FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — With seven different Razorbacks registering points, the bench of Arkansas helped maintain the team’s lead. UA’s bench outscored the reserves of TTU 16-to-2 in the first half, as Brooks led the way with seven points on 3-for-3 shooting.
Jackson got going offensively midway through the first half and led all scorers at halftime with 10 points, helping UA to a 42-29 lead at the break. The freshman reached double-digit scoring for the 11th time in 12 games on the season.
The Razorbacks got the second half off to the exact same start as they had opened the game in the first half, as Adams hit back-to-back three-pointers and quickly bumped her total to 15 points (5-6 3PT) and UA’s lead to 48-32. As a group, UA was shooting 77 percent (10-13) from beyond the arc at the 16:20 mark.
Jackson took over late in the second half, converting a pair of and-1 plays and scoring eight points over a four minute stretch late in the second half to finish at 18 on the night. The Jacksonville, Ark., native finished shooting 63.6 percent (7-11 FG) from the floor, also adding in a pair of blocks, steals and assists.
Arkansas breaks for the holidays, but returns to the court Dec. 28 to close out its non-conference schedule by hosting Mississippi Valley State at Bud Walton Arena. Opening tip is scheduled for 2 p.m.