The University of Alabama women’s basketball team made history on Thursday night.
With sophomore Jordan Lewis notching 19 points and seven rebounds, and senior Ashley Williams recording her 15th career double-double, the Crimson Tide won in Knoxville for the first time with a 72-63 victory over No. 11 Tennessee at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Although Alabama (16-10, 6-7 SEC) has won the last four meetings against the Lady Vols (21-5, 9-4 SEC), Alabama had lost all 22 previous games played in Knoxville.
Williams had 16 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals. Junior Shaquera Wade scored 12, while senior Hannah Cook added 10 points, four assists and four steals.
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