HALFTIME: Princeton Leads Kentucky 37-33

Posted at 12:19 PM, Mar 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-23 12:19:36-04
Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard, left, and Ogechi Anyagaligbo, second from right, struggle for a rebound with Princeton’s Sydney Jordan and Bella Alarie, right, during the first half of a first round women’s college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

RALEIGH, N.C. (LEX18) — It’s been a tough start to the NCAA Tournament for the University of Kentucky’s women’s team, with Princeton taking a 37-33 lead into the locker room at halftime.

Princeton led 20-16 at the end of the first quarter. The Tigers shot 52 percent from the floor.

At the start of the second quarter, Princeton took a 27-18 lead. Kentucky rallied to take a two-point lead with 4 minutes left. The Tigers finished the half on a 6-0 run, leading 37-33 at the half.

Eight Wildcats scored in the first half. Rhyne Howard led the way with seven points.