Arkansas 73, Marist 64

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Patrick Beverley scored all but
two of his 15 points in the second half Friday afternoon, leading
Arkansas to a 73-64 victory over Marist in the Old Spice Classic at
Disney World.

Gary Ervin scored eight points in the final three minutes to
finish with 13, including a pair of free throws with 26 seconds
remaining. Sonny Weems added a dozen points and 13 rebounds for the
Razorbacks (4-0).

Jared Jordan paced Marist (3-2) with 21 points, eight assists
and eight rebounds. James Smith scored 18 points and Will
Whittington had 10 for the Red Foxes.

Arkansas held a 22-19 halftime lead despite making only 28
percent of its shots, while Marist hit 32 percent from the field
before the break. The Razorbacks more than doubled their accuracy
in the second half with 58 percent shooting.

There were five lead changes and seven ties before Arkansas took
the lead for good on a Vincent Hunter layup and free throw with 13
minutes left.