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Tennessee Lady Vols basketball rolls past Tennessee State, 73-43

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball moved their record to 4-0 on Thursday night, defeating Tennessee State, 73-43, in front of a crowd of 7,213 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The win marked the third-straight year that UT has started out 4-0, and the Lady Vols improved to 6-0 all-time against the Lady Tigers (1-1).
 
Eight players for the Big Orange scored during the first of six consecutive home games, with three of them scoring in double digits. Sophomore Rae Burrell came off the bench to lead the way with a career-high-tying 14, while junior Rennia Davis and junior Kasiyahna Kushkituah added 12 and 11, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 14 points and pulled 7 boards in win over Tennessee State Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 14 points and pulled 7 boards in win over Tennessee State Thursday 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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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls in second half to 82-63 win over Murray State

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Behind a career-high 26 points from Jordan Bowden, Tennessee extended its nation-leading home win streak to 28 games with a 82-63 win over Murray State on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
In addition to his career-best mark in points, Bowden hit a career-high six three-pointers, finishing 6-for-8 from beyond the arc. For the second consecutive game, Yves Pons set a new career-best in points with 19.

Tennessee Men's Basketball senior Jordan Bowden knocks down 26 points in victory over Murray State, Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball senior Jordan Bowden knocks down 26 points in victory over Murray State, Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball take down #16/14 Notre Dame on the road, 74-63

 

UT Lady VolsNotre Dame, IN Rennia Davis tied her career high of 33 points to lead Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (3-0) to victory over No. 16/14 Notre Dame on the road on Monday night, 74-63. It was the Lady Vols’ first victory on the road in the series since 2008.
 
Davis, the 6-foot-2 junior from Jacksonville, FL, also pulled down 10 boards to record her second double-double of the season and the 20th of her career. Freshmen Jordan Horston and Tamari Key were also in double digits for UT with 12 and 11 points, respectively, while Jazmine Massengill narrowly missed a double-double, pulling down a team-high 13 rebounds and dishing out nine assists to set new career highs in both categories.

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis connected for 33 points in win over #16/14 Notre Dame Monday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis connected for 33 points in win over #16/14 Notre Dame Monday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball travels to #16/14 Notre Dame

 

Tennessee (2-0 | 0-0 SEC) at #16/14 Notre Dame (2-0 | 0-0 ACC)

Tuesday, November 11th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Notre Dame, IN | Purcell Pavilion

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball, which is receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, hits the road to face No. 16/14 Notre Dame at Purcell Pavilion in the Joyce Center on Monday night. Tip-off is set for 6:00pm CT.

The Lady Vols enter the game with a 2-0 record after winning their home opener and head coach Kellie Harper‘s first regular-season game at Thompson-Boling Arena vs. Central Arkansas on Thursday night, 63-36. UT opened the Kellie Harper era on the road last Tuesday evening with a hard-fought 72-68 victory over East Tennessee at sold-out Freedom Hall in Johnson City.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on No. 16/14 Notre Dame on the road Monday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on No. 16/14 Notre Dame on the road Monday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball hosts Murray State

 

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

Monday, November 12th, 2019 | 8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Vols men’s basketball returns to the hardwood for the second game of its two game homestand when it takes on Murray State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. Tipoff is set for 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Tuesday’s game will be available on SEC Network and online through WatchESPN. Visit espn.com/watch or download the ESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Kevin Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (color) will have the call.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Murray State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Monday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays Murray State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Monday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball defeat Central Arkansas, 63-36

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – In just the third meeting in school history, the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team defeated Central Arkansas, 63-36, in Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night with a crowd of 7,278 looking on.
 
After allowing 18 points to the Sugar Bears in the first quarter, Tennessee surrendered just 18 points the rest of the way to give UT Head Coach Kellie Harper her first regular season win on The Summitt. The effort enabled the Lady Vols to improve their record in home openers to 43-3 all-time.  

Tennessee Women's Basketball gets 63-36 victory over Central Arkansas Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball gets 63-36 victory over Central Arkansas Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Central Arkansas, Thursday

 

Tennessee vs. Central Arkansas

Thursday, November 7th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network+

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball, which is receiving votes in the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, opens the home portion of its 2019-20 regular-season schedule on Thursday, November 7th, as the Lady Vols welcome the University of Central Arkansas to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 6:02pm CT contest.
    
The Lady Vols enter the match-up with a 1-0 record after tipping off the season Tuesday night with a 72-68 win over upset-minded East Tennessee in front of a sold-out crowd of 5,881 at Freedom Hall in Johnson City.

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

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

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets 72-68 victory at East Tennessee

 

UT Lady VolsJohnson City, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball staved off a tenacious East Tennessee squad on Tuesday night, opening the Kellie Harper era with a gritty 72-68 win in front of a crowd of 5,881 at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tennessee.
 
Tennessee (1-0) was paced by junior Rennia Davis and freshman Tamari Key who each notched double-doubles. Davis ended the evening with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Key recorded 11 points and 12 rebounds. Sophomore Zaay Green led UT in scoring with 17 points.

UT Lady Vols Basketball slides past East Tennessee 72-68 Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

UT Lady Vols Basketball slides past East Tennessee 72-68 Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball begins season at East Tennessee

 

Tennessee Lady Vols vs. East Tennessee

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Johnson City, TN | Freedom Hall

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team, which is receiving votes in the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, opens the 2019-20 regular-season schedule on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 as the Lady Vols take on East Tennessee at Freedom Hall in Johnson City at 6:00pm CT.

The match-up marks the regular-season debut of Kellie Harper as UT’s head coach. She will attempt to become the first coach to win in her Lady Vol debut since Margaret Hutson beat MTSU at home on January 15th, 1971. The last time a Tennessee women’s basketball coach was victorious in her debut game on the road was Mabel Miller, who directed her Big Orange troops to glory against Cumberland (KY) on March 10th, 1922.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on East Tennessee in Johnson City Tuesday at 6:00pm CT. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on East Tennessee in Johnson City Tuesday at 6:00pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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