Arkansas blew a 17-point lead with less than seven minutes to play in a 69-66 loss to Stanford in the third-place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
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Arkansas State will take on New Mexico State at 3 p.m. Saturday after coming off of a late season bye week.
FAYETTEVILLE — The crowd’s roar was loudest for Brandon Allen.
LITTLE ROCK — The last iota of angst wiped away late in the third quarter, on-field happenings between Missouri and Arkansas took a back seat to the bowl guessing game.
FAYETTEVILLE — The Battle Line Rivalry was more like a rout.
FAYETTEVILLE — Even before Friday it would have been difficult to find takers who doubted the veracity of the statement “Alex Collins is the best Arkansas running back since Darren McFadden.”
RISON — For the second straight week the Rison Wildcats had to overcome an outstanding individual performance from their opposing team to advance in the playoffs.
WARREN — On Friday night, the Warren Lumberjacks and the Nashville Scrappers met in a highly anticipated quarterfinal matchup.
JONESBORO — Kacy Higgins Jr. only makes big plays.
Arkansas pulled within a possession of Georgia Tech several times in the second half Thursday, but never managed to overcome the Yellow Jackets in the semifinals of the of the NIT Season Tip-Off, falling, 83-73.