6:30 PM ET, March 19, 2011
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Kentucky couldn't wear out Jericka Jenkins and the Hampton Lady Pirates. So, it settled for outlasting them.Brittany Henderson scored four of her six points in overtime and the Wildcats survived a scare Saturday, beating Hampton 66-62 in the NCAA tournament."They really gave us a tough, tough contest today, so my hat's off to Hampton," Wildcats coach Matthew Mitchell said. "I am extremely proud of the Kentucky team for finding a way to win this game."
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-63 (.365)||22-64 (.344)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-15 (.400)||8-19 (.421)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-13 (.769)||14-19 (.737)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||16 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|