FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (Ticker) -- Michelle Snow scored seven of her 10 points in a decisive early run as second-ranked Tennessee rolled to a 76-61 Southeastern Conference victory over Arkansas.
Amy Wright drilled a 3-pointer 20 seconds into the game to give Arkansas a 3-0 lead. But Tennessee (14-1, 2-0 SEC) answered with a 14-2 run to take control.
Snow started it by making 1-of-2 free throws. She also had an eight-foot jumper, a 10-foot hook and a layup that gave the Lady Vols a 14-5 lead with 10:14 left before halftime.
Arkansas (9-5, 0-2) shot just 19 percent (7-of-36) from the field in the first half and trailed at the break, 27-21. The Lady Backs got no closer in the second half.
Kara Lawson scored 19 points off the bench and Tamika Catchings added 15 and nine rebounds to help Tennessee increase its lead in the all-time series to 10-1.
Wright finished with 13 points and Dana Cherry scored 11 for Arkansas, which has lost two of three following a seven-game winning streak.