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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves and Tennessee Lady Vols begin “Grind For 9”

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – After getting preseason preparations under way with a short workout early Monday, the Lady Vols came back on Tuesday with their first full-scale practice of the 2013-14 campaign.

Head Coach Holly Warlick is intent on her team members playing fast and giving their all on both ends of the floor. Many drills in practice are focused on just those ideas, preparing the newest Tennessee squad to meet the pace expected of the Big Orange’s second-year head coach.

UT Lady Vol Coach Holly Warlick. (UT Sports Information)

UT Lady Vol Coach Holly Warlick. (UT Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves among a pair of Lady Vols playing for USA Basketball

 

University of Tennessee - UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN — Excited about the opportunities before them, a pair of Lady Vols are preparing to begin stints of play abroad with USA Basketball this summer.

Rising University of Tennessee junior Ariel Massengale earned a spot on the USA World University Games Team, which will play July 8th through 15th in Kazan, Russia. Rising sophomore Bashaara Graves, meanwhile, heads to Panev?žys, Lithuania, for the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women on July 18th through 28th.

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

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Austin Peay State University Governors Tennis starts NCAA Journey

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team will take on tenth-seeded Mississippi State in the opening round of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament Championship, 1:00pm, Friday, at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre in Starkville, MS.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis, OVC Champions. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis, OVC Champions. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves named Freshman of the Year by Full Court

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The postseason honors continue for members of the Tennessee Lady Vol Basketball team. Full Court has announced it’s 2012-2013 postseason awards, and Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves has been named National Freshman of the Year.

Founded in 1996, Full Court is the longest running provider of women’s basketball coverage on the web.

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves and Kamiko Williams prepare to lead UT Lady Vols in SEC Tournament Friday

 

UT Lady VolsDuluth, GA – The SEC Freshman of the Year, Clarksville’s own Bashaara Graves, is set to help her University of Tennessee Lady Vols win the SEC Tournament when they square off against the winner of the Arkansas-Florida game, Friday at noon ET.

Along with Kamiko Williams, from Clarksville’s Northeast High School, the SEC Champions are poised to make a run to the NCAA title.

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Tennessee Lady Vols-SEC

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Tennessee Lady Vol Bashaara Graves named SEC Freshman of the Year

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Lady Volunteer basketball player, and former Clarksville High School stand-out Bashaara Graves has been named the SEC Freshman of the Year it was announced today.

Graves, a 6-2 forward/center, became the program’s eighth SEC Freshman of the Year. She joins Angie Bjorklund (2008), Tamika Catchings (1998), Bridgette Gordon (1986), Dena Head (1989), Chamique Holdsclaw (1996), Candace Parker (2006) and Meighan Simmons (2011). She also follows the path of Catchings, Gordon, Holdsclaw and Parker as the only five Tennessee rookies to make the Coaches All-SEC First Team.

Bashaara Graves - UT Lady Vols. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Bashaara Graves – UT Lady Vols. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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