Rhyne Howard gets Kentucky on the board first with a mid-range jumper; Alabama will answers with a 3 pointer after a miss from Chasity Patterson. Kentucky with a basket from KeKe McKinney, Alabama answers with a basket themselves. Chasity Patterson with her first points of the game, Alabama answers, and then Rhyne Howard drains a 3 pointer followed by a layup from Dre’Una Edwards. Alabama with a free throw, just making one of two, Rhyne Howard with another 3 pointer. Alabama responds with one as well, and then a jumper, and one out of two free throws. Treasure Hunt with a 3 pointer, Alabama answers with one to tie up the game, 17-17 after one.
Chasity Patterson starts off the second quarter with a 3 pointer and the lead for Kentucky. Alabama makes one of two free throws. Tatyana Wyatt with back to back layups for the Cats, Bama with a layup, Kentucky responds with a jumper. Dre’Una Edwards makes both of her free throws, Robyn Benton and Dre’Una Edwards with layups, Robyn Benton hits a 3 pointer and then a layup as Kentucky will go into halftime with a 39-28 lead.