LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Will Neighbour scored 17 points and Arkansas-Little Rock closed the game on a 15-2 run to defeat Milwaukee 59-43 Monday night in a game that was part of the Hoops for Hope Classic.
Leroy Isler added 13 points for the Trojans (2-2), who shot 51% from the floor.
Demetrius Harris led Milwaukee (2-2) with 15 points. Jordan Aaron and Austin Arians added 13 each for the Panthers, who shot 33% from the field, made just 4 of 10 free throws and committed 19 turnovers.
The game was tied at 32-all early in the second half and Milwaukee was still within 44-41 with 5 minutes left. But Neighbour scored five straight points during the final surge to push the Trojans' lead to double digits.Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.