LEXINGTON, Ky. – Victoria Dunlap had 19 points and nine rebounds, and No. 19 Kentucky used a 20-0 run in the first half to take a big lead and beat Vanderbilt 78-68 on Sunday.
Trailing 21-17, the Wildcats (15-4, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) got their game-turning run over a 6-minute span.
Kentucky led by 23 in the second half before Vanderbilt (13-7, 4-3) rallied to pull to 68-59 with 2:04 remaining. However, Commodores coach Melanie Balcomb was called for a technical for arguing with an official and the Wildcats held on.
Kentucky shot just 37.5 percent from the field, but had 24 offensive rebounds and outworked Vanderbilt 41-31 on the boards overall.
Christina Foggie led the Commodores with 15 points.