GAMEDAY: Open Thread/Live Blog: Tennessee State at Tennessee
It is that time of the week.
After knocking off 15th-ranked Notre Dame in South Bend on Monday, Tennessee returns home to Knoxville to host Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday.
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G Jazmine Massengill
G Jordan Horston
F Rennia Davis
F Lou Brown
C Tamari Key
G Jazmine Young
G Andreana Wrister
F Taylor Roberts
F Jaden Wrightsell
C Ashley Primas
Tennessee wins the opening tip.
9:43 - Jazmine Massengill gets the scoring started with a layup.
Tennessee 2, Tennessee State 0
6:18 - Moving screen called on Lou Brown. Lady Vols make a group substitution.
Tennessee 8, Tennessee State 2
Timeout, 3:14: Tennessee 10, Tennessee State 10
1:17 - Kasiyahna Kushkituah ends Tennessee's scoring drought.
0:42 - Jordan Horston drives and scores.
Tennessee 14, Tennessee State 10
END FIRST: Tennessee 14, Tennessee State 10
8:42 - McCullah scores to start the second period.
Tennessee 14, Tennessee State 12
8:09 - Horston gets inside and scored for the Lady Vols.
7:34 - Rennia Davis knocks down a pair of free throws.
Tennessee, 18 Tennessee State 12
Timeout, 6:45: Tennessee 21, Tennessee State 15
5:30 - Rae Burrell lays it in for her first score of the game.
4:32 - Burrell splits a pair of free throws.
Tennessee 24, Tennessee State 15
3:49 - Banner knocks down a pair of free throws for the Lady Tigers.
3:32 - Horston knocks down a three from the right wing.
2:46 - Davis knocks down a pair of free throws to extend the Lady Vols' lead.
Tennessee 31, Tennessee State 20
1:40 - Kushkituah misses both free throws, Davis follows and scores.
0:00 - Davis misses a three at the buzzer.
HALFTIME: Tennsseee 35, Tennessee State 22
9:12 - Lou Brown knocks down a corner three to start the half.
Tennessee 38, Tennessee State 22
Timeout, 6:51: Tennessee 38, Tennessee State 23
6:09 - Davis splits a pair of free throws for the Lady Vols.
4:45 - Richardson scores for the Lady Tigers.
Timeout, 4:37: Tennessee 39, Tennessee State 25
3:16 - Kushkituah splits a pair of free throws.
2:45 - Burrell scores to increase the Lady Vols' lead.
2:15 - Burrell splits a pair of free throws.
Tennessee 45, Tennessee State 25
0:52 - Emily Saunders scores the layup and draws the foul. She misses the ensuing free throw.
0:29 - Massengill connects on a pair of free throws for the Lady Vols.
END THIRD: Tennessee 51, Tennessee State 27
9:09 - Tamari Key lays it in to kick off the fourth period for the Lady Vols.
8:25 - Key connects on a pair of free throws.
Tennessee 55, Tennessee State 29
7:13 - Brown knocks down a jumper from the free throw line.
6:55 - Burrell gets inside for the score.
Timeout, 6:50 - Tennessee 59, Tennessee State 29
6:12 - Brown finds Davis for the layup.
4:46 - Burrell knocks down a three from the corner.
3:00 - Kushkituah sneaks inside for an easy score.
2:36 - Saunders lays it in at the rim.
Tennessee 68, Tennessee State 40.
1:57 - Burrell knocks down another three from straightaway.
FINAL: Tennessee 73, Tennessee State 43