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James Crisp, Associated Press
Duke's Tricia Liston (32) is fouled by Kentucky's Brittany Henderson (40) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A'dia Mathies scored 23 points, freshman Bria Goss added 18 and No. 10 Kentucky beat No. 6 Duke 72-65 on Thursday night in front of the largest home crowd for a women's game in Wildcats history.

Freshman Azia Bishop added 12 points as Kentucky (9-0) shook off a slow start with a second-half rally in front of 14,508 fans at Rupp Arena for its 29th straight nonconference home win. The Wildcats used their pressure defense to force the Blue Devils into a season-high 24 turnovers and made several clutch shots during an 8-0 run that sealed the victory.

Elizabeth Williams scored 17 for Duke (6-2), but the Blue Devils couldn't counter Kentucky after falling behind by 10 with just under 5 minutes to play.

Duke's only previous loss was by two points to Notre Dame.