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UK Hoops keeps rolling, 64-48 over Georgia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A'dia Mathis and Amani Franklin each
scored 15 points, and No. 17 Kentucky pushed its home winning
streak to 16 games with a 64-48 victory over No. 19 Georgia on
Thursday night.
The Wildcats (21-3, 8-2 Southeastern Conference) forced 24
turnovers and harassed Georgia 19-6, 6-6) into 36 percent shooting
from the field.
The win avenged a 61-60 overtime loss to Georgia in January and
stretched the Wildcats' SEC win streak to eight. It was Georgia's
first loss to a ranked opponent this season and fifth loss in six
games overall.
Jasmine Hassell scored nine points for the Lady Bulldogs, who
used their height advantage to outscore Kentucky 32-24 in the
paint.
Kentucky didn't manage a field goal over the first five minutes
but eventually broke off an 11-0 run to take a 28-23 halftime lead.


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