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Photos, recap of Hogs getting back into win column with big win over Florida

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas got back into the win column on Sunday afternoon at Bud Walton Arena, beating Florida on Sunday, 79-57.

The Hogs won what was a closely contested game by putting on a clinic in the fourth period, outscoring the Gators, 25-10.

Freshman guard Makayla Daniels led the way for Arkansas in her best performance of the conference season so far, going for a game-high 19 points.

Four other Razorbacks joined Daniels in double-figures: Taylah Thomas (13), Amber Ramirez (12), A’Tyanna Gaulden (12) and Alexis Tolefree (10).

Turning point

Arkansas got off to a hot start in this one, outscoring the Gators 26-13 in the first frame.

Gaulden was sensational in the first, as she scored seven points and dished two assists to provide the spark to separate the teams.

However, the Gators climbed back into this one, chipping away in both the second and third quarters, cutting the Hog lead to as little as five late in the third quarter.

Daniels quickly put an end to that, scoring the first 10 points of the final period to put the game on ice. The Hogs would lead 64-49 by the time her 10-0 solo run was done.

 Hog highlights

• Daniels became the first freshman Hog to score 19+ in a conference game since Aaliyah Wilson had 20 against Texas A&M in 2017 (1/11/17).

• Daniels also had four steals, leading the squad. It was her third game this season with 4+ steals.

• Gaulden was again lethal dishing the ball, going for five more assists. It was her sixth game this season with 5+ assists.

• In addition to her 13 points, Thomas snared seven rebounds to lead the Hogs.

• Erynn Barnum continues to play well, going for six points and three rejections.

 Next game

The Razorbacks hit the road, as the Hogs will head to Tuscaloosa for a date with Alabama on Thursday.

That game is set to tipoff at 7 p.m. and will be streamable on SECN+.

Information from Razorback Sports Information is included in this story.

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Neighbors on Hogs bouncing back from bad loss to dominate Florida on Sunday

Arkansas coach Mike Neighbors talked about the win, getting a technical he said he deserved and how the team handled the news of Kobe Bryant’s death just before game time.

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Gaulden, Daniels, recapping how Gators’ defense left openings for Hogs’ offense

Razorbacks A’Tyanna Gaulden (12 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds) and Makayla Daniels (19 points, 2 assists) after win over Florida on Sunday afternoon.

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Newbauer on Gators not being able to stop Razorbacks in loss Sunday

Florida coach Cam Newbauer talked after the 79-57 loss to Arkansas about not being able to contain the Hogs’ offensive weapons.

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Neighbors on what he should have seen leading up to loss to Georgia

Arkansas coach Mike Neighbors said there were signs he shouldered the blame for not noticing leading up to 64-55 loss to Bulldogs on Thursday night at Bud Walton Arena.

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Dungee, Tolefree after Hogs’ home loss to Georgia on Thursday night

Arkansas players Chelsea Dungee (13 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 5 turnovers) and Alexis Tolefree (9 points, 7 rebounds) talk about what went wrong in 64-55 loss.

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Bulldogs’ coach surprised at Razorbacks’ lack of offense in road win

Georgia coach Joni Taylor talked was surprised at the lack of offense by Arkansas and credited her team with a strong defensive effort stopping an offense that scored 100 Sunday.

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Neighbors on contrasting style facing Hogs against Georgia on Thursday night

Arkansas’ game with the Bulldogs at Bud Walton Arena on Thursday will offer a very different style of play and how the Hogs can set the tempo is key in game.

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Tolefree continues hot pace leading Hogs to win over Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Arkansas dominated its way to a second straight win Sunday, beating Vanderbilt, 100-66, in Memorial Gymnasium.

The Hogs’ 100 points marked the first time the Hogs hit the century mark in a road game since 1991, when the Razorbacks hung 108 on Baylor.

The Razorbacks also snapped a 12-game losing streak in Nashville, winning in the Commodores’ gym for the first time since 2001.

The Hog attack was once again led by senior guard Alexis Tolefree, who put up a career-best 25 points against the Commodores on an ultra-efficient 9-of-14 clip from the field.

Sophomore guard Rokia Doumbia also turned in a career-best performance, posting her first-career double-double, going for 13 points while also snaring 10 rebounds.

Joining Tolefree and Doumbia in double-figures were Amber Ramirez (18) and Chelsea Dungee (12).

Turning point

A close game in the first quarter, Arkansas broke it wide open in the second, using a barrage of three-pointers to stretch the lead out to as much as 21 in the first half.

Arkansas went on a devastating 28-10 run in the second, getting contributions from Tolefree, Dungee, Ramirez and Erynn Barnum.

The Hogs came out of the halftime break even more locked in, outscoring the Commodores 39-16 in the third period.

It was the Hogs’ third 30-plus quarter of the season, and their 39 points in the period was the most in a single frame this season.

 Hogs highlights

• Tolefree scored 20-plus for the seventh time this year and for the ninth time in her career.

• Ramirez was perfect from the field against Vandy, going a perfect 6-of-6 from the field.

• Doumbia scored 13 points as part of her double-double, a career-high in points scored.

• The sophomore guard also drilled all three of her three-point attempts.

• Freshman center Destinee Oberg scored her first points as a Hog, going for four points. She also pulled down four rebounds.

Next time out

The Razorbacks return to Bud Walton Arena for a two-game homestand, kicking off against Georgia on Thursday.

The game will air on the SEC Network, with tip-off set for 6 p.m.

Information from Razorback Sports Communications is included in this story.

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Payne fills in for Calipari to recap Wildcats’ effort in win over Hogs

After Kentucky coach John Calipari was ejected in the second half, associate coach Kenny Payne took over and guided the team to a 73-66 win over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon.