KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (Ticker) -- Gwen Jackson and Semeka Randall each scored 20 points as second-ranked Tennessee won for the first time without injured star Tamika Catchings, 85-69 over fourth-ranked Georgia in a Southeastern Conference matchup.
Catchings, just the second Lady Vols player to reach 2000 points and 1,000 rebounds, suffered a torn ACL in Monday's win against Mississippi State. Kristen Clement replaced her in the starting lineup.
The Lady Vols (17-1, 5-0 SEC East) extended their home winning streak to 30 games and avenged a 78-51 loss at Georgia last season, Tennessee's worst-ever SEC setback.
Jackson also grabbed 15 rebounds and Michelle Snow had 15 points and 12 boards as Tennessee rallied from a three-point halftime deficit. The Lady Vols, who shot 40 percent (29-of-72), used a 9-0 run late in the second half to take the lead for good.
Georgia (15-3, 3-1) had its 13-game winning streak snapped, despite 19 points and 10 rebounds from Tawana McDonald. Coco Miller scored 18 points while Kelly Miller added 16.
The Lady Bulldogs shot just 36 percent (25-of-70) and were outrebounded, 57-45.