No. 17 Kentucky holds off Southern Miss 88-71
|women's BASkEtBALL RESULTS
|Kentucky 88, Southern Miss 71
|Tulane 65, LSU 62
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- A'dia Mathies scored 20 points to lead No. 17 Kentucky to an 88-71 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
Southern Miss (1-2) stayed close well into the second half, when the Wildcats (4-0) put the game out of reach with a 15-2 run.
Tanecka Carey had 22 points and 11 turnovers for the Lady Eagles.
The Wildcats were playing their third game in five days and came out fast, scoring the game's first 12 points before going cold. They shot 29.4 percent in the first half and failed to take advantage of 19 Southern Miss turnovers.
The Lady Eagles took a 20-19 lead on a Carey's three-point play 9:13 before the half and stayed in front for almost nine minutes. Maegan Conwright's 3-pointer put the Wildcats back in front and they took a 37-33 lead into the break.
Tulane knocks off No. 20 LSU in overtime
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Danielle Blagg's three-point play with 1.6 seconds left lifted Tulane to a 65-62 overtime victory over No. 20 LSU on Saturday night.
LSU rallied from a 10-point deficit with 11:08 left to send the game into overtime. The Lady Tigers had a chance to win the game in regulation, but Jeanne Kenney only made one of two free throws with 1.4 seconds left to tie the game at 58.
Trailing by two in overtime, LSU's Krystal Forthan hit a jumper to tie the score at 62 with 26 seconds left. That set up Blagg's game-winning play.
LSU was playing its first game since its' 51-40 victory against No. 14 Georgetown last Wednesday. The loss on Saturday snapped LSU's streak of 11 consecutive road wins against Louisiana teams since a 76-72 loss at Tulane on Dec. 31, 2000.
LSU leads the all-time series against the Green Wave with a 28-5 record.