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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009

2009-10 TENNESSEE LADY VOLUNTEERS No. 1 4 5 10 13 15 20 21 25 33 34 40 52

Name Yr. Ht. Briana Bass So. 5-2 Kamiko Williams Fr. 5-11 Angie Bjorklund Jr. 6-0 Amber Gray So. 6-1 Taber Spani Fr. 6-1 Alicia Manning So. 6-1 Sydney Smallbone Jr. 5-10 Vicki Baugh Jr. 6-4 Glory Johnson So. 6-3 Alyssia Brewer So. 6-3 Faith Dupree Fr. 6-3 Shekinna Stricklen So. 6-2 Kelley Cain RS-So. 6-6

Pos. G G G-F F F-G F G F F F F-C G-F C

Ppg Rpg Notes 0.5 0.7 Started against GWU; pushes tempo 3.0 1.8 Energetic young rookie guard 14.7 2.7 Hitting 46% of treys (20-44) n/a n/a Redshirting after brain & shoulder surgery 9.7 4.3 Versatile can play point to post 4.2 4.2 Kicked her game up a couple notches 2.4 0.6 Solid backup on perimeter ----- Continues to rehab left knee 14.7 8.3 Transformed -- Simply explosive at times 6.6 3.2 Career game vs. GWU; needs intensity ----- Sitting out season with back problems 16.0 8.3 Leading by example all categories 8.4 8.6 Imposing post; 6 blks vs. UVa

Head Coach Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Dir. of BB Operations Video Coordinator Special Asst to the Head Coach Graduate Assistant

Pat Summitt (Tennessee-Martin ‘74) 36th season at UT Holly Warlick (Tennessee ‘81) 25th season at UT Dean Lockwood (Spring Arbor College [Mich.] ‘82) 6th season at UT Daedra Charles-Furlow (Tennessee ‘91) 2nd season at UT Kathy Harston (Wayland Baptist ‘80) 2nd season at UT Betsy McAllister (Eastern Michigan ‘97) 3rd season at UT Stephanie Glance (Rollins College [Fla.] ‘85) 1st season at UT Cassie Kowaleski (Marquette ‘08) 1st season at UT

How To Say It

Briana/Bree-ah-na; Kamiko/Ka-MEE-ko; Bjorklund/BEE-YORK-lund; Taber Spani/Tay-burSpain-ee; Baugh/BAW; Alyssia/A-lee-see-uh; Shekinna/ShuhKEE-na

Probable Tennessee Starters Glory Johnson - Starts at forward or post... Second in the SEC in FG accuracy at .607... Dbl-dbl vs. GW w/ 16 pts/12 rbs... Career high 21 pts (10-15 FG) at MTSU plus 12 boards... Tough “D” and 14 pts (5-7 FG) at UVa... Solid game vs. Texas Tech with 17 pts. off of 7-8 FG.... Voted to the 2009 SEC All-Freshman Team... Became just the 11th Lady Vol all-time to start in her very first game... As a freshman, she played in all 33 games/started 28... Was sent to the charity stripe 190 times in 2008-09 which is tied for ninth all-time... Averaged 10.2 ppg and 7.2 rpg last season... Taber Spani - Starts at forward or post... Number 13 (Taber Spani) became the 13th Lady Vol freshman to start her very first game on Rocky Top... Had a breakout game against UCLA with 16 points and six rebounds... named the Lady Vol Player of the Game... Led the team vs. Texas Tech with 18 pts... Impressive in the exhibition games, she averaged 14.5 ppg and 9.5 rpg... Very versatile, she can play all three positions... The solid lefty has a deadly three-point shot and canned 50% of her tries in the exhibition games... Kelley Cain - Center... Missed GW game due to a concussion vs. UCLA... 11 boards at MTSU... Devilish against UVA with 6 pts/rbs/blks... Battled Baylor rookie Brittney Griner in opener and tossed in 15 pts and grabbed 7 rbs... As a redshirt frosh, she became the 57th player to start during her rookie year... Slow start in 2008-09 due to a concussion and irritation from her surgically repaired knees... Played in 27 games with 9 starts... Connected on 62% FG... Ties Vonda Ward as the tallest player in Lady Vol history... Angie Bjorklund - Starts at guard... Lean, mean, scoring machine... 12 pts. and 4 asts. vs. UCLA... Five assists and 16 pts at MTSU... Tallied 24 vs. UVa (5 treys)... Dropped in 14 second half pts vs. Texas Tech... Tossed in 13 vs. Baylor... Returns as UT’s most experienced player... Played in 71 games with 60 starts... Averaged 12.3 ppg and 3.0 rpg as a sophomore... Hit 40.8% of her three-pointers... Is 4th on alltime three-pointers made list at UT... Was named to the All-SEC Second Team last year... Was the 2008 SEC Rookie of the Year... Started in 30 games as a freshman on the 2008 NCAA Championship team... Shekinna Stricklen- Starts at point guard or forward... Leads SEC in asst/TO ratio... Dbl/Dbl of 17 pts/10 rbs vs. GW... 20 at UVa... Solid game vs. Texas Tech --16 pts/7 rbs/5 asts... A monster vs. Baylor with 25 pts and career high 14 rbs -- named SEC Player of the Week... Returns as the Lady Vols leader in points (13.3 ppg), assists (3.0 apg) and steals (1.8 spg)... Named the 2009 Freshman of the Year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association... Logged 31.5 minutes per game last season -- most ever by a UT freshman and the ninth most minutes all-time... All-SEC Second team and was a unanimous selection to the SEC All-Freshman team...

