FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Chelsea Dungee and Makayla Daniels scored 21 points apiece and No. 20 Arkansas cruised to a 91-60 win over Belmont on Wednesday night, completing a perfect season-opening homestand.
Alex Tolefree added 20 points for the Razorbacks, who had the game wrapped up early, leading 55-22 at the half.
Dungee was 8-of-13 shooting with three 3-pointers, Daniels 6 of 10 and went 8 of 10 from the foul line and Tolefree was 5 of 8 behind the arc and perfect on five free throws.
Arkansas (5-0), last ranked as high as 20 on January 9, 2011, shot 59% in the first half (19 of 32) and even better behind the line (8 of 11). Dungee did the most damage, scoring 19. Daniels had 14 and Tolefree 11. The Razorbacks had just three turnovers.
The Bruins (3-2) shot just 29 percent, going 2 of 17 from distance and didn't get to the foul line. Ellie Harmeyer, who finished with 27 points, had 13 points at halftime on 6 of 10 shooting while her teammates were 4 of 25.
Belmont shot 47% in the second half and Arkansas 35%, going just 4 of 17 on 3s.
More AP women's basketball: https://apnews.com/Womenscollegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25
Missouri Tigers AD Jim Sterk to step down after five years; will remain until replacement found
Missouri and athletic director Jim Sterk announced on Monday that they have agreed to part ways once the school is able to find his replacement.
Representing the USA always a priority for Staley
South Carolina's Dawn Staley joins Dari Nowkhah and discusses what it's like to be the coach for the women's Olympic basketball team and more.
Playing for SEC prepared Fowles for Tokyo Olympics run
LSU alumni Sylvia Fowles explains how "the best conference out there" prepared her for huge moments like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
|Southeast Missouri State||13-7||4.5||15-11|