Florida pulls away for 71-66 win over Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Erving Walker scored 27 points, and Florida went on a 9-0 run late in the second half to pull away for a 71-66 win over Arkansas on Thursday night.

Rotnei Clarke scored 17 points for Arkansas (8-10, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) and made three 3-pointers during the second half. The last one put the Razorbacks ahead 56-55 before the decisive run by the Gators (13-5, 2-2).

Florida shot only 36 percent from the field but hurt Arkansas on the boards. The Gators had 12 second-chance points, all in the second half.

Kenny Boynton added 13 points for the Gators, and Alex Tyus scored 11 with 12 rebounds.

Marshawn Powell scored 14 points for Arkansas.

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