Three-minute crash: Hogs black out with victory in sight

By: Bob Holt
Published: Monday, March 20, 2017
Arkansas senior Manny Watkins and his father, Razorbacks assistant coach Melvin Watkins walk off the floor following a 72-65 loss to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Greenville, S.C.
Photo by J.T. Wampler
Arkansas senior Manny Watkins and his father, Razorbacks assistant coach Melvin Watkins walk off the floor following a 72-65 loss to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Greenville, S.C.

In a season full of big comebacks for the Arkansas Razorbacks, it looked like they might pull off their biggest Sunday night against North Carolina.

Game sketch

RECORDS Arkansas 26-10. North Carolina 29-7.

STARS North Carolina junior forwards Kennedy Meeks (16 points, 11 rebounds) and Justin Jackson (15 points, 8 rebounds). Arkansas junior guard Daryl Macon (19 points).

TURNING POINT The Tar Heels outscored the Razorbacks 12-0 the final 2:56.

KEY STAT North Carolina had a 16-4 edge in second-chance points.

UP NEXT Arkansas goes into the offseason.

-- Bob Holt

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