Mar 24, 2014 7:36 PM
After a poor start that included three quick UK turnovers, tough defense woke the Cats up.
UK had 8 steals in the first half. A Bria Goss steal and assist to Denesha Stallworth gave UK a 16-14 lead. Stallworth leads everyone with 10 points.
Neither team is shooting lights out. UK is at 36%, with Syracuse at 31%.
UK led 32-25 at the half.
Syracuse didn't quit, and their coach, Quentin Hillsman kept on giving it to the officials.
Jennifer 0'Neill hit a big shot from downtown to make it 51-45 UK.
Kastine Evans always does whatever is needed. Evans' 3 gives UK a 58-49 lead.
UK hangs on to win and make it to the Sweet 16 beating Syracuse 64-59.
Bria Goss was 11 of 12 from the free throw line and had a game high 17.
Denesha Stallwoth had 13 and Kastine Evans had 11.
Syracuse won the battle of the boards 41-38.