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Shorthanded Cats survive scare from Vanderbilt

Posted at 9:06 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 21:06:37-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Junior Blair Green scored a career-high 22 points as the 12th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team held off Vanderbilt 80-73 on Sunday at Memorial Coliseum.

Kentucky (10-3, 3-2 SEC) was without five players in the game, including All-American Rhyne Howard, who missed the game with an ankle injury.

Green, the Harlan County (Ky.) native, hit seven of 10 from the field, including four of five from behind the arc, and four of six at the line for her 22 points. She added five rebounds, two steals and an assist in the game.

Kentucky had four other players in double figures in the contest. Senior Chasity Patterson had a big all-around game with 16 points, seven assists and seven rebounds. Dre'una Edwards had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Cats, while senior KeKe McKinney had 11 points. Freshman Treasure Hunt had 11 points and five rebounds for Kentucky.