Harper's Career Day Leads Hoops in 82-68 Win at Vanderbilt
Kentucky (18-5, 7-3 SEC) had an 8-3 run to lead 76-63 with 1:10 left and twice extended to its largest lead of 16 points on consecutive trips to the foul line in the final 34 seconds.
The Wildcats used a 6-1 run to take control midway through the second half, stretching a three-point lead to 60-52 with nine minutes left. Vanderbilt (13-11, 4-7) got no closer than 62-56 to drop its eighth straight to Kentucky.
Rebekah Dahlman led the Commodores with 20 points. Heather Bowe and Morgan Batey added 12 apiece. Vanderbilt led by as many as seven in the first half.