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#13 Tennessee loses at home to #16 Kentucky, 73-71

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 13-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols fell, 73-71, to the 16th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
The Lady Vols (12-3, 1-2 SEC) trailed by two points after a pair of free throws from Meme Jackson with one minute remaining, but a three-pointer from Wildcats guard Jaida Roper put the game out of reach for the Big Orange.
 
Sophomore point guard Evina Westbrook led the charge offensively for the Tennessee Lady Vols with 20 points, marking her seventh performance of the season of 20 or more points, and added six rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball unable to cage Kentucky Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball unable to cage Kentucky Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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#10 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball host Belmont Bruins, Sunday

 

#10 Tennessee Lady Vols (10-1) vs. Belmont (7-3)

Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 10/10 Tennessee (10-1) closes out a four-game home stand on Sunday afternoon, as Belmont (7-3) makes its first-ever appearance vs. the Lady Vols at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 1:02pm CT, with the game available on SECN+ and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

This match-up is the first between these schools since March 1st, 1979, when current UT head coach Holly Warlick was donning a Lady Vol uniform as Pat Summitt’s point guard. This is the 10th overall meeting between these schools and the 77th time the Lady Vols have met a current member of the Ohio Valley Conference. UT is 55-21 vs. squads in that league after defeating Murray State on Friday night.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays the Belmont Bruins at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays the Belmont Bruins at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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#10 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes care of Murray State, 98-77

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Seven Lady Vols scored in double digits, fueling No. 10/10 Tennessee to a 98-77 victory over Murray State Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

With a season-high crowd of 8,518 looking on, the Lady Vols (10-1) were led in scoring by Rennia Davis who posted her third double-double of the season with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Other UT players in double figures were Rae BurrellMimi Collins, and Meme Jackson with 11 points each, and Evina Westbrook, Jazmine Massengill and Cheridene Green with 10 apiece. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball freshman Jazmine Massengill had a career high 10 points and 8 assists in win over Murray State Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball freshman Jazmine Massengill had a career high 10 points and 8 assists in win over Murray State Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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#10 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball host Murray State Racers, Friday

 

#10 Tennessee Lady Vols (9-1) vs. Murray State (4-6)

Friday, December 28th,2018 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 10/10 Tennessee (9-1) is in the midst of a four-game home stand, as Murray State (4-6) comes to town for a Friday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT, with the game available on SECN+ and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

This marks the return to the hardwood for both squads after they last played on December 21st before going on holiday break. The Lady Vols return to The Summitt after defeating in-state foe East Tennessee State, 80-61, last Friday night in Knoxville.

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Tennessee Lady Vols down East Tennessee State Buccaneers, 80-61

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Senior wing Meme Jackson fired in 23 points to help No. 9/8 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball  team head into the holiday break at 9-1 with an 80-61 win over East Tennessee State Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
Senior Cheridene Green (12 points), sophomore Rennia Davis (11 points and seven rebounds) and freshman Mimi Collins (11 points and six rebounds) joined Jackson as double-digit scorers for the Lady Vols, who bounced back from a loss to No. 8/9 Stanford on Tuesday night.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Meme Jackson scores 23 points to lead the Lady Vols to a 80-61 victory over East Tennessee State. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Meme Jackson scores 23 points to lead the Lady Vols to a 80-61 victory over East Tennessee State. (UT Athletics)

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#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball beats #13/13 Texas, 88-82

 

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UT Lady VolsAustin, TX – Senior Meme Jackson logged a career-high 33 points to lift the No. 9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team to an 88-82 victory over No. 12/12 Texas in the Frank Erwin Center on Sunday.
 
Sophomore Evina Westbrook posted 23 points for her third straight 20+ point performance. Cheridene Green was also in double figures for Tennessee (8-0), adding 10 points and six rebounds.
 
Texas (7-2) was led in scoring by Audrey Warren with 21 points.  Danni Williams, Destiny Littleton and Sug Sutton were also in double digits for the Longhorns with 14, 13 and 11, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Meme Jackson knocks down 33 points to lead the Lady Vols to 88-82 win over Texas, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Meme Jackson knocks down 33 points to lead the Lady Vols to 88-82 win over Texas, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on Texas Longhorns at Thompson-Boling Area

 

#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols (6-0) vs. Texas (7-1)

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 | 12:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville TN – No. 9/9 Tennessee (7-0) and No. 12/12 Texas (7-1) renew their rivalry in Austin on Sunday, as these storied programs meet for the 40th time during the 40-year run of a series that began on December 8th, 1978, on a campus with an original footprint of land known as the “Forty Acres.” Tip-off is slated for 12:02 Central (1:02 ET), with the game available on ESPN2 and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

UT head coach Holly Warlick, then a junior, started at point guard for the Lady Vols in that first UT/UT match-up, leading her squad to an 84-60 victory over the Longhorns in Columbia, MO, at the Midwestern Classic Tournament.

#9/9 Tennessee Women's Basketball plays the Texas Longhorns at Thompson-Bowling Area, Saturday. Tip off is set for 12:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

#9/9 Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays the Texas Longhorns at Thompson-Bowling Area, Saturday. Tip off is set for 12:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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#9 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets 65-55 home win over Stetson

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The sophomore duo of Rennia Davis and Evina Westbrook combined for 44 points to lead No. 9/9 Tennessee to a 65-55 victory over Stetson at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night.  
 
Davis (24 points and nine rebounds) and Westbrook (20 points) combined to hit 20 of 21 free throws in the win, as the Lady Vols finished 25 of 30 for the game from the charity stripe for 83.3 percent. Freshman Zaay Green tallied eight points and five rebounds, while Mimi Collins was strong on the glass with seven points and seven rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball falls behind early, but comes back for 65-55 win over Stetson at Thompson-Boling Area. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball falls behind early, but comes back for 65-55 win over Stetson at Thompson-Boling Area. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball announces Non-Conference Schedule

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee women’s basketball non-conference schedule has been been approved for release, and the Lady Vols’ out-of-league slate is highlighted by visits from defending national champion Notre Dame and perennial power Stanford, a road test at Texas, as well as two early-season tournament games in the Bahamas.

Tip times and television network assignments will be available at a later date when the information is approved for release.

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