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VU women fall at Kentucky, 70-61
S. Holzer, T. Clark defend Mark Zero-US PRESSWIRE
Posted Feb 21, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The No. 24 Vanderbilt women's basketball team fell for just the second time in its past eight games, losing to No. 13 Kentucky, 70-61. The Commodores fell to 20-7, 8-6 in SEC play, while the Wildcats improved to 2-5, 11-3 in league action.
was led by 19 points and eight rebounds from junior
. The forward shot 8-11 from the field. The Commodores also got 16 points and five rebounds from
was led by a double-double from
, who scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, eight of them on the offensive glass.
(14 points) and
(12 points) were also in double-figures for the Wildcats.
The Commodorse struggled with Kentucky's up-tempo press and perimeter defense in the first half. Despite out-shooting UK, 47.6% to 50.5%, 12 Vanderbilt turnovers helped the Wildcats lead by as many as 20 points and by 16 at the break, 39-23.
Vandebrilt committed another 12 turnovers in the second half, but turned-up the defensive pressure and forced UK into 11 miscues of their own while holding them to 32% shooting from the field. Vanderbilt would cut it to a two-possession game, 61-55 with 1:21 remaining, but could not get any closer.
The Commodores face a quick turnaround as they look to rebound, as they travel to
on Thursday, February 23, for an 8:00 p.m. CT showdown with the Lady Tigers. The game can be seen on FSN.
Vanderbilt Commodores guard
(30) dribbles the ball around Kentucky Wildcats guard Bria Goss (13) during the first half at Memorial Coliseum. (Mark Zerof-US PRESSWIRE)
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