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Razorback Men Fall in a Heartbreaker at Missouri

The Razorback men's basketball team fell to the Tigers by one point on Thursday night

COLUMBIA, Mo. - @RazorbackMBB fought back from two seperate 11-point deficits but was unable to hold on, losing an 86-85 heartbreaker in the final seconds to Missouri.

Five Razorbacks finished the night in double-figures, led by junior Rashad Madden's (@RKMadden00) 17 in his tenth double-digit outing during SEC play. Senior Coty Clarke (@CTC_4) and freshman Bobby Portis (@BPortisTime) drained 12 and 15 points, respectively.

Junior Alandise Harris (@AlandiseHarris), 16 points, and sophomore Michael Qualls (@Mr_WalkOnAir), 10 points, rounded out the Razorbacks in double figures and put on a dunk clinic in Mizzou Arena tonight, each putting back two jams, the second within seconds of their first.

Senior Mardracus Wade (@WadeNoDwyane) started his second game of the season after an 11 point outing at Vanderbilt, draining eight points and grabbing three steals, marking his 39th game with multiple steals and and moving into 7th place for the most steals in SEC play in Arkansas history.

Missouri fell one shy of a school record consecutive made free throws in a single game, hitting 21-of-21 from the charity stripe before the first miss of the night. The Tigers' three guards Jordan Clarkson, Jabari Brown and and Earnest Ross accounted for 67 of Missouri's 86 points, and thirteen 20+ point games for Clarkson and Brown.

Arkansas' bench continued their hot streak, dominating Missouri with a 31-11 edge. The Razorbacks also won the turnover battle for the 27th time in 28 games and recorded a positive assist/turnover ratio (1.75) to continue leading the SEC.

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