Players testing positive for marijuana in the mighty Southeastern Conference do not face the one-year suspension that comes from getting busted by the NCAA.
Shekinna Stricklen had 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to help Tennessee win its 39th straight over South Carolina, 71-56, on Thursday night.
Kamiko Williams scored a career-high 17 points to help No. 5 Tennessee edge South Carolina 60-55 on Sunday.
Angie Bjorklund scored 23 points and Shekinna Stricklen added 21 to help No. 4 Tennessee open the SEC schedule with a 79-62 win over South Carolina on Thursday night.
Alex Fuller scored 14 points and Tennessee (No. 15 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) overcame a slow start to beat South Carolina 68-56 on Sunday for the 36th consecutive time.
Shannon Bobbitt scored 20 points, Candace Parker added 15 and No. 2 Tennessee beat South Carolina 71-48 Sunday in the Lady Vols' 35th straight win over the Gamecocks.
The No. 2 Lady Vols began their pursuit of a sixth sweep of the Southeastern Conference's regular-season and tournament titles by beating South Carolina 81-63 on Friday.
Candace Parker and Shannon Bobbitt each scored 13 points and No. 3 Tennessee jumped out to a 16-0 lead en route to beating South Carolina 72-36 Thursday night.
Tye'sha Fluker had 14 of her 18 points in the second half to lead No. 1 Tennessee to its 32nd straight win over South Carolina, 66-51.
Shanna Zolman scored 13 points and sixth-ranked Tennessee cruised to a 74-44 victory over South Carolina.
Shyra Ely scored 16 points to spark No. 6 Tennessee to a 68-53 victory over South Carolina in a Southeastern Conference matchup.