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UK women advance to second round of NCAA Tournament

Epps leads with 30 points

Epps leads with 30 points

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 17, 2017) — Makayla Epps scored 30 points and Maci Morris hit 7-of-8 free throws in the final 37 seconds to lead the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team past Belmont 73-70 today at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington.

UK advances to play the winner of the Ohio State/Western Kentucky game. That game also will be played at Memorial Coliseum.

Evelyn Akhator added 22 points and 10 rebounds for UK. Morris finished with 15 points.