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Lamar Alexander: The Question for Administrators of 6,000 Colleges, Universities is Not Whether to Reopen in August, but How to Reopen Safely

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senate health and education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said “the question for administrators of 6,000 colleges and universities is not whether to reopen in August, but how to do it safely.”

Alexander made his remarks today during the Senate health and education committee hearing — “COVID-19: Going Back to College Safely” — which featured college and university presidents discussing their work to help students go back to school in the fall as safely as possible, including: strategies for COVID-19 Coronavirus diagnostic and serology testing, plans to isolate students discovered to have the virus or have been exposed to it, implementation of social distancing guidelines, and coordination and discussions with state and local public health officials.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Vanderbilt Commodores

 

Tennessee (17-9 | 7-6 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (13-13 | 3-10 SEC)

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 | 11:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-9, 7-6 SEC), which is receiving votes in this week’s AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls, returns home to host in-state foe Vanderbilt (13-13, 3-10 SEC) on Sunday in a 11:02pm CT matinee at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols and Commodores met in Nashville on January 30th, with UT coming away with a 78-69 victory in Memorial Gymnasium. This will mark the 84th contest in a rivalry that began in 1976. UT leads the series, 73-10, and has won 11 of the past 12, with Vandy picking up its first-ever victory in Knoxville last season on February 28th, 76-69.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will take on Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will take on Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball are on the road Thursday to take on #25/25 Arkansas

 

Tennessee (17-8 | 7-5 SEC) at Arkansas (20-5 | 9-4 SEC)

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 6:02pm CT (7:02pm ET)
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-8, 7-5 SEC), which is receiving votes in this week’s AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls, will travel to Fayetteville, Arkansas, where it will meet the No. 22/25 Arkansas Razorbacks (20-5, 8-4 SEC) on Thursday at 6:02pm CT (7:02pm ET) at Bud Walton Arena.
 
The Lady Vols enter the contest in seventh place in the SEC standings and a game back of UA, which is tied for third place with Kentucky, LSU and Texas A&M. This will mark the 35th meeting in a series that began in 1992. UT has a 30-4 record vs. UA and has won four of the past five.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to Arkansas to play the Razorbacks Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to Arkansas to play the Razorbacks Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

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#23/#23 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball faces #3/#5 UConn on the road, Thursday

 

#23/#23 Tennessee (15-3 | 5-1 SEC) at #3/#5 UConn (16-1 | 7-0 ACC)

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 | 6:05pm CT
Hartford, CT | XL Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (15-3, 5-1 SEC) will be in Hartford, CT, on Thursday night to take part in the Basketball Hall of Fame Revival Series vs. #3/5 UConn (16-1, 7-0 AAC) at XL Arena. Tipoff is slated for 6:00pm CT.

As part of the two-year series, UConn will host Tennessee this season, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Pat Summitt Foundation and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In the 2020-21 season, the Lady Vols will host the Huskies in Knoxville, with a portion of the proceeds again benefitting the Pat Summitt Foundation and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as well as the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to UConn, Thursday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to UConn, Thursday. (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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#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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#23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball visits Ole Miss, Thursday

 

#23/24 Tennessee (11-3 | 1-1 SEC) at Ole Miss (7-8 | 0-2 SEC)

Thursday, January 9th, 2020 | 7:00pm CT (8:00pm ET)
Oxford, MS | The Pavilion at Ole Miss

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball (11-3, 1-1 SEC) plays its second straight game on the road, as it travels to Oxford, Mississippi, to face the Rebels (7-8, 0-2 SEC) in a 7:00pm CT (8:00pm ET) contest on Thursday at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. 

This will mark the 55th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the all-time series by a 46-8 advantage. The game is being billed as a “Red Out,” and the home team will join the spirit and wear red uniforms. The Lady Vols will wear their home whites.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to Oxford to take on Ole Miss, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to Oxford to take on Ole Miss, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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#22/23 Tennessee Vols Basketball kicks off SEC play hosting Missouri

 

Tennessee (10-2 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Missouri (3-10 | 0-0 SEC)

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 4:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 22/23 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball (10-2, 0-0 SEC) opens Southeastern Conference action and plays its first game of 2020 on Thursday evening, hosting Missouri (3-10, 0-0 SEC) at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 4:02pm CT. This will mark the 13th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the series, 9-3. 

The Big Orange women opened the campaign 7-0, including a road win over (then) #15/14 Notre Dame, and are 3-2 since then with losses to Texas and (then) #1/1 Stanford providing the only blemishes.

Tennessee Women's Basketball begins SEC action Thursday when the Lady Vols play Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball begins SEC action Thursday when the Lady Vols play Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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#23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball travels to #1 Stanford

 

#23/24 Tennessee (8-1) at #1 Stanford (9-0)

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 | 9:00pm CT (7:00pm PT)
Stanford, CA | Maples Pavilion

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball team (8-1) will face its toughest test of the season on Wednesday, as the Lady Vols go into Maples Pavilion in search of a victory over No. 1/1 Stanford (9-0). Tip-off is scheduled for 7:06pm PT (9:06pm CT).

This will mark the 37th time these programs have met on the hardwood, with UT owning a 25-11 record in the series.

The contest at Stanford marks only the third road game of the season and the first since November 11th for Tennessee. The Big Orange opened 2019-20 with a win at East Tennessee State on November 5th and then beat the Fighting Irish in Notre Dame on November 11th.

Tennessee Women's Basketball heads to California to take on Stanford, Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball heads to California to take on Stanford, Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday

 

Tennessee (3-0 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Tennessee State (1-0 | 0-0 OVC)

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (3-0), who are receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, welcome in-state foe Tennessee State (1-0) to Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night, November for a 6:00pm CT match-up.

After opening with two of its first three games on the road, Tennessee takes up residence on Rocky Top for a six-game home stand. After facing TSU, the Lady Vols welcome Stetson (November 19th), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (November 26th), Air Force (December 1st), No. 22/15 Texas (December 8th) and Colorado State (December 11th) to The Summitt. The Air Force game is UT’s Salute to Service game, while the Texas match-up is part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

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

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

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