Burrell has 21, No. 13 Lady Vols dominate third, top Mizzou

Jordan Horston had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Alexus Dye had all 11 of her points in the pivotal third quarter and No. 13 Tennessee ended a two-game skid with a 76-62 win over Missouri

ByThe Associated Press
February 10, 2022, 8:48 PM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Jordan Horston had 21 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, Alexus Dye had all 11 of her points in the pivotal third quarter and No. 13 Tennessee ended a two-game skid with a 76-62 win over Missouri on Thursday night.

Leading 32-27 at the half, the Lady Vols outscored the Tigers 26-6 in the third quarter by making 9 of 16 shots, holding Mizzou to 3 of 18 and posting a 13-7 rebounding advantage.

Dye had seven of her points in a 15-0 run as Missouri went scoreless for 6:49. Before Lauren Hansen ended the Tigers' 0 for 11 stretch with a layup at the 2:32 mark, Tennessee led 50-29.

Tess Darby scored 12 points and Rae Burrell also had 11 for the Lady Vols (20-4, 9-2 Southeastern Conference), who had lost three of four, most recently a 19-point decision at UConn. Tamari Key had seven blocks, giving her 88 for the season and 236 for her career, three from second place and 29 from a school record.

Hansen scored 22 points for the Tigers (17-8, 5-6) and Aijha Blackwell 12 points and 10 rebounds for her 18th double-double of the year.

Tennessee had a 46-31 rebounding advantage, using 18 offensive boards to make 13 second-chance points.

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