Tide Falls after Second half Slowdown

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Three Arkansas players recorded
double-doubles and the Razorbacks used a strong second-half showing
to defeat Alabama 71-59 Saturday.
Marshawn Powell had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Mike
Washington scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for the
Razorbacks (8-9, 1-1 SEC). Courtney Fortson had 12 points and 10
assists. Rotnei Clarke also scored 17 for Arkansas, which outscored
the Crimson Tide 39-25 in the second half after trailing 34-32 at
the break.
Mikhail Torrence scored 15 points to lead Alabama (11-6, 1-2).
JaMychal Green had 13 points and eight rebounds and Tony Mitchell
scored 12 for the Crimson Tide. Starting guard Senario Hillman, who
scored four points, was ejected after committing a hard foul
against Clarke with 12:08 remaining.
Arkansas outrebounded Alabama 40-27.