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(17) Kentucky 74

(16-4, 5-2 SEC)

Ole Miss 68

(9-10, 2-5 SEC)

    9:00 PM ET, January 27, 2011

    1 2 T
    #17UK 28 4674
    MISS 36 3268

    Top Performers

    Kentucky: V. Dunlap 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Ole Miss: S. Nelson 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl

    Wildcats ride 21 points off 18 second-half turnovers to comeback win

    Associated Press

    OXFORD, Miss. -- Victoria Dunlap had 18 points and Kentucky (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 17 AP) turned to its full-court press to rally past Mississippi 74-68 on Thursday night.

    The Wildcats scored 21 points off 18 second-half turnovers en route to the comeback victory.

    Jennifer O'Neill added 10 points for Kentucky (16-4, 5-2 Southeastern Conference), which took its first lead of the second half at the 6:45 mark on a 3-pointer by O'Neill and never relinquished the advantage.

    Ole Miss (9-10, 2-5) had a 36-28 lead at halftime thanks in large part to 17 points from freshman Shae Nelson, who finished with a career-high 22 -- surpassing her previous best of 21.

    Valencia McFarland added 21 points for Mississippi, and Kayla Melson had 17.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UK
    MISS
    Points 74 68
    FG Made-Attempted 30-65 (.462) 22-37 (.595)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 7-12 (.583)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 17-21 (.810)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 11

    Game Leaders

     
    UK
    MISS
    PointsV. Dunlap 18S. Nelson 22
    ReboundsA. Mathies 6N. Byrd 7
    AssistsM. Conwright 4K. Melson 5
    StealsA. Mathies 5S. Nelson 1

    2010-11 Season

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