LSU knocks off No. 8 Kentucky

By The Sports Network
February 24, 2013 - 9:09pm

Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Network) - Theresa Plaisance tallied 20 points with 13 rebounds and Jeanne Kenney scored 22 off the bench to push LSU past eighth- ranked Kentucky, 77-72, on Sunday at Maravich Center.

The Tigers (17-10, 8-6 SEC) built an 11-point halftime lead and never gave up the advantage in cruising to their fourth straight victory. Bianca Lutley added 15 points in the win.

Kentucky (23-4, 11-3) rallied to tie the contest at 64-64, but came up short as its four-game win streak came to an end. A'dia Mathies scored 20 points and Jennifer O'Neill followed with 15 in the