Unique Thompson and Daisa Alexander kept the Razorback rally away.
The pair led the Tigers in Fayetteville to lead Auburn to its fifth SEC road win of the season at 75-72. Auburn held a 17-point lead before Arkansas' Chelsea Dungee scored 32 second-half points, putting the Razorbacks up one with less than two minutes to play.
With 1:39 left, Arkansas took a 71-70 lead after Dungee hit four straight free throws. Thompson proceeded to steal the ball from the Razorbacks, who then fouled for two Auburn free-throw attempts and a one-point lead for the Tigers.
A block from Thompson that Alexander rebounded led to the Tigers hitting two more free throws, giving Auburn a 74-71 lead with 4.2 left to play. A free-throw make by Dungee made it another one-point game, but Arkansas would fail to get a shot up before the buzzer went off.
“That’s a terrific win,” said Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy. “The team continued to fight on, got some stops when we needed some stops and made some baskets when we needed some baskets."
Dungee finished with a game-high 41 points for the Razorbacks following her second-half effort.
Four Tigers scored in double digits as Thompson got her 10th double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Alexander finished with a team-high 18 points to go with an assist and three rebounds.
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Janiah McKay contributed 13 points to go along with six assists as Benton added 11 points of her own.
Erin Howard had one of her best nights of the season with a career-high eight rebounds, three blocks, three assists, two steals and seven points.
Auburn shot 45.9 percent form the field and held Arkansas to only 36.8 percent. The 12 turnovers the Tigers forced tied for their lowest of the season, but still accounted for 20 points.
Auburn's fifth in-conference road win ties a program record for road wins in league play. This is also the third time in four trips to Fayetteville that the Tigers have come out with a win.
Next, the Tigers travel to Knoxville to take on Tennessee on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 6 p.m..
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