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UK Hoops upset the Cards 69-64 in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT/AP) - DeNesha Stallworth scored 15 second-half points and Jennifer O'Neill hit a critical jumper with 40.8 seconds left, rallying No. 7 Kentucky from a 14-point deficit to beat No. 4 Louisville 69-64 on Sunday.

Kentucky (8-0) also erased a big lead last year in a 48-47 win in Louisville. This time, the Wildcats were down 36-27 at halftime but went up 51-45 with 9:42 left behind Stallworth, O'Neill and Bernisha Pinkett, who sank two 3-pointers in the run.

Louisville (7-1) bounced back to tie the game three times and trailed just 64-62 with 2:14 to go. Stallworth made a free throw, then O'Neill's jumper from the top of the key sealed the Wildcats' third straight win over the Cardinals.

Stallworth's 16 points led the Wildcats, who were 8 of 17 on 3-pointers. Janee Thompson added 13.

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