Arkansas' Powell showing off new outside ability

AP Sports Writer

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - Last season's knee injury has actually helped Marshawn Powell turn into a top outside shooting threat for Arkansas.

Powell, who missed all but two games last season with a torn ACL in his right knee, leads the Razorbacks (5-4) in both 3-pointers made (11) and 3-point shooting percentage (50%) this season.

The 6-foot-7 forward entered the season a 22.4% career shooter from behind the arc. After opening this season with a pair of 3-pointers, he's now hit 11 of 22 overall - including an 8 of 12 stretch over his last three games.

Both Powell and coach Mike Anderson credit Powell's increased shooting during his rehab from the knee injury.

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