Davis' 33 points, 10 boards lead Lady Vols past No. 15 IrishNotre Dame's Marta Sniezek (13) gets blocked by Tennessee's Jazmine Massengill (13) and Tamari Key (20) during an NCAA college basketball game in South Bend, Ind., Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Rennia Davis had a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee past No. 15 Notre Dame 74-63 on Monday night.
Davis became the first Lady Vol since Candace Parker with 30 points and 10 rebounds against a ranked opponent. Davis was 12 of 20 from the field, with five 3-pointers, to help Tennessee hand Notre Dame its fourth home loss in the past 115 contests. UConn has the other three wins at Notre Dame.
Jordan Horston added 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals for Tennessee (3-0). Jazmine Massengill added five points, 13 rebounds and nine assists.
Tennessee announced before the game that guard Zaay Green suffered a torn ACL in her right knee at a practice Saturday and will be out indefinitely. Green and Davis are the only returning starters for the Lady Vols. Green was leading Tennessee with 13 points per game with 4.5 rebounds and two assists.
Destinee Walker led Notre Dame (2-1) with 18 points. Sam Brunelle added 16 points.