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Stallworth helps No. 6 Kentucky women beat Alabama

  • Associated Press
  • January 6, 2013 - 4:52 PM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - DeNesha Stallworth had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 6 Kentucky beat Alabama 87-70 on Sunday.

Samarie Walker added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 SEC).

The Wildcats led early on and the Crimson Tide (10-5, 0-2) were no match. Kentucky used a 16-4 run midway through the first half to go up 25-13. Alabama closed to four, but the Wildcats scored the final three points of the half to lead 35-28 at the break.

Alabama cut its deficit to 47-43 early in the second half, but Kentucky put the game away with an 11-3 run.

Meghan Perkins scored 18 points and Shafontaye Myers added 17 for Alabama.

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