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UK Hoops advances to SEC semi-final's with 65-54 win over Auburn

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Victoria Dunlap scored 24 points and A'dia
Mathies added 15 to help No. 19 Kentucky beat Auburn 65-54 in the
second round of the SEC tournament on Friday.
Kentucky snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 2-5
against Auburn in the tournament. The Wildcats (24-6) also have the
school's most wins since 1982-83.
Morgan Toles scored 13 points for Auburn (15-16), which had won
two straight and took a 12-point home victory over Kentucky last
Sunday.
Mathies, the SEC freshman of the year, hit a jumper with 6:54
remaining to push the lead back to 55-44. Dunlap, the SEC player of
the year, followed with a fast-break basket 11 seconds later to
make it 57-44.
Tigers guard Alli Smalley finished with 11 points, going 1 for 6
on 3-point attempts.
Kentucky, which began the game ranked third in the nation with a
7.6-plus turnover margin, forced Auburn to commit 20 miscues that
led to 22 points.


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