KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WATE) – The Tennessee Lady Vols led by as many as 17 points but were outscored 29-9 in the 3rd quarter to drop it’s first game in SEC play 67-66 at Thompson Boling Arena Thursday night.
“You can’t get outscored by 20 points in a quarter and win” said Lady Vols head coach Kelly Harper.
“We got too comfortable and we can’t do that in this league” said senior guard/forward Rennia Davis. “Georgia made adjustments and we didn’t.”
Davis led the Lady Vols with 15 points and four rebounds.
Rae Burrell had a tough night shooting the basketball, finishing just 3-13 from the field for seven points.
Tennessee struggled from the three point line finishing 3-14 from beyond the arc (21.4 percent).
The Lady Vols travel to Alabama on Sunday, tip off is set for 2pm.