5:08 p.m. — It’s all over here at Bud Walton as Ricketts dribbles it out, the Razorbacks take down ETSU 95-78.
5:05 p.m. — Rees pops up and drains a 3 from the right corner, Razorbacks closing in on 100, up 95-76.
5:02 p.m. — Skye Rees knocks down both of her free throws to bring the Hogs to 90 points on the night, Razorbacks up 90-74.
4:58 p.m. — C’eira Ricketts with a nice crossover move as she brings it up the court, timeout on the floor here in Bud Walton, Hogs leading it 88-72.
4:54 p.m. — ETSU takes another timeout with 5:10 left in the game, Arkansas up 85-67.
4:50 p.m. — Another wide open look for Robinson, another Razorback 3, Hogs up 19, 82-63.
4:45 p.m. — Robinson nails another wide open 3 as the Hogs are starting to pull away here in the 2nd, 77-61.
4:43 p.m. — 1-and-1 taken full advantage of by Daniels, Razorbacks push their lead to 13, 74-61.
4:40 p.m. — Watkins gets it under the hoop and the freshman puts it in, Hogs up 68-58.
4:37 p.m. — Robinson hits a wide open 3 to extend the Hogs lead to 10, 63-53.
4:36 p.m. — 3rd timeout of the half here in Fayetteville, Razorbacks still up 60-53.
4:30 p.m. — Latisha Belcher goes down hard to the floor on the foul, injury timeout on the floor in Bud Walton, Hogs up 60-53.
4:28 p.m. — Gordon draws the foul again and drains another 2 free throws to make it 56-51, Razorbacks on top.
4:27 p.m. — Tarita Gordon draws the foul and sinks both freebies for the Pirates, 54-47 Hogs.
4:21 p.m. — At the first timeout of the 2nd half, Hogs have put together a 16-5 run to open up the half on ETSU.
4:19 p.m. — Watkins nails the turn-around shot to put the Hogs up 7, 52-45.
4:17 p.m. — Daniels hits and ties up the game at 45 for the Hogs as she’s sent to line for the and-1.
4:13 p.m.– 30 seconds til 2nd half action tips here at Bud Walton.
4:10 p.m. — ETSU takes the court for some 2nd half warm-ups.
3:58 p.m. — A combined 26 fouls in the first half — 15 for Arkansas — in a very physical contest.
3:57 p.m. — Tie ball hands the possession back to ETSU, and with 5.7 left the Bucs can shoot for the halftime lead. Davis drives the length of the court, fouled by Daniels. She gets both and gives ETSU back the lead, 40-38, as we go to halftime.
3:56 p.m. — Wiles ties it up for ETSU, 38-38. Arkansas will get the final shot.
3:53 p.m. — Watkins stops a slow comeback by ETSU, Bucs get within 1 at 34-33, but back to back buckets from the freshman make it 38-33 as we head into the final 90 seconds of the first half.
3:48 p.m. — Another small run by ETSU makes it 33-29 as we go to the final media break of the half. Defense dominates so far as UA is hitting only 38% with 8 turnovers, ETSU at 28% with 7 turnovers. ETSU’s saving grace is the arc — 57% — to only 25% for Arkansas.
3:45 p.m. — Make it 10 fouls for ETSU as McCray converts an old fashioned three-pont play to stop the Bucs’ run. 33-25 Arkansas.
3:44 p.m. — Lots of fouls both ways in a physical first half. Arkansas’ 11 whistle puts Wiles at the line, she gets both to trim UA’s lead to five, 30-25. ETSU has committed nine fouls themselves.
3:42 p.m. — 5-0 comeback by ETSU to cut lead to 30-23 for Arkansas.
3:37 p.m. — Another trey for Robinson, now 30-18 as we go to the media timeout.
3:35 p.m. — Robinson gets the kickout pass from Watkins for a second three-pointer, ETSU calls the quick time out and Arkansas getting ready to pull away. The 12-point spread is the first double-digit margin so far; 27-15.
3:34 p.m. — Harris’ three pointer is the first for the Razorbacks, takes the score to 24-15.
3:30 p.m. — Lots of defense as four free throws for Arkansas is all the offense the past 2:30 of clock time, Razorbacks slowly extending lead to 21-13.
3:25 p.m. — Jamesha Townsend’s baseline jumper takes the run out to 8-2 as we head to the second media timeout of the first half. Razorbacks are up 17-13. Arkansas is 5-of-5 at the free throw line and ETSU is 2-of-3 behind the arc — otherwise the team stats are pretty close. Ford leads all with 7.
3:22 p.m. — Ford on a 4-0 run as her jumper puts Arkansas up for the first time, another defensive stuff and coast-to-coast by Lyndsey Harris and Arkansas has a 15-11 lead at 13:30 — 6-0 overall for UA.
3:19 p.m. — Charity Ford flashes for the steal and goes the length; fouled, but hits the two free throws to tie the game at 11-11.
3:16 p.m. — First media time out. ETSU has led the whole way, in part thanks to 2-of-2 from behind the arc. Overall, ETSU hitting 57% while Arkansas is having a strong start at 42.9%.
3:15 p.m. — Athletic director Jeff Long is in the house.
3:14 p.m. — Teams exchange three-point plays, with Charity Ford driving in for Arkansas’, 11-9 ETSU with just under 17 to play in first half.
3:11 p.m. — McCray’s stick back gives her all of Arkansas’ early points, 8-4.
3:10 p.m. — ETSU adds another three before Ashley McCray’s free throws put Arkansas on the board, down 6-2.
3:09 p.m. — East Tenn’s Davis his a three-pointer to start the scoring.
3:05 p.m. — Unusual start as the tipoff gets knocked out of bounds.
3:03 p.m. — New pregame video playing on the main RazorVision board.
2:57 p.m. — Starters for Arkansas: Daniels, Rickets, McCray, Ford, Harris
2:56 p.m. — Starters for East Tennessee: Davis, Wiles, Washington, Evans, Austin
2:55 p.m. — Looks like audio is repaired.
2:52 pm — Part of the troubles in arena today may effect the audio on the video stream and the radio network. Techs are working on the issues.
2:49 pm — Greetings from Bud Walton Arena We apologize for the late start but there are some network and tech issues in the arena this afternoon. You haven’t missed anything as today’s tip is at 3 p.m. to accommodate volleyball senior day at Barnhill.