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Arkansas defeats Delaware State 71-53

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Marshawn Powell scored 14 of his game-high 20 points in the first half as Arkansas defeated Delaware State 71-53 Monday night.

Arkansas (4-5) shot a season-best 65.9 percent from the field, and Rotnei Clarke added 14 points, including four 3-pointers.

Delaware State (4-3) was led by Marcus Neal, who had 18 points.

The victory gave Arkansas back-to-back wins for the first time since beating North Texas and Texas in early January.

Powell tallied nine early points as Arkansas built an 11-4 lead. The freshman was 6 of 8 from the field in the opening 20 minutes.

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