Lady Vols fall to Virginia Tech 57-43

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(Graphic: WKRN)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Virginia Tech got 21 points from Vanessa Panousis and upset eighth ranked Tennessee 57-43 Sunday in Knoxville.

The Lady Vols trailed by only one point late at 44-43, but the Hokies finished the game with a 13-0 run to improve to 7-1. During that run, Tennessee missed the last 10 shots it took.

Diamond DeShields scored 15 points for Tennessee, all in the first half. Mercedes Russell added 14 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.

Tennessee had won its last 44 home games against unranked opponents.

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