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Arkansas defeats Minnesota, advances in Maui Invitational

After being down five points going into halftime, the Arkansas Razorbacks came in to the second half hot, beating the Minnesota Golden Gophers 87-73. After being down five points going into halftime, the Arkansas Razorbacks came in to the second half hot, beating the Minnesota Golden Gophers 87-73.

MAUI, HI (RNN) - After being down five points going into halftime, the Arkansas Razorbacks came in to the second half hot, beating the Minnesota Golden Gophers 87-73.

The game was a part of the Maui Invitational in Hawaii.

The Razorbacks (4-1) were down 40-35 going into the second half until they broke out into a 10-0 run, changing their fortune. Arkansas continued to drain 3-pointers and slam dunks to stretch their lead out, winning by 14.

Five Razorbacks scored in double digits, led by forward Alandise Harris with 15 points and six rebounds. Guard Rashad Madden scored 11 points in 23 minutes off the bench.

The leading scorer for the Golden Gophers (5-2) was guard Austin Hollins with 17 points.

Arkansas will play the No. 11-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. They will play for fifth place in the tournament.

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