NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cierra Burdick and Isabelle Harrison scored 16 points apiece to lead No. 14 Tennessee to its first road victory of the season, 85-51 over Lipscomb on Sunday.
Alexa Middleton added 12 points for the Lady Vols (6-2), who have won two straight after dropping out of the top 10 with consecutive losses at in-state UT-Chattanooga and at No. 4 Texas.
Lipscomb (2-6) was led by Ashley Southern's 12 points and 10 boards. The Lady Bisons were trying to become the first Atlantic Sun team to beat UT.
Sara Bliss's 3-pointer put Lipscomb on top briefly 3-2 before Nia Moore's putback started a 26-0 Tennessee run.
Burdick, who also grabbed 10 rebounds, scored nine of the next 11 points for the Lady Vols to make it 15-3. Ariel Massengale and Jasmine Jones hit back-to-back 3-pointers, then Middleton pushed it to 28-3 with a trey and a layup after a Lipscomb backcourt turnover.