Final: Vanderbilt 65, Arkansas 64 (OT)
March 4, 2010
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2010 SEC Women’s Basketball TournamentGame 3 – Thursday, March 4 – 6:30 p.m.#12 Arkansas vs. #5 Vanderbilt TOURNAMENT NOTES• This was the first SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament to go into overtime since the 2004 semifinal between Georgia and Tennessee.• Tonight was just the fifth overtime game in the history of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, and the first to involve either Arkansas or Vanderbilt.VANDERBILT NOTES• Vanderbilt is now 21-9 on the season, 41-24 all-time in the SEC Tournament , and will advance to play LSU in Game 7 Friday at 6:30 p.m. • Junior guard Jence Rhoads led the Commodores with 21 points, the 13th time this season she has led the team in scoring and her 23rd game in double-figures. • Senior guard Merideth Marsh scored 19, her 24th double-figure game, and seventh in a row. • Rhoads and Marsh both played all 45 minutes of tonight’s game. • Vandy won the battle of points in the paint 30-22.• The score was tied seven times in tonight’s game, while there were eight lead changes. • Vanderbilt is now 5-0 all-time in games played at the Gwinnett Center Arena.ARKANSAS NOTES• Arkansas is now 12-18 overall, 9-19 all-time in the SEC Tournament• Senior guard Charity Ford broke into the 900-point club tonight by scoring 21 points. She had 896 heading into tonight’s action. • Ford’s 21 points led the Razorbacks, the 12th time this season she has led the way in points scored.• Freshman forward Dominique Robinson joined Ford as the only UA players in double figures. She scored 16 points, one away from her career high of 17. • Tonight marked the third overtime game for the Razorbacks this season. UA lost at Oklahoma 86-87 on Dec. 5, and defeated Alabama, 66-62 in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 24. • Arkansas was able to convert 15 Vandy turnovers into 20 points on the offensive end.• The UA bench outscored its VU counterpart 24-13. • This was the fifth consecutive season that Arkansas has bowed out on the first day of the SEC Tournament.
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