Hoops Flies Past Northeastern, 81-47
Nov. 17, 2011
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A'dia Mathies scored 20 points and No. 17 Kentucky beat Northeastern 81-47 on Thursday night.
The Wildcats (3-0) forced Northeastern into 37 turnovers two days after they set a school record forcing Jacksonville State into 48 turnovers Tuesday. Kentucky's opponents are averaging 35 turnovers this season against the Wildcats' full-court press.
After Northeastern's Jewel Tunstall scored the game's first basket, Kentucky went on a 26-4 run over an 8-minute stretch that put the game out of reach early. Over that span, 18 of Kentucky's points came off Northeastern turnovers.
Tunstall led the Huskies (0-3) with 12 points.