GAME NUMBER 7 -- NOTES Tennessee (6-0/0-0 SEC) Texas (5-2/0-0 Big 12) Date: Dec. 6, 2009 Time: 7:00 p.m. Site: Knoxville, Tennessee Arena: Thompson-Boling Arena (21,678) TV: ESPN2; Jon Sciambi (pbp) and Kara

Lawson (color)

UT Radio: The Sports Animal, WNML (990 AM, 99.1 and 99.3 FM). Mickey Dearstone calls the action. Internet: www.utladyvols.com Records: Tennessee is 6-0 after defeating George Washington, 93-53, on Dec. 1 in Knoxville Texas is 5-2 after defeating Oral Roberts, 9480, on Dec. 1 in Austin, Texas National Rankings: UT is ranked No. 6 in the AP and No. 5 in USA Today/ESPN polls. Texas is ranked No. 17 in the AP and No. 17 in the USA Today/ESPN polls. UT Coach Pat Summitt is 1,011-193 (.839) overall in her 36th season, all at UT. Texas Coach Gail Goestenkors is 444126 (.779) in her 18th season. Upcoming Games: Dec. 13 #6/5 UT vs. Rutgers, 3:30 pm ESPNU Dec. 16 Ole Miss at #17 Texas

Series History All-Time: Tennessee leads 18-12 In Knoxville: Tennessee leads 8-5 In Austin: Tennessee leads 8-6 At Neutral Sites: Tennessee leads 2-1 Post Season: 0-0 Overtime: Tennessee leads 1-0 Last Meeting: #6/5 Texas 73, #7/10 Tennessee, 59 on Dec. 14, 2008 in Austin

UT Media Relations Associate A.D. for Media Relations and Basketball Contact: Debby Jennings Jennings’ Email: djennings@utk.edu Asst. BB Contact: Marcus Dittmer Dittmer’s Email: mdittmer@utk.edu

Summitt Lady to 1,000: Vol Basketball 17 16• Eight-Time 15 14 NCAA 13 Champions 12 11 10(1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08) 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 OFF THE BENCH FOR TENNESSEE 1-BRIANA BASS, G, 5-2, So., 0.5 ppg, 0.7 rpg 4-KAMIKO WILLIAMS, G, 5-11, Fr., 3.0 ppg, 1.8 rpg 15-ALICIA MANNING, F, 6-1, So., 4.2 ppg, 4.2 rpg 20-SYDNEY SMALLBONE, G, 5-10, Jr., 2.4 ppg, 0.6 rpg 33-ALYSSIA BREWER, F, 6-3, So., 6.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg NOT AVAILABLE 21- VICKI BAUGH, F-C, 6-4, Jr., 6.5 ppg, 7.3 rpg (rehabbing from ACL surgery--2008-09 season stats) 34-FAITH DUPREE, F-C, 6-3, Fr., 2.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg (out for season due to back problems -- 2009-10 season stats) NOT ON ACTIVE ROSTER (2008-09 season stats) 10-AMBER GRAY, F, 6-1, So., 2.7 ppg, 1.9 rpg (recovering from shoulder and brain surgeries)

