UK Hoops' Second-Half Rally Downs Auburn
Feb. 27, 2011
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Victoria Dunlap scored 19 points and No. 20 Kentucky closed its regular season with a 76-62 win over Auburn on Sunday.
The Wildcats (22-7, 11-5 Southeastern Conference) trailed 33-30 at the half after the Tigers' Alli Smalley swished a 35-footer at the buzzer.
Kentucky used a 10-0 run in 2:58 to go up 50-43 with 10:34 to go, then, when the Tigers closed to 57-52, the Wildcats ripped off a 12-3 run ending in a Maegan Conwright three-point play and a 69-55 lead with 3:26 left.
Kentucky shot 26 of 34 (76.5 percent) from the line and forced the Tigers into 29 turnovers.
Smalley led the Tigers (15-14, 8-8) with 24 points, Morgan Jennings scored 16, and Chantel Hilliard and Blanche Alverson each added 10.