Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Hogs can't close Mizzou
Tigers rally late for first win at Bud Walton Arena
Missouri guard Earnest Ross (33) maneuvers past Arkansas guard Rashad Madden (00) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark. Missouri won 75-71. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)
Missouri used a 15-6 run in the closing minutes to beat Arkansas on Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena.
RECORDS: Missouri 16-4, 4-3 SEC; Arkansas 13-7, 2-5 SEC
LEADING SCORERS: Missouri, Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown 24; Arkansas, Ky Madden 20
TURNING POINT: Earnest Ross hit a 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining to give Missouri a 67-64 lead. Ross set up the shot by rebounding a miss by teammate Jordan Clarkson.
TRENDS: The game had five ties and 10 lead changes.
LARGEST LEAD: Missouri by 10
NOTABLE: Missouri won its first game in seven tries at Bud Walton Arena.
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