Arkansas defeats Vanderbilt 88-76 in SEC Tournament
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kiara Williams scored a career-high 25 points and had 10 rebounds Wednesday as 13th-seeded Arkansas ended a six-game skid by beating 12th-seeded Vanderbilt 88-76 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
Arkansas (13-17) next plays Thursday against No. 15 Texas A&M, the tournament’s fifth seed. Texas A&M trounced Arkansas 104-60 last week.
Williams shot 11 of 13 and led five Razorbacks in double figures. Malica Monk scored 20 points, Jailyn Mason had 14, Devin Cosper had 13 and Raven Northcross-Baker added 12.
Arkansas erased an early nine-point deficit by making 12 3-pointers The Razorbacks were 9 of 20 from 3-point range in the second half.
Kayla Overbeck had 16 points and 14 rebounds for Vanderbilt (7-24). Christa Reed had 16 points and Rachel Bell added 12. Vanderbilt committed 20 turnovers.
This marked the second Arkansas-Vanderbilt matchup in the last four days. Vanderbilt had beaten Arkansas 78-73 on Sunday.