HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Sophomore guard A'dia Mathies had 26
points and a career-high 10 rebounds to lead No. 9 Kentucky to a
91-59 victory over Murray State on Friday night in the opening
round of the Lady Eagle Thanksgiving Classic.
Junior guard Carly Morrow scored 10 of her 11 points in the
first half as the Wildcats roared to a 41-21 halftime lead. They
led by as many as 32 points in the second half.
The Wildcats (4-0) will meet host Southern Miss (3-1) in
Saturday's championship game.
Kentucky senior All-America forward Victoria Dunlap played only
10 minutes, leaving the game as a precaution after taking a charge
and hitting the back of her head on the floor with 6:27 left in the
first half. She finished with four points and seven rebounds.
Kentucky jumped to a 16-0 lead as the Racers missed their first
10 shots and committed four turnovers in their first 12
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