Jan. 2, 2011
UT-LSU Post-Game Notes
- Tonight's starters: freshman Meighan Simmons, senior Angie Bjorklund, sophomore Taber Spani, junior Kelley Cain, junior Shekinna Stricklen.
- Tennessee finished 0-7 from three, ending a streak of consecutive games with a trey at 422. The last time the Lady Vols failed to make a three-pointer was on Jan. 21, 1999, at Florida. UT won that game, too, 77-64.
- Tennessee shot 19-of-23 from the free throw line for a season-best 82.6 percentage.
- The Lady Vols shot 50 percent or better for the third straight game, going 27-of-54 for 50.0 percent.
- Kelley Cain ended a 7-0 LSU run with her third basket of the game, a post jumper, to make the score 17-12 at the 10:58 mark in the first half. She collected her first block on LSU's next possession.
- The Lady Vols held LSU scoreless for a nearly four-minute stretch of the first half (9:05 to 5:15), going on a 13-0 run to take a 27-20 lead. Trailing 20-14, Glory Johnson scored seven straight points to propel the run. Cain capped the run with a layup with 5:33 left before halftime.
- LSU went on a 6-2 run after halftime, making the score 37-35 on a LaSondra Barrett three at the 18:34 mark after the intermission. The Lady Vols answered with a 12-0 run started by back-to-back Cain buckets and held the Tigers scoreless for nearly six minutes (5:44). LSU's next basket came on a three by Jeanne Kenney at the 12:50 mark in the second half.
- Angie Bjorklund was held scoreless for the first time since March 5, 2009 - a 68-49 win over Alabama in the opening round of the SEC Tournament.
The win tonight...
- Gives UT a 40-12 record all-time versus LSU.
- Gives UT an 290-40 record all-time in the SEC.
- Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,050-198 (.841) all time.
- The Lady Vols return home to host Alabama at 7 p.m. in Knoxville. The game will be shown on CSS.
- Junior Kelley Cain tied a career-high with 19 points on 9-of-13 shooting. She added eight boards and four blocks in 29 minutes.
- Junior Glory Johnson recorded her 14th career double-double and fourth of the season, scoring a season-high 19 points (8-of-13) and grabbing 15 boards off the bench.
- Sophomore Kamiko Williams Scored 13 points in 28 minutes off the bench.