Gainesville, FL - Victoria Dunlap scored 12 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds remaining, to help No. 19 Kentucky rally to beat Florida 59-58 on Thursday night.
Jennifer O'Neill added 15 points for the Wildcats (14-4, 3-2
Southeastern Conference), who overcame a 10-point deficit in the
final 5:29 for their third consecutive victory.
Dunlap's layup put Kentucky ahead 57-55 with 44 seconds
remaining, but Florida's Deana Allen answered with a 3-pointer on
the other end. The Gators were up 58-57 when Azania Stewart fouled
Dunlap in the closing seconds. She calmly sank both free throws.
The Gators (12-8, 2-4) failed to rally and lost their third
Allen led Florida with 13 points. Jaterra Bonds and Jordan Jones
added nine points apiece.
The Wildcats overcame 15 turnovers and 13 missed 3-pointers with
10 offensive rebounds and 10 steals.
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