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Arkansas 57

(11-2, 0-1 SEC)

(17) Georgia 67

(12-2, 1-0 SEC)

    2:00 PM ET, January 1, 2012

    Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia

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    ARK 28 2957
    #17UGA 38 2967

    Hassell's 19 points guide No. 15 Georgia past Arkansas

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ga. -- Center Jasmine Hassell had 19 points and Georgia (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) made 10 3-pointers in a 67-57 victory over Arkansas on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.

    The Lady Bulldogs (12-2, 1-0) got 15 points from Anne Marie Armstrong and 12 apiece from Meredith Mitchell and Khaalidah Miller.

    Sarah Watkins had 15 points for Arkansas (11-2, 0-1) and C'eira Ricketts added 14.

    The Razorbacks built a 16-9 lead in the first 6½ minutes. But after hitting eight of their first 15 field goals, the Razorbacks missed their next 13 shots from the field.

    Georgia went on a 13-0 run to go up 23-18 on a tip-in by Mitchell with 5:10 left in the half.

    The Lady Bulldogs took a 52-34 lead at 13:26 of the second half on Hassell's turnaround jumper. Hassell's three-point play at 5:16 gave Georgia its biggest lead at 66-46.

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