FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - The magic is gone from Bud Walton Arena.
The Alabama Crimson Tide (18-9, 7-6) used a 19-2 run at the end of the first-half and the beginning of the second-half to beat the Arkansas Razorbacks (17-11, 5-8) 79-68 at Bud Walton Arena Thursday. The loss is Arkansas' second-straight at home.
Arkansas jumped out to an early lead after a hot shooting start. The Razorbacks opened the game five-of-five from three-point range. It built a double-digit lead by as many as 12 points.
The hot shooting did not last long. Arkansas went scoreless from the field for nearly ten minutes. The Tide took advantage, building a double-digit lead through much of the game. Arkansas got as close as five points in the closing minutes.