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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts UConn, Wednesday

 

#25 Tennessee (9-2 | 3-1 SEC) vs. #3/#5 UConn (8-0 | 7-0 BIG EAST)

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 | 6:04pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The second installment of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Revival Series will take place on Thursday night, with #25/RV Tennessee women’s basketball (9-2, 3-1 SEC) playing host to No. 3/5 UConn (8-0/7-0 BIG EAST) at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols and Huskies will meet for the 24th time in the all-time series and for the second straight season in a contest that tips at 6:04pm CT.

The Lady Vols come into the match-up having won seven of their last eight games after impressively handling RV/NR Alabama (11-2/4-2 SEC), 82-56, on Sunday.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on UConn at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on UConn at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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#23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball plays LSU at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#23/23 Tennessee (15-4 | 5-1 SEC) vs. LSU (14-4 | 4-2 SEC)

Sunday, January 26th, 2020 | 12:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (15-4, 5-1 SEC) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday for the annual “We Back Pat” game. The Lady Vols welcome #RV/RV LSU (14-4, 4-2 SEC) to Rocky Top for a 12:02pm CT contest.

The Lady Vols are currently tied for second place in the league standings with Mississippi State at 5-2. South Carolina is in the catbird’s seat with a 6-0 league mark.

LSU, meanwhile, is tied for third along with Kentucky and Texas A&M at 4-2.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces LSU at Thompson-Boling Area for annual "We Back Pat" game, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball faces LSU at Thompson-Boling Area for annual “We Back Pat” game, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball second half turnovers costly in 60-45 loss to UConn

 

UT Lady VolsHartford, CT – No. 23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team took a 31-28 lead into halftime but couldn’t hang on, falling to No. 3/5 UConn in front of a crowd of 13,659 at the XL Center on Thursday night, 60-45.
 
The game was the first time the two teams had met since January 6th, 2007, when Candace Parker led UT to a 70-64 victory in Hartford in a No. 4 vs. No. 5 match-up. The game was the first of a two-year Basketball Hall of Fame Revival Series, from which a portion of the proceeds benefit the Pat Summitt Foundation, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis had 16 points and 8 rebounds against UConn Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis had 16 points and 8 rebounds against UConn Thursday 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 holds off Alabama for 65-63 home win

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Rennia Davis’ deep, step-back three-pointer with 0.8 seconds remaining lifted No. 23/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team past Alabama, 65-63, on Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The junior forward’s heroics helped the Lady Vols end a five-game losing streak to the Crimson Tide and provide Kellie Harper her 300th career victory as a head coach.

Freshman Jordan Horston led Tennessee (15-3, 5-1 SEC) in scoring with 19 points and eight rebounds. Davis also had another strong showing, connecting on seven of 11 shots from the field, including her only three-point attempt, to finish with 16 points and nine rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball defeats Alabama 65-63 at Thompson-Boling Arena, Monday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball defeats Alabama 65-63 at Thompson-Boling Arena, Monday night. (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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Tennessee Lady Vols hosts #1/1 Notre Dame, Thursday

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (12-6 | 1-5 SEC) vs. #1/1 Notre Dame (18-1 | 6-0 ACC) 

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – UT’s second “We Back Pat” branded game of the week occurs on Thursday night, January 24th as the Tennessee Lady Vols (12-6, 1-5 SEC) steps outside of SEC play to welcome No. 1/1 Notre Dame (18-1, 6-0 ACC) to Thompson-Boling Arena for a nationally-televised contest. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT, with the game being carried by ESPN, the Lady Vol Radio Network and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Thursday’s match-up represents the second contest in a grueling three-game week for the Lady Vols.  LSU, which is idle Thursday night, comes to Knoxville on Sunday for the annual “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” breast cancer awareness game at 1:00pm. Interestingly enough, Arkansas also had seven days to prepare for the Lady Vols, meaning both SEC foes this week had extra prep days prior to playing UT.

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#10 Tennessee Lady Vols take on Ole Miss Rebels Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

#10 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Ole Miss

Thursday, January 25th, 2018 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 10/10 Tennessee (16-3, 4-2 SEC) returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night, January 25th, 2018 for its second straight home contest, playing host to Ole Miss (11-8, 1-5 SEC) at 6:02pm CT.

The match-up will be the Lady Vols’ first against an unranked foe since Vanderbilt played on The Summitt on January 7th.

Facing a gauntlet of four ranked teams in 11 days, including three top-10 squads and two in the top five, UT has dropped two in a row and three of its last four games.

Tennessee Women's Basketball to play Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena Thursday night. Tip off is at 6:02pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#6 Tennessee Lady Vols fall at home to #3 Mississippi State Bulldogs, 71-52

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Mercedes Russell recorded 16 points on 7-for-9 shooting, but No. 6/7 Tennessee was unable to overcome a 13-point halftime deficit in a 71-52 loss to No. 3/3 Mississippi State on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
Jaime Nared added 12 points for the Lady Vols (16-3, 4-2 SEC), who now have dropped three of their last four. Victoria Vivians led the Bulldogs (20-0, 6-0 SEC) with 24 points and nine rebounds, while Teaira McCowan recorded 12 points and 18 boards.
 
After Anastasia Hayes made it a seven-point game with a free throw early in the fourth quarter, MSU was able to shut down UT offensively, allowing no field goals over the final eight minutes while closing the game on a 14-2 run.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Mercedes Russell scores 16 points and 4 rebounds in loss to #3 Mississippi State Sunday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Mercedes Russell scores 16 points and 4 rebounds in loss to #3 Mississippi State Sunday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#6/7 Tennessee Lady Vols play #3/3 Mississippi State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#6/7 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. #3/3 Mississippi State

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 | 2:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 6/7 Tennessee (16-2, 4-1 SEC) is back at home after a three-game road swing and steps back into conference play with a match-up vs. #3/3 Mississippi State (19-0, 5-0 SEC) on Sunday. Tip-off vs. the defending NCAA runner-up Bulldogs is set for 2:02pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Sunday’s tilt is the Lady Vols’ fourth straight game against a ranked foe, the third consecutive vs. a top-10 team and the second in a row over a top-five squad. This marks the second run of four straight ranked opponents during the Holly Warlick era.

UT beat #22/NR North Carolina and #18/20 Texas, then lost to #3/3 Baylor and #1/1 Stanford in 2012-13 (her first year as head coach).

Tennessee Women's Basketball returns home to take on Mississippi State Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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