FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Chris Lykes scored 26 points and No. 16 Arkansas reeled off 13 straight points in the final minutes to beat Northern Iowa 93-80.
The teams traded the lead 18 times and were tied another 10.
Northern Iowa stayed competitive by making 17 of 37 from 3-point range and led 78-77.
Jaylin Williams’ layup with 2:42 put Arkansas ahead for good.
The Razorbacks forced three straight turnovers during the final run and finished off the game from the foul line.
Arkansas is 3-0. Northern Iowa is 1-3. Trae Berhow led the Panthers with 23 points and shot 7 of 11 from deep.