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Hogs Cruise Past Indiana St. In NIT Opener

{}Sophomore{}Anthlon Bell's career-high 28 led six Razorbacks in double-digits, propelling Arkansas to a 91-71 victory over Indiana State in the first round of the NIT Tuesday.

Bell's effort set a new scoring high for Razorbacks in the NIT and he wasn't just hot from downto Bell's six first-half boards were good for another career high on the night. The Razorbacks maintained a 46-32 edge on the glass, grabbing an astounding 33 defensive rebounds.

Freshman{}Bobby Portis{}added ten points of his own to 13 grabs on the glass for his fourth career double-double. Portis's career-high night around the rim led the team and included five on the offensive end.

Redshirt junior{}Alandise Harris's 13 points were good for second high on the team on 5-of-9 from the floor. Junior{}Rashad Madden, sophomore{}Michael Qualls{}and senior{}Coty Clarke{}had 11, 11 and 10 points, respectively, to round out the Razorbacks in double figures.

Arkansas finished with a positive assist/turnover ratio for the 27th time this season, capitalizing for 17 points on Indiana State miscues.

The Razorbacks broke away from the Sycamores in the second half behind 65% shooting from the field and 67 percent from beyond the arc.

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