The Lady Vols advanced to the semifinals of the SEC Tournament on Friday night with a 77-72 win over Ole Miss. Saturday will be the first time Tennessee plays in the semifinals since 2016.
Rennia Davis led the way for the Lady Vols (16-6, 10-4 SEC) with 33 points and 11 rebounds, tallying yet another double-double. The senior forward was one of just three Tennessee players to reach double-figures. Junior guard Rae Burrell scored 18 points, seven of which came in the fourth quarter. Sophomore guard Jordan Horston added 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
Donnetta Johnson led the way for Ole Miss (11-11, 4-11 SEC) in the Rebels’ upset bid. She scored a team-high 20 points on 9-for-19 shooting. A night after Shakira Austin scored 31 points in an upset win over Arkansas, the Lady Vols held Austin to 14 points on 4-for-11 shooting.
Here’s what Lady Vols head coach Kellie Harper had to say following the win: