Arkansas Women Win NIT Opener

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The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team pulled out a 67-57 win to advance into the second round of the WNIT Thursday. Quistelle Williams had a double-double and Dominique Wilson lead three Razorbacks in double figures.

With the win, Arkansas moves to 20-12 overall and hosts Tulane Sunday at 2 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena.

“It always feels good to get the win,” Arkansas head coach Tom  Collen said.  “We took a pretty good game and made it hard but I’m proud of the way our team hung in and pulled it out.  It’s good to win, it’s good to play again and I’m glad we are at home.”

Wilson led Arkansas with 15 points followed by sophomore Calli Berna with 14 and Williams dropped in 12 points and had 11 rebounds for the Razorbacks.