Topic: Lady Vols
Washington, 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.
San 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.
#3 Seed Tennessee vs. #6 Seed Michigan
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 4:00pm CT / 5:00pm ET
San 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.
Austin, 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.
#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 – 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.
Cape 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Greenville, 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.
#3 Seed Tennessee vs. #2 Seed South Carolina
Saturday, March 6th, 2021 | 5:30pm CT
Greenville, 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.
#14/#16 Tennessee vs. #13/#13 Arkansas or Ole Miss
Friday, March 5th, 2021 | 7:15pm CT
Knoxville, 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.
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