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Razorbacks beat Auburn 73-64 Tuesday night

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Rotnei Clarke and Julysses Nobles

scored 16 points each as Arkansas pulled away in the second half

for a 73-64 win over Auburn on Tuesday night.

The Razorbacks (13-6, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) are now 12-0

in Fayetteville this season, their best start at home since a 15-0

mark during the 1997-98 season.

Earnest Ross scored 15 points to lead the Tigers (7-13, 0-6),

who lost their sixth straight and went more than 11 minutes without

a field goal to open the second half.

Arkansas led 34-30 at halftime, and Marshawn Powell scored five

straight points to start the second half for the Razorbacks, who

went on a 21-1 run and extend their lead to 55-31.

The teams traded the lead 12 times in the first half, and

neither led by more than three points until Rickey Scott put

Arkansas up 32-28 with 1:22 left in the half.

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