Thursday, November 28, 2013

Simmons Unstoppable in 76-67 Victory over Virginia

Senior Meighan Simmons Puts Up 31 Points in First Round of Junkanoo Jam

Powered by Meighan Simmons' 31 points, No. 3 Tennessee sped past Virginia with a 76-67 victory Thursday afternoon at St. George's High School Gym in the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas. The Lady Vols improve to 6-0 on the season as the Cavaliers move to 3-3 overall.

After trailing 39-35 at the half way mark, Tennessee capitalized on an 8-0 run to go 55-47 on the Cavaliers. UT would hold on to the lead and take the game, 76-67.

Tennessee has now won its 14th consecutive game against unranked opponents, and improves to 15-3 all-time against the Cavaliers. The Lady Vols are now 4-0 against the ACC this year.

The Big Orange will face the winner of Kansas State-SMU at 8 p.m. ET Friday, Nov. 29.

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