Jennifer O’Neill had 17 points and Linnae Harper scored 16 to lead No. 15 Kentucky to its fifth 20-win season in a row on Sunday in an 83-74 victory over No. 16 Texas A&M.
The Aggies fell 68-51 to the 14th-ranked Wildcats for their second straight Southeastern Conference loss.
The third-ranked Wildcats are still a long way from getting back to the Final Four in April, as shown in their 67-62 upset loss to No. 20 Baylor on Friday night.
The four-overtime classic that ended as the highest-scoring game in Division I women’s basketball history is sure to grab some additional headlines for the sport.
Kelsey Bone had 18 points and 15 rebounds, with most of her production coming in the second half, and Texas A&M beat Kentucky 75-67 on Sunday night to win the Southeastern Conference tournament championship in its first year in the league.
Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and Texas A&M are the top four seeds in the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament which begins Wednesday night.
Texas A&M was struggling offensively late in the game, so coach Gary Blair told freshman Courtney Walker she had to make something happen.
A’dia Mathies scored 23 points and No. 6 Kentucky overcame a sluggish first half to rally past No. 20 Texas A&M 65-62 Thursday night.
Brittney Griner scored 27 points with eight rebounds and No. 1 Baylor overwhelmed sixth-ranked Kentucky 85-51 on Tuesday night.
The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial “hot seat” than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.
My bracket has long been so much toilet paper since the opening weekend that Florida State bowed out
Top-seeded Kentucky cruised into the Final Four for the second year in a row, blitzing Baylor with a dominating first half on the way to an 82-70 rout at the South Regional on Sunday.