Bonner scores 26 points as Auburn beats Arkansas 73-51

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - DeWanna Bonner scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as sixth-seeded Auburn beat 11th-seeded Arkansas 73-51 Thursday night in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference women's tournament.

Auburn won all three meetings between the teams this year, including a 74-57 win at home on Sunday to end the season. The Tigers (20-10) are 52-1 when scoring 70 points or more under coach Nell Fortner.

Arkansas (17-13) now has lost three straight opening round games.

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