Barford scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half and pulled down 10 rebounds in 32 minutes of action.
Daniel Gafford chipped in a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Daryl Macon added 13 points and Anton Beard finished with 10. Florida cut the margin in half with 48 seconds left but never got closer than that. Arkansas' win, its eighth in 10 games, snapped an eight-game losing streak to the Gators. The Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 74 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.1 points on 40.7 percent shooting. The Vols have won both matchups so far this year, so it should be a good matchup.
Five players are averaging at least 8.5 points per game for Florida, they are Jalen Hudson (15.6), Egor Koulechove (13.8), KeVaughn Allen (11.3), Chris Chiozza (11.0) and Keith Stone (8.5).
After trading blows the first three and-a-half minutes of the second half, Arkansas went up 5 points. Koulechove leads in rebounds with 6.5 while Chiozza tops in assists with 6.1 per game.
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Tennessee ranks 75th in three pointers allowed per game (20.2) while Arkansas ranks 264th (24.3). However, the Vols were able to keep the lead and avoid the Hogs' comeback by clutch performances from starters Admiral Schofield (16 points, seven rebounds), Grant Williams (12 points, five rebounds), and Kyle Alexander (12 points, seven boards).
Barford was 9-of-17 from the field and hit four 3-pointers for Arkansas, which led by as many as 14 points in the second half before holding on in the closing minutes. It was Barford's 18th point of the game. The game tips off at 1 p.m. Arkansas beat Tennessee in Bud Walton Arena on December 30 in the first SEC game for both teams, 95-93 in overtime.
Barford pushed his newfound shooting ability to its limits on Thursday night, and he responded when the Razorbacks needed him the most in a 69-64 win over SC in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
Florida led by as many as eight points in the first half and was up 29-22 before Arkansas closed on an 8-0 run to take a 30-29 halftime lead.
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Carrie was the best cornerback the team had last season, he comes into the offseason as an unrestricted free agent. And Schefter says it's possible that Sherman, who grew up in California, will stay in the area after his visit.