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Lady Vols Win Thriller At Missouri, 68-65


Columbia, Missouri – Tennessee used an 8-0 run in the final minute and a half to erase a 5-point deficit and beat Missouri 68-65 at Missouri Arena on Sunday afternoon to perfect the conference record at 8-0 Hold on and win. 9 consecutive battles.

The 8-0 league record is UT’s SEC since Lady Volz opened 13-0 in 2014-15, en route to a league record of 15-1 and a regular season title. Great start to your schedule.

Sophomore Sarah Puckett Going 7-9 on the day at Mizo Arena, he went up a perfect 3-3 from behind the arc and hit Trey to tie the game with 40 seconds remaining, scoring a season-high 17 points for Tennessee (16 -6, 8-0 seconds).Senior Lykia Jackson He also pushed his team forward by going into double figures with 15 on the day, scoring on the inside with one second remaining, drawing a foul and sinking a final-margin free throw.

Missouri (14-6, 3-4 SEC) was led by Haley Frank, who had a game-high 26 points, and Jayla Kelly, who finished with 14.

Jackson got the chips and quickly put UT on the board with just 3 seconds into the game. She started the contest with her 3-for-3 off the floor to propel her UT to her 11-6 lead by the first halfway point. Following media timeout, Jasmine Franklin He scored 5 points on two possessions and put the Lady Vols up 10 at the 3:30 mark. Frank made a three-point play on Mizo’s next possession and Ashton Judd knocked Trey down on the next play to cut the score to 16-12 with just over a minute to go, Puckett on the other side and he 3-pointer. and respond with Gillian Hollingshead That was followed by back-to-back buckets to put the Lady Vols up 11 before MU closed out the quarter with a pair of free throws to send the game into the second period with UT leading 23-14.

The Tigers started the second quarter with five straight points and pulled within four with 8:57 remaining.jumper by caroline striplin A six-point advantage was given to UT on the next play, and the teams exchanged buckets until the 3:48 mark when Derby and Striplin scored on back-to-back possessions to put the Lady Vols up 33-25. . Frank answered with a jumper at the 1:50 mark and neither team was able to score in the final seconds, making the half-time score 33-27.

Frank hit a jumper 16 seconds into the second half to score eight points in a two-and-a-half-minute 10-2 Missouri run, giving the Tigers their first lead of the game at 37-35. , floated down the lane and hit a 6-foot jumper to tie the game at 37-all. Mizzou continued his lead of seven before his 11-0 Tennessee scoring streak, contributed by five different Lady Vols, led him 51-47 by the end of the quarter. .

MU put together an 8-2 run to start the fourth and regained the lead at 55-53 with 7:34 remaining. Puckett responded with a 3 from the top of the arc, the first of four lead changes over the next three minutes, and Frank ejected Trey at 3:28 on the clock to put the Tigers up 62-58. Franklin drove into the lane and came up strong to hit a layup with 1:46 left in the contest, but a 3-pointer by Frank on the other side gave Missouri a 5-point advantage with 1:25 left in the contest. rice field. jordan walker Coming up with a steal under UT’s basket and converting on a layup, Puckett banked the third tray of the game with 40 seconds left to even the score at 65. The Tennessee defense stopped on the next possession. rebound and Jasmine Powell Finding Jackson in lane who hit a turnaround jumper, drew a foul with 1.1 seconds left on the clock and converted on a free throw to put LadyVols up by 3. Missouri at the buzzer he put up a 3, but thumped off the backboard and the Lady Vols beat Missouri in his arena to a 68–65 victory.

next: The Lady Vols will return home to host No. 5 UConn on Thursday at 8 PM ET in a contest that airs on ESPN. ESPN’s College GameDay, covered by State Farm, will be streamed live from inside the Thompson-Boling Arena starting at 7 p.m. ET.

1K to Franklin: With 2:17 left in the game against Missouri, Jasmine Franklin Suppressed offensive rebounds and exceeded 1000 in total. She closed out the day with her four rebounds for a total of 1,001.

Cleaning paint: After out-rebounding on the offensive grass 8-2 and giving up 10 second chance points in the first half, Lady Vols flipped the script and won the offensive rebounding fight 8-2 without giving up a second in the second half. rice field. – Chance points.

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