Razorbacks heat up from 3, down SMU

By: Seth Campbell
Published: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Mike Neighbors looks on during Arkansas' 96-49 win over Oral Roberts on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
( Gunnar Rathbun, University of Arkansas Razorback Athletics )
Mike Neighbors looks on during Arkansas' 96-49 win over Oral Roberts on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

The No. 13 Arkansas women rewrote the record books Wednesday in their 79-47 victory at SMU.

The Razorbacks made 7 of 15 3-pointers in the first quarter and limited the Mustangs to just seven first-quarter points. The seven 3-pointers are a record for Arkansas in a quarter.

Arkansas (6-1) also set a record with 11 first-half 3-pointers en route to a 39-17 halftime lead.

The Razorbacks made a season-high 16 3-pointers on 39 attempts — one make short of the program high that was set last year in the SEC Tournament against Auburn. The Razorbacks' 24 assists also were a season high. 

Arkansas was led by senior guard Amber Ramirez who scored 18 points on 6 of 14 shooting. All of her shots came from 3-point range.

Reigning SEC player of the week Chelsea Dungee scored 12 points on 4 of 12 shooting. Makayla Daniels had 13 points on 4 of 8 shooting and dished out a career-high seven assists.

SMU (0-4) was led by junior guard Kayla White who scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds. 

Arkansas improved to 23-5 all-time against SMU. The Razorbacks are scheduled to host Central Arkansas on Sunday.

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