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UT Lady Vols Basketball hosts Texas, Sunday

 

Tennessee (7-0) vs. Texas (4-4)

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – For the 41st time, Tennessee and Texas will do battle in women’s basketball. The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team leads the series, 25-15, after winning the past two meetings.

The No. 17/19 Lady Vols (7-0) play host to the Longhorns (4-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena in a 1:02pm CT contest on Sunday.  The match-up is part of the 10-game Big 12-SEC Challenge, with Sunday’s tilts closing out the week-long competition.

The Lady Vols are playing their fifth of six straight games on Rocky Top after opening with two of the season’s first three contests on the road.

Tennessee Women's Basketball is set to take on Texas this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball is set to take on Texas this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball shoots down Air Force, 81-54

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – In the first meeting between the teams, No. 20/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team defeated Air Force, 81-54, Sunday afternoon in Thompson-Boling Arena to open the season 7-0 for fifth time in the past 10 years.

With a season-high crowd of 8,032 looking on, nine different players scored for the Big Orange. UT tallied 56 points inside the paint, had 23 points created from 22 Air Force (1-7) turnovers and shot a season-high 54.8 percent from the field. UT knocked down a sizzling 66.7 percent of its shots in the second quarter and 64.7 percent in the third period.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore  Rae Burrell scored 18 points in the Lady Vols win over Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 18 points in the Lady Vols win over Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols basketball rolls past Tennessee State, 73-43

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball moved their record to 4-0 on Thursday night, defeating Tennessee State, 73-43, in front of a crowd of 7,213 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The win marked the third-straight year that UT has started out 4-0, and the Lady Vols improved to 6-0 all-time against the Lady Tigers (1-1).
 
Eight players for the Big Orange scored during the first of six consecutive home games, with three of them scoring in double digits. Sophomore Rae Burrell came off the bench to lead the way with a career-high-tying 14, while junior Rennia Davis and junior Kasiyahna Kushkituah added 12 and 11, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 14 points and pulled 7 boards in win over Tennessee State Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 14 points and pulled 7 boards in win over Tennessee State Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball defeat Central Arkansas, 63-36

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – In just the third meeting in school history, the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team defeated Central Arkansas, 63-36, in Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night with a crowd of 7,278 looking on.
 
After allowing 18 points to the Sugar Bears in the first quarter, Tennessee surrendered just 18 points the rest of the way to give UT Head Coach Kellie Harper her first regular season win on The Summitt. The effort enabled the Lady Vols to improve their record in home openers to 43-3 all-time.  

Tennessee Women's Basketball gets 63-36 victory over Central Arkansas Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball gets 63-36 victory over Central Arkansas Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Carson-Newman in Exhibition Game

 

Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Carson-Newman

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT |
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | SECN+

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball hits the court for its lone exhibition game of 2019-20 on Tuesday, facing off vs. NCAA Division II school Carson-Newman at 6:02pm Central at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

The contest will mark the seventh-straight year UT embarks on a campaign with one exhibition game on its schedule and the 16th season in a row it faces C-N in an exhibition contest. UT is 15-0 in previous preseason meetings and 14-2 all-time in regular-season match-ups vs. the Lady Eagles.

UT opens the season vs. East Tennessee at 6:00pm CT on Tuesday, November 5th, at Freedom Hall in Johnson City.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays it's only exhibition game Tuesday night against Carson-Newman at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays it’s only exhibition game Tuesday night against Carson-Newman at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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