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SEC Women's Basketball Recap- Jan. 7

By Donnie Woods, 01/07/21, 8:30PM CST



Game Recaps

Arkansas 73, Tennessee 88
Senior Rennia Davis and junior Rae Burrell  paced Lady Vols (7-1, 1-0 SEC), each turning in 26 points. Davis recorded her 33rd career double-double with an all-around effort, adding 11 rebounds, five assists and two steals to go along with her season-high point total. 
Arkansas (10-3, 1-2 SEC) was led by Chelsea Dungee who finished with 30 points and seven rebounds. Destiny Slocum and Amber Ramirez were also in double digits with 17 and 15, respectively.


Auburn 58, Ole Miss 62
The Rebels secured their first SEC win of the season, snapping a string of 23 straight conference losses including two SEC Tournament games.

Shakira Austion , junior transfer from Maryland and future WNBA draft pick, scored a game-high 25 points in just her second SEC game. Austin also led the team in rebounds with 10.

 LSU 59, Alabama 67
Tigers' Khayla Pointer continued to show her natural scoring ability, exceeding her season-high in points, with 25. She filled the rest of her stats line with three rebounds and five assists. Redshirt-senior Faustine Aifuwa collected another double-double, the 14th of her career and her fifth of the season. She finished strong with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and an assist. Sophomore Tiara Young’s effective performances carried over in this ballgame, amassing 12 points, six rebounds, and an assist.

The Crimson Tide was led by Ariyah Copeland with 20 points and 14 rebounds

Kentucky 60, Texas A&M 77
Junior Rhyne Howard had 22 points, six rebounds and five assists, but the 10th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team lost at No. 8 Texas A&M 77-60 on Thursday night at Reed Arena.

Nixon scored the first 11 points of the game for Texas A&M and finished the game with 19 points and 3 assists. 

Mississippi State 68, Florida 56
Florida's defense conceded just 68 points, limiting the high-powered Bulldog offense to a figure 15 points below its average coming in. Florida's perimeter defense, one of the best statistically speaking in the nation, held its opponent to five or fewer three-pointers for the 10th time this season.

MSU's dynamic duo of All-Conference caliber talents in Rickea Jackson and Jessika Carter, combined to score 41 points.


Credit/Provider Stephen Mally