Arkansas beats Texas Tech, advances to final eight of WNIT

Texas Tech took Arkansas’ best forward, a Little Rock Central product, out of the game. Arkansas could not take Texas Tech’s best player, a Little Rock Central product, out of the game.

It didn’t matter.

The Razorbacks advanced to the round of eight in the Women’s NIT on Friday night, knocking of Texas Tech, 71-66.

Bre’Amber Scott, who played at Central with Arkansas’ Erynn Barnum, scored a game-high 28 points on 8 of 15 shooting. The rest of the Red Raiders roster went just 13 for 37.

Arkansas took advantage with a balanced attack, even with Barnum, the team’s leading scorer, scoring just five points. Instead, she went to work on the glass, grabbing 10 boards and helping Arkansas win the second-chance points battle, 16-8.

Makayla Daniels scored 21 and Chrissy Carr added another 18 to lead the way for the Razorbacks.

Arkansas will play Kansas in Lawrence on Sunday at 2 p.m. The winner will advance to the WNIT final four.

Story originally appeared on Razorbacks Wire