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Ricketts steals the show

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Ricketts steals the show

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas senior C’eira Ricketts ranks 10th in the country and second in the Southeastern Conference in steals per game this week. Ricketts, a Louisville, Ky., native played in her 100th game as a Razorback Tuesday and had 255 steals in three plus years at Arkansas. She averages 4.0 steals per game through the first eight games of the year. That mark is second all-time at Arkansas. Ricketts added two steals in the win against Stephen F. Austin moving her total to 257 for her career. She needs 36 to tie the record held by Tracy Webb (1983-87). Webb had 293 career steals in 117 games for the Razorbacks. Arkansas has several players ranked in the SEC stats this week. Ricketts is 19th in scoring followed by Lyndsay Harris at 29th. Ashley Daniels ranks 13th and Dominique Robinson is 17th in rebounding. Ricketts is third in assists, second in steals and fifth in assist/turnover ratio as well. Harris is 10th in three-point percentage and eighth in threes made while freshman Calli Berna is 12th in three-point percentage. Sarah Watkins is fifth in blocked shots and Robinson is ninth in offensive rebounds this week. As a team, the Razorbacks rank fourth in rebounding defense, fifth in rebounding margin and first in defensive rebounding percentage. The Razorbacks are also ranked in the NCAA stats, checking at 28th in win-loss percentage (85.7). Arkansas is 43rd in scoring defense (53.3) and 53rd in rebound margin (+6.3). Individually, Ricketts ranks 10th in steals per game (4.0), 55th in assist/turnover ratio (2.06) and 57th in assists per game (4.7). Harris is 84th in three-point field goals per game (2.3) and 81st in three-point percentage (38.1). Arkansas returns to the court hosting Oral Roberts in a 7 p.m. game Saturday, Dec. 10, in Bud Walton Arena.



Sports Category : Basketball (W)