Friday, December 7, 2012
Top 25 Capsules
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- DeNesha Stallworth had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead No. 7 Kentucky to a 96-64 victory over DePaul on Friday night.
Stallworth, a junior transfer, passed 1,000 career points while recording her second double-double this season.
Samarie Walker added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (7-1), who shot 49 percent from the field in their sixth consecutive victory. A'dia Mathies had 17 points and nine boards.
Kentucky got off to a fast start in its lone home game this season at Rupp Arena, scoring 23 straight points for a 25-2 lead in front of a record-breaking crowd of 18,488. The previous mark for a home game for the Kentucky women's team was 14,508 on Dec. 8, 2011, against Duke.
Jasmine Perry scored 16 points for the Blue Demons (6-3). Lexington-area native Anna Martin had 14 points and Brittany Hrynko finished with 13.
NO. 11 CALIFORNIA 84, CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD 46
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Gennifer Brandon and Brittany Boyd scored 19 points apiece to help California get the win.
Reshanda Gray and Justine Hartman each had 12 points as the Bears got 34 points from their reserves.
California (7-1) led 50-23 at halftime. The Bears shot 51 percent from the field for the game, while the Roadrunners shot 32 percent and had 22 turnovers.
Tyonna Outland scored 12 points for the Roadrunners (1-7). Lauren Carter had six rebounds.
Brandon also had nine rebounds.