Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard will get to start her junior season against Kansas State. Blair Green starts the Cats off with a 3 pointer, Chasity Patterson with one as well, and they have a 6-0 start. Kansas St at the line, they make both free throws to get on the board. Dre’Una Edwards with a layup and Kansas State scores a 3 pointer cutting the lead to just three, 8-5. Rhyne Howard scores her first points of the season with free throws, Kansas State with a 3 pointer, Rhyne Howard with a jumper, and K State responds with back to back layups, 14-12. K State takes the lead after a basket and then a free throw, 16-14.
Robyn Benton starts the second quarter with a 3 pointer, but K State responds with back to back, 22-17. Kentucky with a jumper but K State still leads, 25-20. Dre ’Una Edwards with a 3 pointer to tie the game but K State right on their heels with a basket to have a 27-25 lead at halftime.