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Lady Vols rely on rebounding to eke out a 54-51 victory over Wichita State

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Despite a lackluster performance on offense, the No. 11 Lady Volunteers extended their win streak to four games with a 54-51 victory over Wichita State in front of a crowd of 9,026 in Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night.

For the second game in a row, Tennessee scored less than 60 points, as they struggled to knock down jumpers — going 1-for-7 from three with a 40.6 field goal percentage — and committed a season-high 18 turnovers.

However, they made up for the inefficiencies by executing on one of the programs trademarks: rebounding.

Junior forward Cierra Burdick was the lone player ...

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