LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Jennifer O'Neill scored 21 points to lead No. 10 Kentucky to an 80-72 win over No. 21 Georgia on Sunday.
O'Neill, a senior, scored eight of Kentucky's final 10 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:27 remaining to give the Wildcats a 73-72 lead. Kentucky (17-5, 6-3 Southeastern Conference) overcome a furious rally by the Bulldogs in the second half.
Kentucky, coming off a 73-72 loss to sixth-ranked Tennessee, got 16 points from Makayla Epps.
Georgia (17-5, 5-4) was without leading scorer Shacobia Barbee (11.6 points per game), who broke her leg in a 59-51 loss to Tennessee last Sunday in Knoxville.