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Short-handed Hogs drop fifth straight game, losing to Gators

When you realize that Arkansas was 3-of-18 on three-pointers and started Ethan Henderson the 73-59 loss at Florida on Tuesday night probably isn’t that surprising.

Yes, apparently things have gotten that bad with one of the best outside shooters in the league still rehabbing from knee surgery. Isaiah Joe made the trip to Gainesville, but didn’t play and there has been no word when he will be on the court again.

Maybe the biggest surprise is the Razorbacks cut a 19-point deficit to two — twice in the second half — but could not complete the comeback as Florida pulled away late.

Mason Jones led Arkansas (again) with 21 points while Adrio Bailey had an SEC career-high 16 points and an SEC career-high eight rebounds.

Henderson, who hasn’t seen much playing time this season, played 11 minutes, scored 7 and grabbed three rebounds before fouling out in the second half.

The Gators were red-hot (50 percent) from the field and out-rebounded the Hogs by 10 (36-26).

And next on the schedule is a surging Missouri, who beat Auburn on Saturday, 85-73 and have a 12-13 record (4-8 in the SEC).

They beat Arkansas in overtime earlier this season, 83-79.