No. 10 Lady Vols beat No. 4 South Carolina 73-61

No. 10 Lady Vols beat No. 4 South Carolina 73-61

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 15 rebounds Sunday as No. 10 Tennessee defeated No. 4 South Carolina 73-61 to snap the Gamecocks' 10-game winning streak in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Tennessee (24-5, 13-3 SEC) never trailed as it ended an eight-game losing streak against top-five opponents and clinched the No. 2 seed in the Southeastern Conference tournament that begins Wednesday at Duluth, Ga. 

Tennessee hadn't beaten a top-five team since an 82-72 overtime victory over No. 3 Stanford on Dec. 19, 2010. 

South Carolina (26-3, 14-2) already had clinched its first SEC title Thursday with a 67-56 victory over Georgia. 

Meighan Simmons added 16 points and Andraya Carter had 14 points for Tennessee, which has won 10 of its last 11 games. Aleighsa Welch had 16 points, Tiffany Mitchell scored 11 and Alaina Coates added 10 for South Carolina.

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