The Razorbacks came into Monday’s game 1-0 and never looked back in their second win of the year. The Razorbacks beat McNeese State 101-58.
The Razorbacks shot just 61% from the free throw line, but it did not matter in a game that was never close. The Hogs were up 49-27 at half en route to a dominating victory.
Chelsea Dungee, Arkansas’ star junior guard, went 7-11 from the field with 19 points. Dungee nearly had a double-double as she had 6 rebounds and 4 assists. She shot 33% on her 3-point attempts in the game, going 1-3 from deep.
Amber Ramirez, a junior guard, went 4-11 and had 13 points as well as 3 rebounds. She went 1-4 from deep.
"We went back and watched film after the last game. Coach (Neighbors) talked to us a lot about our defense and things we needed to work on, so we went back and worked on them," Ramirez said.
Both teams combined for 31 turnovers as Arkansas turned the ball over 14 times and McNeese State had 15 turnovers. The difference was Arkansas turned 15 turnovers into 23 points while McNeese only managed to get 2 points off of turnovers. The Hogs also outscored McNeese in the paint, scoring 66 points compared to the Cowgirls’ 30.
Arkansas junior forward Taylah Thomas recorded a double-double with 11 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. She went 5-6 shooting on the night with her lone miss being a 3-point attempt.
The Razorbacks will be back in action at Bud Walton Arena on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. against Oral Roberts. The game is televised by the SEC Network+ (SECN+).