Tennessee-Mississippi State Postgame Notes

Jan. 10, 2010

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• Tonight's starters: junior Angie Bjorklund, sophomores Kelley Cain, Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen, and freshman Taber Spani
• Three Lady Vols scored in double figures: Johnson (16), Bjorklund (16) and Spani (12)
• Johnson tallied her ninth career double double with 16 points and a career-best 15 rebounds
• Mississippi State remains the only SEC team that has never beaten Tennessee
• The Lady Vols opened the game on a 13-5 run
• Tennessee led at the half for the 12th time this season; in those games UT is 12-0
• UT's largest lead of the first half was 21 (39-18) at the 0:36 mark
• Tennessee never trailed in the first half for the third time this season
• Tennessee outscored Mississippi State 36-30 in the second half
• Tennessee never trailed in the second half for the 12th time this season
• Tennessee led on the boards, 47-40. It is the 14th time this season UT has led on the glass
• The Lady Vols made a three-pointer for the 388th consecutive game
• Today's attendance was 5,787; it is the third highest attendance in Mississippi State history
• The Lady Vols will travel to Gainesville, Fla., for a Thursday night match-up against the Florida Gators on Jan. 14. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. with CSS airing the contest.

The win today...
• Gives the Lady Vols a 31-0 record against Mississippi State
• Gives the Lady Vols a 14-0 record in Starkville
• Gives the Lady Vols a 411-65 record all-time against teams from the SEC
• Gives the Lady Vols a 281-39 mark in SEC Conference games
• Gives the Lady Vols an 12-1 record in TV games this season
• Gives the Lady Vols a 153-34 mark against SEC foes on the road under Summitt
• Gives the Lady Vols a 4-1 record on the road this season
• Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,019-194 (.840) all time

Freshman Kamiko Williams:
Had four assists in her first five minutes

Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Had the first basket of the game - a layup at the 19:37 mark
Finished with six points and five rebounds

Sophomore Glory Johnson:
Had a double double (12 points, 10 rebounds) in the first half
Tallied her 26th career double digit scoring game and her 12th career double figure rebound effort
Finished with her ninth career double double
Her 15 rebounds were a career high

Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Tallied nine points, nine rebounds and six assists

Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Finished with 16 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists
Tallied her 44th career double figure scoring effort
Is 91 points from 1,000 career points
Is in third place in the UT annals with 182 career three pointers made; Kara Lawson is second with 256





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