Razorbacks Rock Troy In Central Arkansas

Behind a 25-point effort from the hometown kid Daryl Macon, the Arkansas men’s basketball team defeated the Troy Trojans in its annual Central Arkansas game, 88-63.

It is Arkansas’ fifth win by 20 or more points this season.

Troy came out shooting, hitting its first three shots to take an early 8-2 lead. The Razorback defense rose to the occasion, forcing six straight misses by the Trojans, to go on a 15-3 run, including 13 straight.

Macon scored eight straight part of the run that gave Arkansas the lead, with back-to-back three-point baskets and a lay-up in transition off a steal. He led the team at half with 15 points, including four off of two steals. North Little Rock native Anton Beard went 4-of-5 from the floor in the first half, scoring nine points

The Razorbacks return to Fayetteville on Tuesday to host Oral Roberts at 7 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena. The game will be streamed on SEC Network Plus.

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