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DeNesha Stallworth scores 17 points to lead No. 7 Kentucky women over Pepperdine 80-62.

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    Kentucky guard A'dia Mathies (1) drives to the basket defended by Pepperdine guard Ea Shoushtari during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Malibu, Calif. (AP Photo/Bret Hartman)The Associated Press

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    Kentucky guard Jennifer O'Neill (0) shoots over Pepperdine guard Ea Shoushtari during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Malibu, Calif. (AP Photo/Bret Hartman)The Associated Press

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    Kentucky center Samarie Walker (23) drives to the basket around Pepperdine guard Ea Shoushtari during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Malibu, Calif. (AP Photo/Bret Hartman)The Associated Press

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    Pepperdine center Tessa Emerson (25) and Kentucky's Azia Bishop, rear right, battle for a rebound as Pepperdine guard Ea Shoushtari (11) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Malibu, Calif. (AP Photo/Bret Hartman)The Associated Press

DeNesha Stallworth scored 17 points and Bria Goss added 16 to lead No.7 Kentucky over Pepperdine 80-62 on Tuesday night.

Stallworth scored 13 points in the second half and the Wildcats (9-1) pulled away from the Waves (3-6) for their eighth consecutive victory.

Kentucky led by only four at halftime but opened the second half with a 16-4 run. Stallworth scored 11 during the stretch despite picking up her third foul in the opening minute. She scored on an end-to-end drive and a short jumper before converting inside to make it 55-39.

Stallworth got open for a layup and Samarie Walker scored back-to-back uncontested layups to give the Wildcats their biggest lead, 65-43.

Shay Cooney-Williams led Pepperdine with 14 points and reserve Kelsey Patrick had a season-high 10 along with eight rebounds. Bria Richardson came off the bench and also scored 10 points for Pepperdine, which committed 22 turnovers.