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Stallworth's double-double helps No. 6 Kentucky women beat Alabama 87-70

  • Kentucky's DeNesha Stallworth (11) drives to the basket past Alabama's Kaneisha Horn (40) during the second half of their NCAA women's college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo /Jason Harless)

    Kentucky's DeNesha Stallworth (11) drives to the basket past Alabama's Kaneisha Horn (40) during the second half of their NCAA women's college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo /Jason Harless)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kentucky's A'dia Mathies (1) drives to the basket past Alabama's Meghan Perkins (10) during the second half of their NCAA women's college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo /Jason Harless)

    Kentucky's A'dia Mathies (1) drives to the basket past Alabama's Meghan Perkins (10) during the second half of their NCAA women's college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo /Jason Harless)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kentucky's Jennifer O'Neill (0) drives past Alabama's Kaneisha Horn for a layup during the second half of their NCAA women's college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo /Jason Harless)

    Kentucky's Jennifer O'Neill (0) drives past Alabama's Kaneisha Horn for a layup during the second half of their NCAA women's college basketball game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo /Jason Harless)  (The Associated Press)

DeNesha Stallworth had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 6 Kentucky beat Alabama 87-70 on Sunday.

Samarie Walker added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 SEC).

The Wildcats led early on and the Crimson Tide (10-5, 0-2) were no match. Kentucky used a 16-4 run midway through the first half to go up 25-13. Alabama closed to four, but the Wildcats scored the final three points of the half to lead 35-28 at the break.

Alabama cut its deficit to 47-43 early in the second half, but Kentucky put the game away with an 11-3 run.

Meghan Perkins scored 18 points and Shafontaye Myers added 17 for Alabama.