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

straight.

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.