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