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In-Game Updates: Arkansas vs. Cincinnati in Hall of Fame Classic

Keep up with what's happening as the Razorbacks play the Bearcats for the championship in Kansas City.

No. 12-13 Arkansas will play for the championship in the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City against Cincinnati.

Keep it here for the latest updates from allHOGS.com.

The Hogs started a big lineup of Connor Vanover, Jaylin Williams, Au'Diese Toney, Stanley Umude and Davonte Davis.


UNDER 16 TIMEOUT: Both teams are struggling shooting up to the under 16 timeout with the Razorbacks holding a 4-2 lead. Coming out of the break, Umude hit a quick layup and the Hogs lead increases.

UNDER 12 TIMEOUT: Hogs build a 10-4 lead and Cincinnati takes a timeout at 12:51 to stop a quick run. The Bearcats respond coming out of the break and are on a 5-0 run until the break at 11:44.

Toney has four to lead the Hogs with Notae, Davis and Umude scoring. Chris Lykes will be at the free-throw line coming out of the break after driving to draw a foul.

UNDER 8 TIMEOUT: Cincinnati makes it all the way back to take a brief 14-13 lead with 9:51 left in the first half as both teams shooting poorly from the field. 

Williams' defense down low is causing the Bearcats trouble and the teams exchange the lead, going into the break tied at 16.

Arkansas shooting just 26.1% from the field and Cincinnati not a whole lot better at 31.6%. Hogs 0-7 behind the arc.

UNDER 4 TIMEOUT: Arkansas gets a little offense going in transition after defense improves. Davis' breakaway dunk on a pass from Vanover gives Hogs a brief lead, but Cincinnati answers and leads, 23-22, at the break.

HALFTIME: Neither team shooting particularly well halfway through, but Cincinnati hangs onto a 30-26 lead at the break.

Toney leads the Hogs' scorers with 6, Lykes had 5, Davis and Vanover with 4, Notae, Williams and Umude with 2 and Trey Wade 1.

Hogs shooting just 29.4% from the field (0-for-10 behind the arc).

The Bearcats hitting 34.4% from the field and are 4-of-14 on three-pointers.

Arkansas has six assists and seven turnovers and are losing that key stat as well.

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SECOND HALF

UNDER 16 TIMEOUT: Shooting has improved a little for both teams as Notae hits a three-pointer, but Hogs still 1-of-14 (7.1%) behind the arc.

Cincinnati holds a 38-35 lead going to the break with Williams at the free-throw line for the Hogs to shoot a pair after being fouled on a put-back attempt.

UNDER 12 TIMEOUT: The pace picked up considerably with the two teams trading the lead.

Toney leading the Hogs with 10 and Lykes has 8.

Both teams playing with increasing urgency and the officials are letting both sides play physical.

UNDER 8 TIMEOUT: Arkansas builds a 6-point lead only to see it go away almost as quickly as they built it.

However it ends, this one is about the Razorbacks' cold shooting, especially from behind the arc. At the break they are 2-for-17 on three-pointers, just 37% overall.

Arkansas is winning the rebounding battle, 35-28, but the Hogs are missing so many shots they have to get some of those just by accident (12-5 lead on offensive boards).

Cincinnati leads at the timeout, 56-54.

UNDER 4 TIMEOUT: Big-time three-pointer from Lykes kick-starts a hectic segment of the game as the physical nature continues.

Toney leading Hogs with 14 points, but Notae is starting to heat up from outside, with 13 points.

Arkansas has a slim one-point lead at the timeout, 61-60 and it could be a hotly contested run to the finish.


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