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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball travels to Auburn, Sunday

 

Tennessee (19-9 | 9-6 SEC) at Auburn (10-16 | 4-11 SEC)

Sunday, March 1st, 21020 | 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET)
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsAuburn, AL – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (19-9, 9-6 SEC) closes out the regular season on the road, taking on the Auburn Tigers (10-16, 4-11 SEC) in their Senior Day game on Sunday afternoon at Auburn Arena. Tip-off is slated for 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET).

This will mark the first meeting of 2019-20 between the Lady Vols and AU, who stand tied for fifth and in 12th, respectively, in the SEC standings entering the final game of the regular season.

The Big Orange women have bounced back from the roughest part of their schedule to emerge victorious in their last two games and equal last season’s final victory total.

Tennessee Women's Basketball looks to finish the regular season on a high note when the Lady Vols take on Auburn at Auburn Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball looks to finish the regular season on a high note when the Lady Vols take on Auburn at Auburn Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols take care of Arkansas, 59-46

 

Tennessee Athletic Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Led by Mercedes Russell’s 15th double-double of the season, Tennessee took care of business over Arkansas, 59-46, in Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday.

After a 2:52 scoring drought by UT to start the first quarter, Russell got things going for the Lady Vols (17-10, 8-6 SEC) by scoring the first five points. She finished the day with 13 points and 10 rebounds, passing Candace Parker for the third most double-doubles by a junior in Tennessee history.

Jaime Nared broke out of her recent shooting slump to account for a game-high 19 points behind 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc. She added nine rebounds and two steals in the contest despite early foul trouble.

Mercedes Russell #21 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Mercedes Russell #21 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols play host to Arkansas Razorbacks, Sunday

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (16-10/7-6 SEC) vs. Arkansas (13-13/2-11 SEC)

Sunday, February 19th, 2017 | 2:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – #RV/RV Tennessee returns home on Sunday afternoon to face Arkansas in the first of back-to-back games at Thompson-Boling Arena, as the Lady Vols look to gain momentum heading into the SEC Tournament.

The game tips off at 2:00pm CT and will be broadcast on SEC Network and will be available online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Paul Sunderland (PxP) and Nell Fortner (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Razorbacks.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces Arkansas Razoerbacks at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday at 2:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Lady Vols Basketball rolls over Arkansas Razorbacks, 68-51

 

UT Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsJacksonville, FL – Diamond DeShields scored 15 points to lead Tennessee to a 68-51 win over Arkansas on Thursday at Veterans Memorial Arena in the second round of the SEC Tournament.

Tennessee (18-12, 8-8 SEC) never trailed and led by double figures for most of the game. Arkansas (12-18, 7-9 SEC) could not overcome a slow start or poor shooting (31.3 percent).

DeShields scored 10 of her 15 points in the third quarter and collected six rebounds. Jordan Reynolds had a strong all-around game, scoring 10 points recording team highs of eight rebounds and four assists. Jaime Nared added 11 points with three assists and three boards.

Tennessee Womens Basketball's #11 Diamond DeShields nets 15 points in SEC Tournament win over Arkansas Razorbacks Thursday. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Womens Basketball’s #11 Diamond DeShields nets 15 points in SEC Tournament win over Arkansas Razorbacks Thursday. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball begin SEC Tournament against Arkansas Razorbacks

 

#7 Tennessee (17-12/8-8 SEC) vs. #10 Arkansas (12-17/7-9 SEC)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 | 6:01pm ET/5:01pm CT
Jacksonville, FL | Veterans Memorial Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 7 Lady Vols (17-12, 8-8 SEC) will open up the SEC Tournament with a matchup against No. 10 Arkansas (12-17, 7-9 SEC) at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville on Thursday at 6:00pm ET/5:00pm CT on SEC Network and available via WatchESPN.

The state of Florida and city of Jacksonville are hosting their first-ever SEC women’s tourney. This marks the 31st meeting between these schools, their third bout this season, but the very first time they have played one another in the SEC Tournament.

Tennessee enters Thursday’s game with a 75-19 (.806) all-time record in the previous 36 years of the SEC Tournament.

The Tennessee Lady Vols will look to claim their 18th SEC Championship starting Thursday when they face Arkansas. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Lady Vols fall at home to South Carolina Gamecocks, 62-56

 

UT Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Diamond DeShields scored 21 points and Bashaara Graves had a double-double in No. 24/RV Tennessee’s 62-56 loss to No. 3/2 South Carolina on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols (15-10, 6-6 SEC) and the Gamecocks (24-1, 12-0 SEC) combined for a physical and exciting contest with several trips to free-throw line. Tennessee went 17-of-22 (77.3 percent) from the stripe and South Carolina shot 22-of-30 (73.3).

Tennessee enjoyed a 43-30 rebounding advantage, marking just the fourth time this year that a team has outrebounded South Carolina.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) moves the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the third quarter at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graves of Clarksville, TN had a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, in the loss (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) moves the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the third quarter at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graves of Clarksville, TN had a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, in the loss (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols set to host Arkansas Razorbacks, Thursday

 

#23/25 Tennessee (13-8, 4-4 SEC) vs. Arkansas (9-13, 4-5 SEC)

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #23/25 Tennessee (13-8, 4-4 SEC) and Arkansas (9-13, 4-5 SEC) meet for the second time this season, as the Lady Vols play host to the Razorbacks on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. It will mark the 30th meeting between these schools.

UT and UA face off at 7:01pm ET/6:00pm in a match-up streamed via SECN+ and available through WatchESPN.

The contest will be the second between these programs in 2015-16, as the Razorbacks came from 11 down at the half to upset the #13/15 Lady Vols, 64-59, on January 14th in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Tennessee is coming off a 70-42 victory over Alabama on Sunday, in which the Lady Vols posted one of their finest complete-game performances of the season.

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UT Lady Vols Basketball comes up short at Arkansas Razorbacks

 

UT Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsFayetteville, AR – Second-half turnovers proved troublesome for No. 13/15 Tennessee on Thursday and the Lady Vols’ late rally fell short in a 64-59 loss to Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena.

Diamond DeShields paced Tennessee (11-5, 2-2 SEC) with 14 points on 6-of-16 shooting, but the Lady Vols committed 15 of their season-high 24 turnovers second half as Arkansas (7-10, 1-3 SEC) seized control of the game.

Mercedes Russell posted a double-double with 10 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.

Arkansas led by as much as 11 points (55-44) with 1:53 remaining, but Tennessee battled back in the closing minutes to keep the game within two possessions.

Tennessee Womens Basketball's Mercedes Russell pulls down 11 rebounds and scores 10 points in loss at Arkansas Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Womens Basketball’s Mercedes Russell pulls down 11 rebounds and scores 10 points in loss at Arkansas Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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