Jennifer O'Neill scored a career-high 43 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:42 left in the fourth overtime, and No. 5 Kentucky beat No. 9 Baylor, 133-130, in the highest-scoring Division 1 women’s game in history on Friday night in Arlington, Texas.
The Lady Bears (7-1) played the last three overtimes without star guard Odyssey Sims, who had a career-high 47 points when she became the first of seven Baylor players to foul out with 1:23 left in the first overtime.
The previous high for a Division 1 women’s game was 252 points in SMU’s 127-125 win over TCU, also in four overtimes, on Jan. 25, 1997.
Mackenzie Robertson, the daughter of Baylor coach Kim Mulkey, matched her career high with 23 points. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.