Published January 06, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – 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.