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Barford's 27 help UA beat Bucknell

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Photographs by J.T. Wampler

Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford rises for a jumper. He finished with a career-high 27 points and the Razorbacks beat Bucknell 101-73 Sunday Nov. 12, 2017 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

The player who wears 0 for the Arkansas Razorbacks filled up the basket against Bucknell on Sunday.

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RECORDS Arkansas 2-0; Bucknell 0-2 STARS Arkansas senior guards Jaylen Barford (27 points, 5 rebounds) and Daryl Macon (21 points, 4 assists). Bucknell senior forward Zach Thomas (24 points, 10 rebounds)

TURNING POINT The Razorbacks outscored the Bison 22-8 in the final 5:08 of the first half, including a three-point basket with one second left by Macon, to take a 56-34 halftime lead.

KEY STAT Arkansas shot 53.5 percent (38 of 71) from the field.

UP NEXT Arkansas plays Fresno State at 7 p.m. Friday in Walton Arena.

— Bob Holt

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