Posted December 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Marshawn Powell's knee injury might have cost him most of last season. His down time, however, has provided the Arkansas junior with an unexpected benefit. Known primarily for his work underneath the basket before this season, Powell has turned into one of the team's best outside shooters. The 6-foot-7 forward leads Arkansas (5-4) in 3-pointers made (11) and 3-point shooting percentage (50 percent), both surprising considering the source. Powell entered the season a career 22.4 percent shooter from behind the arc, having connected on only 15 of 67 attempts. But he's hit 11 of 22 this season, including an 8-of-12 stretch over his last three games. ''I knew he could shoot 3s, but I didn't think he was going to shoot this many, or at least land (them),'' Arkansas junior Rickey Scott said. ''I'm as shocked as you.'' The secret behind Powell's sudden shooting prowess isn't all that much of a secret at all. He credits the...
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