2017–18 Arkansas Razorbacks women's basketball team

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2017–18 Arkansas Razorbacks women's basketball
Arkansas Razorbacks logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
2017–18 record 13–18 (3–13 SEC)
Head coach Mike Neighbors (1st season)
Assistant coach Lacey Goldwire
Assistant coach Todd Schaefer
Assistant coach Pauline Love
Home arena Bud Walton Arena
Seasons
2017–18 SEC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 4 Mississippi State 16 0   1.000     37 2   .949
No. 7 South Carolina 12 4   .750     29 7   .806
No. 18 Georgia 12 4   .750     26 7   .788
No. 12 Tennessee 11 5   .688     25 8   .758
No. 17 Missouri 11 5   .688     24 8   .750
No. 14 Texas A&M 11 5   .688     26 10   .722
No. 24 LSU 11 5   .688     19 10   .655
Alabama 7 9   .438     20 14   .588
Kentucky 6 10   .375     15 17   .469
Auburn 5 11   .313     14 15   .483
Arkansas 3 13   .188     13 18   .419
Florida 3 13   .188     11 19   .367
Vanderbilt 3 13   .188     7 24   .226
Ole Miss 1 15   .063     12 19   .387
2018 SEC Tournament winner
As of April 1, 2018; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017–18 Arkansas Razorbacks women's basketball team represented the University of Arkansas in the 2017-18 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. They were led by new coach and Arkansas native Mike Neighbors, who was hired from Washington after former coach Jimmy Dykes resigned after three seasons. [1] They finished the season 13–18, 3–13 in SEC play to finish in a 3 way for eleventh place. They advanced to the second round of the SEC Women's Tournament where they lost to Texas A&M.

Roster[edit]

