BATON ROUGE, La. — Mikaylah Williams scored 21 points and Hailey Van Lith added 20 as No. 10 LSU hammered Arkansas 99-68 on Sunday.

Angel Reese contributed 16 points and 17 rebounds, Aneesah Morrow had 14 and Flau’jae Johnson had 13 as all five starters scored in double digits for the Tigers (18-2, 5-1 Southeastern Conference).

Samara Spencer scored a team-high 20 points for the Razorbacks (14-6, 2-3), who made just 12 of the 47 3-point attempts.

Arkansas did well to trail 25-16 at the end of the first quarter, considering LSU opened the game on an 18-0 run that could have been substantially more. The Tigers missed 10 of their first 17 shots, including five layups.

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After starting by missing seven straight shots and committing five turnovers, the Razorbacks closed the opening period hitting six of their last eight shots, including four 3-pointers.

Undeterred, LSU drilled its first seven of eight shots in the second quarter and took a 55-28 lead into the break.

The Razorbacks didn’t go down without a fight. Four of their five third-quarter baskets were 3-pointers, including a pair by Spencer. She scored 10 points to help Arkansas whittle LSU’s 27-point halftime lead twice to 22 points, the second time on her 3-pointer with 3:01 left.

A couple of Williams’ stop-and-pop jumpers restarted LSU’s engines. The Tigers closed the period with a 10-2 burst that sent LSU to the fourth quarter with an 80-50 lead.

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