The Lady Rebels nearly grabbed their first win over the Lady Vols since a 78-72 victory on Feb. 4, 1996 at Oxford. Mississippi has not beaten Tennessee in Knoxville since a 69-65 decision on Jan. 31, 1987.
Tennessee could have taken control of the game with free throws, but after entering the game shooting 68.6 percent from the line, the Lady Vols hit 16 of 31 for 51.6 percent.
Frustrated with her team falling behind in games, Summitt drilled her team through intense practices this week.
On the subject of Coach Summitt, I found a great article.
Rising to her own level
One more win to get to 1000. The Lady Vols play Monday night on ESPN against Oklahoma.