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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball defeats Missouri 64-51 in 2nd round of SEC Tournament

 

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – The No. 6 seed Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team overcame a 13-point second-quarter deficit and ended up winning by 13, in a 64-51 victory over 11th-seeded Missouri in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Thursday night.
 
UT (21-9), which won its fourth straight game, put three players in double figures. Sophomore Rae Burrell led the team with 16 points, and juniors Rennia Davis and Kasiyahna Kushkituah finished with 15 and 13, respectively.
 
Missouri (9-22) was led by Aijha Blackwell with 13 and Hannah Schuchts with 11.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 16 points to lead Lady Vols in win over Missouri, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 16 points to lead Lady Vols in win over Missouri, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Women’s Basketball hits last second shot to beat Auburn 56-55

 

UT Lady VolsAuburn, AL – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball junior Rennia Davis tallied a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and freshman Jordan Horston hit a runner in the lane with 0.6 seconds left on the clock to lift the Lady Vols to a crucial 56-55 win at Auburn to close out the regular season on Sunday afternoon.

The victory improved the Lady Vols’ record to 20-9 overall and 10-6 in the SEC, earning them a four-way tie for third place in the SEC regular season with Texas A&M, Kentucky and Arkansas.

Based on the tie-breaking format, UT earns the No. 6 seed for next week’s SEC Tournament and will play at 7:30pm CT on Thursday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior #00 Rennia Davis connects for 22 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in win over Auburn, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior #00 Rennia Davis connects for 22 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in win over Auburn, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets 67-63 win over Vanderbilt

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team held off in-state rival Vanderbilt on Sunday afternoon, winning in Thompson-Boling Arena, 67-63.
 
Junior forward Rennia Davis led Tennessee (18-9, 8-6 SEC), posting a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman guard Jordan Horston was close behind with 16 points, while sophomore forward Rae Burrell finished with 12 points and nine rebounds.
 
Chelsie Hall and Mariella Fasoula were the high scorers for Vanderbilt (13-14, 3-11 SEC) with 20 and 18, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball freshman #25 Jordan Horston had 16 points Sunday in win over Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball freshman #25 Jordan Horston had 16 points Sunday in win over Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Vanderbilt Commodores

 

Tennessee (17-9 | 7-6 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (13-13 | 3-10 SEC)

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 | 11:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-9, 7-6 SEC), which is receiving votes in this week’s AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls, returns home to host in-state foe Vanderbilt (13-13, 3-10 SEC) on Sunday in a 11:02pm CT matinee at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols and Commodores met in Nashville on January 30th, with UT coming away with a 78-69 victory in Memorial Gymnasium. This will mark the 84th contest in a rivalry that began in 1976. UT leads the series, 73-10, and has won 11 of the past 12, with Vandy picking up its first-ever victory in Knoxville last season on February 28th, 76-69.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will take on Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will take on Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball are on the road Thursday to take on #25/25 Arkansas

 

Tennessee (17-8 | 7-5 SEC) at Arkansas (20-5 | 9-4 SEC)

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 6:02pm CT (7:02pm ET)
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-8, 7-5 SEC), which is receiving votes in this week’s AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls, will travel to Fayetteville, Arkansas, where it will meet the No. 22/25 Arkansas Razorbacks (20-5, 8-4 SEC) on Thursday at 6:02pm CT (7:02pm ET) at Bud Walton Arena.
 
The Lady Vols enter the contest in seventh place in the SEC standings and a game back of UA, which is tied for third place with Kentucky, LSU and Texas A&M. This will mark the 35th meeting in a series that began in 1992. UT has a 30-4 record vs. UA and has won four of the past five.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to Arkansas to play the Razorbacks Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to Arkansas to play the Razorbacks Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls to Texas A&M, 73-71

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team pulled to within two points in the final minute but couldn’t overcome a No. 16/18 Texas A&M team that went 28 of 33 from the free-throw line en route to a 73-71 victory in Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Sophomore Rae Burrell led UT (17-8, 7-5 SEC) with 19 points and seven rebounds in front of a season-best crowd of 12,738. Junior Rennia Davis was also in double figures for the Big Orange, posting 18 points, six assists and five rebounds. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore #12 Rae Burrell had 19 points and 7 rebounds in loss to Texas A&M, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore #12 Rae Burrell had 19 points and 7 rebounds in loss to Texas A&M, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls at LSU, 75-65

 

UT Lady VolsBaton Rouge, LA – The #25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team pulled within one but couldn’t overcome a 26-point fourth-quarter surge by LSU, falling 75-65 Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
 
Junior forward Rennia Davis led Tennessee (17-7, 7-4 SEC) with 19 points and six rebounds. Redshirt senior Lou Brown and freshman Tamari Key were nearly in double digits, finishing with nine points each.
 
Khayla Pointer and Awa Trasi were the top scorers for the Tigers (18-5, 8-3 SEC) with 24 and 22, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball forward #21 Lou Brown had 9 points in loss to LSU, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball forward #21 Lou Brown had 9 points in loss to LSU, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball travels to Baton Rouge to face LSU

 

Tennessee (17-7 | 7-3 SEC) at LSU (17-5 | 7-3 SEC)

Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 6:32pm CT (7:32 ET)
Baton Rouge, LA | Pete Maravich Assembly Center

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 25/RV Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-6, 7-3 SEC) and RV/RV LSU (17-5, 7-3 SEC) will meet for the second time this season, as they face off Thursday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, at 6:32pm CT (7:32pm ET).

This will mark the 67th meeting in a series that began in 1977, with Tennessee leading 51-15 after the Lady Vols defeated the Tigers, 63-58, in Knoxville earlier this season on January 26th.

UT and LSU enter the game tied for third in the Southeastern Conference standings at 7-3, and the winner will take sole possession of the three spot.

Tennessee Women's Basketball is on the road Thursday to take on LSU. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball is on the road Thursday to take on LSU. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falters at Mississippi State, 72-55

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team took a lead into the second quarter but couldn’t hang on, falling to No. 8/8 Mississippi State on Thursday night in Thompson-Boling Arena, 72-55. 

Sophomore Rae Burrell led Tennessee (17-6, 7-3 SEC), scoring 20 points and pulling down 10 boards to record a double-double in her first career start and her third overall. Freshman Jordan Horston and sophomore Jazmine Massengill were also in double digits with 12 and 11, respectively, as the Lady Vols played without leading scorer Rennia Davis (18.1 ppg.), who is recovering from a bout with the flu.

Tennessee Women's Basketball unable to maintain first half's momentum in 72-55 loss to Mississippi State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball unable to maintain first half’s momentum in 72-55 loss to Mississippi State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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#23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on #8/8 Mississippi State at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee (17-5 | 7-2 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (20-3 | 8-1 SEC)

Wednesday, February 6th, 2020 | 5:32pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball will play its second straight top-10 opponent, as No. 8/8 Mississippi State comes to Knoxville for a 5:32pm CT encounter on Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

This will mark the 44th meeting in a series that began in 1986, with Tennessee leading 37-6. The Lady Vols will try to snap a three-game losing streak to the Bulldogs as well as a three-game home court skid to MSU.

Thursday’s match-up will offer a tussle between the SEC’s second-place team, Mississippi State, and the Lady Vols, who stand alone in third place a game ahead of Arkansas, Kentucky, LSU and Texas A&M.

Tennessee Women's Basketball set to host Mississippi State, Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball set to host Mississippi State, Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

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