No. 10 Tennessee outlasts LSU

By The Sports Network
February 28, 2014 - 2:03am

Baton Rouge, LA ( - Meighan Simmons had 31 points and seven
rebounds to lead No. 10 Tennessee to a 72-67 victory over LSU on Thursday.

Cierra Burdick tallied 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Lady Volunteers (23-5, 12-3 SEC), who have won nine of their last 10. Isabelle Harrison contributed a double-double of her own with 11 points and 11 boards.

Jeanne Kenney netted 21 and Theresa Plaisance had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Tigers (18-10, 7-8), who have lost five straight.

The Lady Tigers opened the second half with a 10-3 run to cut their deficit to 14 points in just 4 1/2 minutes. LSU later went on a 21-6 tear and knotted the contest at 59 apiece with 3 1/2 minutes on the clo