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Recap: Arkansas 83, Auburn 75
Line Movements
Date: February 13, 2013 9:00 PM EDT
  

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - B.J. Young scored 25 points and Marshawn Powell had 20 to help Arkansas win for the first time on the road in an 83-75 victory over Auburn on Wednesday night.

The Razorbacks (15-9, 6-5 Southeastern Conference) had lost their first six road games but controlled this one down the stretch.

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The Tigers (9-15, 3-8), who have lost eight of nine, trimmed a 12-point deficit to three in the final five minutes. Then Powell and Young combined for the next seven points and Powell also had a nice dish to Mardracus Wade for another basket.

Young, who started for the first time in four games, capped his evening with three free throws and a breakaway dunk in the final seconds. Powell, who had 28 points and 11 rebounds in the first meeting, grabbed nine boards in the Razorbacks' sixth straight win in the series.

Wade and Rickey Scott had 11 points apiece for the Razorbacks, who scored 21 points off 16 turnovers. The Razorbacks only turned it over eight times and shot 56 percent (16 of 29) in the second half.

Chris Denson led Auburn with 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting.

Frankie Sullivan had 11 points for the Tigers in his first game off the bench. The Tigers' leading scorer had struggled in the seven games since pouring in 26 points in the 88-80 double-overtime loss to Arkansas on Jan. 16.

He entered the game after the first three minutes but didn't hit a field goal until several minutes into the second half.

Auburn hit two 3-pointers in the final minute to come within five points. Young missed two free throws but Wade slipped inside for the rebound and follow-up shot after the second.

Young got more chances at the line and made 3 of 4 in the final 31 seconds before punctuating the win with the dunk.

Young, Powell and Wade hit consecutive 3-pointers in a just over a minute to give Arkansas a 59-47 lead just past the midpoint of the half.

The Razorbacks had five 3-pointers during that 17-5 run, including a pair by Young. Auburn center Rob Chubb was called for a foul after Powell's 3, setting up Wade's own long-range shot.

Auburn came back over the next five minutes and cut it to 61-58 on Jordon Granger's alley oop from Denson with 5:08 remaining.

Powell and Young aborted that comeback.

The Tigers trailed twice by nine points in the first half, but took a 35-33 lead into the locker room. Asauhn Dixon-Tatum scored on a putback with 4 seconds left.

The Razorbacks scored the first seven points of the second half to go ahead 40-35 and didn't give it up.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 ARK  -165   -3.5   140 
 AUB  +145   +3.5   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 ARK  -170   -3.5    
 AUB  +150   +3.5   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 ARK  11%   50%   n/a 
 AUB  89%   50%   n/a 
BT MOVEMENTS

 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Wednesday, Feb 13
 
    Wake Forest at Boston College
7:00 PM EDT
    Syracuse at Connecticut
7:00 PM EDT
    Miami (FL) at Florida State
7:00 PM EDT
    Hofstra at Georgia State
7:00 PM EDT
    Nebraska at Indiana
7:00 PM EDT
    Delaware at Northeastern
7:00 PM EDT
    Mississippi at Texas AM
7:00 PM EDT
    Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
7:00 PM EDT
    UNC Wilmington at William Mary
7:00 PM EDT
    Bradley at Illinois State
8:00 PM EDT
    Missouri at Mississippi St
8:00 PM EDT
    Creighton at Northern Iowa
8:00 PM EDT
    Evansville at Southern Illinois
8:00 PM EDT
    Iowa State at Texas
8:00 PM EDT
    Arizona State at Utah
8:00 PM EDT
    Tennessee at Vanderbilt
8:00 PM EDT
    Drake at Wichita State
8:00 PM EDT
    Arkansas at Auburn
9:00 PM EDT
    West Virginia at Baylor
9:00 PM EDT
    North Carolina at Duke
9:00 PM EDT
    Purdue at Illinois
9:00 PM EDT
    Providence at South Florida
9:00 PM EDT
    UNLV at Air Force
9:00 PM EDT
    Cal Riverside at UC Irvine
10:00 PM EDT
    San Diego State at Colorado State
10:00 PM EDT
    Oregon State at Washington State
10:00 PM EDT
    Cal State Fullerton at Long Beach State
11:00 PM EDT
    Oregon at Washington
11:00 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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