Kentucky holds off Syracuse to advance to Sweet 16

By The Sports Network
March 25, 2014 - 12:06am

Lexington, KY ( - Paced by 17 points from Bria Goss, the
third-seeded Kentucky Wildcats outlasted the sixth-seeded Syracuse Orange,
64-59, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Memorial Coliseum.

Goss was nearly automatic at the foul line, draining 11-of-12 from the stripe for Kentucky (26-8), which will move on to the Sweet 16 to play Baylor. DeNesha Stallworth and Kastine Evans added to the winning effort with 13 and 11 points, respectively.

Brianna Butler scored 15 points for Syracuse (23-10) but was only 5-of-19 shooting from the field. Briana Day