Cold-shooting dooms Southern in 79-44 loss at Arkansas

Southern Men’s Basketball

Cold-shooting dooms Southern in 79-44 loss at Arkansas
Southern forward Damiree Burns (40) (Source: Walt Beazley / Arkansas A)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (WAFB) - A red-hot Arkansas team made 11 shots from 3-point range and shot 44.8 percent from the field overall, as the Razorbacks defeated Southern 79-44 on Wednesday night at Bud Walton Arena.

Junior guard Jayden Saddler led the Jaguars (0-3) with nine points and six rebounds, including 4-of-8 shooting from field goal range. The Jaguars shot 18-of-63 from the field (28.6 percent) and 7.7 percent from 3-point range.

The Razorbacks (5-0) had six players in double-figure scoring, led by Davonte Davis with 14 points.

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Southern was initially scheduled to play at No. 1 Gonzaga on Thursday but the game was canceled after the Bulldogs shut down basketball activities due to COVID-19 issues in the program.

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