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Davis leads Lady Vols to win over Arkansas, 90-85

Lady Vols Basketball

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Rennia Davis scored 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, both career bests, and No. 11 Tennessee made 9 of 10 free throws in the last minute to hold off Arkansas 90-85 on Thursday night.

Meme Jackson also had a career high with 21 points for the Lady Vols (20-4, 8-3 Southeastern Conference). Jaime Nared added 16, including the final four free throws and 7 of 8 in the fourth quarter when Tennessee made 15 of 20.

Devin Cosper had 29 points on 10-of-14 shooting — 6 of 9 from 3-point range — for a career high 29 points for the Razorbacks (12-12, 3-8). Malica Monk made all four of her 3s and added a career-high 25 points.

Cosper hit back-to-back 3s and two free throws as Arkansas scored the first 11 points of the fourth quarter take a 68-67 lead. Davis made a 3 to put the Lady Vols on top for good at 73-70 and Nared's jumper made it 79-72 with 3:27 to play. While Tennessee, which secured its 42nd straight 20-win season, was living at the foul line, Arkansas made its last four shots.

Tennessee had a 45-26 rebounding advantage but had 19 turnovers that the Razorbacks, who had 10 turnovers, turned into 24 points.

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