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No. 7 UT wins fourth straight SEC game with 70-58 victory at Ole Miss

No. 7 Tennessee picked up a 70-58 win on Sunday in The Pavilion at Ole Miss, ending the Rebels’ 13-game win streak.
Published: Jan. 9, 2022 at 12:44 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - No. 7 Tennessee picked up a 70-58 win on Sunday in The Pavilion at Ole Miss, ending the Rebels’ 13-game win streak.

Now 15-1 on the season, the 2021-22 squad is making UT’s best start since 2017-18 when it went 15-0. With four straight SEC wins, it’s the Lady Vols’ hottest start to conference play since beginning 13-0 in 2014-15 en route to a 15-1 SEC regular-season title.

Junior Jordan Horston was the top scorer for the Lady Vols (15-1, 4-0 SEC), turning in a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Graduate Alexus Dye was also a top producer with 17, while sophomore Tess Darby scored a career-high 13 points.

Ole Miss (13-2, 1-1 SEC) was led by Shakira Austin who finished with 26 points and nine rebounds. Lashonda Monk was also in double figures with 11.

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