TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UT Release) - The #7/9 Tennessee women's basketball team got back on the winning track with a convincing 86-56 victory at Alabama. Shekinna Stricklen led four players in double-figures with 14. The Lady Vols improved to 15-5 overall with a 6-1 mark in the SEC. The Crimson Tide dropped to 10-11 and remain winless in the league at 0-7.
The Lady Vols unveiled a new starting lineup featuring Glory Johnson, Cierra Burdick, Briana Bass, Vicki Baugh and Ariel Massengale and it proved successful. Johnson tallied 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Burdick added nine while both Bass and Baugh tallied eight. Massengale was a sensational distributor handing out 11 assists to equal her career-high.
Coming off the bench, Kamiko Williams and Isabelle Harrison each chipped in with 10.
Kyra Crosby led Alabama with 15 points in defeat. She was Alabama's lone double-figure scorer. The Tide was held to just 1-of-14 from 3-point territory.
The Lady Vols finish a three-game road swing at Georgia on Sunday at 5 p.m.
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