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Three-minute crash: Hogs black out with victory in sight

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Photographs by J.T. Wampler

Arkansas senior Manny Watkins and his father, Razorbacks assistant coach Melvin Watkins walk off the floor following a 72-65 loss to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Greenville, S.C.

In a season full of big comebacks for the Arkansas Razorbacks, it looked like they might pull off their biggest Sunday night against North Carolina.

Game sketch

RECORDS Arkansas 26-10. North Carolina 29-7.

STARS North Carolina junior forwards Kennedy Meeks (16 points, 11 rebounds) and Justin Jackson (15 points, 8 rebounds). Arkansas junior guard Daryl Macon (19 points).

TURNING POINT The Tar Heels outscored the Razorbacks 12-0 the final 2:56.

KEY STAT North Carolina had a 16-4 edge in second-chance points.

UP NEXT Arkansas goes into the offseason.

-- Bob Holt

Sports on 03/20/2017

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