LSU ended a seven game losing streak to Tennessee beating the Lady Vols 80-77 Thursday night in Knoxville.
Danielle Ballard led the 16th ranked Tigers with 25 points.
Tennessee trailed big in the game before making a huge comeback.
The Lady Vols were down 75-59 with less than five minutes to play and got as close as one point before losing their SEC opener.
Andraya Carter missed a three point field goal in the closing seconds that would have sent the game to overtime.