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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Janee Thompson scored 19 points and Jennifer O'Neill added 17 to help No. 13 Kentucky beat No. 7 Louisville 77-68 Sunday.
Myisha Hines-Allen led the Cardinals (8-1) with 17 points and nine rebounds and Bria Smith added 15 points.
After Thompson hit a 3-pointer from the right wing to tie it at 66, Louisville followed with a turnover and O'Neill converted a pair of free throws with 2:33 to play to give the Wildcats(8-1) a 68-66 lead.
Linnae Harper and O'Neill followed with layups to pull away for good.
The Wildcats trailed by 16 with 6:44 to play in the first half and 42-29 at the half, but stormed back to outscore the Cardinals by 22 in the second half.