LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Jenni Benningfield
and Abi Ramsey scored 17 points each to lead five Vanderbilt
players in double figures as the No. 18 Commodores beat
Kentucky 85-63 Sunday.
Ashley McElhiney and Ashley Earley scored 15 points
each and Chantelle Anderson added 12 for the Commodores
(15-7, 5-4 Southeastern Conference), who beat Kentucky
for the sixth straight time and the 14th time in the
last 15 meetings.
Rita Adams scored 20 and Sara Potts added 19 for Kentucky
(9-11, 2-6), which lost its fourth straight game.
Vanderbilt shot 63 percent in the second half (17-of-27)
and shot 55 percent (31-for-56) for the game. The Commodores
went 8-of-12 from 3-point range (67 percent) and forced
25 Kentucky turnovers.
Benningfield scored 11 points in the second half as
Vanderbilt used a 25-10 run midway through the second
half that turned a 48-46 lead into a 73-56 advantage
with 5:15 remaining.
SeSe Helm scored 10 of Kentucky's first 15 points in
the second half, including the 1,000th point of her
career. Helm finished with 18.
Kentucky shot 44 percent from the field (21-of-48)
and connected on 14 of 15 free throws.