KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (Ticker) -- Semeka Randall had 14 points and eight rebounds as No. 1 Tennessee overcame terrible shooting to defeat No. 17 Vanderbilt, 70-66, in a Southeastern Conference matchup.
Randall made just 5-of-12 shots but all of her rebounds came on the offensive end, which typified the Lady Vols' effort.
Tennessee shot just 38 percent (24-of-62) from the field, including 1-of-7 from 3-point range. But the Lady Vols made 21-of-27 from the line and grabbed 18 offensive rebounds, which led to 18 second-chance points.
Tennessee (27-1, 13-0 SEC East) never trailed after the first five minutes but needed to hold off a late run by Vanderbilt for its 16th consecutive victory.
Ashley Robinson had 14 points and seven rebounds off the bench and Michelle Snow scored 12 points for the Lady Vols, which also outscored the Commodores, 40-28, in the paint.
Vanderbilt (18-8, 7-6) shot 50 percent (22-of-44) and made 8-of-13 from the arc but committed 16 turnovers to Tennessee's seven.
Chantelle Anderson had 20 points and nine rebounds and made 7-of-9 shots from the field for the Commodores, who had their three-game winning streak snapped.
Jillian Danker scored 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting and made 5-of-5 from the arc but committed five of the 11 turnovers that came from Vanderbilt's starting backcourt.