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UAPB a force in SWAC play

At the beginning of the season, Arkansas-Pine Bluff lost 10 straight nonconference games — all 10 on the road — including losses to Oklahoma, Tulane and Auburn.

Arkansas making strides in its secondary

FAYETTEVILLE — Cornerback Tevin Mitchel and the rest of the Arkansas secondary doesn’t need to be reminded of last season’s struggles, when it seemed pretty easy for opponents to turn in big plays against the Razorbacks.

Benton downs Pine Bluff

BENTON — The Benton Panthers scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth to rally from a one run deficit and defeat the Pine Bluff Zebras 5-4 Tuesday night at Panther Stadium.

UA Notebook: Bielema addresses Collins rumors

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema made a couple of things clear about running back Alex Collins on Saturday: There’s no truth to rumblings that Collins has been suspended for any games next season or is considering a departure from the program.

Walkoff slam thwarts UAPB series sweep

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — Grant Dougherty cracked a grand slam with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Prairie View A&M a 5-1 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday and preventing a series sweep, which would have been the second this season for the Golden Lions (10-21, 10-4 SWAC).