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Razorbacks among SEC leaders

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks among SEC leaders

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team is spending the week focused on final exams and working out in Bud Walton Arena.

While the Razorbacks break from competition, their week is anything but restful as they scramble through tests, papers and projects while continuing to practice.

As the team continues to work through finals, here is a quick look at some of the players who rank among the SEC leaders. Juniors Lyndsay Harris and C’eira Ricketts are tied for 12th in the SEC in scoring, averaging 12.7 ppg at the time of the release.

Sophomore Sarah Watkins is No. 16 with 12.1 ppg and freshman Keira Peak is No. 27 with 9.8 ppg.

Junior Ashley Daniels ranks ninth with 7.2 rebounds-per-game followed by Peak at No. 19 with 5.8 rpg. Watkins ranks second in the league with a .529 field goal percentage. Ricketts checks in at No. 5 this week with 4.2 assists-per-game, is second for free throw percentage with .735 and third in steals with 2.4 steals-per-game. Harris is tied for No. 8 with 1.9 spg and Peak is tied for No. 11 with 1.8 spg.

Harris ranks among league leaders for three-pointers. She is second with 2.9 threes made per game and No. 8 with a .342 three-point shooting percentage.

Watkins is second with 1.8 blocked shots-per-game and is tied for the league lead with 16 blocks this year. Ricketts is No. 3 in assist/turnover ratio at 2.0 and is No. 8 in defensive rebounds with 4.2 drpg.

The Razorbacks return to the court Thursday, Dec. 16, hosting Oral Roberts in the first of two home games before the holiday.



Sports Category : Basketball (W)