Chastity Reed scored 22 points to help Arkansas-Little Rock book a return trip to the NCAA Tournament with a 66-59 win over Western Kentucky in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship game Tuesday.
DeWanna Bonner became Auburn's career scoring leader, and the No. 6 Tigers held on for a 71-65 victory over Mississippi on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Chastity Reed scored 18 points to lead Arkansas-Little Rock to a 65-51 victory over Oklahoma State (No. 17 ESPN/USAToday, No. 19 AP) on Saturday night, the school's first win over a ranked team.
Arkansas will merge its men's and women's athletic programs next year. The departments have been separate since the 1972 federal law requiring equal opportunities in education for men and women.
Seimone Augustus scored 18 of her 30 points in the first half as the top-seeded Tigers routed the eighth-seeded Rebels, 91-73, to advance to the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Tracy Stewart-Lange resigned as women's basketball coach at Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday, four years after the school restarted the program.
Three high school basketball standouts have signed letters of intent to attend the University of Connecticut beginning in the fall of 2003.