FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Chelsea Dungee scored a season-high 37 points to lead No. 19 Arkansas to a 90-87 victory over No. 3 UConn on Thursday night.
It was the second win of the season for the Razorbacks (12-6) over a top five team as they beat then-No. 4 Baylor on Dec. 6.
Dungee scored 22 of her points in the second half, including 13 in the third quarter as Arkansas built a 13-point lead.
UConn (10-1) responded and took a 79-77 advantage on Evina Westbrook’s 3-pointer with 5:28 to play.
Arkansas then scored the next 10 points to make it 87-79, the last three on a three-point play by Dungee.
UConn pulled within 90-87 on Christyn Williams’ layup with 34 seconds left, but neither team scored again. Williams finished with 16 points in her return to her home state.
Freshman Paige Bueckers scored a season-high 27 points for the Huskies, including 15 in the fourth quarter. She missed the Huskies last game while recovering from a right ankle injury.
UConn: The Huskies visit No. 17 DePaul on Sunday.
Arkansas: The Razorbacks will host Auburn on Sunday..