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Kentucky women set record with win over Alcorn St.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Samarie Walker had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 7 Kentucky allowed its fewest points in school history with a 90-23 win over Alcorn State on Friday night.

The Wildcats (11-1) led 44-11 at halftime, holding Alcorn State without a basket for the final 16 minutes of the first half. The Braves (0-9) went a total of 19 minutes and 26 seconds between field goals, a span that carried over into the second half.

The Braves pulled within three with 15:04 left in the first half - the score was 8-5 - but Kentucky then ran off 17 straight points.

The previous school record for points allowed in a game was 25, most recently accomplished on Nov. 15, 2011, against Jacksonville State.

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