13th ranked Kentucky hosted Mount St. Mary’s in their 2019 season opener at Memorial Coliseum. Tatyana Wyatt gets Kentucky on the board first with a good layup. Rhyne Howard with a 3 pointer and Kentucky is up 5-0 over Mount St. Mary’s. Jatarrikah Settle makes both free throws to get Mount St. Mary’s on the board. KeKe McKinney with a jumper, Cats up 7-2. Kentucky keeps up the lead over the Mountaineers to finish the 1st quarter with a 15-12 lead. Kentucky and Mount St. Mary’s go back and forth in the 2nd quarter with layups, jumpers, free throws, and 3 pointers. Kentucky leads 27-21 at the half. Kentucky starts the third quarter with free throws at the 6:19 mark by Jaida Roper. Tatyana Wyatt with a layup and the Cats are up by 10. Kentucky with several more free throws, Cats with a 44-32 lead. Kentucky starts the 4th quarter with a free throw by Jaida Roper, layup and free throws by Rhyne Howard, and a 3 pointer from Emma King. Cats with their largest of 21, 57-36. Kentucky adds four more free throws by Sabrina Haines and Rhyne Howard with a 61-36 lead over Mount St. Mary’s. Rhyne Howard with a 3 pointer, to put Kentucky up by 29, 65-36. She has 14 points now.
Kentucky gets their first win of the season to start 1-0.
Final 13 Kentucky 67, Mt St Mary’s 44
Kentucky travels to Murfreesboro to take on MTSU in their first road game of the season. The game is on Sunday November 10th at 3 p.m. ET.