Kentucky blows past No. 17 South Florida 85-63 in Virgin Islands

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VIRGIN ISLANDS (WKYT) -- From start to finish, the Kentucky women's basketball team dominated No. 17 South Florida in a 85-63 rout for its first win over a ranked opponent since the 2016-17 season.

“It was a big win. The team really was focused and came out and just kept their poise," head coach Matthew Mitchell said.

With the win, the Wildcats improve to 5-0 and they will face UCLA Friday at 1:00 in the second game of the Paradise Jam.

You can listen to the game on the UK Sports Network.

Taylor Murray was named the Player of the Game for Kentucky thanks to her 17-point performance. She added six rebounds and two steals in the win. Rhyne Howard finished with 18 points for Kentucky.



 
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