FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team takes on the second of three opponents in seven days hosting Alabama in Southeastern Conference action in Bud Walton Arena Thursday at 7 p.m.
In The Lane
Date: Thursday, Jan. 23, 2019
Time: 7 p.m.
The Razorbacks (15-4, 3-2 SEC) are coming off a marquee win on the road at Tennessee on Monday. Arkansas lead by as many as 12 before senior Malica Monk hit a jumper with four seconds on the clock to lift the Razorbacks to the 80-79 win.
Monk, Chelsea Dungee and Alexis Tolefree all scored in double figures and they continue to average double-digits this season. The Razorback defense continues to force turnovers and lead the SEC in turnover margin. Additionally, Arkansas’ four-guard lineup takes great care of the ball as the Razorbacks rank first in the league for fewest turnovers per contest.
Arkansas likes to play about nine players deep. In addition to Monk, Dungee and Tolefree, the Razorbacks look to Bailey Zimmerman, Jailyn Mason, Kiara Williams, Taylah Thomas, Raven Northcross-Baker and Rokia Doumbia will likely see double-figure minutes in the game.
Alabama (10-9, 2-4 SEC) also defeated Tennessee picking up the home win last week. The Crimson Tide fell to LSU in Sunday’s game. Alabama hopes to get out to a fast start as they are 9-0 win leading after the first 20 minutes. The are 1-9 when trailing at the break.
•We Back Pat presented by Degree
•Tickets: $5 adults / $3 Youth 17 & under / UA Students Free
•First 500 fans get a free We Back Pat t-shirt
•Spirit Squad autograph table on south concourse
•Chamber Appreciation: 6-7 p.m. in the Old Courtside Club (Show business card for $2 admission)
•Pre-game Chalk Talk 6:35 p.m. in the Courtside Club
•Student Concession Discount: $3 Popcorn & Soft Drink w/ UA ID
•Halftime: Razorback Twirlers and the Alma third, fourth and fifth grade basketball players
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