Vanderbilt 68, No. 17 Kentucky 55

Jence Rhoads scored 18 of her career-high 25 points in the

second half to help Vanderbilt beat 17th-ranked Kentucky 68-55 on


Meredith Marsh added 11 points, including a pair of 3-pointers,

for the Commodores (18-7, 7-5 Southeastern Conference). Lauren

Lueders had 10 points, making three 3-pointers.

The Wildcats (21-4, 9-3), led by Victoria Dunlap’s 19 points,

saw their eight-game conference win streak end but remained in

second place. A’dia Mathies contributed 13 points for Kentucky.

Rhoads, who missed two games after suffering a broken hand in

the loss at Kentucky last month, put the Commodores up 51-42 on

layup after an outlet pass from Lueders. Vanderbilt outscored the

Wildcats 16-7 when Kentucky went nearly 7 minutes without a field