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No. 11 Auburn 71, Arkansas 58

February 25, 2000

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ LeCoe Willingham scored eight of her 18 points in the final minutes as No. 11 Auburn beat Arkansas 71-58 on Thursday night.

Auburn (21-5, 9-4 Southeastern Conference) led by 11 at the half but the Lady Razorbacks (14-12, 4-9) were within 61-54 with 3:59 left. Then Willingham came back from a five-minute rest and scored eight of Auburn’s final 10 points. She dropped in a layup with 2:49 left and then was fouled three times. Willingham made six consecutive free throws.

Tasha Hamilton made a driving layup for the final measure.

Hamilton finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Tiffany Krantz scored 15 points.

Karyn Karlin led the Lady Razorbacks with 18 points and India Lewis came from the bench to add 14.

Auburn made 46 percent of its shots and was 14-of-16 from the line. Arkansas shot 43 percent and made 6-of-11 free throws.

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