Topic: Maci Morris
Sunday, January 5th, 2020 | 3:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 22/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (11-2, 1-0 SEC) makes the trip up I-75 for its first SEC road contest of the season, a Sunday matinee in Lexington at Memorial Coliseum vs. No. 13/13 Kentucky (11-2, 0-1 SEC). Tip-off is slated for 3:02pm CT.
This will mark the 68th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the series, 55-12.
Tennessee popped the top on the SEC portion of its schedule on Thursday night, overcoming a five-point, first-quarter deficit to topple Missouri, 77-66, at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.
UT led by as many as 18 points in the contest. The win provided first-year Lady Vol head coach Kellie Harper a victory in her SEC debut.
#13 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-2, 1-1 SEC) vs. #16 Kentucky (14-2, 1-1 SEC)
Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The No. 13/13 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-2, 1-1 SEC) closes out a two-game home stand with a Thursday night clash in Knoxville against border rival No. 16/16 Kentucky (14-2, 1-1 SEC). Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena, with the game being carried by the SEC Network, the Lady Vol Radio Network and SiriusXM.
This marks the 67th meeting between these programs in a series that ranks behind only UT-Vanderbilt (80 games) and now ties with UT-Georgia (67 games) for most times played.
The Tennessee Lady Vols will try to bounce back from a Sunday setback on The Summitt, as Missouri upset Tennessee, 66-64, with a 6-for-9 three-point barrage in the second half providing the catalyst.
Lexington, KY – No. 7/7 Tennessee improved to 13-0 overall and 1-0 in the SEC on Sunday, defeating Kentucky (8-7, 0-1 SEC) 63-49 in front of a crowd of 8,921 at Rupp Arena.
The victory was UT’s first in the venue in three tries. The Big Orange women lost to the Wildcats during the 2005-06 season and fell to USC here in the 1986 NCAA Final Four semifinals. The triumph was only the third in Tennessee’s last seven trips to the Bluegrass.
The Lady Vols, who improved to 55-11 in the all-time series, were led in scoring by freshman Evina Westbrook who notched 17 points, tying her career high. Senior Jaime Nared recorded her sixth double-double of the season, contributing 11 points, 10 rebounds and six assists.
#7 Tennessee at Kentucky
Sunday, December 31st, 2017 | 11:02am CT
Lexington, KY – No. 7/7 Tennessee (12-0) opens SEC play on the road, facing Kentucky (8-6) at Rupp Arena in Lexington on Sunday. Tip-off is slated for 11:02am CT.
This will mark UT’s third straight road affair, with the Big Orange winning at Long Beach State (90-61) and at #18/24 Stanford (83-71) on December 17th and 21st, respectively.
The Lady Vols will be aiming to go 13-0 for only the fifth occasion in school history and for the first time during the Holly Warlick era.
Tennessee Athletics Department
Knoxville, TN – Redshirt junior Diamond DeShields made a huge return to the hardwood in Tennessee’s 72-65 win over No. 17/23 Kentucky on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
After missing the last two games, DeShields dropped 21 points on 50 percent (8-of-16) shooting to go along with four rebounds, two assists and a block. Fellow redshirt junior Mercedes Russell compiled another strong outing, scoring 22 points, grabbing nine boards and dishing out three assists.
Tennessee (9-4, 1-0 SEC) is now 29-6 in SEC openers and improved to 2-2 on the season against ranked opponents.
Now playing at the Movies
© 2006-2021 Clarksville, TN Online is owned and operated by residents of Clarksville Tennessee.