Powell leads Arkansas by Auburn 88-80 in double OT

Powell leads Arkansas by Auburn 88-80 in double OT
January 16, 2013, 10:44 pm
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Arkansas' Rashad Madden passes the ball during the first half an NCAA college basketball game against Auburn in Fayetteville, Ark., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) BJ Young's late 3-pointer in double overtime and Marshawn Powell's 28 points helped Arkansas hold on to secure an 88-80 win over Auburn on Wednesday night.

The win was the second straight for the Razorbacks, who survived the hot-shooting Tigers and guard Frankie Sullivan's five second-half 3-pointers.

Young added 22 points and Mardracus Wade had 12 for Arkansas (11-5, 2-1 Southeastern), which now has won seven of its last eight games. Powell had 21 points in the second half and overtimes, finishing with his second-highest point total of the season.

Sullivan led Auburn (8-8, 2-1) with 26 points, 23 of them after halftime. He was 5 of 11 on 3-pointers, and the Tigers were 11 of 25 overall from behind the arc.