Second-Half Surge Propels Cats Past Blue Raiders
Dec. 29, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Victoria Dunlap scored 13 points in the second half, including nine during a decisive run, to help No. 11 Kentucky beat Middle Tennessee State 81-72 on Wednesday night.
Keyla Snowden scored 16 points to lead the Wildcats (10-1).
Trailing 64-54 with 7:22 left, Kentucky went on a 19-4 run to take control. The Wildcats forced nine turnovers during the run and got the Blue Raiders to commit 27 in the game.
Freshman Ebony Rowe had 25 points and 11 rebounds - her third straight double-double - to lead the Blue Raiders (9-4).
Dunlap was scoreless in the first half with two fouls, but Kentucky still held a two-point halftime lead. Middle Tennessee State scored the first 11 points of the second half before faltering against Kentucky's defense.