TONIGHT’S GAME The #6/5-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols (6-0) play in its third consecutive home game this week and welcomes the #17/17-ranked Texas Longhorns (5-2) to Thompson-Boling Arena on Sun., Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. ESPN2 has the telecast. WORTH NOTING ABOUT TONIGHT’S GAME •If you are wondering what’s with the hats on Sunday? The Tennessee and Texas head coaches will wear pink cowboy hats at the game (at least in intros) when UT meets UT. Coaches Pat Summitt and Gail Goestenkors backed into the challenge at the Second Annual Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund 4Kay Golf Classic on Sept. 14, 2009. (longer note follows) •The cavalcade of former players, assistants and even practice players facing their Tennessee mentor in Coach Pat Summitt continues tonight with longtime Lady Vol associate head coach Mickie DeMoss (1985-2003) rolling into town as an assistant coach with the Texas Longhorns. In the 2009-10 season, Summitt will face 13 familiar faces on the opposing bench including former players: Nikki Caldwell (UCLA head coach), Tasha Butts (UCLA assistant coach), Tanya Haave (San Francisco head coach), Abby Conklin (San Francisco assistant coach), Carla McGhee (South Carolina assistant coach), Nikki McCray (South Carolina assistant coach), Kyra Elzy (Kentucky assistant coach) and Shalon Pillow (Kentucky assistant coach); former UT assistant: Mickie DeMoss (Texas assistant coach); former UT graduate assistants: Sharon Fanning (Mississippi State head coach), Matthew Mitchell (Kentucky head coach), Angel Elderkin (Virginia assistant coach) and practice player: Tony Perotti (UCLA assistant). •Despite Tennessee holding an 18-12 all-time series lead, Texas has enjoyed a 5-4 victory advantage in the series since 2000. •Last season marked the first time in 25 meetings (since 12-14-1986) that Texas was ranked higher than the Lady Vols going into a UT-UT meeting. When the two teams met in Austin on Dec. 14, 2008, Tennessee was ranked #7/10 while Texas was slotted #6/5 by the AP/WBCA ESPN. •Tennessee was in the Christmas spirit a little early last year at Texas. The Lady Vols missed 13 free throws (11-24 from the charity stripe) and allowed Texas to register 23 points off of 18 Tennessee turnovers -- basically spotting the Longhorns 36 points. •The Longhorns are one of just 10 teams to EVER defeat the Lady Vols in Thompson-Boling Arena and one of six schools to hold multiple victories over Tennessee on “The Summitt.” Connecticut leads the pack with four wins in Knoxville (2004, 2002, 2000, 1996) and is followed by Duke (2009, 2007, 2004) and Texas (2003, 2002, 1987) with three each. While Gail Goestenkors was head coach at Duke, she defeated the Lady Vols twice at home. LADY VOLS AT A GLANCE This is the Lady Vols’ 36th season under Head Coach Pat Summitt… She will start a senior-less team for the first time in her tenure... Summitt has compiled a staggering 1,011-193 overall record… Collected her record 1000th coaching win with a 73-43 decision over Georgia on Feb. 5, 2009… She passed Dean Smith (879 wins) for most NCAA collegiate basketball wins of all-time with a 75-54 victory over Purdue on Mar. 22, 2005 …Her 2006-07 and 2007-08 squads were crowned as the NCAA Champions producing the program’s seventh and eighth titles…Last season, UT finished with a 22-11 overall record and lost in the First Round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament. This season, UT returned 10 letterwinners and welcomed a talented three player rookie class… The 2009-10 season marked the Lady Vol debut for freshmen: #4 Kamiko Williams, a 5-11 guard from Clarksville, Tenn., #13 Taber Spani, a 6-1 forward/guard from Lee’s Summit, Mo., and #34 Faith Dupree, a 6-3 forward/center from Knoxville, Tenn. (it was announced on Nov. 23 that Dupree would sit-out this season). OUR SCHEDULE THIS WEEK Tennessee will have a light schedule over the next week as final exams for fall semester are going on in Knoxville. The Lady Vols will welcome #17/17-ranked Texas on Dec. 6 for a Sunday evening (7 p.m.) game on ESPN2. The team will be off for finals until a trip to Madison Square Garden in New York City to face Rutgers in the Maggie Dixon Classic, Dec. 13 at 3:30 pm (ESPNU). ON THIS DAY IN LADY VOL BASKETBALL HISTORY UT is 10-2 in games played on Dec. 6. The Lady Vols are 5-1 at home, 1-1 on the road and 4-0 on neutral courts. The last time out on Dec. 6, the #2-ranked Lady Vols defeated #21-ranked Boston College, 72-57, in Knoxville, in 2000.

