No. 14 Kentucky 73, Sam Houston St. 52

Keyla Snowden scored 19 points and No. 14 Kentucky overcame a

slow start to beat Sam Houston State 73-52 on Friday night.

Samantha Drake added 11 points and 13 rebounds for the

Wildcats.

Leading by only seven at the half, the Wildcats used a 10-2

spurt early in the second half to put the game out of reach.

Kentucky (6-0) shot just 33 percent from the field in the first

half and forced only 12 turnovers. The Wildcats were able to

quicken the pace a bit in the second half forcing more

turnovers.

Britni Martin finished with 13 points for the Bearkats

(2-2).