Vietnamese American Jaylin Williams drafted by the Oklahoma City Thunder 34th overall
Last night, University of Arkansas star Jaylin Williams held back tears as the Oklahoma City Thunder selected him with the 34th overall pick of this year’s NBA Draft. “This is just the beginning,” Williams told supporters at Bud Walton Stadium after his selection was announced. This past season, the 6-foot-10-inch and 240-pound power forward was a critical piece to a Razorbacks squad that reached the Elite Eight during the NCAA Men’s Division 1 basketball tournament.news.yahoo.com
No. 20 Arkansas’ big run flusters No. 6 Alabama
– Freshman Jaylin Williams scored 10 of his season-high 13 points during a decisive run and No. 20 Arkansas beat sixth-ranked Alabama 81-66 on Wednesday night. Williams keyed the 17-2 run that turned a six-point deficit into a nine-point lead with less than 10 minutes to play. He was one of five Arkansas players to finish in double figures for Arkansas (18-5, 10-4 Southeastern Conference). Arkansas’ run provided too much frustration.
No. 2 Baylor still undefeated after 84-72 win over Auburn
(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)WACO, Texas – This Baylor win was for Davion Mitchell, and the junior guard did his part against his former team. Mitchell swished a 3-pointer after losing a shoe and finished with 13 points and seven assists, helping the Bears stay undefeated with an 84-72 win over Auburn in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday. “And that’s OK, because Butler, and Teague and Davion Mitchell and Flagler are all really good,” Pearl said. "That conversation down the court, that was pretty cool.”AHEAD TO STAYButler made two free throws with 4:50 left in the first half for a 23-22 Baylor lead. Baylor: Baylor is 7-1 in Big 12/SEC Challenge games, the best record by any team in either league in the annual showdown.