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Mercedes Russell scored double-digit points for the fifth straight game, leading the Lady Vols with 12 points.
Knoxville, TN – The No. 4/5 Lady Vols held off a scrappy UAlbany team, 63-55, on Friday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena to improve to 5-0 for the second time under head coach Holly Warlick.
Tennessee used a balanced scoring attack to stay unbeaten on the year, as nine different players had points for the Lady Vols in the victory. Mercedes Russell led the team in scoring for the first time this season with 12 points. The redshirt sophomore center has now scored double-digit points in every game this season. Diamond DeShields added 11 points for her second straight game in double figures.
#4/5 Tennessee (4-0) vs. #NR/RV UAlbany (4-0)
Friday, November 27th, 2016 | 12:01pm ET (11:01am CT)
Knoxville, TN – The #4/5 Tennessee Lady Vols (4-0) begin a stretch of three games in six days, when UAlbany (4-0) visits Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday. Tipoff is slated for noon, and the game will be broadcast online on SECN+.
Courtney Lyle (PxP) and VFL Steve Hamer (Analyst) will describe the action on the SECN+/WatchESPN online broadcast. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.
Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.UTTIX.com
UT Lady Vols vs. Chattanooga Mocs
Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The #4/5 Lady Vols (3-0) play their first of three games this week, as #24/RV Chattanooga (3-1) visits Thompson-Boling Arena on Monday. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm, and the game will be broadcast online on SECN+.
The Mocs enter on the heels of a 67-63 upset victory over #4/5 UT a year ago in Chattanooga. While there was that excitement for UTC, the Mocs also saw their season end at Thompson-Boling Arena last year, falling to Pittsburgh in the NCAA First Round, 51-40.
Nineteen of 29 games feature teams with postseason action in 2014-15
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee released its 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule Thursday evening, and the defending SEC co-champion Lady Vols will open the season playing their first eight regular-season games at home for the first time in school history.
Head coach Holly Warlick’s squad, which is set to debut vs. first-time opponent Central Arkansas on November 15th, enters the campaign on a 22-game home winning streak. The Lady Vols set a program record by forging an 18-0 mark while playing on The Summitt a year ago.
The victory for Tennessee (13-2, 3-0 SEC) was their third over a Top-10 opponent this season and fourth over a ranked team during the nine-game win streak.
The Lady Vols have three wins over Top-10 teams for the first time since their last National Championship season, 2007-08, when Tennessee beat eight Top-10 teams in their 36-2 campaign.
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols held a media session and open practice period Wednesday in advance of Friday’s season opener vs. Penn.
No. 4/4 UT and the Quakers will meet at Thompson-Boling Arena in a contest slated to tip at 7:00pm ET and be streamed live by SEC Network+.
The contest will be the first between the two programs and only Tennessee’s second vs. a school from the Ivy League. The Lady Vols, who were ranked No. 1 at the time, toppled Princeton, 107-39, on December 20th, 2005, in their only other meeting with an Ivy program.
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Knoxville, TN – Tennessee is making its record 33rd appearance in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, and the Lady Vols will do so as a No.1 seed, hosting No. 16 seed Northwestern State on Saturday, the NCAA Selection Committee announced Monday night.
This is the 22nd time Tennessee has been a No. 1 seed in the tournament, and the first time since 2011.
Head coach Holly Warlick’s squad, 27-5 on the season and an automatic qualifier by virtue of its SEC Tournament title, earned the top seeding in the Louisville regional.
Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves has career game as Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball defeats Georgia Tech 87-76
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee is off to a 4-0 start after topping Georgia Tech, 87-76, on Sunday night. The #4/3 Lady Vols pounded the glass to the tune of 65 total rebounds including 33 offensive boards. Bashaara Graves had the best game of her career with highs of 23 points, 18 rebounds and five assists. It was Graves’ 13th career double-double.
Isabelle Harrison had 10 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for her seventh career double-double. It marked the second game that both Graves and Harrison each had double-doubles.
Knoxville, TN – “Pat XO”, the critically acclaimed ESPN Films documentary on Coach Pat Summitt that aired this past July, is on sale and available now on DVD in the Vol Network’s online store at volnetwork.tv.
Directed by Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters and produced by Robin Roberts, “Pat XO” tells the remarkable story of Coach Summitt’s life and coaching career. This raw, authentic portrait takes the camera from the filmmaker’s hands and places it into those who know her best. The archival footage and statistical records woven into the film provide their own insights into a woman who cared about winning but also about elevating her players and her university.
Knoxville, TN – After getting preseason preparations under way with a short workout early Monday, the Lady Vols came back on Tuesday with their first full-scale practice of the 2013-14 campaign.
Head Coach Holly Warlick is intent on her team members playing fast and giving their all on both ends of the floor. Many drills in practice are focused on just those ideas, preparing the newest Tennessee squad to meet the pace expected of the Big Orange’s second-year head coach.
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