Scores

Final

Middle Tennessee 72

(9-4, 3-3 away)

(11) Kentucky 81

(10-1, 6-0 home)

    6:00 PM ET, December 29, 2010

    1 2 T
    MTU 39 3372
    #11UK 41 4081

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: E. Rowe 25 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Kentucky: K. Snowden 16 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Victoria Dunlap's 13 second-half points lead Kentucky

    Associated Press

    LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Victoria Dunlap scored 13 points in the second half, including nine during a decisive run, to help No. 11 Kentucky beat Middle Tennessee State 81-72 on Wednesday night.

    Keyla Snowden scored 16 points to lead the Wildcats (10-1).

    Trailing 64-54 with 7:22 left, Kentucky went on a 19-4 run to take control. The Wildcats forced nine turnovers during the run and got the Blue Raiders to commit 27 in the game.

    Freshman Ebony Rowe had 25 points and 11 rebounds -- her third straight double-double -- to lead the Blue Raiders (9-4).

    Dunlap was scoreless in the first half with two fouls, but Kentucky still held a two-point halftime lead. Middle Tennessee State scored the first 11 points of the second half before faltering against Kentucky's defense.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    UK
    Points 72 81
    FG Made-Attempted 28-59 (.475) 22-50 (.440)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 11-21 (.524)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 26-31 (.839)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 13

    Game Leaders

     
    MTU
    UK
    PointsE. Rowe 25K. Snowden 16
    ReboundsE. Rowe 11S. Barnette 6
    AssistsA. Lanning 5A. Mathies 4
    StealsE. Rowe 2V. Dunlap 4
    BlocksE. Rowe 1V. Dunlap 3

    2010-11 Season

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