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Tennessee Lady Vols loses to Mississippi State in SEC Tournament quarterfinals

 

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UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – The Tennessee Lady Vols led by six after the first quarter but couldn’t hold on against a top-seeded Mississippi State team that shot 61.5 percent in the second half, falling in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament, 83-68, on Friday.
 
The sophomores led the way for Tennessee (19-12) with Evina Westbrook scoring 19 points while dishing out six assists, and Rennia Davis logging 16 points and eight rebounds. Senior Meme Jackson was also in double figures with 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting.

Tennessee Women's Basketball unable to keep up with Mississippi State in 83-68 loss Friday in the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball unable to keep up with Mississippi State in 83-68 loss Friday in the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols run over Ole Miss, 81-56

 

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UT Lady VolsOxford, MS – The Tennessee Lady Vols closed out the regular season with a commanding victory over Ole Miss, winning 81-56 on 51.8-percent shooting on Sunday at the Pavilion at Ole Miss.

Tennessee (18-11, 7-9 SEC) was led in scoring by Meme Jackson,who hit five threes in route to 20 points while tying her season high of six assists. Rennia Davis and Cheridene Green also were in double figures for UT with 13 and 11, respectively. Evina Westbrook narrowly missed a double-double, tallying nine points and nine assists.

The Rebels (9-21, 3-14 SEC) were led in scoring by redshirt senior Crystal Allen, who turned in 30 points. Freshman Gabby Crawford also was in double digits for UM with 16 points and nine rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Meme Jackson scored 20 points, connected on five threes and dished six assists in Lady Vols win at Ole Miss, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Meme Jackson scored 20 points, connected on five threes and dished six assists in Lady Vols win at Ole Miss, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Vanderbilt, Thursday

 

Tennessee (17-10 | 6-8 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (6-21 | 1-13 SEC)

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee (17-10, 6-8 SEC) closes out the home portion of its regular season schedule on Thursday by welcoming Vanderbilt (6-21, 1-13 SEC) to Thompson-Boling Arena.

It’s Senior Night for two Lady Vols, as Cheridene Green and Meme Jackson will be recognized on-court prior to the game. Fans should plan to be in their seats by 5:40pm to catch the festivities. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT on The Summitt in a contest that is being televised by the SEC Network.

After winning five of six, Tennessee has dropped back-to-back games vs. ranked foes No. 21/22 Texas A&M (79-62) and No. 13/13 South Carolina (82-67).

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Tennessee Lady Vols fall 82-67 to #13 South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – A combined 18 second-half points from the sophomore duo of Rennia Davis and Evina Westbrook was not enough for the Lady Vols to complete a frantic comeback against No. 13-ranked South Carolina, which notched an 82-67 win at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday.
 
Tennessee (17-10, 6-8 SEC) cut the Gamecocks’ lead down to seven points twice in the second half despite a 16-point deficit at the half.
 
In the loss, four Lady Vols recorded double-digit points on the afternoon: Davis (15), Zaay Green (12), Cheridene Green (11) and Westbrook (10). Freshman Rae Burrell added seven points from the bench, as Davis and Cheridene Green led Tennessee on the glass with nine rebounds apiece.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Rennia Davis had 15 points and 9 boards in loss to South Carolina Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rennia Davis had 15 points and 9 boards in loss to South Carolina Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols leave Columbia with 62-60 win over Missouri

 

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UT Lady VolsColumbia, MO – The Tennessee Lady Vols earned a hard-fought victory over RV/RV Missouri on Sunday, coming from four points down in the final stanza to claim a 62-60 triumph in front of a crowd of 8,559 in Mizzou Arena.

Sophomore point guard Evina Westbrook led UT (17-8, 6-6 SEC) with 18 points and six assists, while sophomore forward Rennia Davis logged her 17th career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman forward Meme Collins also found her way into double digits, tying her career high of 11 points while adding six rebounds.
 
MU (19-8, 8-5 SEC) was led by Amber Smith with 14 points and five rebounds. Sophie Cunningham and Cierra Porter were close behind with 13 apiece.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore forward Rennia Davis had 16 points in Lady Vols victory over Missouri. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore forward Rennia Davis had 16 points in Lady Vols victory over Missouri. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols lose close one to Arkansas, 80-79

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Despite an 18-point second-half performance from sophomore point guard Evina Westbrook, the No. RV/17 Tennessee Lady Vols fell to Arkansas, 80-79, at Thompson-Boling Arena on Monday night. Westbrook’s game-winning 3-point attempt came up short, as the Lady Vols fell in their first of two home “We Back Pat” games this week.
 
Westbrook led Tennessee with 24 points and five assists, while freshman guard Zaay Green (17 points and six rebounds) and senior forward Cheridene Green (15 points and 12 rebounds) had productive nights. Cheridene Green dominated the glass and recorded her third double-double of the year on 5-of-9 shooting. Nine Lady Vols scored on the night, with six Tennessee players notching four or more rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball has last second shot come up short in 80-79 loss to Arkansas Monday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball has last second shot come up short in 80-79 loss to Arkansas Monday night. (UT Athletics)

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#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols host Arkansas

 

#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-5 | 1-4 SEC) vs. Arkansas (13-5 | 2-2 SEC)

Monday, January 21st, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 20/17 Tennessee (12-5, 1-4 SEC) plays the first of two home “We Back Pat” games, as Arkansas (13-5, 2-2 SEC) comes to Knoxville for a Monday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT, with the game being carried by the SEC Network and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

The match-up with the Razorbacks on Monday will be the first of four straight contests on The Summitt for the Big Orange. No. 1/1 Notre Dame visits on Thursday at 7:00pm. for the second “We Back Pat” game, followed by LSU on Sunday at 1:00pm for the “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” contest and Florida next Thursday at 7:00pm.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays the Arkansas Razorbacks Sunday night at Thompson Boling-Area. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays the Arkansas Razorbacks Sunday night at Thompson Boling-Area. (UT Athletics)

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#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols unable to contain Alabama in 86-65 loss

 

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UT Lady VolsTuscaloosa, ALZaay Green recorded her first career double-double and No. 20/17 Tennessee out-rebounded Alabama, 49-44, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a UA team that shot a blistering 50 percent from the floor en route to an 86-65 Tide victory in Tuscaloosa. 

Sophomore Evina Westbrook was Tennessee’s (12-5, 1-4 SEC) high scorer with 19 points and five assists. Zaay Green finished the day with 14 points and 11 rebounds, while fellow freshman Rae Burrell managed 12 points and seven rebounds.

Alabama (10-8, 2-3 SEC) was led by junior Cierra Johnson, who had 17 points and seven rebounds. Ariyah Copeland finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Shaquera Wade added 15 points.

Tennessee Women's Basketball freshman Zaay Green scored 14 points Thursday night against Alabama. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball freshman Zaay Green scored 14 points Thursday night against Alabama. (UT Athletics)

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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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