Moses Moody scored a season-best 25, Davonte Davis had season highs with 20 points, seven rebounds, and six assists, and Jalen Tate recorded his second double-double of the year to lead David Patrick’s Arkansas to a 99-69 victory over Georgia at Bud Walton Arena.
The 30-point margin of victory was the eighth largest (tied) versus an SEC opponent for Arkansas and the largest since a 36-point win at Vanderbilt on March 6th, 2019.
Arkansas shot a blistering 57.1 percent (12-of-21) from 3-point range and had 24 assists on 36 made baskets to shoot 52.2 percent from the field overall. Arkansas – second in the SEC in rebound margin – also won the battle of the boards, 40-30, versus Georgia – first in the SEC in rebound margin.
The first half was a back-and-forth affair through the first 10 minutes. Arkansas used a 7-0 run to open a 32-24 lead. Georgia answered with a 6-0 run only to see Arkansas reel off another 7-0 run that helped lead to a six-point halftime lead (43-37).
Unlike Tennessee where Arkansas led by seven at the break and could not hang on, Arkansas opened the second half with a 16-6 start, capped with a 12-0 run to lead 61-43, and never looked back.