No.2 Tenn. 113, No.21 Old Dom. 55
Jan. 04, 2000
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Semeka Randall scored 21 points and Tamika Catchings added 19 to lead No. 2 Tennessee to a 113-55 victory over No. 21 Old Dominion on Monday night.
Michelle Snow added 16 points, and Kara Lawson had 15 for the Lady Vols (10-1), who scored 63 first-half points en route to the easy victory. Lucienne Berthieu had 18 points for Old Dominion (7-3), which allowed the most points in school history, was led by
Tennessee hit its first seven shots from the field. The Lady Vols, who shot 57 percent overall, made three 3-pointers in the first three minutes and took a 15-6 lead.
Maiga Hamchetou and Berthieu tried to keep Old Dominion close with a strong inside attack, but the Monarchs couldn't keep pace with the Lady Vols. Tennessee used a 23-9 run, sparked by Randall and Gwen Jackson, to take a 40-17 lead midway through the first half.
The Lady Vols closed the half with a flurry, outscoring Old Dominion 23-6 to take a 63-25 lead. The late spurt included three 3-pointers, giving the Lady Vols eight for the first half.
Any hope for Old Dominion ended when the Lady Vols outscored the Monarchs 17-2 to start the second half. Randall and Lawson led the charge, combining for eight points.