GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Tennessee 76, Texas 70

Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan Horston scored 28 points with 15 rebounds, both career highs, Tamari Key had a triple-double and No. 16 Tennessee made 6 of 8 free throws in overtime to defeat No. 12 Texas 76-70.

Key scored 10 points, grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and matched her career-high with 10 blocked shots for her second career triple-double and the fifth in school history. Alexus Dye and Jordan Walker both added 13 points for the Lady Vols (4-0), who got their second-straight win over a ranked opponent.

Mississippi State transfer Aliyah Matharu led the Longhorns (3-1), who own a win at then No. 3 Stanford, with a career-high 27 points. Joanne Allen-Taylor added 11 points and Rori Harmon 10.

Matharu scored 13 points in the third quarter when the Longhorns outscored Tennessee 21-10 to take a 49-39 lead. But the Lady Vols came back to outscore Texas 20-10 in the fourth, holding the Longhorns scoreless for 6 1/2-minutes,.

Tennessee had a 10-0 run to pull with 57-56 before freshman Harmon scored with 40.9 seconds left. Lady Vols' freshman Sara Puckett hit the first of two free throws and after missing the second a long review gave them back the ball. On the inbounds play Dye scored on a putback at 20.2 seconds to tie it at 59.

Both teams had a final shot but didn't come close.

Tennessee never trailed in overtime but the Longhorns missed their first four free throws before hitting a pair with two seconds left. Audrey Warren of Texas was hurt with 26.9 seconds to play, hitting her head on the floor in a scramble.

The Lady Vols had a 56-41 rebounding advantage but also had 24 turnovers, 10 more than Texas.


Texas
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. Ebo F 39 4-10 1-3 0-0 3-8 0 0 2 0 1 9
A. Warren G 42 2-11 0-0 1-2 1-4 3 0 3 4 3 5
J. Allen-Taylor G 41 5-18 0-2 1-5 1-4 1 0 3 1 4 11
R. Harmon G 38 3-16 4-4 0-4 5-8 11 0 5 3 2 10
A. Matharu G 32 10-18 2-4 5-11 1-6 1 0 2 2 4 27
D. Gaston 9 0-4 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 2 4 0
S. Holle 8 0-2 0-0 0-1 2-2 0 1 0 1 0 0
A. Chevalier 7 0-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 2
F. Masudi 6 1-1 2-2 0-0 2-4 0 0 0 0 1 4
L. Lattimore 3 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Totals   225 26-83
(.313)
11-17
(.647)
7-23
(.304)
20-41 17 1 15 14 21 70


Tennessee
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Dye F 32 5-11 3-4 0-0 3-6 0 4 1 2 1 13
T. Key C 39 4-9 2-4 0-0 6-18 1 10 2 1 5 10
J. Horston G 37 11-22 5-6 1-2 2-15 3 0 0 8 3 28
J. Walker G 36 5-11 1-2 2-3 2-5 5 0 0 6 3 13
T. Darby G 10 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0
S. Puckett 34 2-6 1-2 1-2 0-1 1 0 0 2 1 6
K. Green 19 0-2 4-6 0-0 1-1 0 1 1 0 1 4
B. Miles 18 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-3 1 0 0 3 1 0
Totals   225 27-64
(.422)
16-24
(.667)
4-9
(.444)
18-56 11 15 4 24 15 74


Officials: Beverly Roberts, Angelica Suffren, Roy Gulbeyan




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