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Tennessee Lady Vols get 89-60 win over James Madison

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 13/18-ranked Tennessee rolled to an 89-60 victory over James Madison at Thompson-Boling Wednesday night, with senior forward Jaime Nared posting 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the way for the Lady Vols.
 
UT shot 55 percent from the field, 53.3 percent from behind the arc and had four players in double figures. Freshman forward Rennia Davis followed Nared as UT’s second-leading scorer with 17 points, while center Mercedes Russell and forward Cheridene Green tallied 14 and 10 , respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball beats James Madison 89-60 Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball beats James Madison 89-60 Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols plays James Madison at Thompson-Bowling Area tonight

 

No. 13/18 Tennessee vs. James Madison

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 13/18 Tennessee (1-0) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night, as James Madison (1-1) comes to town for a 6:00pm contest.

This will mark the second straight season these teams have played, with the Lady Vols winning, 81-69, in last year’s season opener in Harrisonburg, VA.

Wednesday night’s game marks the second of three straight at home to open the campaign for the Lady Vols. By the time Texas departs Knoxville on December 10th, Tennessee will have played seven of its first 10 games at home.

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Tennessee Governor, First Lady Partner with Peyton Manning To Raise over $600,000 for the Pat Summitt Foundation

 

Two private events raise funds to support fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam yesterday partnered with five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning to raise awareness and funds for The Pat Summitt Foundation, financing research, treatment and support for those facing Alzheimer’s disease.

Two private, ticketed events held Tuesday together raised over $600,000 to benefit the fund established by the late head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteer basketball team, Pat Summitt.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Dr. Roberto Fernandez, medical director of The Pat Summitt Clinic at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, and his wife, Dr. Denia Ramirez, and Peyton Manning.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Dr. Roberto Fernandez, medical director of The Pat Summitt Clinic at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, and his wife, Dr. Denia Ramirez, and Peyton Manning.

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Tennessee Lady Vols Fall to Louisville in NCAA Tournament 2nd Round, 75-64

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsLouisville, KY Jaime Nared had 28 points and 11 rebounds and Mercedes Russell added 11 points and 13 boards, but Tennessee could not survive Louisville’s fourth-quarter surge as the No. 5 seed Lady Vols fell to the No. 4 seed Cardinals, 75-64, on Monday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center.

Tennessee (20-12) held a 47-46 lead entering the fourth quarter, but the Lady Vols missed their first 12 shots of the final 10 minutes of the game while Louisville (29-7) swung momentum in its favor.

Nared’s 28 points were the most she has ever scored in an NCAA Tournament game and her 11 boards tied for her best in NCAA play. She was 9-of-18 from the floor, 3-of 5 from 3-point range and a perfect 7-of-7 from the free-throw line.

Tennessee Lady Vol Jaime Nared scores 28 points in loss; Mercedes Russell posts 19th double-double of season. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Tennessee Lady Vol Jaime Nared scores 28 points in loss; Mercedes Russell posts 19th double-double of season. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Lady Vols face #13/12 Louisville Cardinals in NCAA Tournament second round

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (20-11) vs. #13/12 Louisville Cardinals (28-7)

March 20th, 2017 | 5:45pm CT
Louisville, KY | KFC Yum! Center | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsLouisville, KY – As the No. 5 seed in the Oklahoma City Regional, Tennessee is looking for its 35th trip to the Sweet 16 on Monday, when the Lady Vols take on 4th-seeded Louisville in the KFC Yum! Center in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

The game tips off at 5:45pm CT and will be broadcast on ESPN2 and online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (PxP), Doris Burke (Analyst) and Kara Lawson (Analyst) will describe describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Cardinals.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Lady Vols take on #13/12 Louisville Cardinals Monday, March 20th in the second round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols beat Dayton 66-57 to advance in NCAA Tournament

 

Tennessee Athletic Department

UT Lady VolsLouisville, KY Diamond DeShields scored 24 points, and Mercedes Russell and Schaquilla Nunn posted double-doubles, leading Tennessee to a 66-57 win over Dayton on Saturday in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center.

