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#21/#21 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts #2/3 South Carolina

 

#21/#21 Tennessee (12-5 | 6-3 SEC) vs. #2/#3 South Carolina (17-2 | 12-0 SEC)

Thursday, February 18th, 2021 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 21/21 Tennessee (12-5, 6-3 SEC) is happily back at home on Thursday following an adventure-filled road trip to Texas. The UT Lady Vols will play host to No. 2/3 South Carolina (17-2/12-0) at 6:02pm CT in Thompson-Boling Arena.

Thursday’s contest is the annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange game, which brings attention to the fight against breast cancer and provides recognition to the fighters and survivors of the disease.

UT is in the midst of a rigorous stretch of facing four ranked opponents in a span of 11 days, including three on the road. The Lady Vols played at No. 20/18 Kentucky on Thursday, drove home on icy roads, and played at No. 6/5 Texas A&M on Sunday.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces South Carolina Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball faces South Carolina Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball falls at LSU, 78-65

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsBaton Rouge, LA – A tough day from the field and 20-point outputs from Cam Thomas and Javonte Smart were too much for the No. 16 Tennessee men’s basketball team to overcome Saturday, as it fell to LSU, 78-65, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

The Vols (14-5, 7-5 SEC) shot just 35 percent from the field, while the Tigers (13-6, 8-4 SEC) shot the ball at a highly efficient clip of 52 percent.

Freshman Jaden Springer led the Vols in scoring, finishing with 21 points and eclipsing the 20-point mark for the third consecutive game. Springer also logged six rebounds and a season-high seven assists with just one turnover.

Tennessee Men's Basketball freshman Jaden Springer had 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds against LSU Saturday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball freshman Jaden Springer had 21 points, seven assists and six rebounds against LSU Saturday night. (UT Athletics)

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#16 Tennessee Vols Basketball head to Baton Rouge to play LSU, Saturday

 

#16/#15 Tennessee (14-4 | 7-4 SEC) at LSU (12-6 | 7-4 SEC)

Saturday, February 13th, 2021 | 2:00pm ET / 1:00pm CT
Baton Rouge, LA | Pete Maravich Assembly Center | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsBaton Rouge, LA – The 16th-ranked Tennessee basketball team hits the road for the third time in four games when it travels south to take on LSU on Saturday afternoon, February 13th. Tipoff from the Pete Maravich Center is set for 1:00pm CT on ESPN.

Fans can catch Saturday’s action on ESPN and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through the ESPN App, or online at espn.com/watch. Karl Ravech and Jimmy Dykes will have the call.

Tennessee Men's Basketball are on the road Saturday to face LSU. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball are on the road Saturday to face LSU. (UT Athletics)

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#16 Tennessee Vols Basketball gets 89-81 win over Georgia

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – A career-high 30 points from freshman Jaden Springer and an efficient night from the field pushed the 16th-ranked Tennessee men’s basketball team past Georgia, 89-81, on Wednesday, February 10th at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Springer’s 30 points are the most by a Tennessee (14-4, 7-4 SEC) freshman since Grant Williams poured in 30 points against Georgia on February 11th, 2017, and mark the first time a Tennessee player has scored 30-plus points since Williams scored 43 on January 23rd, 2019.

Tennessee Men's Basketball freshman Keon Johnson had 11 points in victory over Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball freshman Keon Johnson had 11 points in the victory over Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

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#16 Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday

 

#16/#15 Tennessee (13-4 | 6-4 SEC) vs. Georgia (12-6 | 5-6 SEC)

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 | 7:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The 16th-ranked Tennessee basketball team returns home for a Wednesday night home encounter with the Georgia Bulldogs. Tipoff from Thompson-Boling is set for 7:00pm CT on ESPN2.

Fans can catch Wednesday’s game on ESPN2 and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through the ESPN App, or online at espn.com/watch. Tom Hart and Jimmy Dykes will have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertlekamp describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball hosts Georgia Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball hosts Georgia Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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#20 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball to take on Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday

 

#20/#22 Tennessee (10-3 | 4-1 SEC) vs. Ole Miss (7-5 | 1-5 SEC)

Thursday, January 28th, 2021 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 20/22 Tennessee women’s basketball team (10-3, 4-1 SEC) continues its four-game homestand with a Thursday, January 28th, 2021 conference match-up vs. Ole Miss (7-5/1-5 SEC) at Thompson-Boling Arena.

