Lady Vols cruise past Carson-Newman in East Tennessee exhibition
Tamari Key scores 7 points in return to the floor
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Tennessee pulled away from East Tennessee rival Carson-Newman on Monday night, picking up a 105-72 exhibition victory over Carson-Newman.
Tennessee led by just 9 points after the first quarter before pulling away in the second to take a 59-34 halftime lead.
Tamari Key made her return to game action after missing the majority of last season with blood clots. Key scored 7 points and added 4 rebounds.
Rickea Jackson led the way for Tennessee, scoring a game-high 17 points.
Carson-Newman was paced offensively by Braelyn Wykle’s 15-point performance.
The Lady Vols will host Team USA on Sunday before opening the 2023-24 season on Tuesday night at home against Florida A&M.
Tip-off is set for 6:30 p.m.
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