11th-seeded…

Regular Season Title evades Alabama with loss to Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — — It had been nearly a quarter-century since Arkansas had played a ranked team at home, let alone beaten one there. No. 20 Arkansas ended both those droughts Wednesday night, beating sixth-ranked Alabama, 81-66. The Razorbacks, once staples atop the Southeastern Conference standings, hadn’t beaten a ranked team in Fayetteville while they, too, had been ranked since…

Auburn basketball falls to Arkansas late

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — — Desi Sills scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to help Arkansas rally from a 12-point halftime deficit, and then hold on to beat Auburn 75-73 on Wednesday night. Sills scored four straight points during an 18-10 run to give Arkansas a 74-66 lead, its largest of the game coming with 2:40 to…

Alabama stays undefeated in SEC play vs Arkansas

TUSCALOSSA, Ala. — — John Petty Jr. made five 3-pointers and set an Alabama program record, and finished with 17 points as the Crimson Tide routed Arkansas 90-59 on Saturday. Alabama (11-3, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) has won seven straight, its longest win streak since opening the 2011-12 season. Six-straight SEC victories is also its best since winning eight consecutive games…

No. 13 Auburn beats Arkansas 30-28 on Carlson’s field goal

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Anders Carlson made the most of his second chance, hitting a 39-yard field goal with 7 seconds left to lift No. 13 Auburn to a 30-28 victory over Arkansas. The Tigers narrowly avoided a second straight loss, with drama and uncertainty continuing right up to that winning kick. Facing third and 1, Bo Nix couldn’t handle…

Former Arkansas coach, Morris, named Auburn Offensive Coordinator

AUBURN, Ala.—Chad Morris has been named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Auburn, head coach Gus Malzahn announced Tuesday. A 28-year coaching veteran, Morris has spent the last 10 years as one of the top offensive minds in college football helping three programs finish in the top 10 in the FBS in scoring average. A Dallas, Texas, native, Morris served…

ACLU asks 10 States for Public Records on Immigrant Program

The American Civil Liberties Union has sent record requests to Republican attorneys general in 10 states and Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter looking for any communication with the federal government about a program that benefits young immigrants living in the country illegally. Otter and the attorneys general in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Tennessee and West…

Auburn fans happy after victory over Arkansas

Auburn fans got a long awaited surprise Saturday when the Tigers beat the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Tigers took control of the game from the beginning, beating the Razorbacks 56-3. Fans watching the game said it was like watching an entirely different team. “I saw the 2013 team again, is what I saw,” said fan Rusty Buys. “It was a terrific team, they…

Cornelius’ late TD run lifts Arkansas past Ole Miss 34-30

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) – Jared Cornelius scored on a 6-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter to lift No. 22 Arkansas to a 34-30 win over No. 12 Mississippi on Saturday night. The win is the third in a row for the Razorbacks (5-2, 1-2 SEC) over the Rebels, who have now lost three of their first six games…