Nov. 9, 2012
THE SERIES With the loss, the series between Tennessee and Chattanooga goes to 25-7 overall and 8-2 when playing away.
The loss breaks a 19-game winning streak against the Mocs.
Today's attendance was 8,468, the third-largest crowd in Chattanooga history.
FOR STARTERS Tonight's starters: senior Taber Spani, sophomore Cierra Burdick, sophomore Isabelle Harrison, junior Meighan Simmons and freshman Andraya Carter.
Carter becomes the 17th freshman to start her first career game as a Lady Vol.
Sophomore guard Jasmine Phillips sat out the game due to a left quad strain.
Sophomore forward Cierra Burdick was the first to score for the Lady Vols with a 10-foot jumper.
Sophomore Ariel Massengale was the fi rst substitution in for Tennessee.
Summitt attends nearly every practice.
NEWCOMERS Freshman Bashaara Graves led the Lady Vols in scoring in the first half with nine points. She was the first UT player to reach double-digits in the contest.
Andraya Carter became the 17th freshman to start her first career game as a Lady Vol.
BOARD GAME The Lady Vols outrebounded Chattanooga 25-12 in the first half.
For the game, UT totaled 53 rebounds to the Lady Mocs' 31.
Sophomore center Isabelle Harrison led the Lady Vols in rebounds, snagging 12 boards. Freshman Bashaara Graves grabbed eight.
TENNESSEE TO THE LINE UT shot 68 percent (8-12) in free throws in the first half, and 70 percent (12-17) in the second for a game average of 69 percent (20-29).
Sophomore center Isabelle Harrison went 7-10 from the line, while Bashaara Graves was 6-7. Freshman Andraya Carter was a perfect 2-2 in free throws.
AT THE HALF Freshman Bashaara Graves led the Lady Vols in scoring at the half with 9 points. She went a perfect 5-5 from the free throw line.
Graves also grabbed a first-half team-best seven rebounds.
UT shot 66.7% from the line in the first 20 minutes of play, sinking eight of 12 free throws.
Tennessee outrebounded the Lady Mocs 25-12.
Nine of the 10 active Lady Vols saw playing time in the first half.
UP NEXT Tennessee continues the trip down I-75, as the Lady Vols travel to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech Sunday at 2 p.m.