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Kentucky topples state rival Eagles

Posted: Thursday, December 09, 2004

 

  Kentucky's Randolph Morris, right, and Morehead State's Kevin McDonald both try to gain control of the ball during the first half of their intrastate matchup Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, in Lexington, Ky. AP Photo/Ed Reinke

Kentucky's Randolph Morris, right, and Morehead State's Kevin McDonald both try to gain control of the ball during the first half of their intrastate matchup Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004, in Lexington, Ky.

AP Photo/Ed Reinke

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kelenna Azubuike scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half to lead No. 10 Kentucky past intrastate rival Morehead State 71-40 on Wednesday night.

Chuck Hayes had 10 points and 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season for the Wildcats (5-1), who opened the second half with a 20-0 run. Reserve center Shagari Alleyne had 11 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots for Kentucky.

Morehead State (4-2) scored its fewest points since the 1978-79 season, when the Eagles had 37 in a loss to Indiana.

No. 19 Virginia 79, Furman 67

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Gary Forbes had 21 points and J.R. Reynolds added 18 for the Cavaliers, who went on a late 20-10 run.

Elton Brown added 16 points and 12 rebounds Virginia (7-1), which lost 81-79 at Iowa State on Monday night.

Quan Prowell led Furman (3-4) with 14 points.

Women's Capsules

BOSTON — Jessalyn Deveny scored 18 points, and 17th-ranked Boston College used three big first-half runs to coast to an 82-40 victory over Fordham on Wednesday night.

Shamika Jackson and Sarah Marshall finished with career highs of 15 and 14 points for the Eagles (6-1). Vanessa Silva led Fordham (3-4) with 16 points.

No. 20 Rutgers 68, Princeton 46

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — C. Vivian Stringer of Rutgers became the fourth coach in women's basketball to win 700 games.

The milestone was never in doubt after the Scarlet Knights (5-1) scored the first 18 points. Nikki Jett had seven of her 17 in that run.

Led by Katy O'Brien with 15 points, Princeton (2-4) got no closer than 25-16 with 6:36 left in the first half.

No. 16 Minnesota 60, Wisconsin-Green Bay 51

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Janel McCarville had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead Minnesota over previously unbeaten Wisconsin-Green Bay.

It was the sixth straight victory for Minnesota (7-1), which got 12 points apiece from Jamie Broback and Shannon Schonrock, and 11 from April Calhoun.

Tiffany Mor led Green Bay (6-1) with a career-high 20 points, making 9-of-13 from the field.

Abby Scharlow added 11 points.



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