No. 16 Kentucky women beat Arkansas 77-63
Feb. 21, 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Evelyn Akhator had 14 points and 11 rebounds and No. 16 Kentucky defeated Arkansas 77-63 on Sunday for the Wildcats' fourth straight victory.
Akhator was 6 of 10 from the field in posting her ninth double-double this season. Makayla Epps scored 16 points, Alexis Jennings 14 and Maci Morris 10 for the Wildcats (19-6, 8-6 SEC).
Jessica Jackson scored 18 points, Malica Monk 12 and Kelsey Brooks 10 for the Razorbacks (11-16, 6-8), who fell to 1-6 in conference road games.
Kentucky never trailed and used a 16-2 run to open the second quarter to go up 20 on its way to an 18-point halftime lead at 44-26. A 15-7 run to end the third quarter got Arkansas within nine, 55-46, but the Wildcats quickly went ahead by double figures early in the fourth quarter and led by as many as 15 in the final minutes.