Page's 29 leads Penn St women past No. 13 Lady Vols 70-56
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) Teniya Page scored 13 of her 29 points in the fourth quarter when Penn State pulled away for a 70-56 upset of No. 13 Tennessee on Sunday.
Jaime Nared, who had 18 points, had 12 in the third quarter as the Lady Vols cut a 33-20 halftime deficit to 44-40 entering the fourth quarter.
After Tennessee made it a two-point game, the Nittany Lions reeled off 13 straight points to lead 57-42 on Amari Carter's 3-point with 5:47 to play. Page scored the first six points of the run as the Lady Vols went 4:19 between field goals.
Penn State (3-1) had three 3-pointers and went 8 of 12 in the fourth quarter. Kaliyah Mitchell had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Nittany Lions, who finished 9 of 18 from long distance to beat Tennessee for the second time in 11 meetings.
Penn State turned a 16-15 deficit into a 15 point lead with a 16-0 run in the second quarter. The Lady Vols went 8:07 between points and went 1 of 11 behind the arc in the first half, finishing at 2 of 19.
Mercedes Russell had 19 points for Tennessee (3-1) and matched Nared's 11 rebounds.