Jordan Lewis scored 14 of her 19 points in the fourth quarter Thursday as Alabama upset No. 11 Tennessee 72-63 for its first road victory over the Lady Volunteers in school history.
Victoria Vivians had 24 points and nine rebounds as No. 3 Mississippi State defeated No. 6 Tennessee 71-52 to remain unbeaten and match its best start in school history.
“I don’t care who’s playing (for the title), if it’s not Tennessee, it motivates you. We’re at a point where we’re expected to be there, we’re expected to win games. ... It’s a part of our Lady Vol tradition.”
Tennessee coach Holly Warlick reached a career milestone as the Lady Volunteers avenged one of their most discouraging losses.
Arkansas scored 27 points off a season-high 24 turnovers for Tennessee and rallied for a 64-59 win over the No. 13 Lady Vols on Thursday night.