The Razorbacks (2-0) opened the second half with a 9-0 run to build their largest lead of the game at 47-27.
The Mean Green (1-1) had runs of 7-0 and 9-0 and 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.
The Razorbacks had a 40-36 advantage on the glass.
Gray's 17 points lead Florida State past Louisville 78-65
— RaiQuan Gray had 17 points and eight rebounds, Wyatt Wilkes scored 13 points and Florida State beat Louisville 78-65 on Monday night.
Crosby carries Alcorn State over Arkansa-Pine Bluff 82-48
— Troymain Crosby had 18 points as Alcorn State routed Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-48 on Monday.
Esposito leads Sacramento State over Idaho State 70-65
— Ethan Esposito had a career-high 26 points as Sacramento State narrowly defeated Idaho State 70-65 on Monday.