Ken­tucky top­ples Louisville

Austin American-Statesman - - C SPORTS - As­so­ci­ated press TI­MOTHY d. easley / ap

Ja­nee Thompson scored 13 points, in­clud­ing a 3-pointer with 8.4 sec­onds left, to lift No. 9 Ken­tucky to a 48-47 come­back vic­tory over No. 6 Louisville Sun­day.

The fresh­man guard fin­ished with 13 points and scored the fi­nal six for the Wild­cats (6-1), who trailed by 14 in the sec­ond half be­fore ral­ly­ing down the stretch be­hind tough de­fense that held host Louisville with­out a field goal for the fi­nal 4:54.

Af­ter Thompson’s 3pointer, Louisville (8-1) had one fi­nal chance, but Bria Smith’s lay-up was blocked by Azia Bishop.

No. 1 Stan­ford 69, Gon­zaga 41: Chiney Og­wu­mike had 21 points and 11 re­bounds to lead vis­it­ing Stan­ford.

No. 4 Duke 77, No. 10 Cal­i­for­nia 63: Tricia Lis­ton scored 22 points for host Duke.

No. 6 Penn State 101, Fair­leigh Dickinson 44: Mag­gie Lu­cas scored 24 points for host Penn State.

No. 8 Ge­or­gia 60, Ge­or­gia Tech 50: Jas­mine Hassell scored 22 points, and Ge­or­gia held host Ge­or­gia Tech to 30 per­cent shoot­ing.

No. 12 Ok­la­homa 68, Marist 55: Aaryn El­len­berg scored 18 points and Whit­ney Hand grabbed 13 re­bounds to lead host Ok­la­homa.

No. 14 Pur­due 87, Cen­tral Michi­gan 71: Sam Ostarello had 23 points and nine re­bounds to lead host Pur­due.

No. 16 Ten­nessee 102, No. 22 North Carolina 57: Meighan Sim­mons scored a ca­reer-high 33 points and ex­ceeded the 1,000 mark for her ca­reer for host Ten­nessee.

No. 19 UCLA 86, Loy­ola Mary­mount 66: Markel Walker had 17 points, 10 re­bounds and seven as­sists to lead five play­ers in dou­ble fig­ures for host UCLA.

No. 20 Kansas 65, Min­nesota 53: Carolyn Davis scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shoot­ing, help­ing host Kansas rally in the sec­ond half.

No. 25 West Vir­ginia 54, Vir­ginia 47: Christal Cald­well scored 17 of her 19 points in the sec­ond half to rally vis­it­ing West Vir­ginia.

No. 23 Day­ton 65, Ari­zona State 59: Ally Malott scored 20 points and vis­it­ing Day­ton ral­lied from a 12-point half­time deficit.

Ken­tucky’s A’dia Mathies at­tempts a shot over the de­fense of Louisville’s Bria Smith dur­ing the first half.

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