LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A'dia Mathies scored 21 points, Victoria Dunlap added 18 and No. 20 Kentucky extended its home winning streak to 15 games with an 80-66 win over Mississippi on Thursday night.
The Wildcats (19-3, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) forced nineteen turnovers and harassed Mississippi guard Bianca Thomas into a 4 for 19 shooting performance, including 3 of 12 from 3-point range. Thomas finished with 17 points for the Rebels (14-8, 5-4).
Ole Miss held its only lead at 6-5 early in the first half before the Wildcats went on a 14-2 run to pull away. Kentucky led 41-28 at halftime.
Mississippi, which shot only 23 percent (19 of 59), trailed by as many as 23 late in the game.