OXFORD, Ohio — The UK women's basketball team used a dominant post presence to defeat Miami (Ohio) 80-55 Saturday for its fifth consecutive win.
The Cats outscored the RedHawks 46-18 in the paint, and forwards Victoria Dunlap and Eleia Roddy both notched double-doubles.
The Wildcats (10-5) shot 53.3 percent (32-of-60) from the floor in the game, their second-highest shooting efficiency of the season, and outrebounded Miami 46-28.
Dunlap notched her seventh career double-double and her third this season with a game-high 20 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.
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"Vic is just so versatile for us both offensively and defensively," UK Coach Matthew Mitchell said. "She is just a really valuable player for our team and she came to play today."
Roddy recorded her seventh consecutive double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. She is just the second player in school history to record seven consecutive double-doubles. Former Wildcat All-American Valerie Still recorded seven or more consecutive double-doubles on four different occasions during her career, including a school-record 11 straight double-doubles in the 1982-83 season.
Carly Morrow and Amani Franklin each scored 11 points and junior forward Brittany Edelen added 10 points.
Date Opponent Time/result
Nov. 5 x-KY. STATE W, 99-28
Nov. 9 x-BELLARMINE W, 72-69
Nov. 15 MICHIGAN L, 70-60
Nov. 17 CINCINNATI W, 58-55
Nov. 23 GEORGE WASHINGTON W, 67-48
Nov. 28 a-Yale W, 87-82
Nov. 29 a-Long Island W, 46-43
Dec. 2 at Xavier L, 67-40
Dec. 4 at Western Kentucky L, 66-57
Dec. 6 FURMAN W, 74-35
Dec. 12 EAST TENNESSEE ST. L, 59-50
Dec. 14 at Louisville L, 79-50
Dec. 19 ALABAMA A&M W, 65-45
Dec. 21 at Cal-Santa Barbara W, 69-58
Dec. 30 IUPUI W, 82-60
Jan. 1 NORTH CAROLINA A&T W, 72-63
Jan. 3 at Miami (Ohio) W, 80-55
Jan. 8 at Tennessee 7 p.m.
Jan. 11 ARKANSAS 2 p.m.
Jan. 15 at Alabama 7 p.m.
Jan. 18 MISSISSIPPI ST. 4 p.m.
Jan. 25 LOUISIANA ST. 1 p.m.
Jan. 29 at Florida 7 p.m.
Feb. 1 at Mississippi 3 p.m.
Feb. 5 SOUTH CAROLINA 7 p.m.
Feb. 8 VANDERBILT 1 p.m.
Feb. 12 at Auburn 7 p.m.
Feb. 19 TENNESSEE 7 p.m.
Feb. 22 at Louisiana St. 3 p.m.
Feb. 26 GEORGIA 7 p.m.
March 1 at South Carolina 3 p.m.
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