Colorado women beat No. 15 Kentucky 79-69
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Alexis Robinson scored 19 points, Haley Smith pumped in 18 more and Colorado rolled to a 79-69 win over No. 15 Kentucky on Saturday night.
Kennedy Leonard added 14 points with 12 rebounds and Zoe Correal had 10 points for Colorado (3-0), which got 11 steals and 19 assists. Smith was 7 for 13 from the field, including 4 of 6 from long range.
Colorado overtook Kentucky (3-1) for good with an 8-3 spurt that stretched across both sides of the break. Zoe Beard-Fails drained a jumper as time expired in the first half to put the Buffaloes up 37-35, then Smith got a layup to open the third quarter. Robinson and Leonard also got buckets in the run and Colorado held on the rest of the way.
Maci Morris, Taylor Murray and Makayla Epps scored 14 points apiece for Kentucky, while Evelyn Akhator had 12 points and 13 rebounds.