Arkansas women fall at home to Alabama

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas graduate student Devin Cosper collected her seventh career double-double leading the Razorback women’s basketball team in Southeastern Conference action against Alabama on Sunday.

Cosper dropped in 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, going 12-for-12 from the line but Arkansas (10-6, 1-2 SEC) dropped the contest, 83-76, to the Crimson Tide (12-4, 2-1 SEC).

Arkansas trailed for much of the game and was down three points, 32-29, at the half. They rallied with a big third quarter outscoring Bama 26-18 to lead 55-50 at the end of the frame.

Alabama turned up the offensive intensity and got to the line, going 20-for-25 from the bonus stripe to come from behind in the final frame.

In addition to Cosper, Arkansas got double figures from Malica Monk with 21 points and Jailyn Mason with 12 points.

Notes
• Devin Cosper was in double figures in the first half with 10 points in the first 20 minutes.
• Devin Cosper scored 24 points … her sixth career 20+ point game.
• Devin Cosper had a career-best 12-for-12 night from the line.
• Malica Monk finished with 21 points … her 14th game in double figures this year and her seventh game with 20+ points.
• Jailyn Mason scored 12 points … her ninth double figure scoring game of the year and her third consecutive.

Up Next
Arkansas plays four of its next five games on the road. The Razorbacks have back-to-back SEC road contests at Georgia (Jan. 11) and at Auburn (Jan. 14). They host Florida ((Jan. 18) and again go back-to-back with games at Missouri (Jan. 21) and at South Carolina (Jan 25).

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