Signature victory: Razorbacks beat No. 21 South Carolina
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Posted: February 16, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.
Desperate for a victory that will resonate with the NCAA Tournament selection committee, the Arkansas Razorbacks brought one home Wednesday night.
RECORDS Arkansas 19-7, 8-5 SEC; South Carolina 20-6, 10-3
STARS Arkansas guards Jaylen Barford (23 points, 5 rebounds) and Dusty Hannahs (20 points) and center Moses Kingsley (16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 blocked shots). South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell (27 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists)
TURNING POINT With the shot clock about the expire, Manny Watkins made a jumper to give the Razorbacks a 79-76 lead with 29.2 seconds left.
KEY STAT Arkansas shot 53.6 percent (30 of 56) from the field.
UP NEXT Arkansas plays Ole Miss at 5 p.m. Saturday in Walton Arena.
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