Lady Vols By The Numbers

of former Lady Vols who have defeated their mentor as a collegiate coach. 0 Number on the 2009-10 squad, the first time in Coach Summitt’s 36-year career. 0 Seniors 4 Number of hall of fame coaches on UT’s staff. Number of SEC teams UT will face twice: Florida, 5 LSU, Ole Miss, South Carolina & Vanderbilt National Championships won by UT teams 8 (1987, ‘89, ‘91, ‘96, ‘97, ‘98, 2007, ‘08) SEC Tournament titles (1980, ‘85, ‘88, ‘89, 13 ‘92, ‘94, ‘96, ‘98, ‘99, 2000, ‘05, ‘06, ‘08) Shekinna Stricklen’s points per game in 200813.3 09, the Lady Vols leading returning scorer. SEC regular season titles (1980, ‘85, ‘90, ‘93, 14 ‘94, ‘95, ‘98, ‘99, 2000, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘07) Number of teams that qualified for the 2009 14 NCAA Tournament on this year’s docket. from UT have won WBCA State Farm/Kodak All-America 19 Women Number of Final Fours (both AIAW and 22 NCAA) that Summitt has taken her teams to. Lady Vols have surpassed the 1,000-point 33 plateau in their career Lady Vol players who are now a head or assistant coach. 46 Former Average height, in inches, of this 72.85 year’s team -- or just under 6’1” The number of weeks Tennessee has 112 been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll number of women who have 156 The played for Pat Summitt All-Time Tennessee wins over teams 408 in the SEC The number of weeks UT has been 412 ranked in the AP Top Five number of consecutive weeks UT has been ranked in the AP Top-25 436 The of wins Head Coach Pat Summitt has over teams on this year’s schedule. 556 Number number of weeks UT has been ranked in the AP Top 25 565 The number of wins in UT women’s basketball history 1,104 The Number of miles the Lady Vols 16,161 will travel this year for games.

LOOKING BACK Last year at this time, the #9/12-ranked Lady Vols were 5-1 on the campaign after defeating DePaul, 88-67 in Knoxville. UT’s lone loss at the time was to #16/15-ranked Virginia, 83-82.

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 2009-10 Tennessee Lady Vols Schedule/TV/Results

UT

Shekinna Stricklen ignites the LVs with 25 pts and a career high 14 rbs as UT wins the home opener over Baylor and rookie Brittney Griner Rookie Taber Spani tosses in 18 pts., in LV’s domination of Texas Tech in ESPNU’s Road to the Championship game...

N15 - #7/4 BAYLOR (ESPN2)

W, 74-65

N17 - vs. Texas Tech (ESPNU)

W, 91-53

N22 - at #12/17 Virginia

W, 77-63

UT wins before a record UVa crowd of 11,895 as Angie Bjorklund drops in 24 pts and Shekinna Stricklen adds 20 pts and 8 rbs.

N25 - at RV MTSU (MyVLT2)

W, 69-52

Soph Glory Johnson energizes the LV’s with a career-high 21 pts. and 12 rbs as UT plays at MTSU for first time since ‘79.

N28 - UCLA (SS)

W, 61-47

Taber Spani jump-starts UT with 16 pts. and 6 rebounds en route to win over former LV Coach Nikki Caldwell’s UCLA Bruins.

D1 - GEORGE WASHINGTON (SS)

W, 93-53

LV sophomore Alyssia Brewer has a career night coming off the bench to score 23 points on 11-13 FG.

7 p.m.

In 2008-09, Summitt trotted out the youngest lineup in her career with freshmen Bass, Johnson, Stricklen, and sophomores Baugh and Bjorklund.

3:30 p.m.

Stricklen’s first career double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds keyed a 20-point halftime comeback at Rutgers.

D16 - LOUISVILLE (SS)

7 p.m.

The Cardinals will become the 180th all-time team and 12th current BIG EAST team to face UT.

D19 - at Stanford (FSN)

11:30 a.m. PT

Stricklen scored eight of UT’s 11 overtime points en route to 25 for the game to topple the #3/4-ranked Cardinal in 2008.

D22 - at San Francisco

7 p.m. PT

Glory Johnson posted a double double (17 pts, 12 rebs) in her first career game in the Orange & White vs. USF.

D30 - OLD DOMINION (SS)

7 p.m.

