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#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols travels to Alabama, Thursday

 

#20/17 Tennessee Lady Vols (12-4 | 1-3 SEC) at Alabama (9-8 | 1-3 SEC)

Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 8:00pm CT
Tuscaloosa, AL | Coleman Colliseum | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 20/17 Tennessee (12-4, 1-3 SEC) plays its second straight road contest, as the Lady Vols head to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama (9-8, 1-3 SEC) on Thursday night, January 17th. Tip-off is slated for 8:02pm CT (9:02pm ET) at Coleman Coliseum, with the game being carried by the SEC Network and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

This marks the 46th meeting between these programs, with Alabama holding a four-game winning streak over the Lady Vols and taking the past two games in Tuscaloosa. In addition to attempting to halt that series streak, the Lady Vols will be seeking to end a three-game losing skid that began on January 6th. UT has lost its last three contests to Missouri (66-64), Kentucky (73-71) and Georgia (66-62) by a combined total of eight points.

Tennessee Women's Basketball travelst to Alabama to take on the Crimson Tide this Thursday at 8:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travelst to Alabama to take on the Crimson Tide this Thursday at 8:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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#3 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls at Georgia, 66-62

 

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UT Lady VolsAthens, GA – Sophomore point guard Evina Westbrook poured in 10 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a third-quarter Tennessee Lady Vols shooting slump and Georgia’s second-half rally as UT fell at Stegeman Coliseum, 66-62.

There were five ties and 10 lead changes in the contest.

Westbrook led Tennessee (12-4, 1-3 SEC) in scoring with a game-high 23 points, logging her eighth 20+ point performance of the season. Rennia Davis had six points and 12 rebounds, while Cheridene Green also added six points and 10 rebounds. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Evina Westbrook had 23 points in loss to Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Evina Westbrook had 23 points in loss to Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols begin two game homestand Thursday with Alabama

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Alabama

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 | 5:32pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/11 Tennessee (21-4, 9-3 SEC) closes out a two-game home stand Thursday, February 15th welcoming Alabama (15-10, 5-7 SEC) to Thompson-Boling Arena for another conference clash at 5:32pm CT.

The 55th meeting between the Lady Vols and Crimson Tide is an important one, as UT tries to maintain its second-place position in the league standings, while the Crimson Tide tries to improve its chances of earning an NCAA Tournament bid with a quality win on the road. The Lady Vols, who lead the series, 49-5, also look to end a three-game losing skid vs. Bama.

Tennessee Women's Baskeball takes on Alabama Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 5:32pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols cruise to 62-46 win over #18 Georgia

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Mercedes Russell collected the 1,000th rebound of her fantastic career, leading No. 11/11 Tennessee to a 62-46 victory over No. 18/18 Georgia on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
The 6-foot-6 senior center became the sixth Lady Vol to reach the 1,000-rebound mark, joining all-time greats Chamique Holdsclaw (1,295), Glory Johnson (1,218), Bashaara Graves (1,044), Sheila Frost (1,043) and Tamika Catchings (1,004). The redshirt senior finished with 13 points and a game-high 15 boards to help UT (21-4, 9-3 SEC) move into a tie for second place in the SEC standings.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Mercedes Russell scores 13 points and has 15 rebounds, including her 1,000th rebound of her career, in victory over Georgia Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Mercedes Russell scores 13 points and has 15 rebounds, including her 1,000th rebound of her career, in victory over Georgia Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols play #18 Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. #18 Georgia

Sunday, February 11th, 2018 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/11 Tennessee (20-4, 8-3 SEC) is back in the friendly confines of Thompson-Boling Arena for back-to-back home games, beginning with a Sunday matinee vs. No. 18/18 Georgia (21-3, 9-2 SEC) at 2:00pm CT.

The 67th meeting between the Lady Vols and Lady Bulldogs is a key one, with UT currently tied with South Carolina and Texas A&M in third place in the Southeastern Conference standings and UGA sitting in second, one game ahead of the Lady Vols.
 
Tennessee has won three straight and four of its last five recently after dropping three of four vs. a quartet of ranked foes from January 11th to January 21st.

Tennessee Women's Basketball to host the Georgia Bulldogs Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is set for 2:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball to host the Georgia Bulldogs Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is set for 2:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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