FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas junior Lyndsay Harris became the 24th women’s basketball player in program history to reach the 1,000 career-point milestone.
Harris averages 12.2 points-per-game and has been approaching the milestone for some time. She entered the LSU game needing three points and she got them one-by-one against the Tigers.
Harris’ points all came from the free throw line. She made a pair at the 8:13 mark of the second half after being fouled. Her bonus shots tied the game at 32-all for the seventh time in the contest.
The game progressed to the final seconds when Harris was fouled with just nine seconds left on the clock. She hit one of two reaching 1,000 points.
"It means a lot and I’m very honored to have reached my 1,000th point," Harris said after the game. "I know that I would not be where I am if not for Coach Collen and my teammates. They have confidence in me and that gives me the confidence to take the shots I do."
Harris’ numbers are solid throughout her career. She scored 307 points as a freshman, 377 as a sophomore and has 316 points this season as a junior. In addition to her 1,000 points, Harris has 274 career rebounds, 215 assists and 120 steals.
Harris ranks among the Razorback leaders with 200 made three-pointers, ranking fourth. She has 624 three-point attempts, also ranking fourth all-time.
Razorback teammate junior C’eira Ricketts is also approaching 1,000 career points. Ricketts enters the Kentucky game with 994 career points, needing just six more for her 1,000th point. Ricketts has 458 career rebounds, 323 assists and has started 82 of 84 games in her career.