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No. 7 LSU still undefeated in SEC after upsetting No. 1 Tennessee
Feb. 14, 2008
CBSSports.com wire reports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and 14 rebounds and No. 7 LSU grabbed the Southeastern Conference lead with a 78-62 win over top-ranked Tennessee on Thursday night.

LSU (21-3, 9-0 SEC) remains the only SEC team without a conference loss.

Fowles led a balanced offensive attack for the Tigers. Erica White added 16 points, Quianna Chaney had 14 points, RaShonta LeBlanc had 11 and Ashley Thomas and Allison Hightower both added 10.

The Lady Vols (22-2, 8-1) held a 33-30 halftime lead, but the Lady Tigers came out with a 5-1 run to grab a 35-34 lead as LeBlanc drove to the hoop with 16:34 left.

LSU shot 60 percent during the second half compared to Tennessee's 28.6 percent.

The Lady Tigers also capitalized with 25 points off 19 turnovers by the Lady Vols.

Candace Parker led Tennessee with 26 points and had 10 rebounds. Nicky Anosike had 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Scoreboard
Final 1 2 T
7 LSU « 30 48 78
1 Tennessee 33 29 62

Southeastern
East Conf. W-L Tot. W-L
Tennessee 0-0 22-2
Vanderbilt 0-0 18-6
Georgia 0-0 17-7
Florida 0-0 15-9
South Carolina 0-0 13-11
Kentucky 0-0 12-11
West Conf. W-L Tot. W-L
LSU 0-0 21-3
Arkansas 0-0 17-7
Auburn 0-0 16-7
Mississippi St. 0-0 15-9
Mississippi 0-0 9-13
Alabama 0-0 8-16

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