published Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Portis leads Arkansas to 7th-straight win

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    Arkansas forward Moses Kingsley (33) drives to the basket while pushing away UTSA guard James Williams (00) during their NCAA basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark.
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Bobby Portis had 19 points on 8-of-8 shooting as Arkansas won its seventh-straight game with a 104-71 win over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday night.

The winning streak equals the longest under third-year coach Mike Anderson for the Razorbacks (11-2), who open Southeastern Conference play at Texas A&M on Wednesday. Arkansas now has won 23-straight games in Bud Walton Arena.

Portis, the freshman McDonald's All-American, added 10 rebounds and has now scored in double figures in nine-straight games.

Ky Madden had 15 points for the Razorbacks, who committed a season-low seven turnovers while scoring 40 points on 28 turnovers by the Roadrunners. Michael Qualls added 11 points off the bench.

Devon Agusi led Texas-San Antonio (4-9) with 20 points, while Jordan Sims and Hyjii Thomas added 12 points each.

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