Preview - No. 13 Arkansas vs. No. 8 Texas A&M
LAST TIME OUT
- Arkansas (10-3, 1-2) fell to the Tennessee Lady Volunteers (7-1, 1-0), 88-73.
- The Hogs grabbed an early lead, but with 5:13 to go in the second quarter, Tennessee grabbed a one-point advantage, one the Lady Vols would never surrender.
- Redshirt senior guard Chelsea Dungee led the Hogs on the score sheet, going for 30, marking her ninth career game going for 30 or more points.
- Destiny Slocum and Amber Ramirez also reached double figures, as both shot fifty percent from the field en route to 17 and 15 point games, respectively.
- Dungee scored 30 points and pulled down seven rebounds, both season-highs.
- It was Dungee’s 16th straight game scoring in double-figures.
- Dungee also nabbed five steals in the game, a new season-high. It was the second five-steal performance from a Hog this season.
- Slocum helped keep the Hogs afloat after the halftime intermission, scoring 14 of her 17 points in the second half.
- The Razorbacks shot 83 percent from the charity stripe, knocking down 20 of their 24 free throw attempts.
- It was the Hogs’ eighth game this season making 20+ free throws.
- No. 13 Arkansas is 1-2 over its first two games in SEC play, beating Missouri at home, while falling on the road to both then-No. 13 Kentucky and Tennessee.
- As a result of their week one split, the Hogs dropped in both the polls, moving down to 13 in both the AP and Coaches Polls.
- In the first NET Rankings, the Hogs came in at No. 15. They are now 4-3 against teams in the Top 100, including a win over No. 3 Baylor.
- With the win against Missouri, Arkansas now has 10 victories on the season.
- They are one of just four teams in the NCAA to have already reached double-digit wins, joining No. 3 NC State, No. 8 Texas A&M and Stephen F. Austin.
- The win was also the third in a row for the Hogs over the Tigers, the first time they have beaten Mizzou three straight times since the 2014-15 seasons.
- Chelsea Dungee has been on a tear to start conference play, averaging 25.0 points per game, good for second in the SEC (min. 2 games played), behind only Rhyne Howard.
- She scored 20 against Kentucky, 25 against Mizzou, and a season-high 30 against Tennessee.
- The tough open to the conference schedule doesn’t get any easier for Arkansas, as the Aggies are ranked eighth in the nation.
- It will be Arkansas’ fourth game already this season against a top-15 opponent.
- Amber Ramirez has kept it rolling during her second season on the Hill.
- She has hit 34 of her 74 attempts from three, second most in the NCAA so far this season.
- That 45.9 percent mark from deep leads the team (min. 15 attempts).
- Ramirez was phenomenal against Wake Forest, going for a season-high 22 points.
- She was unstoppable through much of that game, as she made her first eight shots.
- She was even better in the biggest game of the season, going for a team-high 23 points against No. 4 Baylor.
- She showed her big game ability against the Lady Bears, scoring 16 of those points in the second half.
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