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UA women might start off small

FAYETTEVILLE -- Lack of size was an issue for the University of Arkansas women's basketball team last season, but it might be a real problem in the season opener.

Kiara Williams, a 6-1 senior, and 6-3 freshman Destinee Oberg suffered undisclosed injuries earlier this week, which could keep them out of today's game against New Orleans, Arkansas Coach Mike Neighbors said. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in Walton Arena.

WHEN 10:30 a.m. today

SERIES Arkansas leads 8-0.

Neighbors acknowledged the Razorbacks have been undersized the past couple of seasons. Williams played in all 37 games a year ago and was the team's leading rebounder, averaging 6.