Arkansas Sophomore Rotnei Clarke Rips Net for 51 Points, 13 Threes

Posted by Scott Hansen on November-14-2009 Add Comments

Rotnei Clarke of Arkansas could be the best pure shooter in college basketball.

Never heard of him? Try 51 points on 13-of-17 three-point baskets in a 130-68 season-opening victory over Alcorn State. The 51 points were an Arkansas school-record, while the 13 treys were an SEC record.

Having covered Clarke closely in high school at Verdigris, Okla., Clarke’s record night is not a shock, having once seen him score 65 in a high school game. Clarke was every bit as good as all of the guards that came out of high school in the Class of 2008.

Here was the article I wrote about the Arkansas sophomore when Clarke broke the all-time Oklahoma state scori...

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