LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The top-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols overcame a slow start to beat UCLA 82-70.
Tennessee led by just 32-31 at the half, but pulled away early in the second half and was ahead by as much as 19 points.
The Lady Vols are now 10-0 while UCLA is 4-6.
The Bruins have lost six of their last seven games.
Candace Parker had 17 points for Tennessee, 13 in the second half.
Shannon Bobbitt added 16 points; Alexis Hornbuckle had 12 points, eight rebounds and seven assists; Angie Bjorklund scored 12 points, and freshman Vicki Baugh matched her career high with 11 for the Lady Volunteers.
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Tennessee vs. UCLA Post-Game Notes
December 19, 2007
-Tennessee led at halftime for the 16th game in a row dating back to last season
-The Lady Vols’ 32 first-half points tie for their fewest this season.
-The Bruins’ first-half field goal percentage (.600) was the best by a UT opponent this season.
-Five Lady Vols scored in double figures for the second game in a row.
The win tonight…
-Gives Tennessee a 10-0 record on the season – the sixth best start in school history
-Gives Tennessee a 16-game winning streak dating back to last season.
-Gives Pat Summitt a 957-180 career record in her 34th season at Tennessee.
-Gives UT a 16-1 all-time record against UCLA and a 53-12 record against Pac-10 teams.
-Eclipsed the 400-point plateau for her UT career.
-Scored in double figures for the fifth time this season and the 21st time in her career.
-Scored in double figures for the 10th time this season and the 77th time in her career.
-Moved past Daedra Charles and into sixth place in the UT record books for career free throws attempted (548).
-Made her 400th career free throw
-Eclipsed the 700-rebound plateau for her career, becoming the 21st Lady Vol to do so.
-Remained perfect from the free throw line for the season
-Scored in double figures for the second game in a row and the fifth time this season.
-Her three steals tonight pull her within 39 thefts of the all-time UT record.
-Scored in double figures for the third game in a row and the sixth time this season.
-Tied a season-high seven assists, giving her 410 for her career, which ranks her 10th in the UT record books.
-Scored in double figures for the second game in a row and the third game this season.
Story Courtesy: UT Sports Information