No. 13 Georgia 57, Arkansas 53

Shacobia Barbee scored 15 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 13

Georgia overcame a 11-point halftime deficit to defeat SEC foe

Arkansas 57-53 on Thursday night.

Georgia (16-2, 4-1 SEC) led 9-8 to begin the game but watched a

spirited Arkansas team go on a 22-10 run to finish out the first

half and lead 30-19 heading into the locker room.

The Bulldogs finally fought their way back in the second half,

taking their first lead since the 12-minute mark in the first half

on a Barbee lay-up, who made it 47-46 with 4:10 remaining in the

game. Georgia never trailed again from that point on, outscoring

the Razorbacks 38-23 in the second half.

James had 13 points and Jasmine Hassell finished with 12 for

Georgia.

Sarah Watkins led Arkansas (13-5, 1-4) with 14 points, five

rebounds and four blocked shots. Dominique Wilson had 12 points,

four rebounds and four assists.