Missouri is on the board first, Kentucky is quick to answer them right back with a basket of their own to tie it up. Blair Green with a basket to give the Cats the lead, Mizzou will respond to tie it up. Rhyne Howard with her first points of the game and Kentucky will hold a 6-4 lead before Missouri finally gets a basket tying it up again. Robyn Benton breaks away to get a basket for the Cats, a free throw, and another basket, Mizzou answers and the Cats have an 11-8 lead after one quarter.
Chasity Patterson with a jumper to start off the second, Missouri answers with a layup. Dre’ Una Edwards with a layup and Mizzou respond right back with one of their own. A 4-4 run between these two teams as the Cats lead 19-16. Rhyne Howard with a basket and free throws for the Cats plus another basket they are leading by nine. Mizzou ends their short scoring drought with a basket. Kentucky will lead 28-18 at halftime after Robyn Benton drains a 3 pointer with just seconds left.