Kentucky is on the board first with free throws from Rhyne Howard as she makes both, She also drains a 3 pointer to give the Cats a 5-0 lead. WVU is on the board with a layup from Esmery Martinez, Jayla Hemingway hits a 3 pointer to tie things up at 5-5. Dre’ Una Edwards with a jumper to take back the lead for the Cats, but Kirsten Deans with her own jumper ties it right back up. Dre’Una Edwards with a jumper, Kirsten Deans hits a 3 pointer to take a 10-9 lead for the Lady Mountaineers. Olivia Owens with a jumper makes it 11-10 for the Lady Cats. Rhyne Howard drains a 3 pointer, but Kirsten Deans answers with a jumper, then Jasmine Carson hits a 3 pointer, and the Lady Mountaineers take a 15-14 lead. Dre’Una Edwards with a layup, Blessing Ejofor ends the quarter with a layup for WVU to have a 17-16 lead after one quarter.
Esmery Martinez makes both free throws, but Treasure Hunt drains a 3 pointer to tie it up at 19-19. A’riana Gray with a layup, Treasure Hunt answers with one, A’riana Gray with another layup but Jada Walker drains a 3 pointer for the Cats to take back the lead 24-23. Jada Walker with a layup, Esmery Martinez with a layup. Rhyne Howard makes one of two, Dre’ Una Edwards drains a 3 pointer. Kentucky will take a 40-31 lead into halftime.
Rhyne Howard with a jumper, she drains a 3 pointer for the Cats to tlead 53-4. Dre’ Una Edwards with a 3 pointer, Jada Walker ends the quarter with a layup, Kentucky leads 62-45.
Jada Walker with back to back layups for the Cats, Robyn Benton adds a jumper, Dre’Una Edwards drains a 3 pointer for the Cats to go on a 9-0 run, WVU to the line and Esmery Martinez makes both, Kirsten Deans with a layup and a free throw, 71-50. Robyn Benton at the line for two, she makes both, Kirsten Deans with a layup, Rhyne Howard drains a 3 pointer, Esmery Martinez answers with a jumper. Ja’Naiya Quinerly with a layup and Jada Walker ends the quarter with a jumper. Kentucky defeats West Virginia 83-60 getting the win for the SEC.
Final 16 Kentucky 83, West Virginia 60