Arkansas healthy for home stretch

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Arkansas women's basketball coach Mike Neighbors gives a thumbs up following the Razorbacks' 73-72 win against Ole Miss on Dec. 31, 2017 in Bud Walton Arena.

The mood in the Arkansas locker room had a different vibe this week. Winning does a lot to change morale.

No. 11 Tennessee at Arkansas

WHEN 7 p.m.

WHERE Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville

RECORDS Tennessee 19-4, 7-3; Arkansas 12-11, 3-7

SERIES Tennessee leads 30-3

RADIO KABZ-FM 103.7 in Little Rock; KQSM-FM 92.1 in Fayetteville; KFPW-AM 1230 and KFPW-FM 94.5 in Fort Smith; KURM-AM 790 and KURM-FM 100.3 in Rogers.






G^Malika Monk^5-5^Jr.^16.0^3.8

G^Devin Cosper^5-10^Sr.^15.0^6.3

F^Kiarra Williams^6-1^So.^7.8^7.3

PG^Jailyn Mason^5-9^S0.^10.3^4.0

F^Bailey Zimmerman^6-0^Jr.^3.7^3.1

COACH Mike Neighbors (12-11 in first season, 110-50 overall)



F^Jaime Nared^6-6^Sr.^16.6^8.0

F^Rennia Davis^6-2^Fr.^11.1^7.6

C^Mercedes Russell^6-6^Sr.^16.6^8.4

G^Evina Westbrook^6-0^Fr.^9.8^3.1

G^Meme Jackson^5-11^Jr.^7.7^4.4

COACH Holly Warlick (145-50 in sixth year at Tennessee)



80.6^Points Scored Per Game^67.6

65.0^Points Allowed Per Game^70.9

45.0^Rebounds Per Game^40.0

16.6^Turnovers Per Game^12.5

46.8^FG pct.^36.9

31.2^3-pt FG pct.^28.9

70.9^FT pct.^72.3

CHALK TALK Arkansas comes into the game off a 74-66 road win on Sunday at Alabama. Prior to that win, the Razorbacks had lost four straight and seven of its last eight games. … Arkansas will play three of its next four games at home, where it is 8-3 this season. … Arkansas has beaten Tennessee just 3 times in 33 games, the last in 2016. … Tennessee is in a logjam with four teams tied for third in the SEC. … The Lady Vols are on a two-game win streak with wins over Vanderbilt and Texas A&M. … After missing two games with an ankle injury, Arkansas graduate senior Devin Cosper is finally 10o percent healthy. She has scored 17 and 21 points respectively in her last two games.

— Chip Souza • @NWAChip

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