No. 8 Mississippi State Women Trounce No. 23 Tennessee 72-55

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Mississippi State showcased one of its greatest strengths while exposing Tennessee’s major weakness.

The eighth-ranked Bulldogs forced 23 turnovers in a 72-55 triumph at No. 23 Tennessee on Thursday night.

Mississippi State (21-3, 9-1 Southeastern Conference) is forcing 22 turnovers per game and entered the night leading all SEC teams in that category.

“I say this all the time, you don’t get that stat running a 2-3 and playing hope-you-miss defense,” Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer said. “I’m proud of our kids for how hard they played and for making it happen.”

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