Topic: Lady Vols
Knoxville, TN - The University of Tennessee announced today that Pat Summitt has agreed to a one-year extension to remain involved with the women’s basketball program in her ongoing role as head coach emeritus. «Read the rest of this article»
Atlanta, GA – Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history, can add one more career achievement award to her trophy case.
Summitt, the women’s basketball head coach emeritus at Tennessee, was presented the 2013 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s College Basketball Award on Tuesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves and Kamiko Williams prepare to lead UT Lady Vols in SEC Tournament Friday
Duluth, GA – The SEC Freshman of the Year, Clarksville’s own Bashaara Graves, is set to help her University of Tennessee Lady Vols win the SEC Tournament when they square off against the winner of the Arkansas-Florida game, Friday at noon ET.
Along with Kamiko Williams, from Clarksville’s Northeast High School, the SEC Champions are poised to make a run to the NCAA title.
Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee plans to honor legendary women’s basketball player Candace Parker by retiring her jersey during a home game next season, the Tennessee Athletics Department announced Thursday.
Parker, a two-time All-American, will become the sixth Lady Vol player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. Her No. 3 banner will join those for Holly Warlick (No. 22), Chamique Holdsclaw (No. 23), Tamika Catchings (No. 24), Bridgette Gordon (No. 30) and Daedra Charles (No. 32). Lady Vol Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt also had a banner raised in her honor this season on January 28th prior to the game with Notre Dame. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves and Kamiko Williams lead University of Tennessee Lady Vols to SEC Championship
Knoxville, TN – #8 Tennessee secured the outright regular-season SEC championship with an 82-72 victory over #13/15 Texas A&M on Thursday night before 12,213 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols claimed their 17th SEC regular-season crown overall.
Senior Kamiko Williams scored a career-high 18 points and classmate Taber Spani scored eight as the duo won their third SEC regular-season crown.
Knoxville, TN – The college basketball world is learning what we’ve know for years in Clarksville Tennessee. Bashaara Graves is an amazing basketball player. The Lady Vol freshman has been a big reason for much of the success the Tennessee Women’s Basketball team has had this year.
Graves was part of outstanding high school program at Clarksville High School and was recruited to Tennessee by the legendary Pat Summitt.
Atlanta, GA – University of Tennessee “Lady Vols” stand-out Meighan Simmons has been added to the State Farm Wade Trophy “Wade Watch” list of outstanding college basketball players. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced Monday it’s list of outstanding players from across the country.
Joining the preseason list of 25 “Wade Watch” hopefuls are the Lady Vol junior guard, Kelsey Bone of Texas A&M, Gennifer Brandon and Layshia Clarendon of Cal Berkeley, Kelly Faris of Connecticut, Tianna Hawkins of Maryland, Chelsea Hopkins of San Diego State and Niveen Rasheed of Princeton.State Farm and the Wade Trophy Coalition present The State Farm Wade Trophy to the nation’s most outstanding NCAA® Division I women’s basketball player each year – one who not only excels athletically but also serves as a positive role model both on and off the court. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – It is no surprise that another Clarksville student athlete is making headlines at the next level. Such is the case for former Clarksville High School basketball star Bashaara Graves. Now playing for the University of Tennessee “Lady Vols”, Graves has racked up her fourth SEC Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week honor.
Graves, a 6-foot-2 forward/center from Clarksville, Tennessee, also picked up the honor on November 12th and December 3rd. She is the first player this season to earn either SEC Player or Freshman of the Week distinction on three occasions. «Read the rest of this article»
“Code Blue” Returns with Friday Pep Rally Downtown and Unique Card Stunt Prior to Kickoff
Nashville, TN – Legendary Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt will be honored as the 12th Titan in a special ceremony prior to kickoff of the Tennessee Titans home opener against the New England Patriots on Sunday, September 9th.
In addition, Titans owner K.S.”Bud” Adams, Jr. will donate $25,000 to the Pat Summitt Foundation in an effort to raise awareness and help find a cure to Alzheimer’s disease. «Read the rest of this article»
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