No. 5 Kentucky holds off LSU

By The Sports Network
January 27, 2013 - 7:03pm

Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Azia Bishop recorded 17 points and five rebounds off the bench as No. 5 Kentucky beat LSU, 73-60, on Sunday.

Samarie Walker had 10 points and 13 rebounds, while A'dia Mathies scored 15 points for the Wildcats (19-2, 7-1 SEC), who bounced back from a loss to No. 18 South Carolina on Thursday.

Theresa Plaisance registered 19 points and eight rebounds and Adrienne Webb added 18 points for the Lady Tigers (12-8, 3-4), who have lost four of their last six games.

After the teams traded blows for much of the first half, Kentucky finally distanced itself late in the frame. With 26 seconds left in the first half and the game tied at 26, Bishop