Mississippi State (16-7, 5-5 SEC) defeated the Lady Vols (17-9, 9-2 SEC), 91-90 in double overtime, Monday at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Mississippi.
The contest was the fourth multiple overtime game in Tennessee history.
Tennessee led, 81-78, after Jordan Walker converted a 3-point attempt early in the second quarter. The Lady Vols would not lead again.
Rickea Jackson converted 13-of-13 free throw attempts for the Lady Vols. Jackson's 100-percent effort tied a school free throw record set by Gail Dobson on March 1, 1975, versus Union.
Tennessee's 37 made free throws ties for the third-most in school history (37 versus Vanderbilt on Jan. 19, 1997). The Lady Vols' 44 attempts tied an effort versus Alabama on March 6, 1994. The 84.1 percentage set a season high for the Lady Vols.
Story originally appeared on Vols Wire