UK Hoops | Epps "near" perfect as Cats crush Cards

12/11/2015 05:40 PM

UK Hoops renewed its annual basketball rivalry with Louisville Thursday night at Rupp Arena and for the fifth straight season walked away with a victory.

The Cards were no match for the eighth-ranked Cats. Kentucky shot 52% from the field, while holding UofL to just 36% shooting, to run away with a 72-54 victory.

Junior Guard Makayla Epps led all scorers with 24 points. She finished 10-11 from the field and chipped in 4 rebounds.

The Cats talked about their improved defense after the game.

Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or


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