Arkansas downs Lady Bulldogs 67-53 in Fayetteville

By MSU Media Relations

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Mississippi State’s women’s basketball squad dropped a 67-53 decision to Arkansas Sunday afternoon on the road.

Jerica James led MSU with 12 points and was followed by Porsha Porter’s nine. Arkansas had four players in double digits, led by C’Eira Ricketts’ 18.

State trailed just 28-23 at the intermission but the Lady Backs went on a 9-2 run to open the second period and never looked back.

MSU’s next action will be this Thursday, Feb. 26, at Florida. Tip is set for 6 p.m. CT.

Click video to hear audio