No. 19 Kentucky 59, Florida 58

Victoria Dunlap scored 12 points, including two free throws with

10 seconds remaining, to help No. 19 Kentucky rally to beat Florida

59-58 on Thursday night.

Jennifer O’Neill added 15 points for the Wildcats (14-4, 3-2

Southeastern Conference), who overcame a 10-point deficit in the

final 5:29 for their third consecutive victory.

Dunlap’s layup put Kentucky ahead 57-55 with 44 seconds

remaining, but Florida’s Deana Allen answered with a 3-pointer on

the other end. The Gators were up 58-57 when Azania Stewart fouled

Dunlap in the closing seconds. She calmly sank both free throws.

The Gators (12-8, 2-4) failed to rally and lost their third


Allen led Florida with 13 points. Jaterra Bonds and Jordan Jones

added nine points apiece.

The Wildcats overcame 15 turnovers and 13 missed 3-pointers with

10 offensive rebounds and 10 steals.