- No. 15 Kentucky (which was ranked No. 13 at the time) regrouped this past Sunday after a road loss to Georgia, beating LSU at Memorial Coliseum 63-56. While head coach Matthew Mitchell had certainly communicated to his players how important Sunday's game was, the fans were just as ready for the top 15 matchup:
- — John McNamara (@JohnnyMacLSU)Sun, Feb 02 2014 16:05:19Love LSU but UK Women's BBall is only team I pull for over the Tigers. Jenna and Matthew Mitchell are too awesome to not give 100% Support.
- LSU head coach Nikki Caldwell, often named the best-dressed coach in women's basketball, also brought her A-game to Lexington on Sunday:
- Freshman Makayla Epps, whose minutes had dwindled in several previous games, provided a big spark for Kentucky, which led 32-23 at the half:
- — Jen Smith (@jenheraldleader)Sun, Jan 26 2014 18:36:32Makayla Epps, who has been struggling the past few games, is about to make first appearance with 4:24 to go in half.
- — Tyrus York (@tyrusyorkBBN)Sun, Feb 02 2014 18:46:23Freshman Makayla Epps has provided a much needed spark offensively for the Cats when the offense was sputtering. She has 7 pts
- — Dave Buzz Baker (@buzzbaker)Sun, Feb 02 2014 18:46:50Fast and Furious! RT @UKAthleticsNews Makayla Epps has UK's last seven points - Cats lead 57-48. UK 3:03 away from big win over No. 14 LSU
- — Jim aka jimcats (@Jimcats)Sun, Feb 02 2014 19:09:35
- — LSUWomensBasketball (@LSUwbkb)Sun, Feb 02 2014 18:17:03Kentucky gets consecutive jumpers from Jennifer O'Neill and Samarie Walker to stretch its lead to 40-27 over LSU [15:11 - 2nd Half].
- Junior Bria Goss' made free throws in the waning minutes provided a bigger cushion for Kentucky after LSU made a late-game surge at the Wildcats' lead:
- — WildcatHoops (@WildcatHoops1)Sun, Feb 02 2014 18:57:34Flurry of LSU baskets and a couple missed free throws from UK has got this one to a 60-56 Cats lead with 17.3 seconds remaining
- But, the Wildcats prevailed, 63-56:
The Storify from UK Hoops' 63-56 win over No. 14 LSU