Arkansas 81, Oklahoma St. 78

Thursday, December 20th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ A driving layup by Shameka Christon gave Arkansas a late lead en route to an 81-78 victory Wednesday night over Oklahoma State.

The Cowgirls (5-4) led 71-61 with 6:29 left in the game, but the Lady Razorbacks finished with a 20-7 run.

India Lewis scored 17 for Arkansas (7-2), and Christon had 16. Joy Oakley and Lakishia Harper each scored 12 and Dana Cherrry contributed 11.

Thia Willis and Tari Cummings each scored 16 for Oklahoma State, and Chantoya Hawkins scored 12. Trisha Skibbe added 11 and pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds.

Oklahoma State committed 24 turnovers to Arkansas' 14.