2017–18 Arkansas Razorbacks women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 A'Tyanna Gaulden 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) RS So Americus Sumter HS
Florida State
Ocilla, GA
G 1 Raven Northcross-Baker 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr Malvern High School
Chipola College
Malvern, AR
G 3 Malica Monk 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Jr North Little Rock HS North Little Rock, AR
G/F 4 Keiryn Swenson 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Jr Maize HS Wichita, KS
F/C 10 Kiara Williams 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) So Little Rock Central HS Little Rock, AR
G 13 Grayce Spangler 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr Fayetteville High School Fayetteville, AR
G 14 Jailyn Mason 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So William Mason HS Mason, OH
F 20 Sydney Stout 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Bixby HS Bixby, OK
G 21 Devin Cosper 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Field Kindley HS
Coffeyville CC
Coffeyville, KS
G/F 22 Bailey Zimmerman 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Jr Wonderview HS Hattieville, AR
F 24 Taylah Thomas 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Mansfield Timberview High School Arlington, TX
F 30 Macy Weaver 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr Stillman Valley HS Davis Junction, IL
G 33 Chelsea Dungee 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) RS So Sapulpa High School Sapulpa, OK
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 2*
7:00 PM
Northeastern State W 82–74 
Bud Walton Arena (1,200)
Fayetteville, AR
Non-conference regular season
November 10*
10:30 AM
Sam Houston State W 65–54  1–0
Bud Walton Arena (4,719)
Fayetteville, AR
November 12*
1:00 PM
Samford W 84–63  2–0
Bud Walton Arena (1,739)
Fayetteville, AR
November 16*
8:00 PM, BTN
at Nebraska L 69–80  2–1
Pinnacle Bank Arena (3,459)
Lincoln, NE
November 20*
7:00 PM, CST
at Oral Roberts W 77–66  3–1
Mabee Center (2,503)
Tulsa, OK
November 24*
3:30 PM
at UTEP
UTEP Classic
L 61–64  3–2
Don Haskins Center (633)
El Paso, TX
November 25*
1:00 PM
vs. New Mexico State
UTEP Classic
W 69–60  4–2
Don Haskins Center (250)
El Paso, TX
November 29*
7:00 PM
Abilene Christian W 79–65  5–2
Bud Walton Arena (1,132)
Fayetteville, AR
December 3*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at Kansas
Big 12/SEC Women's Challenge
L 60–71  5–3
Allen Fieldhouse (1,795)
Lawrence, KS
December 7*
7:00 PM
Charlotte W 73–72  6–3
Bud Walton Arena (1,139)
Fayetteville, AR
December 10*
2:00 PM
Tulsa W 67–41  7–3
Bud Walton Arena (1,821)
Fayetteville, AR
December 17*
2:00 PM
UT Arlington W 91–57  8–3
Bud Walton Arena (1,481)
Fayetteville, AR
December 21*
3:00 PM, P12N
at Arizona State L 43–89  8–4
Wells Fargo Arena (1,988)
Tempe, AZ
December 28*
7:00 PM
Grambling State W 79–62  9–4
Bud Walton Arena (1,388)
Fayetteville, AR
SEC regular season
December 31
2:00 PM
Ole Miss W 73–72  10–4
(1–0)
Bud Walton Arena (1,701)
Fayetteville, AR
January 4
8:00 PM, SECN
at No. 5 Mississippi State L 69–111  10–5
(1–1)
Humphrey Coliseum (5,398)
Starkville, MS
January 7
3:00 PM, SECN
Alabama L 76–83  10–6
(1–2)
Bud Walton Arena (2,001)
Fayetteville, AR
January 11
6:00 PM
at Georgia L 65–78  10–7
(1–3)
Stegeman Coliseum (2,229)
Athens, GA
January 14
4:00 PM, SECN
at Auburn W 68–58  11–7
(2–3)
Auburn Arena (2,210)
Auburn, AL
January 18
6:00 PM, SECN
Florida L 51–65  11–8
(2–4)
Bud Walton Arena (1,288)
Fayetteville, AR
January 21
4:00 PM, SECN
at No. 11 Missouri L 54–88  11–9
(2–5)
Mizzou Arena (5,219)
Columbia, MO
January 25
5:30 PM, SECN
at No. 9 South Carolina L 42–90  11–10
(2–6)
Colonial Life Arena (12,844)
Columbia, SC
January 29
6:00 PM, SECN
Kentucky L 65–76  11–11
(2–7)
Bud Walton Arena (1,313)
Fayetteville, AR
February 4
1:00 PM, SECN
at Alabama W 74–66  12–11
(3–7)
Coleman Coliseum (2,265)
Tuscaloosa, AL
February 8
7:00 PM
No. 11 Tennessee L 85–90  12–12
(3–8)
Bud Walton Arena (1,446)
Fayetteville, AR
February 11
4:00 PM, SECN
No. 15 Missouri
Postponed (travel conditions),[3]
Rescheduled for February 12, 2018
  
Bud Walton Arena 
Fayetteville, AR
February 12
6:00 PM
Missouri L 58–84  12–13
(3–9)
Bud Walton Arena (1,766)
Fayetteville, AR
February 15
6:00 PM
at Kentucky L 57–78  12–14
(3–10)
Memorial Coliseum (5,306)
Lexington, KY
February 18
2:00 PM
LSU L 57–62  12–15
(3–11)
Bud Walton Arena (2,485)
Fayetteville, AR
February 22
7:00 PM
Texas A&M L 60–104  12–16
(3–12)
Bud Walton Arena (1,375)
Fayetteville, AR
February 25
2:00 PM
at Vanderbilt L 73–78  12–17
(3–13)
Memorial Gymnasium (4,160)
Nashville, TN
SEC Women's Tournament
02/28/2018
11:00 AM, SECN
(13) vs. (12) Vanderbilt
First Round
W 88–76  13–17
Bridgestone Arena (4,371)
Nashville, TN
03/01/2018
2:30 PM, SECN
(13) vs. (5) No. 15 Texas A&M
Second Round
L 52–82  13–18
Bridgestone Arena (3,889)
Nashville, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Polls. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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