Rhyne Howard Shines in Kentucky’s 78-63 Win Over LSU
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Rhyne Howard scored 32 points, and Kentucky never trailed beating No. 6 LSU 78-63 Friday night in the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament quarterfinals. Howard of course attended Bradley Central High School. Kentucky won its eighth straight to reach the semifinals for the second time in three seasons and 17th overall. The Wildcats will play No. 18 Tennessee in the semifinals Saturday. Dre’Una Edwards scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Kentucky. Treasure Hunt also had 13 points, and Robyn Benton added 11. LSU snapped an eight-game winning streak. The Tigers will have to wait for the NCAA Tournament bracket announcement after Kentucky spoiled coach Kim Mulkey’s SEC Tournament debut.
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