Lady Vols defeat No. 17 Texas A&M, 76-55

photo Tennesee's Jasmine Jones strips the ball from Texas A&M's Karla Gilbert during the first half of their game in College Station, Texas, on Sunday.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - No. 11 Tennessee took on an "all hands on deck" approach to playing without star point guard Ariel Massengale, and one shooting hand in particular stood out in the Lady Vols' 76-55 whipping of No. 17 Texas A&M: That of senior guard Meighan Simmons, who scored a game-high 26 points in Massengale's absence.

"I was out there playing for one of my teammates who couldn't be here," Simmons said. "Ariel has done so much for this team, and we all stepped up to the plate.