On the strength of shooting 50 percent from beyond the arc, @RazorbackMBB defeated former Southwest Conference rival SMU 89-78 in the teams' 153rd meeting. The Razorbacks tied the most three pointers in head coach Mike Anderson's Arkasnas career, finishing at 11 of 22.
Sophomore Michael Qualls was the first of three Razorbacks to shoot double figures on Monday, finishing the night with 17 points, six rebounds and four assists. The Razorbacks were led again by a strong bench performance, highlighted by redshirt junior Alandise Harris's Arkansas-career high 21 points and six rebounds. Sophomore Anthlon Bell rounded out the double digit Razorbacks on 11 points (4-9) with three three-point field goals in the first half.
The Razorbacks withstood a late 27-12 run by the Mustangs to win, holding a 24 point lead at one point during the second half.
Senior Coty Clarke led the team with eight rebounds, his second time leading the team and achieving that mark this season.