UT (20-11) advances to the second round, where it will meet host and No. 4 seed Louisville (28-7) here on Monday. Tip-time for that game has not been announced.

The Lady Vols surged in the third quarter to take command of the game after an exciting a 29-29 first half. UT limited Dayton (22-10) to just 20 percent shooting (4-of-20) from 3-point range in the win.

#11 Diamond DeShields scored 24 points and Mercedes Russell and Schaquilla Nunn posted double-doubles to lead Tennessee Lady Vols to a 66-57 win over Dayton on Saturday in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center. (Austin Perryman/Tennessee Athletics)

#11 Diamond DeShields scored 24 points and Mercedes Russell and Schaquilla Nunn posted double-doubles to lead Tennessee Lady Vols to a 66-57 win over Dayton on Saturday in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament at the KFC Yum! Center. (Austin Perryman/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols faces Dayton Flyers in first round of NCAA Tournament

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (19-11) vs. Dayton Flyers (22-9)

Saturday, March, 18th, 2017 | 3:00pm CT
Louisville, KY | KFC Yum! Center | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsLouisville, KY – As the No. 5 seed in the Oklahoma City Regional, Tennessee is set to face 12th-seeded Dayton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY. The Lady Vols are the only program to appear in every tournament, making their 36th appearance in the postseason this year.

The game tips off at 3:00pm CT and will be broadcast on ESPN2 and online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (PxP), Doris Burke (Analyst) and Kara Lawson (Analyst) will describe describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Flyers.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

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Alabama upsets Tennessee Lady Vols in second round of SEC Tournament

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – Despite a double-double by Mercedes Russell, Tennessee was never able to get in a consistent groove against Alabama in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, falling 72-64.

Russell finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds in the contest, both of which were game highs. Diamond DeShields posted another all-around performance, totaling 15 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Jordan Reynolds and Jaime Nared also cracked double-digit scoring, with 14 and 11, respectively. Nared also added seven rebounds and three assists.

Mercedes Russell scored 16 points and 12 rebounds in Tennessee Lady Vols 72-64 loss to Alabama Thursday in SEC Tournament. (By Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Mercedes Russell scored 16 points and 12 rebounds in Tennessee Lady Vols 72-64 loss to Alabama Thursday in SEC Tournament. (By Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols face Alabama Crimson Tide in second round of SEC Tournament

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (19-10, 10-6 SEC) vs. Alabama (17-12/5-11)

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 | 1:30pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – The No. 5 seed Lady Vols (19-10, 10-6 SEC) are set to play No. 12 seed Alabama (18-12, 5-11 SEC) at approximately 1:30pm CT on Thursday in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The game will be broadcast on SEC Network and will be available online through WatchESPN. Courtney Lyle (PxP), Tamika Catchings (Analyst) and Steffi Sorensen (Reporter) will describe the action for the SEC Network broadcast of Tennessee’s second-round game.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Women's Basketball take on Alabama Thursday at 3:30pm CT in second round SEC Tournament action. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols take down #3/2 Mississippi State, 82-64

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsStarksville, MS Tennessee earned one of the biggest wins of the Holly Warlick era on Sunday, defeating #3/2 Mississippi State, 82-64, at Humphrey Coliseum.

Jordan Reynolds also had a productive game, tying her career high in points with 17 to go along with eight rebounds and three assists.

Victoria Vivians led the Bulldogs (27-3, 13-3 SEC) with 18 points.

Tennessee’s defense came ready to play out of the gate, holding the Bulldogs to 19 percent shooting and more than a four-minute scoring drought in the first quarter. Jaime Nared got off to a quick start on the offensive end of the court, posting nine points to lead UT to an 18-8 advantage at the end of the period.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers Head Coach Holly Warlick during the game between #3/2 Mississippi State and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers. The Lady Vols won 82-64. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers Head Coach Holly Warlick during the game between #3/2 Mississippi State and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers. The Lady Vols won 82-64. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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