Lady Vols advance to the 2nd round of NCAA tournament with 70-48 win

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Despite food poisoning and an IV strapped to her arm, Head Coach Holly Warlick was on the sidelines as the Lady Vols overcame a slow start to beat Northwestern State 70-48.

After leading by just two at halftime, the Lady Vols outscored Northwestern State 48-26 in the second half to improve to 53-0 all time at home in NCAA tournament games.

Meighan Simmons, Isabelle Harrison and Mercedes Russell each had 12 points.

The Lady Vols host number eight seeded St. John's Monday in Knoxville.

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