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Lady Vols survive Blue Raider surge

Ariel Massengale

The Lady Vols notched their fifth win of the season Wednesday night, but it took an extra five minutes to do as Tennessee needed overtime to tame Middle Tennessee, 88-81.

"It was two teams going at it," Head coach Holly Warlick said. "I like the way we battled." It was indeed a battle for Tennessee (5-1) as Middle Tennessee (4-2) took a 5-0 lead and forced the Lady Vols to play from a trail position for nearly 36 minutes. Tennessee took its first lead of the game with 4:26 left to play when Kamiko Williams hit a bank shot to put her team ahead 64-63, and the... Recommended Stories