Lady Vols pull away to earn Sweet 16 berth

By The Sports Network
March 25, 2014 - 12:09am

Knoxville, TN ( - Cierra Burdick and Isabelle Harrison each
had double-doubles as the Tennessee Lady Volunteers defeated the St. John's
Red Storm 67-51 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Thompson-Boling

Burdick had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Harrison tacked on 10 points and 11 boards for top-seed Tennessee (29-5), which will await the winner of Tuesday's matchup between Texas and Maryland in the Sweet 16. Meighan Simmons tallied 17 points as well.

Aliyyah Handford netted a game-high 23 points for eighth-seed St. John's (23-11).

The Red Storm hung with the Lady Vol