Vanderbilt at Kentucky
85 - 63
February 9, 2003
Lexington, Ken.


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.


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