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UK women down So. Miss

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A'dia Mathies scored 20 points to lead No.
17 Kentucky to an 88-71 victory over Southern Mississippi on
Saturday.
Southern Miss (1-2) stayed close well into the second half, when
the Wildcats (4-0) put the game out of reach with a 15-2 run.
Tanecka Carey had 22 points and 11 turnovers for the Lady
Eagles.
The Wildcats were playing their third game in five days and came
out fast, scoring the game's first 12 points before going cold.
They shot 29.4 percent in the first half and failed to take
advantage of 19 Southern Miss turnovers.
The Lady Eagles took a 20-19 lead on a Carey's three-point play
9:13 before the half and stayed in front for almost nine minutes.
Maegan Conwright's 3-pointer put the Wildcats back in front and
they took a 37-33 lead into the break.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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