Razorbacks Upset No.14 Minnesota
FAYETTEVILLE(KFSM)– The Razorbacks started fast against No. 14 Minnesota Saturday night and never looked back, rolling to a 95-79 victory. Arkansas improves 7-2 on the year. Arkansas defended home court against the Golden Gophers (8-3) keeping their perfect home record intact at eight straight.
The victory is the first for Arkansas over a top 15 opponent since beating No. 5 Texas A&M during the 2015-16 season.
Five Razorbacks finished in double figures against Minnesota with Jaylen Barford leading the way with a game-high 22 points. Freshman Daniel Gafford added 16 points on 8-of-8 shooting. Arkansas’ hot shooting lead them past the top-ranked Golden Gophers, the Hogs were 39-for-68 for field goal range and made 10 out of 23 shots from the three point range.
Next Arkansas will face Troy in Little Rock on December the 16th.