KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bashaara Graves and Cierra Burdick recorded double-doubles Friday as No. 13 Tennessee trounced Davidson 75-40 to avoid its first three-game losing streak since 1986.
Graves scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the fifth double-double of her freshman season despite resting for the game’s final 10 minutes, 47 seconds. Burdick added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Isabelle Harrison just missed a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds.
Tennessee (8-3) had fallen 76-53 at No. 3 Baylor and 73-60 to No. 1 Stanford in its last two games. The Lady Vols haven’t dropped three straight games since losing 68-54 to No. 8 Mississippi, 66-60 to No. 11 Auburn and 59-56 to No. 3 Louisiana Tech on Feb. 5-10, 1986.
Sophia Aleksandravicius had 12 points and seven rebounds to lead Davidson (4-7) in both categories. Laura Murray added 11 points, but she shot just 4 of 15.