Kentucky cruises past Georgia in SEC semifinals

Updated: March 9, 2013

DeNesha Stallworth scored a game-high 18 points
and A’dia Mathies provided 11 as second-seeded Kentucky defeated Georgia,
60-38, en route to advancing to its third SEC Tournament title game in the
last four years.

The No. 7 Wildcats (27-4) will face No. 19 Texas A&M on Sunday with the
conference championship on the line.

Jasmine Hassell paced Georgia (25-6) with 17 points and nine rebounds although
the Bulldogs shot a mere 22.2 percent (14-of-63) from the floor, including
1-of-18 from 3-point range.

Kentucky trailed at the break, 24-19, before opening up the second half on a
game-changing, 15-2 surge, to take a 34-26 edge a little over five minutes in.

UK never let the Bulldogs get back into the contest and pulled away with the
victory, while Georgia failed to score any points in the final six minutes.