Arkansas 9, Oklahoma 6

Wednesday, April 10th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas scored nine runs to rally from a six-run deficit and beat Oklahoma 9-6 on Tuesday.

Oklahoma (19-13) scored twice in the first inning, once in the second and three times in the third to take a 6-0 lead. Arkansas' relief pitching then held Oklahoma to one hit and two base runners after that.

The Razorbacks (18-11) got one run in the third and six in the sixth. Ryan Fox had a two-run homer in the sixth and Jeff Fletcher had an RBI double.

Arkansas closed out the scoring with two in the eighth.

Clint Brannon (1-0), the third Arkansas reliever, pitched three innings of one-hit ball with three strikeouts for the victory. Scott Roehl threw three perfect innings for his second save.

Evan Greusel (3-2) allowed two runs, both unearned, on two hits with five strikeouts in two innings of relief work.