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No. 14 Florida 70, Kentucky 63

January 29, 1998

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Murriel Page had 25 points and 14 rebounds and Talatha Bingham added 22 points Wednesday night, pacing No. 14 Florida past Kentucky, 70-63.

Page was 10-of 18 from the field and Bingham 7-of-14 as Florida scored 26 points off 24 Kentucky turnovers.

The Lady Wildcats’ seven-point loss was a marked contrast to the first meeting between the schools this season. The Lady Gators (15-5, 6-2 Southeastern Conference) defeated Kentucky 100-58 in Gainesville on Jan. 4.

Florida led by nine points in the first half before Kentucky (9-11, 2-6) cut the lead to 30-25 at halftime.

The Lady Wildcats trailed by 12 points with one minute to play in the game but would get no closer than six.

Tonya Washington added 12 points for Florida.

Tiffany Wait had 17 points and Jaye Barnes 16 to lead the Lady Wildcats, who have lost four in a row.

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