September 28, 2022

Arkansas heads to Sweet 16 with win over New Mexico State

The Arkansas Razorbacks head to the Sweet 16. The Hogs beat the New Mexico State Aggies in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday night. The Aggies made it 50-48 with 2.7 seconds left. Chris Lykes, who is just 5’7″, sank two free throws after a quick foul to put the game away. Lykes scored 7 points, all on free throws. JD Notae led the way for the Arkansas scored 18 points Saturday night before committing a foul with less than two minutes remaining Jaylin Williams had 15 rebounds and 10 points for a double-double New Mexico State’s Teddy Allen scored 37 points Thursday when his team upset UConn.Arkansas’ defense held him to just 10. Arkansas will face the winner of Saturday’s game between Gonzaga and Memphis next week.This is the second straight year that the Arkansas advances to the Sweet 16. The team ended a 25-year drought in 2021, advancing past the second round for the first time since 1996. Razorbacks fans gathered in Buffalo, New York to cheer on the Hogs during of the first two rounds. Others gathered in homes and bars across the Arkansas.

The Arkansas Razorbacks are heading to the Sweet 16.

The Hogs defeated the New Mexico State Aggies in Round 2 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday night.

The Aggies made it 50-48 with 2.7 seconds left. Chris Lykes, who is only 5’7″, sank two free throws after a quick foul to put the game away.

Lykes scored 7 points, all on free throws.

JD Notae led the way for Arkansas, scoring 18 points on Saturday night before committing a foul with less than two minutes remaining. Jaylin Williams brought down 15 rebounds and 10 points for a double-double.

New Mexico State’s Teddy Allen scored 37 points Thursday when his team upset UConn. Arkansas’ defense held him to just 10.

Arkansas will face the winner of Saturday’s game between Gonzaga and Memphis next week.

This is the second straight year that Arkansas has made it to the Sweet 16.

The team ended a 25-year drought in 2021, advancing to the second round for the first time since 1996.

Razorbacks fans gathered in Buffalo, New York to cheer on the Hogs through the first two rounds. Others gathered in homes and bars in Arkansas.

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