UT, which is third in the league and stands as one of only three SEC teams with one loss or fewer in league play (along with South Carolina and Texas A&M), tips it off on The Summitt against the Rebels at 6:02pm CT.

The Tennessee Lady Vols come into the match-up after a strong showing last week vs. No. 3/5 UConn (L, 67-61) on Thursday night and a dominant victory over No. 12/12 Kentucky, 70-53, on Sunday.

Tennessee Women's Basketball hosts Ole Miss Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball hosts Ole Miss Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Schedule Change: #25 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball to host #13 Kentucky, Sunday

 

UT Lady VolsBirmingham, AL – The Southeastern Conference has announced a revised schedule for women’s basketball games to be played on January 24th as a result of game postponements during the 2021 season due to the impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus.
 
The schedule for Sunday now includes No. 13 Kentucky at No. 25 Tennessee. The original game was scheduled for January 3rd. UT and UK will meet at 1:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The home game vs. the Wildcats replaces a previously-scheduled road game on Sunday at Vanderbilt.

Tennessee Women's Basketball to play Kentucky this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball to play Kentucky this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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#23/#24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on Alabama on the road, Sunday

 

#23/#24 Tennessee (8-2 | 2-1 SEC) at Alabama (11-1 | 4-1 SEC)

Sunday, January 17th, 2021 | 2:02pm CT (3:02pm ET)
Tuscaloosa, AL | Coleman Coliseum

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – On Sunday, January 17th, 2021, #23/24 Tennessee women’s basketball (8-2, 2-1 SEC) faces team number two in a challenging three-game stretch, traveling to Tuscaloosa to play RV/NR Alabama (11-1/4-1 SEC). The Lady Vols and Crimson Tide will meet for the 58th time in the series at 2:00pm CT (3:00pm ET) at Coleman Coliseum.

UT saw a six-game victory string snapped in Knoxville on Thursday night, as Georgia overcame a 17-point deficit and held off a furious Big Orange comeback attempt to escape with a 67-66 victory. It marked Georgia’s first win at Thompson-Boling Arena since 1996.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to Alabama to face the Crimson Tide Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to Alabama to face the Crimson Tide Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on Georgia Lady Bulldogs at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday

 

#23/#24 Tennessee (8-1 | 2-0 SEC) vs. Georgia (10-1 | 2-1 SEC)

Thursday, January 14th, 2021 | 5:32pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Bowling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – On Thursday evening, January 14th, 2021, the #23/24 Tennessee women’s basketball team (8-1, 2-0 SEC) opens a three-game stretch vs. a trio of teams that stand a combined 27-2 overall and 11-2 in their respective conferences. Two of those teams are receiving votes and the third is ranked No. 4 in the nation.

First on the docket is Georgia (10-1, 2-1 SEC), which is receiving votes in both polls and comes to Knoxville for a 5:32pm showdown on Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Tennessee Lady Vols currently stands all alone in third place in the SEC standings as one of only three teams with unblemished league records. The other two are #5/4 South Carolina (3-0) and #7/7 Texas A&M (3-0). The Lady Bulldogs, meanwhile, come to Knoxville holding down sixth place in SEC play.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Georgia this Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Georgia this Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball holds off LSU Tigers for 64-63 win

 

UT Lady VolsBaton Rouge, LA – The Tennessee Women’s Basketball team held off a scrappy LSU squad in a back-and-forth affair on the road on Sunday, winning 64-63 in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
 
It was Tennessee’s first win in Baton Rouge in its last four trips, and Kellie Harper picked up her first career victory in the venue as a head coach and former Lady Vol player.
 
Junior Rae Burrell led Tennessee (8-1, 2-0 SEC), finishing with 18 points and three rebounds. Sophomore Tamari Key turned in a season-high 12 points and six rebounds, and sophomore Jordan Horston also found her way into double figures with 11 points.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rae Burrell had 18 points along with 3 rebounds in Lady Vols victory over LSU Tigers, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rae Burrell had 18 points along with 3 rebounds in Lady Vols victory over LSU Tigers, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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