Arkansas vs. Pepperdine Notes

 

ABOUT ARKANSAS

TOM COLLEN

·         Collen is 100-67 in six seasons at Arkansas after the win over Pepperdine. He is the third coach with 100 wins in program history.

·         Head coach Tom Collen is 317-137 (.698) overall in all games in 15 seasons

·         Collen is the reigning SEC Coach of the Year

·         Collen has taken Arkansas to three postseason appearances (WNIT, 2009, 2011; NCAA Second Round, 2012)

 

TEAM/GAME

·         Arkansas is 31-1 in non-conference games at Bud Walton under Tom Collen (loss to Missouri December 2007)

·         Arkansas has won 25 consecutive non-conference games in Bud Walton

·         Today was the first meeting between these two teams in program history

·         First start for Dominique Wilson

·         Arkansas opened hitting 3-5 to start the game

·         Keira Peak has had seven consecutive games in double figure scoring

·         Sarah Watkins has had five games in double figure scoring/four in a row…Today was second-best point total of season

·         Arkansas never trailed in the game

 

SEASON

·         Senior Sarah Watkins (second-team) and sophomore Calli Berna (all-freshman team) were both All-SEC selections in 2012

·         Arkansas is 204-76 in 20 seasons in Bud Walton Arena

·         Sarah Watkins became the 27th player in program history to score at least 1,000 career points. She enters today’s game with 1044 career points in 104 games and added 18 for 162.

·         Sarah Watkins ranks 26 in career rebounds with 483 in 105 games

·         Sarah Watkins ranks second in career blocked shots with 167

·         Sarah Watkins could be the 17th player in program history to reach the 1,000 point, 500 rebound plateau