State sports briefs

Posted: May 17, 2012 at 3:41 a.m.

BASKETBALL Clarke signs with Arkansas Junior college forward Coty Clarke made it official on Wednesday and signed his national letter of intent with Arkansas, becoming the fifth signee for the 2012 recruiting class. Clarke, 6-7, 225 pounds, averaged 16.2 points and was the nation’s second-leading rebounder with 13.5 per game at Lawson State Community College in Alabama. He chose the Razorbacks over approximately 20 other scholarship offers, including Georgia, Mississippi State, Bradley, Auburn and Nebraska.

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Sports, Pages 25 on 05/17/2012