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CATS Overcome Princeton to Advance to 2nd Round.

Photo by Scott Warren - Bluegrass Sports Nation

Raleigh, NC – March 23, 2019 – Kirstie Warren – Bluegrass Sports Nation

Coming off a two-week respite the No. 6 Kentucky Lady Wildcats (SEC Champions) basketball team met No. 11 the Princeton Lady Tigers (Ivy League champions) this weekend at Reynolds Coliseum.

At the end of the first quarter Princeton sank a three-pointer and lead UK 20-16. The second quarter saw UK take a temporary lead and with failed three point attempts on both sides. The quarter ended with Princeton leading 37-33, and at the half.

Half way through the third quarter Princeton continued to keep a narrow lead but after a battle of three point shots UK came out on top. The third quarter ended with UK sinking one at the buzzer and leading 62-52.

The fourth quarter saw team fouls on both sides continue to rack up but UK maintained the lead and added a hook shot for good measure. This brought their lead to 73-63. The fourth quarter concluded with another three-point battle with UK coming out on top, final score 76-68. The Lady Cats advance to the second round and will play on Monday March 25, 2019!

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