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Tulane bounces Arkansas from WNIT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Jamie Kaplan scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds as Tulane broke to a solid first-half lead and held off Arkansas, 60-48, to advance Sunday in the second round of the WNIT.

Whitney Bibbins and Chinwe Duru also scored 10 points each for Tulane as the Green Wave beat the Razorbacks at Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Tulane took a 14-point lead into the locker room after the first half, 36-22, as the Razorbacks went cold from the floor late in the period.

Sarah Watkins led the Razorbacks with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Jhasmin Bowen added 11 points for Arkansas.

Tulane improves to 24-8 and advances to play its second straight Southeastern Conference opponent, Auburn, in the third round.

Arkansas ends its season at 20-13.

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