Jan. 20, 2008
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -Sarah Elliott scored 14 points to lead four Kentucky players in double-figures and the Wildcats beat No. 21 Auburn 62-55 on Sunday.
Amani Franklin scored 13 points, Samantha Mahoney added 12 and Amber Smith had 11 points and four assists for Kentucky (9-9, 3-1 Southeastern Conference), which bounced back from a loss to No. 2 Tennessee on Thursday night.
Kentucky took the lead for good on a pair of free throws by Chelsea Chowning with 1:13 remaining. The Tigers then missed three straight shots. Chowning hit another free throw to push the lead to 58-55. The Wildcats then made four free throws in the final 26 seconds to seal it.
Kentucky held Auburn to 35 percent shooting and outrebounded the Tigers 44-34 to help overcome 21 turnovers. The Wildcats shot just 37 percent from the field, but made 20-of-24 free-throws.