The Kentucky Wildcats women's team pulled off a huge upset last night over the No. 3 Mississippi State Bulldogs. It took overtime, but they pulled out a signature 78-75 win inside Memorial Coliseum.
The Cats were led by seniors Makayla Epps and Evelyn Akhator. Akhator led the way in points with 27 to go along with 16 rebounds. Meanwhile, Epps scored 22 and dropped the go-ahead bucket in overtime with eight seconds remaining. It was one heck of a night for those two in leading Kentucky to their biggest win of the year.
And on top of it all, it was senior night. Epps and Akhator were honored, and showed out for the occasion. What a way to end your career in Memorial.
Tweet(s) of the Day:
THIS #ONE IS FOR YOU, MAKAYLA AND EVELYN! pic.twitter.com/PufLGMtqBQ— Kentucky WBB (@KentuckyWBB) February 24, 2017
Makayla and Evelyn honored on Senior Night T Memorial. pic.twitter.com/uN9B633yfw— Gary Moyers_TCP (@gmoyers) February 23, 2017
What a moment. #ONE pic.twitter.com/RYOa1GKQV1— Kentucky WBB (@KentuckyWBB) February 23, 2017
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