Georgia recovers to beat Arkansas in OT

ATHENS — Georgia overcame a season-low first half scoring output to beat Arkansas 57-54 in overtime Thursday.

The Bulldogs charged back from an 11-0 deficit to start the game and trailed the Razorbacks just 22-20 at halftime. They came alive in the second period to take the lead and then found themselves in overtime.

But Georgia outscored Arkansas 10-7 in the extra period and held on for the win to remain perfect at home.

The Bulldogs improved to 17-5 (7-2) while Arkansas fell to 16-6 (4-6).

Georgia was led on the night by Jasmine James’ 14 points while Meredith Mitchell added 12.

Porsha Phillips was just one off her career in rebounds with 18 to lead all players.