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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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Lady Governors basketball announces 2010-11 schedule


APSU Governors LogoContests against Big 10 member Purdue and Big East member Pittsburgh highlight the 2010-11 Austin Peay State University women’s basketball schedule, released by head coach Carrie Daniels, Friday.

The Lady Govs will face six teams that reached postseason play in 2009-10. Middle Tennessee, Chattanooga and Bowling Green each reached the NCAA Tournament, where they lost in the first round. In addition, Purdue, Eastern Illinois and Duquesne each played in the Postseason WNIT, Purdue reaching that tournament’s second round. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs to meet Purdue in Preseason WNIT opener


APSU Governors LogoFort Collins, CO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will face Purdue in its opening game of the 2010 Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament, the tournament organizers announced, Wednesday.

The game, to be hosted by Purdue, is scheduled to tipoff at 4:00pm (CT), Friday, Nov. 12th as the first game of the tournament. It is a rematch of the 2002 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament contest between the two teams, a game Purdue won 80-49 – the only previous meeting between the two teams.

“We’re excited to be invited to the Preseason WNIT,” said Lady Govs head coach Carrie Daniels. “Being from Indiana I’m looking forward to facing a team from my home state. Purdue is a tremendous program that has a lot of rich tradition. We know it will be a tough game and we’ll have to be ready to play.” «Read the rest of this article»

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