FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The University of Arkansas women's basketball team defeated Mississippi Valley State 59-40 on Wednesday at Bud Walton Arena.
MVSU (2-7) got eight points from Ka'Neisha Smith and five each from Davina Jefferson and Alia Frank.
Valley shot 24.1 percent from the field (14 of 58) and hit 8 of 9 free throws. Arkansas' Sarah Watkins was the game's lone player in double-figures with 15 points.
Valley will travel to No. 1 Baylor on Friday.