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Posted: December 22, 2012 at 2:40 a.m.

Sophomore forward Hunter Mickelson, who scored a career-high 16 points against Robert Morris, said the players understand they need to stay sharp tonight. Mickelson blocks a shot during Arkansas' game against Houston last November at Verizon Arena. The Razorbacks have lost three straight games in North Little Rock.

The Arkansas men’s basketball team consistently has drawn enthusiastic crowds for its annual visits to Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, but the fans haven’t had much to cheer about in recent seasons.

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