Topic: Lady Vols
Atlanta, GA – Russell Athletic and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced that the commemorative award presented to the Russell Athletic/WBCA National Coaches of the Year will be named The Pat Summitt Trophy in honor of the legendary University of Tennessee Lady Vols head coach.
The award will officially be named “The Pat Summitt Trophy presented to the Russell Athletic/WBCA National Coach of the Year.” It will be the only national coach of the year award to bear Summitt’s name.
Knoxville, TN - On `We Back Pat’ Night, Tennessee took care of business posting a 89-69 victory over Florida.
Five Lady Vols scored in double-figures as #11/12 Tennessee never trailed in the contest to move to 15-4 overall and 4-2 in the SEC. Meighan Simmons knocked down five 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 21 points.
Bashaara Graves netted 17 to equal her most points since the fourth game of the campaign. Jasmine Jones tallied 13, one shy of her career high. Andraya Carter tied her season-best with 14 and Isabelle Harrison added 12.
Nashville, TN – In her 38 years coaching the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team, Pat Summitt received hundreds of honors. Her teams won more than 1,000 games, 32 Southeastern Conference championships and eight national championships.
Her players who completed their playing eligibility at UT had a 100 percent graduation rate. And since being diagnosed with early onset dementia a little over two years ago, she has led a foundation that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund Alzheimer’s research. «Read the rest of this article»
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee used a 21-0 run bridging the halves to run away with an 84-50 victory over Oakland on Sunday afternoon before 10,333 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The #3/4 Lady Vols (5-0) were led by sophomore Bashaara Graves (15 points and 11 rebounds) and senior Meighan Simmons (14 points).
Tennessee had five players score in double-figures as junior Ariel Massengale had 13 points along with six assists. Junior Isabelle Harrison tallied 11 points and freshman Mercedes Russell had 10 points.
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 - The University of Tennessee announced Wednesday that the dedication of the Pat Summitt Plaza and Statue will take place at 11:00am on November 22nd.
The dedication and unveiling of the bronze statue, created by internationally-known artist and sculptor David Adickes of Houston, Texas, will be held at the soon-to-be-completed plaza on the corner of Lake Loudoun Boulevard and Phillip Fulmer Way. The public is invited to attend, and nearby Thompson-Boling Arena will offer access to restrooms.
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.
Knoxville, TN – An error-prone outing proved costly as Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team fell in three sets (14-25, 22-25, 18-25) to host Tennessee at the Comcast Lady Vol Classic, Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Knoxville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team continues its 10-match in-state tour when it visits Tennessee for a four-match stay at the Comcast Lady Vol Classic, beginning Thursday night.
Springfield, MA – University of Tennessee Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt, 12-time NBA All-Star and Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson and youth basketball ambassador Boo Williams were winners of the 2013 Mannie Jackson – Basketball’s Human Spirit Award.
The winners were recognized during events leading up to the 2013 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremonies. Summitt did not travel to Massachusetts for the event.
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