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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on #16/#18 Kentucky in third round of SEC Tournament, tonight

 

Tennessee (21-9 | 10-6 SEC) vs. Kentucky (21-7 | 10-6 SEC)

Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 7:30pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – #RV/NR Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (21-9, 10-6 SEC), the No. 6 seed, will meet No. 3 seed and #16/18 Kentucky (21-7, 10-6 SEC) on Friday at approximately 7:15pm CT in the third round of the 2020 SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The Lady Vols advanced to the third round by coming from 13 down to defeat No. 11 seed Missouri, 64-51, on Thursday night. UT now has won four straight games. The Lady Vols have come from behind 14 times in the 22 games they’ve trailed this season, and the 13-point deficit was the biggest they’ve erased to win this year and biggest since flipping the script on a 20-point, third-quarter hole vs. Stetson last year.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Kentucky tonight in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Tip off will be around 7:15pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Kentucky tonight in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Tip off will be around 7:15pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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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 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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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets rolled at South Carolina, 69-48

 

UT Lady VolsColumbia, SC – The No. 22/22 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team couldn’t overcome the high-powered offense of No. 1/2 South Carolina, falling 69-48 in Colonial Life Arena on Sunday afternoon.
 
Tennessee (17-5, 7-2 SEC) was led by junior Rennia Davis who posted a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while freshman Tamari Key blocked a career-high nine shots to set a new Lady Vol freshman single-game record.
 
Zia Cooke led USC (21-1, 8-1 SEC) with 20 points. Destanni Henderson and Aliyah Boston were also in double figures, finishing with 12 and 10, respectively.  

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior #00 Rennia Davis and 18 points and 10 rebounds against South Carolina Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior #00 Rennia Davis and 18 points and 10 rebounds against South Carolina Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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#23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball plays LSU at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#23/23 Tennessee (15-4 | 5-1 SEC) vs. LSU (14-4 | 4-2 SEC)

Sunday, January 26th, 2020 | 12:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (15-4, 5-1 SEC) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday for the annual “We Back Pat” game. The Lady Vols welcome #RV/RV LSU (14-4, 4-2 SEC) to Rocky Top for a 12:02pm CT contest.

The Lady Vols are currently tied for second place in the league standings with Mississippi State at 5-2. South Carolina is in the catbird’s seat with a 6-0 league mark.

LSU, meanwhile, is tied for third along with Kentucky and Texas A&M at 4-2.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces LSU at Thompson-Boling Area for annual "We Back Pat" game, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball faces LSU at Thompson-Boling Area for annual “We Back Pat” game, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Alabama, Monday

 

Tennessee (14-3 | 4-1 SEC) vs. Alabama (11-6 | 1-3 SEC)

Monday, January 20th, 2020 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (14-3, 4-1 SEC) is back home for a Monday night tussle with Alabama (11-6, 1-3 SEC) at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT.

This will mark the 57th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the all-time series by a 49-7 advantage. The series has been a streaky one. UA brings a five-game winning spree into Knoxville.

That string came after Tennessee had won an otherworldly 42 straight from March 23rd, 1984, through January 31st, 2016.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Alabama Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on Alabama Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball slay Florida Gators, 78-50

 

UT Lady VolsGainesville, FL – The No. 24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team picked up their third-straight SEC win on Thursday, defeating the Gators in Exactech Arena, 78-50.

Junior Rennia Davis, playing in front of family and friends who made the drive over from Jacksonville, led the effort for Tennessee (14-3, 4-1 SEC), finishing the day with 18 points and five rebounds. Sophomore Rae Burrell was also in double digits with 11 points. 

Freshmen Lavender Briggs and Brylee Bartram led Florida (11-7, 2-3 SEC) with 11 points each. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis led the Lady Vols with 18 points and 5 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis led the Lady Vols with 18 points and 5 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

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#24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball at Florida, Wednesday

 

#24/#25 Tennessee (13-3 | 3-1 SEC) at Florida (11-6 | 2-2 SEC)

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 | 5:01pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Exactech Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (13-3, 3-1 SEC) hits the road this week, traveling to Gainesville to take on Florida (10-6, 2-2 SEC) in a 5:01pm CT contest on Thursday at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. This will mark the 57th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the all-time series by a 52-4 advantage. 

Tennessee won its second straight league game and picked up its fifth victory in its last six contests on Sunday, as the Lady Vols overcame an early four-point deficit to defeat Georgia by 17, 73-56.

UT also has SEC wins over Missouri (77-66) and Ole Miss (84-28) and is tied for third in the league. 

#24/#25 Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to Gainesville to take on Florida, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

#24/#25 Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to Gainesville to take on Florida, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball comes up short at Kentucky, 80-76

 

UT Lady VolsLexington, KY – No. 22/23 Tennessee Women’s basketball’s Rennia Davis turned in a 27-point performance, but it wasn’t enough to pull off the upset bid over No. 13/13 Kentucky as the Lady Vols fell in Memorial Gymnasium on Sunday, 80-76.
 
Also in double figures for Tennessee (11-3, 1-1 SEC) were sophomore Rae Burrell,who finished with 16 points and six rebounds, and freshman Jordan Horston, who posted 13 points and a career-high nine assists.
 
UK (12-2, 1-1 SEC) was led by Rhyne Howard with 37 points and nine rebounds, while Sabrina Haines added 11.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis poured in 27 points in loss to Kentucky Sunday at Memorial Gymnasium. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis poured in 27 points in loss to Kentucky Sunday at Memorial Gymnasium. (UT Athletics)

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