FAYETTEVILLE, AR - The Arkansas basketball team shocked the nation Tuesday night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville upsetting #2 Florida, 80-69.
Arkansas (14-8, 5-4) stunned a Gator team that hopes to compete for a national championship. Michael Qualls scored a career high 11 points in the win.
The Razorbacks came out strong and managed to head to the half with a 43-26 lead. Arkansas shot 53-percent in the first half compared to Florida’s 29-percent.
Arkansas’ victory marks its first over Florida in six games. The Razorbacks extended their home game winning streak to 11 games.
Florida made the trip to Fayetteville with an 18-2 overall record and 8-0 in SEC play. Florida hoped to earn its 11th straight victory.