Cora Hall Knoxville News Sentinel
GREENVILLE S.C. – Lady Vols basketball advanced to its third straight SEC Tournament semifinal.
In a late-night quarterfinals matchup, No. 3 seed Tennessee won 80-71 against No. 14 seed Kentucky (12-19) on Friday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Now, the Lady Vols (22-10) have a challenging rematch in No. 2 seed LSU (28-1) on Saturday.
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In the teams’ lone matchup in the regular season in Baton Rouge, LSU won 76-68. Tennessee came within one point of tying the score in the fourth quarter, but then LSU went on an 11-0 run that put the game away.
Against Kentucky on Friday, Rickea Jackson led the Lady Vols with a season-high 34 points. The senior forward set a program record for most made free throws without a miss, going 14-for-14.
Tennessee Lady Vols basketball vs. LSU: Game time, TV info
The game will tip off at 7 p.m. ET Saturday and be televised on ESPNU.