Arkansas 88, Grambling 69

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Kristin Peoples scored a career-high
23 points to lead Arkansas to an 88-69 win over Grambling State on

Peoples was one of three Lady Razorbacks (3-2) to score in
double digits. Ayana Brereton also scored a career high with 18
points, and Dominique Washington added 11.

Juleen Smith led Grambling (2-1) with 23 points and made
12-of-13 free throws.

The Lady Razorbacks were up 40-28 at the half and kept a secure
margin for the rest of the game, widening the gap by as much as 24

Grambling cut into Arkansas' lead, but then Brereton scored
nearly half her total with less then four minutes left in the game.
Brereton was near-perfect with 6-of-9 from the field and 6-of-7
from the line.

Arkansas forced 26 Grambling turnovers, leading to 25 points for
the Lady Razorbacks, while Grambling made nine points on Arkansas'
14 turnovers.