Scott, Young lift Arkansas past La. Tech 77-63

The Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Rickey Scott scored a career-high 18 points and BJ Young added 16 as Arkansas pulled away for a 77-63 win over Louisiana Tech.

The Razorbacks (8-3) led throughout the second half but were unable to put the Bulldogs away until the last few minutes.

The win is Arkansas' third win in a row and third in a six-day stretch at home. The Razorbacks are now 8-0 in Bud Walton Arena this season.

Scott scored 10 of his points in the first half, a stretch that included a pair of thundering dunks. He was joined in double figures by Young and Devon Abron, who finished with 10.

Raheem Abbleby led Louisiana Tech (7-6) with 23 points, while Trevor Gaskins had 12 and Romario Souza 10.

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