UK HOOPS | Kentucky women stay unbeaten with huge win over Duke

12/20/2015 09:44 PM

Evelyn Akhator had a game high 18 points, while Janee Thompson and Makayla Epps each added 17, as 8th ranked UK stayed unbeaten in Women’s College Basketball, by beating number 13 Duke 71-61.

More than 17,000 fans showed up to Rupp Arena. It’s the 4th largest crowd in UK Hoops. Epps came close to a double-double finishing with 8 assists.

The Wildcats built an early lead, and never trailed in the game. The victory ends Kentucky’s two game losing streak to the Lady Devils. Azura Stevens led Duke with 17 points, while Crystal Primm put in 15.

With the win, Kentucky improves to 10-0 and will probably move up when the new rankings come out on Monday. Duke falls to 9-3. Next up for the Cats is a home game against 5-6 Tennessee State. That contest is on Monday December 28th at 7pm ET.


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