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Pittman leads No. 2 Texas over Arkansas 96-85

 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Dexter Pittman had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 2 Texas remained unbeaten with a 96-85 victory over Arkansas on Tuesday night.

The Longhorns (14-0) made 9 of 11 shots during a 20-9 run in breaking from a 48-48 halftime tie. Arkansas (7-8) cut the margin to two in the final minutes but couldn't pull even.

Rotnei Clarke scored 24 points for the Razorbacks.

Arkansas beat Texas 67-61 here last January, but the Razorbacks are only 9-23 since. The Longhorns were much more impressive offensively this time around, shooting 59 percent from the field.

Arkansas trailed 86-84 after Michael Washington scored on an offensive rebound, but Damion James made an open shot from near the free throw line, and Jordan Hamilton's dunk with just under a minute remaining made it a 6-point game.

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