ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Jasmine James hit a 3-pointer with 15 seconds
remaining in overtime to give No. 8 Georgia a school-record 15-0
start with a 61-60 win over Kentucky on Thursday night.
Ashley Houts scored a career-high 27 points for the Bulldogs,
(2-0 Southeastern Conference) who appeared to have the game won at
the end of regulation after Meredith Mitchell blocked Amani
Franklin's shot with 4 seconds to play.
Mitchell chased down the block and was fouled with 2.8 seconds
left. She made the second free throw, but fouled Amber Smith on the
inbound play. Smith hit both shots to tie it at 56 and force
Kentucky (12-2, 0-1 SEC) went up 60-56 in overtime on a layup by
Victoria Dunlap and two free throws by Franklin. The Wildcats threw
the ball out of bounds trying to protect a 60-58 lead, setting up
Smith led Kentucky with 15 points. Dunlap added 12.