No. 7 Kentucky thumps Marist

By The Sports Network
December 30, 2012 - 6:03pm

Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Jennifer O'Neill netted a career-high 21
points in No. 7 Kentucky's 78-56 win over Marist.

DeNesha Stallworth also had 21 points for the Wildcats (12-1), who tallied their 11th straight win.

Kentucky scored 35 points off 27 Marist turnovers.

Elizabeth Beynnon had 15 points to lead the Red Foxes (5-6).

Beynnon's layup cut the Red Foxes' deficit to 60-52 with 6:31 to play in the game, but Kentucky closed the contest on an 18-4 run.

The Wilcats took a 40-32 edge into the break.