A strong start for Kentucky as they get a first ball side out to start the match, Kentucky leads 4-0. Trojans have won five of the last six points and takes a 13-12 lead. Wildcats respond with a run of their own and take the lead back 16-13. Kentucky takes set one, 25-18
Wildcats leads 11-10 early in the second set. Kentucky leads 15-14 in a back and forth match with USC. Kentucky takes the second set, 25-22.
Trojans take over the third set leading 15-14. Kentucky takes a 22-19 lead. Trojans win the third set 26-24 forcing a fourth set.
Kentucky up 12-7 in the fourth set. Tharp’s second ace of the match gives the Wildcats a 19-14 lead. Kentucky looks to finish up here in Cedar Falls for the night, 23-15.
Final #12 Kentucky 3, #15 USC 1
Kentucky wraps up the UNI Tournament taking on the host team Northern Iowa tomorrow.