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Razorback women host Auburn

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorback women host Auburn

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team hosts Auburn University in Southeastern Conference action Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena. Arkansas is off to an 11-5 start and is 0-4 in the SEC and looking to get back on track with the Sunday game. The contest airs on FSN with Dave Neal and Van Chancellor calling the action. "We are disappointed in our record right now," Collen said, "but we believe we are a better team. Our energy and effort was good. We are working hard every day in practice and this team understands they are pretty good. We just have to get the confidence back." Arkansas enters the game without an SEC win but with several team and individual successes in the conference stats. As a team, the Razorbacks rank third in scoring defense, fifth in rebounding offense and turnover margin, fourth in assist/turnover ratio and first in defensive rebound percentage. In 16 games, Arkansas has 398 defensive rebounds, 190 opponent offensive boards for 67.7 percent. C’eira Ricketts is tied for 17th in scoring followed by Sarah Watkins in 25th. Ashley Ricketts is fifth in assists, fourth in steals and second in assist/turnover ratio this week. Watkins is eighth in free throw percentage. Lyndsay Harris is 15th in three-point percentage and fourth in threes made. Watkins is fourth in blocked shots. Ashley Daniels and Dominique Robinson are 14th and 15, respectively, for offensive rebounds. “Our defense has been pretty good and has been the thing that has kept us in games this year,” Collen said. “We key off the defense and let that spark the offense.” Arkansas follows up the Auburn game hosting Vanderbilt Jan. 19, before back-to-back road games at LSU and at Mississippi State next week.



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