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Burdick Helps No. 10 Tennessee Rally Past Alabama

Burdick Helps No. 10 Tennessee Rally Past Alabama

CREATED Feb 2, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Cierra Burdick scored 21 points and No. 10 Tennessee rallied to beat Alabama 64-54 on Sunday.

Despite trailing 26-18 at halftime, the Lady Vols (18-4, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) was able to outscore the Crimson Tide 46-28 in the second half.

Burdick's 3-pointer with 7:27 left in the second half that gave Tennessee its first lead since two minutes into the game. Meighan Simmons hit a 3-pointer moments later to give the Lady Vols a 45-39 lead.

Simmons and Isabelle Harrison each added 11 points for Tennessee. Burdick and Harrison also had 11 rebounds each for a double-double.

Daisha Simmons led Alabama (10-12, 3-6 SEC) with 18 points, and Shafontaye Myers added 11. The Tide came out strong to start the game and led by as many as 15, but went on a scoring drought with 5:13 left to let Tennessee back into the game.

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