Lady Vols Roll Past Tennessee State
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Nia Moore scored a career-high 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as No. 4 Tennessee overcame a sluggish start and remained unbeaten with a 97-46 victory over Tennessee State on Monday night.
Tennessee (4-0) trailed by as many as eight points early and didn’t take its first lead until midway through the first half as part of a 22-0 run. The Lady Vols also reeled off 19 straight points in the second half to break the game open.
Bashaara Graves scored 14 points, Jaime Nared had 11 and Cierra Burdick added 10 for Tennessee. The Lady Vols have won their first four games by an average margin of 45.3 points.
Rachel Allen scored 13 points for Tennessee State (1-3).
Tennessee shot just 3 of 16 from 3-point range but used its defense to pull away. The Lady Vols forced 38 turnovers and outscored the Lady Tigers 45-7 in points off turnovers.
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