Hogs Rally For Win At Georgia In SEC Opener
It looked like it was going to be another disappointing loss on the road for Arkansas. Georgia raced out to a 13-point first half lead in the SEC opener and the Razorbacks did not seem to have an answer.
But the second half was a much different story.
Arkansas outscored Georgia 42-31 after intermission and got a combined 36 points from Bobby Portis and Alandis Harris as the Hogs stole a 79-75 win in Athens, Ga.
Harris scored 15 points off the bench while shooting 7-of-8 from the field and it was his 20-foot jumper that gave Arkansas the lead for good in the final six minutes.
Michael Qualls added 17 points on just 5-of-13 shooting for Arkansas but hit 6-of-7 from the free throw line. Georgia had five players finish in double figures, led by Nemanja Djurisic with 16 points.
Arkansas was pounded on the glass, outrebounded 40-25, but forced 17 turnovers and finished the game shooting better than 50 percent from the floor. Georgia came out on fire in the first half, hitting 58 percent from the floor, but struggled after intermission and finished shooting an overall 45 percent.