Lady Vols crush Vanderbilt for 20th win

Lady Vols crush Vanderbilt for 20th win

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STEVE MEGARGEE
AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Meighan Simmons scored 22 points to help No. 8 Tennessee rout No. 16 Vanderbilt 81-53 on Monday night and win its sixth consecutive game, continuing the Commodores' history of road futility in this series.

Vanderbilt (17-6, 6-4 SEC) has never beaten the Lady Vols (20-4, 9-2) at Knoxville in 29 attempts.

Tennessee had lost 74-63 at Vanderbilt on Jan. 12, but the Lady Vols never trailed in the rematch. The Lady Vols shot 58.2 percent (32 of 55) and held Vanderbilt without a basket for the first 9 minutes, 25 seconds of the second half.

Isabelle Harrison scored 18 points and shot 8 of 10 for Tennessee, which clinched its 38th consecutive 20-win season. Andraya Carter added 11 points and seven assists.

Christina Foggie scored 22 points and Marqu'es Webb added 12 points for Vanderbilt, which was held to its lowest point total of the season.

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