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No. 9 Kentucky women beat Arkansas 68-58

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jennifer O'Neill scored 21 points to lead No. 9 Kentucky to a 68-58 victory over Arkansas on Sunday.

The Wildcats (16-4, 4-3 Southeastern Conference), coming off a stunning 57-55 loss to Alabama on Thursday, rallied from a 10-point deficit in the second half to hand Arkansas its fourth loss in five games.

O'Neill scored 16 points in the first half to set the tone for the Wildcats. She finished 8 of 12 from the field and made five of Kentucky's nine 3-pointers. Janee Thompson had 13 points for Kentucky and Bria Goss added 10 including a clutch 3-pointer with 2:14 remaining.

Jessica Jackson led the Razorbacks (15-5, 2-5) with 23 points.

Jackson's three-point play and 3-pointer during a 12-3 run to open the second half gave the Razorbacks a 44-34 lead with 17:11 remaining.


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