On Wednesday the Tennessee Lady Vols defeated the Rebels of Ole Miss 77-72 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament.
The Lady Vols came out with a strong lead over the Rebels 24-16 at the end of the first quarter. Ole Miss gained momentum by outscoring Tennessee in the second quarter 25-13. The Rebels went into the locker room on top of the Lady Vols at halftime 41-37. Out of halftime Ole Miss continued to extend their lead over Tennessee in the third quarter 57-49. The Lady Vols answered back by finishing strong to secure the W and advance in the quarterfinals of the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2016. Rennia Davis lead the way for the Lady Vols posting 33 points. Rae Burrell scored 18 points on the night. Jordan Horston notched 12 points to help Tennessee advance in the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Lady Vols will now take on the Gamecocks of South Carolina in game 11 of the SEC Tournament on Saturday with tip-off to begin after the conclusion of game 10 featuring the Aggies of Texas A&M taking on the Bulldogs of Georgia at 4pm. You can hear the Lady Vols play live on 101.5 the Rooster or the Rooster 101.5 the app.
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