In addition, senior guard Destinee Wells and junior forward Sara Puckett also showed their potential during the game. Despite missing several key players due to injury, the Lady Vols asserted their dominance on both ends of the court.
Looking ahead, the Lady Vols will be traveling to Southwest Florida to participate in the Elevance Health Women’s Fort Myers Tip-Off. Their next game is against No. 18/17 Indiana on Tuesday at Suncoast Credit Union Arena.
The win against Troy showcased the Lady Vols’ strength on both offense and defense, setting a solid foundation for the rest of the season.
NEXT UP: The Lady Vols travel to Southwest Florida on Tuesday to participate in the Elevance Health Women’s Fort Myers Tip-Off at Suncoast Credit Union Arena. Tennessee is set to face No. 18/17 Indiana on Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. ET (FOX). On Nov. 25, the Lady Vols will meet No. 25/21 Oklahoma at 1:30 p.m. in the first-ever women’s college basketball game carried by Women’s Sports Network.
PUTTING UP 20 IN A QUARTER: Tennessee now has scored 20 or more points in 12 of the 16 quarters it has played this season, including a best frame of 31 in the third quarter vs. Troy. It topped the previous best of 29 in the third period vs. Florida A&M.
PULLING DOWN 50 IN BACK-TO-BACK GAMES: After the win against Troy, Tennessee continues to maintain a strong presence on the boards, showcasing their capability in securing rebounds.
OPENING A CAMPAIGN WITH 20 IN FOUR STRAIGHT: Junior forward Sara Puckett has been consistent with double-figure performances in the first four games of the season, proving to be a scoring threat for the Lady Vols.
HELLO, DESTINEE WELLS: Destinee Wells continues to impress, showcasing her scoring prowess and playmaking ability.
FIRST CAREER DOUBLE-DOUBLE FOR KARO: Karoline Striplin‘s standout performance against Troy underlined her potential, earning her the first double-double of her career.
FOUR DOUBLE-DOUBLES THIS SEASON: The Lady Vols have seen impressive performances, with multiple players stepping up to register double-doubles.
SEEING SOME LOCKDOWN DEFENSE: The Lady Vols’ defensive effort against Troy demonstrated their ability to stifle their opponents’ offensive production.
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