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Marsha Blackburn, Richard Blumenthal Call Out NCAA’s Unequal Treatment of Female Athletes

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), whose home state collegiate women’s basketball teams— the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the UConn Huskies—have won a combined nineteen national championships, lambasted the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for its failures to provide female athletes the same level of access to COVID-19 Coronavirus screenings, training equipment, and facilities as their male counterparts during this month’s basketball tournaments.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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#13/15 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball loses to #16/14 Michigan in NCAA Tournament, 70-55

 

UT Lady VolsSan Antonio, TX – No. 13/15 Tennessee women’s basketball team’s season came to an end in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Tuesday, as the Lady Vols fell to No. 16/14 Michigan in the Alamodome, 70-55.
 
Senior Rennia Davis was the top scorer for No. 3 seed UT (17-8), finishing with 12 points. Junior Rae Burrell was close behind with 11, and senior Kasiyahna Kushkituah and sophomore Jordan Horston each turned in 10.
 
No. 6 seed Michigan (16-5) was led by Leigha Brown, who scored a game-high 23 points, and Naz Hillmon, who turned in a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Hailey Brown was also in double figures for the Wolverines with 14.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis scored 12 points Tuesday in loss to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis scored 12 points Tuesday in loss to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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#13/15 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on #16/14 Michigan in NCAA Tournament

 

#3 Seed Tennessee vs. #6 Seed Michigan

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 4:00pm CT / 5:00pm ET
San Antonio, TX | Alamodome | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsSan Antonio, TX – No. 3 seed Tennessee Women’s Basketball (17-7, 9-4 SEC) and No. 6 seed Michigan (15-5, 9-4 Big Ten) will face one another for the first-time ever on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 in an NCAA Second Round River Walk Region contest.

The No. 13/15-ranked Lady Vols and No. 16/14 Wolverines are set to play at 5:00pm ET (4:00pm CT) on the North Court at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

UT earned its way to this meeting by winning its First Round battle with Middle Tennessee, 87-62, on Sunday in Austin.

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#13/#15 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets 87-62 victory over Middle Tennessee in NCAA Tournament

 

UT Lady VolsAustin, TX – The No. 3 seed Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team shot a scorching 52 percent from the floor to fend off in-state opponent and No. 14 seed Middle Tennessee in the NCAA First Round on Sunday, winning 87-62 at the Frank Erwin Center.  
 
Senior Rennia Davis led No. 13/15-ranked Tennessee (17-7) in scoring, posting a double-double with 24 points and 14 rebounds. Junior Rae Burrell was close behind with 22 points, and sophomore Tamari Key and senior Kasiyahna Kushkituah were also in double figures with 13 and 10, respectively. Redshirt junior Jordan Walker narrowly missed a double-double, finishing with nine points and a career-high 14 rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell had 22 points in Lady Vols win over Middle Tennessee in the NCAA Tournament, Sunday. (Ut Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell had 22 points in Lady Vols win over Middle Tennessee in the NCAA Tournament, Sunday. (Ut Athletics)

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#13 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Middle Tennessee in First Round of NCAA Tournament

 

#3 Tennessee (16-6 | 9-4 SEC) vs. #14 Middle Tennessee (17-7 | 12-4 C-USA)

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 | 1:00pm CT (2:00pm ET)
Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center | TV: ABC

UT Lady VolsAustin, TX – The No. 13/15 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (16-7, 9-4 SEC) remains perfect in NCAA Tournament participation, earning the program’s 39th-straight invitation to the “Big Dance.” UT is the only school to appear in every women’s tourney.

The UT Lady Vols were selected as a No. 3 seed in the River Walk Region and will meet No. 14 seed Middle Tennessee (17-7) in the NCAA First Round on Sunday. Tip-off is slated for 2:00pm ET (1:00pm CT) at the Frank Erwin Center on the University of Texas campus. The game will be televised by ABC and carried by the Lady Vol Radio Network.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Middle Tennessee in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on Middle Tennessee in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University Volleyball travels to Southeast Missouri

 

APSU Women's VolleyballCape Girardeau, MO – A pivotal Ohio Valley Conference volleyball matchup is on tap when the Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball team visits Southeast Missouri for a pair of matches between third-place teams, Sunday-Monday at Houck Field House.

Austin Peay State University Volleyball faces Southeast Missouri on the road in a battle of third-place teams. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Volleyball faces Southeast Missouri on the road in a battle of third-place teams. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Softball game at Tennessee, Postponed

 

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball game at nationally-ranked Tennessee, scheduled for Wednesday, March 10th has been postponed due to COVID-19 Coronavirus protocols.

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls to South Carolina in SEC Tournament, 67-52

 

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – No. #14/16 Tennessee Women’s Basketball, the No. 3 seed, outscored second-seeded #7/7 South Carolina 13-8 in the fourth quarter, but couldn’t overcome a 29-point first quarter by the No. 2 seed Gamecocks, falling 67-52 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Saturday evening.
 
Redshirt-junior Jordan Walker and sophomore Jordan Horston were the high scorers for UT (16-7), each finishing with 11 points. Senior Rennia Davis and sophomore Tamari Key were the top rebounders for the Big Orange, grabbing six apiece. 

Slow start costly for Tennessee Women's Basketball in loss to South Carolina in semifinal round of SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Slow start costly for Tennessee Women’s Basketball in loss to South Carolina in semifinal round of SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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#14/16 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball faces #7/7 South Carolina at SEC Tournament

 

#3 Seed Tennessee vs. #2 Seed South Carolina

Saturday, March 6th, 2021 | 5:30pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – No. 14/16 Tennessee (16-6, 9-4 SEC), the No. 3 seed, has advanced to the semifinal round of the SEC Tournament and will meet No. 7/7 South Carolina (20-4, 14-2 SEC), the No. 2 seed, at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

No. 1 seed Texas A&M and No. 4 seed Georgia will meet in the other semifinal round match-up at 3:00pm CT on Saturday.

The Tennessee Lady Vols will be making their first appearance in the SEC semifinal round since 2016, when they did so in Jacksonville, FL, before falling to Mississippi State, 58-48.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays South Carolina in the semifinal round of the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays South Carolina in semifinal round of SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball to face Arkansas or Ole Miss at SEC Tournament, Friday

 

#14/#16 Tennessee vs. #13/#13 Arkansas or Ole Miss

Friday, March 5th, 2021 | 7:15pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 14/16 Tennessee women’s basketball (15-6, 9-4 SEC), which earned the No. 3 seed by virtue of its third-place regular-season finish, will open play on Friday night at the SEC Tournament in Greenville, SC.

The Lady Vols will face the winner of Thursday’s game between sixth-seeded #13/13 Arkansas (19-7, 9-6 SEC) and No. 11 seed Ole Miss (10-10, 4-10 SEC) at approximately 7:15pm CT on Friday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

In head-to-head match-ups this season, UT defeated (then) No. 13/13 Arkansas, 88-73, on January 7th in Knoxville and erased a 13-point deficit to beat Ole Miss in Knoxville, 68-67, on January 28th.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will play the winner between Arkansas and Ole Miss on Friday at the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will play the winner between Arkansas and Ole Miss on Friday at the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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