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Tennessee Lady Vols No. 1 Seed in NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

 

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Tennessee Will Play Host To No. 16 Seed Northwestern State In Saturday’s First Round

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee is making its record 33rd appearance in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, and the Lady Vols will do so as a No.1 seed, hosting No. 16 seed Northwestern State on Saturday, the NCAA Selection Committee announced Monday night.

This is the 22nd time Tennessee has been a No. 1 seed in the tournament, and the first time since 2011.

Head coach Holly Warlick’s squad, 27-5 on the season and an automatic qualifier by virtue of its SEC Tournament title, earned the top seeding in the Louisville regional.

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Dedication of Pat Summitt Plaza and Statue set for November 22nd

 

Tennessee Vols - UT Vols - University of Tennessee VolunteersKnoxville, 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.

Artist rendering of Pat Summitt Plaza University of Tennessee.

Artist rendering of Pat Summitt Plaza University of Tennessee.

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball falls to Wichita State Shockers in final match of Comcast Lady Vol Classic

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUKnoxville, TN - Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team had few answers for a streaking Wichita State squad, falling in three sets (16-25, 8-25, 10-25) in its final match of the Comcast Lady Vol Classic, Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball. (Brittney Sparn - APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (Brittney Sparn – APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball commit costly errors in loss to Tennessee Lady Vols

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUKnoxville, 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.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey

 

Knoxville, TN - After the Southeastern Conference Office unveiled this year’s league schedule on Tuesday, Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick announced her team’s 2013-14 slate. UT also revealed it will retire Candace Parker’s jersey on January 2nd prior to the LSU game.

The defending SEC champion Lady Volunteers, who were 27-8 in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will play 18 regular-season games vs. teams that saw postseason action a year ago. That group includes 11 teams that made the NCAA Tournament and five that played in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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University of Tennessee announces plans for Pat Summitt Plaza

 

University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN – From 1974-2012, Pat Summitt built an incomparable legacy as head coach of the Lady Vol basketball program. As a way of saying thank you for all she has meant to the University of Tennessee and the Volunteer State, the UT Athletics Department would like to honor the Hall of Fame coach and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient in a spectacular and lasting way.

Plans call for Pat Summitt Plaza to be built at the corner of Lake Loudoun Boulevard and Phillip Fulmer Way, providing an impressive entry to the campus and greeting fans as they arrive via those avenues for basketball games at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Artist rendering of the University of Tennessee's Pat Summitt Plaza

Artist rendering of the University of Tennessee’s Pat Summitt Plaza

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves and Kamiko Williams lead University of Tennessee Lady Vols to SEC Championship

 

Tennessee VolunteersKnoxville, 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.

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

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University of Tennessee to retire Dale Ellis’ Jersey in ceremony next year

 

UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee plans to honor legendary men’s basketball player Dale Ellis by retiring his No. 14 jersey during a home game next season, the Tennessee athletics department announced Thursday.

Ellis – a two-time first-team All-American – will become the fourth player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. He joins Bernard King (No. 53), Ernie Grunfeld (No. 22) and Allan Houston (No. 20).

No. 14 Dale Ellis

No. 14 Dale Ellis

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Seniors rally Austin Peay Governors Basketball to first-ever win against the Tennessee Vols

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsKnoxville, TN – Led by a quartet of seniors, Austin Peay State University scored the game’s final eight points as it stunned Tennessee, 74-70, Saturday afternoon in a non-conference basketball contest played at Thompson-Boling Arena.

It was Austin Peay’s first win in nine games of the cross-state series. It also was Austin Peay’s second straight win after opening the season with nine consecutive losses. Tennessee lost its third straight as it fell to 3-5 the season.

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: William Powell)

Austin Peay Basketball. (Courtesy: William Powell)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball heads across state to battle the Tennessee Vols

 

Austin vs. Tennessee | December 10th, 2011 | Tipoff: 11:00am
Thompson-Boling Arena | Knoxville, TN.

Austin Peay State University GovernorsKnoxville, TN – As one injured Governor returns to action, another exits. So goes the frustrating story of Austin Peay baskeball during the first third of the 2011- 12 season.

As the Governors prepare to play Tennessee, 11:00am, Saturday, at Thompson-Boling Arena, they are expected to have back on a limited basis center John Fraley, who returned to physical activity in the past week after suffering a concussion a month ago in the season opener against Middle Tennessee.

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