LEXINGTON, Ky. – Rhyne Howard scored 16 points and dished out a career-high seven assists as the 16th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team topped Vanderbilt 77-55 on Thursday night at Memorial Coliseum in the SEC opener for both teams.
Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell earned his 300th career victory in the game, with 270 of those coming during his 12-year tenure in Lexington.
Maci Morris scored 14 points, including four-of-seven shooting from behind the arc. Morris moved into 14th place on Kentucky's career scoring list, passing Tiffany Wait in Thursday's game. The senior from Bell County (Ky.) High School now has 1,448 points during her four years in Lexington.
Kentucky returns to action on Sunday, visiting Mississippi State in SEC action.