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Wade's 14 lead Arkansas past Texas A&M 73-62

Saturday - 3/9/2013, 4:27pm  ET

Arkansas' Hunter Mickelson, left, makes a pass as Texas A&M's Andrew Young, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, March 9, 2013. (AP Photo/April L. Brown)

KURT VOIGT
AP Sports Writer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Mardracus Wade scored 14 points as Arkansas secured its first unbeaten run through the Southeastern Conference at home since the 1997-98 season with a 73-62 win over Texas A&M on Saturday.

The Razorbacks (19-12, 10-8) also secured their first overall winning mark in the SEC in five years, the last time the school reached the NCAA tournament. Arkansas closed out the regular season 18-1 at home, with its only loss coming to then-No. 6 Syracuse on Nov. 30.

Wade was one of five players in double figures for the Razorbacks.

The loss was the fourth in five games for Texas A&M (17-14, 7-11), which played without leading scorer Elston Turner because of a hand injury.

Fabyon Harris led the Aggies with 16 points.


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