11th ranked Lady Vols escape with a win at Arkansas, 60-54

11th ranked Lady Vols escape with a win at Arkansas, 60-54

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Meighan Simmons scored 18 points as No. 11 Tennessee rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to defeat Arkansas 60-54 on Sunday.

The Lady Vols (22-5, 13-1 Southeastern Conference) extended their winning streak to five games and remained atop the conference standings. It also follows a shocking overtime win last season by the Lady Razorbacks, their first win in Knoxville.

Simmons, the SEC's leading scorer, had 11 points in the second half to lead Tennessee back from a 28-19 halftime deficit. Taber Spani added 14 points for the Lady Vols, while Bashaara Graves had 11.

Quistelle Williams led Arkansas (17-10, 5-9), which has lost 7 of its nine games to ranked teams, with 15 points.

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