Nov. 9, 2009
Final Stats |
Today's starters: Junior Angie Bjorklund, Sophomores Briana Bass, Glory Johnson, Shekinna Stricklen and Kelley Cain.
Four Lady Vols scored in double figures: Kelley Cain (20), Taber Spani (14), Angie Bjorklund (12) and Shekinna Stricklen (10)
Cain (20 pts, 20 rebs) and Spani (14 pts, 10 rebs) each posted double doubles; Stricklen (10 pts, 9 rebs) narrowly missed double double
UT opened the game with an 11-0 run. The first Delta State field goal was a three at the 16:56 mark of the first half.
The Lady Vols used a 13-0 run to the 11:41 point of the first half to build a 24-5 lead.
Tennessee's largest lead of the first half was 22 with 9:11 to play before the first half horn.
The Lady Vols held the Lady Statesmen scoreless from the 17:57 mark of the second half to the 13:33 point, building a 63-28 lead.
Up Next: The Lady Vols will officially open the 2009-10 season against Baylor on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. in the State Farm Tip-Off Classic, and will be aired to a national television audience on ESPN2.
Tonight's attendance was 10,619
Freshman Faith Dupree:
Saw her first action of the season after missing the first exhibition against Carson-Newman
Freshman Taber Spani:
Finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds in 23 minutes
Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Had a double double with 12 points and 12 rebounds in the first half
In only 19 minutes, she finished with 20 points and 20 rebounds
Was 8-of-10 from the field
Blocked seven shots
Sophomore Glory Johnson:
Had tonight's first basket, a layup at the 19:40 mark off an assist from Angie Bjorklund
Finished with seven points and five rebounds
Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Finished with 10 points, nine rebounds and three assists
Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Finished with 12 points, four rebounds and three assists