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UK Hoops wins 6th Straight, 80-66

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A'dia Mathies scored 21 points, Victoria
Dunlap added 18 and No. 20 Kentucky extended its home winning
streak to 15 games with an 80-66 win over Mississippi on Thursday
night.
The Wildcats (19-3, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) forced nineteen
turnovers and harassed Mississippi guard Bianca Thomas into a 4 for
19 shooting performance, including 3 of 12 from 3-point range.
Thomas finished with 17 points for the Rebels (14-8, 5-4).
Ole Miss held its only lead at 6-5 early in the first half
before the Wildcats went on a 14-2 run to pull away. Kentucky led
41-28 at halftime.
Mississippi, which shot only 23 percent (19 of 59), trailed by
as many as 23 late in the game.

No. 20 KENTUCKY 80, MISSISSIPPI 66
MISSISSIPPI (14-8)
Robertson 2-8 0-0 6, Byrd 3-3 3-5 9, Black 2-8 0-0 5, Melson 5-14 10-14 20, Thomas 4-19 6-7 17, Phillips 2-3 1-2 5, Holloway 0-0 0-0 0, Marbra 1-2 0-0 2, Lewis 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 19-59 22-30 66.
KENTUCKY (19-3)
Dunlap 6-10 6-9 18, Mathies 9-15 2-3 21, Morrow 2-12 0-0 5, Smith 0-0 4-4 4, Franklin 2-7 5-6 9, Riley 1-2 0-0 2, Snowden 3-6 2-2 10, Watkins 0-1 0-0 0, Gray 3-5 1-2 9, Henderson 1-2 0-1 2. Totals 27-60 20-27 80.
Halftime-Kentucky 41-28. 3-Point Goals-Mississippi 6-22 (Thomas 3-12, Robertson 2-6, Black 1-4), Kentucky 6-24 (Gray 2-4, Snowden 2-5, Mathies 1-5, Morrow 1-9, Franklin 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Mississippi 37 (Robertson 8), Kentucky 42 (Dunlap, Mathies 7). Assists-Mississippi 9 (Melson 5), Kentucky 11 (Smith 6). Total Fouls-Mississippi 20, Kentucky 21. A-5,957.


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