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NEW YORK – DeNesha Stallworth had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 7 Kentucky rout Wagner 96-57 on Sunday.
Bria Goss added 17 points for the Wildcats, who trailed 7-3 early, before getting going.
The Wildcats (2-0) scored 27 of the next 30 points, hitting five 3-pointers during the game-changing spurt. Goss had eight points in the run, including a 3-pointer that made it 30-10 with 8:26 left in the half.
Kentucky led 50-27 at halftime and poured it on in the second half. Goss scored nine quick points to extend the lead over 30 before the first media timeout of the second half.
Wagner, which was hosting its first-ever Top 25 team, couldn't get any closer the rest of the way.
Freshman Jasmine Nwajei scored 19 points to lead the Seahawks (0-1).