Vols, Hogs win non-conference home games

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn-Jordan Bowden scored 11 straight points during a 23-0 run that broke the game open Tuesday as Tennessee breezed to a 90-50 victory over Presbyterian.

Lamonte Turner had 24 points as Tennessee (4-3) won its third straight to go over .500 for the first time all season heading into Sunday’s game at No. 7 North Carolina.

Bowden, a freshman, finished with a career-high 21 points. Eleven of those points came in a span of 75 seconds as he sank three straight 3-pointers and followed that flurry with a steal and dunk.

Turner and Bowden shot a combined 12 of 21 from 3-point range.

After trailing by a many as 18, Presbyterian got back-to-back 3-pointers from Darius Moore to cut the lead to 50-41 with 12:25 left. Presbyterian (3-5) wouldn’t score again for over 6 { minutes as Tennessee went on its 23-0 spurt.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark-Daryl Macon and Dusty Hannahs scored 17 points each as Arkansas pulled away in the second half for an 84-72 win over Houston on Tuesday night.

It was the fourth straight win for the Razorbacks (7-1), who shot 59.3 percent (16 of 27) in the second half to rally from a 35-34 halftime deficit.

Moses Kingsley added 14 points and eight rebounds for Arkansas, while Dustin Thomas had 11 points. The azorbacks shot 50.8 percent overall (30 of 59).

Rob Gray scored 22 points to lead the Cougars (6-2), whose two losses this season have both come on the road against Southeastern Conference opponents. Damyean Dotson had 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Galen Robinson had 14 points and Wes Vanbeck scored 10.