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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball loses at home to #1/1 Notre Dame, 77-62

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Freshman guard Zaay Green scored 15 points in the first half to put the Tennessee Lady Vols up 34-31 at the break, but No. 1/1 Notre Dame rallied in the second half to grab a 77-62 win Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Green finished the game with a career-high 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Freshman point guard Evina Westbrook was Tennessee’s (12-7, 1-5 SEC) second highest scorer with 16 points, while senior forward Cheridene Green pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds for her seventh double-digit rebound game of the season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball fall Thursday night to No. 1/1 Notre Dame at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball fall Thursday night to No. 1/1 Notre Dame at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols hosts #1/1 Notre Dame, Thursday

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (12-6 | 1-5 SEC) vs. #1/1 Notre Dame (18-1 | 6-0 ACC) 

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – UT’s second “We Back Pat” branded game of the week occurs on Thursday night, January 24th as the Tennessee Lady Vols (12-6, 1-5 SEC) steps outside of SEC play to welcome No. 1/1 Notre Dame (18-1, 6-0 ACC) to Thompson-Boling Arena for a nationally-televised contest. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT, with the game being carried by ESPN, the Lady Vol Radio Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Thursday’s match-up represents the second contest in a grueling three-game week for the Lady Vols.  LSU, which is idle Thursday night, comes to Knoxville on Sunday for the annual “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” breast cancer awareness game at 1:00pm. Interestingly enough, Arkansas also had seven days to prepare for the Lady Vols, meaning both SEC foes this week had extra prep days prior to playing UT.

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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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#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols travels to Alabama, Thursday

 

#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-4 | 1-3 SEC) at Alabama (9-8 | 1-3 SEC)

Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 8:00pm CT
Tuscaloosa, AL | Coleman Colliseum | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 20/17 Tennessee (12-4, 1-3 SEC) plays its second straight road contest, as the Lady Vols head to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama (9-8, 1-3 SEC) on Thursday night, January 17th. Tip-off is slated for 8:02pm CT (9:02pm ET) at Coleman Coliseum, with the game being carried by the SEC Network and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

This marks the 46th meeting between these programs, with Alabama holding a four-game winning streak over the Lady Vols and taking the past two games in Tuscaloosa. In addition to attempting to halt that series streak, the Lady Vols will be seeking to end a three-game losing skid that began on January 6th. UT has lost its last three contests to Missouri (66-64), Kentucky (73-71) and Georgia (66-62) by a combined total of eight points.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travelst to Alabama to take on the Crimson Tide this Thursday at 8:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travelst to Alabama to take on the Crimson Tide this Thursday at 8:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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#3 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls at Georgia, 66-62

 

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UT Lady VolsAthens, GA – Sophomore point guard Evina Westbrook poured in 10 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a third-quarter Tennessee Lady Vols shooting slump and Georgia’s second-half rally as UT fell at Stegeman Coliseum, 66-62.

There were five ties and 10 lead changes in the contest.

Westbrook led Tennessee (12-4, 1-3 SEC) in scoring with a game-high 23 points, logging her eighth 20+ point performance of the season. Rennia Davis had six points and 12 rebounds, while Cheridene Green also added six points and 10 rebounds. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Evina Westbrook had 23 points in loss to Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Evina Westbrook had 23 points in loss to Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#13 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to University of Georgia for Sunday matchup

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 13/13 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball (12-3, 1-2 SEC) faces back-to-back road games in a five-day span, beginning with a Sunday matinee at Georgia (11-5, 2-1 SEC) on Jan. 13th. Tip-off is slated for 2:02pmCT at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, with the game being carried by ESPN, the Lady Vol Radio Network and SiriusXM.

This marks the 68th meeting between these programs in a series that ranks behind only UT-Vanderbilt (80 games) for most times played by Big Orange women’s hoops. The Lady Vols will try to respond in positive fashion from back-to-back home losses to Missouri (66-64) and #16/16 Kentucky (73-71).

University Of Tennessee Lady Vols Vs Georgia. (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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#13 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays #16 Kentucky at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday

 

#13 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-2, 1-1 SEC) vs. #16 Kentucky (14-2, 1-1 SEC)

Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN –  The No. 13/13 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-2, 1-1 SEC) closes out a two-game home stand with a Thursday night clash in Knoxville against border rival No. 16/16 Kentucky (14-2, 1-1 SEC). Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena, with the game being carried by the SEC Network, the Lady Vol Radio Network and SiriusXM.

This marks the 67th meeting between these programs in a series that ranks behind only UT-Vanderbilt (80 games) and now ties with UT-Georgia (67 games) for most times played.

The Tennessee Lady Vols will try to bounce back from a Sunday setback on The Summitt, as Missouri upset Tennessee, 66-64, with a 6-for-9 three-point barrage in the second half providing the catalyst.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Kentucky at home, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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