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No. 13 Tennessee women defeat No. 18 Texas 94-75

By By STEVE HABEL
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Meighan Simmons poured in 18 points to lead six Tennessee players in double figures as the 13th-ranked Lady Vols roared past No. 18 Texas 94-75 on Sunday in Austin.

Tennessee (7-1) shot 46.8% from the floor and held the Longhorns to 34.3 shooting in winning for the fourth straight year against Texas.

Ariel Massengale and Taber Spani had 15 points apiece for Tennessee and Cierra Burdick and Bashaara Graves scored 14 each. Graves also had 10 rebounds. Jasmine Jones added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Lady Vols.

Chassidy Fussell led the Longhorns (6-2) with 31 points.

Texas shot 25% and trailed 45-27 at halftime. The Longhorns cut the Tennessee lead to 78-68 on Fussell's 3-pointer with 6:57 to play before the Lady Vols finished the game with a 16-7 run.

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