Simmons, No. 10 Lady Vols trounce Auburn 93-63
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Meighan Simmons scored 26 points to continue her mastery of Auburn as No. 10 Tennessee won 93-63 on Thursday night for the Lady Vols' seventh victory in their last eight games.
Simmons sparked an early 19-0 run and had 25 points in the game's first 21 minutes, 42 seconds before cooling off down the stretch. The 5-foot-9 senior averaged 26.5 points in Tennessee's two victories over Auburn last season.
Cierra Burdick added 19 points and seven rebounds for the Lady Vols (21-5, 10-3 SEC). Andraya Carter had 12 points. Isabelle Harrison added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Tyrese Tanner scored 15 points and Tra'Cee Tanner had 14 for Auburn (14-12, 5-8). Brandy Montgomery scored 12 and Hasina Muhammad added 10.
Tennessee has won 23 of its last 25 games in this series. Auburn has lost 16 straight road games to Tennessee since winning 71-68 in Knoxville on Jan. 9, 1988.