UK is now 6-0 when scoring 70 points or more this season.
UK went 6-of-11 from the perimeter, extending its streak to 181 games with at least one three-pointer.
Three Wildcats scored in double digits. UK is now 13-7 when three or more players record double figures.
The Cats trailed 27-29 at the half and are now 3-12, 1-7 in SEC games when behind at the break. This was the Cats' first win in SEC play when trailing at the half.
UK won the rebounding battle, 33-31. The Cats have won the battle of the boards in all but eight games this season. UK is now 13-8 overall, 4-3 in the league when outrebounding its opponent.
Kentucky shot 51.0 percent (26-of-51) from the floor, its highest shooting mark in SEC play. The last time UK shot over 50 percent was vs. Miami Ohio (53.3) on Jan. 3, 2009.
UK held USC to 36.8 percent (21-of-57). The Cats have now held 27 of their 29 opponents to at or under 50 percent from the floor.
UK dished out a season-high 17 assists in the game.
Individual Game Notes
Junior Amani Franklin scored a career-high 28 points, hitting 9-of-14 from the floor, including 4-of-4 from the perimeter. She was 6-of-7 from the field, 3-of-3 from the 3-pt line and a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line in the second half.
She also grabbed a game high-tying seven rebounds and dished out three assists.
It marked her fourth career game with 20 or more points, her third this season.
Franklin is the first Wildcat to score over 25 points since Samantha Mahoney had 30 vs. James Madison in the WNIT on March 26, 2008.
Sophomore Victoria Dunlap scored 18 points, grabbed five rebounds and had two blocks.
It was her third straight game in double digits.
Her five rebounds tied her with Jennifer Humphrey at No. 7 on UK's single season list with 264.
Dunlap recorded a game-high three steals and has swiped at least one steal in 24 of 29 games, including five straight.
Senior Eleia Roddy added 12 points and four rebounds in 23 minutes.