FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Justin Smith scored 18 points, JD Notae added 16 and Arkansas never trailed in a 69-54 win over North Texas. The Razorbacks opened the second half with a 9-0 run to build their largest lead of the game at 47-27. The Mean Green cut the deficit to 10 shortly after the midpoint of the second half. But Smith and Notae each made a 3-pointer during Arkansas’ 12-3 run to get the lead to 67-48 with 3:47 left. Connor Vanover had a career-high 16 rebounds to go with six points and six blocks. Terence Lewis II scored 12 points and Zachary Simmons added 10 for North Texas.