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#23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Colorado State, Wednesday

 

#23/24 Tennessee (7-1 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Colorado State (5-5 | 0-2 MWC)

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (7-1) plays host to Colorado State (5-5) at Thompson-Boling Arena in a 6:02pm CT contest on Wednesday. This match-up between SEC and Mountain West Conference Schools will be the first between these programs.

The Lady Vols close out a six-game home stand before hitting the road for a West Coast swing next week at Stanford and Portland State.

Tennessee suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday afternoon, as unranked Texas ended a two-game skid in the series with a 66-60 victory at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Colorado State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Colorado State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls late to Texas, 66-60

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 17/19 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team suffered their first loss of the season on Sunday, falling to Texas in Thompson-Boling Arena, 66-60.
 
Tennessee (7-1) was led by junior Rennia Davis who finished the day with 15 points and seven rebounds. Sophomore Jazmine Massengill was also in double figures for the Lady Vols with 10. Junior Kasiyahna Kushkituah led the team in rebounding with nine. Overall, Tennessee won the rebounding battle at 54-42.
 
Seniors Sug Sutton and Lashann Higgs were the leading scorers for Texas (5-4), posting 19 each.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis led the Lady Vols with 15 points against Texas, Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis led the Lady Vols with 15 points against Texas, Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball hosts Texas, Sunday

 

Tennessee (7-0) vs. Texas (4-4)

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – For the 41st time, Tennessee and Texas will do battle in women’s basketball. The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team leads the series, 25-15, after winning the past two meetings.

The No. 17/19 Lady Vols (7-0) play host to the Longhorns (4-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena in a 1:02pm CT contest on Sunday.  The match-up is part of the 10-game Big 12-SEC Challenge, with Sunday’s tilts closing out the week-long competition.

The Lady Vols are playing their fifth of six straight games on Rocky Top after opening with two of the season’s first three contests on the road.

Tennessee Women's Basketball is set to take on Texas this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball is set to take on Texas this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball shoots down Air Force, 81-54

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – In the first meeting between the teams, No. 20/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team defeated Air Force, 81-54, Sunday afternoon in Thompson-Boling Arena to open the season 7-0 for fifth time in the past 10 years.

With a season-high crowd of 8,032 looking on, nine different players scored for the Big Orange. UT tallied 56 points inside the paint, had 23 points created from 22 Air Force (1-7) turnovers and shot a season-high 54.8 percent from the field. UT knocked down a sizzling 66.7 percent of its shots in the second quarter and 64.7 percent in the third period.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore  Rae Burrell scored 18 points in the Lady Vols win over Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 18 points in the Lady Vols win over Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

Tennessee (6-0) vs. Air Force (1-6)

Sunday, December 1st, 2019 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Bowling Arena | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (6-0), who are ranked 20th in this week’s AP Poll and debuted on November 26th at No. 25 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, welcome Air Force (1-6) to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 1:02pm CT contest on Sunday. 

This marks Tennessee’s first matinee of the season after opening with seven straight 6:02pm tips, including the exhibition. The Lady Vols are playing their fourth of six straight games on Rocky after opening with two of the season’s first three contests on the road.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Air Force this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on Air Force this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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How Thanksgiving Began

 

ThanksgivingClarksville, TN – Many people throughout history have had many reasons to give thanks. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States has observed a national holiday for giving thanks for hundreds of years.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie.

1621 was the year of the First Thanksgiving

1621 was the year of the First Thanksgiving

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AAA says most Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers will see Cheaper Gas Prices this year

 

AAATampa, FL – AAA says for the 49 million Americans hitting the road for the Thanksgiving holiday, they will find gas prices mostly similar, if not cheaper, than last year’s holiday. Today’s national average is $2.59. That is just a few cents over the 2018 holiday weekend average of $2.57.

“During Thanksgiving week last year we saw the national gas price average decrease a nickel between Monday and Thursday, that could be the case again this year,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.

Gas prices continue to decline at the pump. (AAA)

Gas prices continue to decline at the pump. (AAA)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (5-0) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-3)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (5-0), who last week made their season debut at No. 23 in the AP Poll and were receiving votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll, welcome Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-3) to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 6:00pm CT contest on Tuesday night. New AP and USA Today Coaches Polls will be released on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

Tennessee is playing its third of six straight games on Rocky Top after opening with two of the season’s first three contests on the road. After facing UAPB, the Lady Vols welcome Air Force (December 1st), Texas (December 8th) and Colorado State (December 11th) to The Summitt.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday night beginning at 6:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday night beginning at 6:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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AAA reports Gas Prices drop across most of United States

 

AAATampa, FL – On the week, gas prices are mostly cheaper across the country. A small number of states saw pump prices decrease more than a dime, though the majority saw fluctuation of a few pennies. Today’s national average of $2.59 is two cents cheaper than last week.

“An increase in gasoline stocks amid robust demand helped to push gas prices cheaper on the week,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.

Gas prices fall a few cents across the Country. (AAA)

Gas prices fall a few cents across the Country. (AAA)

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#23 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Stetson, Tuesday

 

#23 Tennessee (4-0) vs. Stetson (2-2)

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (4-0), who made their 2019 debut at No. 23 (tied with Gonzaga) in the AP poll on Monday and are receiving votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll, welcome Stetson (2-2) to Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night for a 7:00pm CT match-up. 

This marks the 500th Lady Vol game played at T-BA since the venue came online during the 1987-88 season. UT has a 454-45 (.910) record there. 

Tennessee is playing its second of six straight games on Rocky Top after opening with two of the season’s first three games on the road.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Stetson Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Stetson Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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