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Final

(20) Kentucky 78

(3-2, 2-0 away)

S Illinois 59

(1-4, 1-3 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 25, 2006

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    #20UK 45 3378
    SIU 32 2759

    Kentucky earns consolation victory at Odwalla Classic

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Samantha Mahoney scored 17 points and Sarah Elliott had 12 points and 11 rebounds in Kentucky's 78-59 victory over Southern Illinois in the consolation game of the Odwalla Classic on Saturday night.

    Nastassia Alcius scored 11 points in a reserve role as Kentucky (3-2) recovered from Friday's 86-70 upset loss to Delaware with a solid victory over the Salukis (1-4) in the tournament hosted by the University of San Francisco.

    The Wildcats (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today; No. 20 AP) led 45-32 at halftime while making 52 percent of their shots, then coasted to the win while forcing 23 turnovers.

    Carlai Moore scored 27 points on 10-of-13 shooting for Southern Illinois, and Debbie Burris hit four 3-pointers on the way to 18 points.

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