Lady Vols rally to beat Alabama for 40th consecutive time

UT to call all teams Volunteers, phase out 'Lady' for women's (Image 1)
UT to call all teams Volunteers, phase out 'Lady' for women's (Image 1)

The Lady Vols trailed Alabama 26-18 at halftime but rallied in the second half to defeat the Crimson Tide 64-54 Sunday afternoon.

The victory marked Tennessee's 40th consecutive win over Alabama.

Junioro Cierra Burdick led the comeback and finished with a career high 21 points.

Her 11 rebounds resulted in her third double-double of the season. Isabelle Harrison notched her 11th double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Tennessee outscored the Tide 46-28 in the second half including a 19-2 the break the game open with five minutes left in the contest.

With the win, Tennessee moves to 18-4 overall and 7-2 in the SEC.  The Lady Vols return to action Thursday at Ole Miss.

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