KNOXVILLE — Rennia Davis scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Chattanooga native Jazmine Massengill had a career-high 16 points as the 23rd-ranked Tennessee women's basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 79-41 blowout of cold-shooting Colorado State on Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The Lady Volunteers (8-1) played three days after falling 66-60 to Texas as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Colorado State (5-6) attempted two-thirds of its shots from 3-point range and spent most of the night misfiring. The Rams finished 18.2% (8-of-44) on 3-point attempts and 21.2% (14-of-66) overall from the field.
Davis, a 6-foot-2 junior, increased her career scoring total to 1,009 and became the 46th player in program history to reach the 1,000-point mark.
Massengill, a 6-foot sophomore who prepped at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy, was 7-for-12 from the field. She also grabbed six rebounds to help the Lady Vols finish with a whopping 57-24 advantage on the glass, and she had three assists, one steal and a block.
Freshman center Tamari Key added 11 points, and freshman guard Jordan Horston scored 10 points and had game highs with 14 rebounds and seven assists.
Megan Jacobs had 10 points to lead Colorado State, which took its third straight loss.
Tennessee led 15-10 after the first quarter, 36-18 at halftime and 61-32 entering the final period.
The Lady Vols wrapped up a six-game homestand and will have a week off before visiting top-ranked Stanford on Dec. 18 and Portland State on Dec. 21. They'll host Howard on Dec. 29 before opening Southeastern Conference play Jan. 2 against Missouri, also in Knoxville.