Young's 19 points lift Arkansas past LSU 69-60

Young's 19 points lift Arkansas past LSU 69-60

BJ Young scored 19 points off the bench to lift Arkansas to a 69-60 win over LSU Saturday night.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — BJ Young scored 19 points off the bench to lift Arkansas to a 69-60 win over LSU Saturday night.

The win improves the Razorbacks (13-4, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) to 13-0 at home in Bud Walton Arena this season.

Arkansas led 30-29 at halftime before using a 9-0 run early in the second half to take control. The Razorbacks shot just 36 percent in the first half before heating up in the second, connecting on 13 of 24 shots (54 percent) to secure the win.

Mardracus Wade added 14 points for the Razorbacks, and Julysses Nobles scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half.

Justin Hamilton led the Tigers (11-6, 1-2) with 20 points, while Anthony Hickey added 12.

 

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