Arkansas' Powell showing off new outside ability
By KURT VOIGT
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.Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.