Angie Bjorklund’s six threes spurred her to tie a career-high with 29 points as UT snapped ODU’s 29-game home winning streak.

J3 - OKLAHOMA (ESPN2)

7 p.m.

Last season, the Sooners foiled Coach Summitt’s first attempt at career win No. 1,000. Baugh re-injured her ACL in OKC.

J7 - SOUTH CAROLINA (FSS)

7 p.m.

Stricklen’s double double (13 pts, 10 rebs) helped make S.C. the fourth team the Lady Vols have beaten 40 times.

J10 - at Mississippi St. (SEC Network) 1 p.m. CT

After posting two wins against MSU last season, the Bulldogs remain the only SEC school to have never beaten UT.

J14 - at Florida (CSS)

7 p.m.

Bjorklund knocked down six threes and scored 25 points against UF in the SEC Tourney to avenge the Gators regular season win.

J17 - VANDERBILT (ESPNU)

6 p.m.

On Senior Day, Alex Fuller scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to keep Vandy from its first win in Knoxville.

J21 - at Georgia (FSS)

7 p.m.

The Lady Vols downed the Lady Bulldogs for Coach Summitt’s 1,000th career win on Feb. 5 behind Johnson’s 20 pt, 10 reb game.

J24 - at LSU (ESPNU)

5 p.m. CT

Bjorklund’s 21 points were not enough as the Lady Tigers downed UT 63-61 in Baton Rouge last season.

Tuesday, December 8 Coppin State at Arkansas 7 pm Tennessee State at Georgia 7 pm ET

J28 - AUBURN (CSS)

7 p.m.

The Tigers became the first team since 2003-04 to beat UT twice in a season.

Thursday, December 10 Vanderbilt at Quinnipiac 6 pm

J31 - at South Carolina (SEC Network)

2 p.m.

UT hasn’t lost to the Gamecocks since Jan. 23, 1980, in Columbia, a streak of 36 consecutive games.

F4 - ARKANSAS (FSS)

7 p.m.

Stricklen scored 11 points in her first trip back to her home state of Arkansas, and UT won 76-67.

F8 - at Vanderbilt (ESPN2)

8 p.m. CT

Alex Fuller was the only Lady Vol in double figures, with 12 points, as UT lost, 74-58, in Nashville last season.

F11 - at Ole Miss (CSS)

8 p.m. CT

The Lady Vols have won 17 straight against Ole Miss, dating to Feb. 4, 1996, when the Rebels claimed a 73-51 win in Oxford.

2 p.m.

UT boasts an 11-4 mark all-time on Valentine’s Day, including a 7-1 record at home.

8 p.m. CT

Tennessee owns a 42-2 record all-time against the Crimson Tide, and haven’t lost to UA since March 3, 1984.

F22 - LSU (ESPN2)

7 p.m.

Since 2002, the series record is 9-7 in favor of UT with an average score of 62.7 for LSU and 61.8 for the Lady Vols.

F25 - KENTUCKY (FSS)

7 p.m.

Four Lady Vols scored in double figures as UT knocked off UK, 69-64, in Knoxville to open SEC play last season.

F28 - OLE MISS (ESPNU)

6 p.m.

In the only meeting last year, Bjorklund hit a three-pointer with eight seconds left to beat the Rebels, 60-59.

D6 -#17/17 TEXAS (ESPN2) D13 - vs. Rutgers (ESPNU)

F14 - FLORIDA (SEC Network) F18 - at Alabama (CSS)

M4-7 - at SEC Tournament

SEC Standings

Team Kentucky Georgia Tennessee LSU Vanderbilt Ole Miss Arkansas Auburn Mississippi State South Carolina Alabama Florida

SEC 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Overall 8-0 7-0 6-0 6-0 7-1 6-1 5-1 5-3 5-3 4-3 4-4 3-4

Saturday, December 5 Arkansas at Oklahoma 2 pm George Washington at Auburn 1 pm Sunday, December 6 Northwestern State at Alabama 2 pm Georgia Tech at Georgia [CSS] 2:30 pm ET Ole Miss at Old Dominion Noon Texas at Tennessee [ESPN2] 7 pm ET Western Kentucky at Vanderbilt 2 pm Monday, December 7 Florida at Rutgers [ESPN2] 7 pm ET

Friday, December 11 Florida at Old Dominion 7 pm ET Saturday, December 12 Mississippi State at Louisana Tech 7 pm Sunday, December 13 Florida A&M at Kentucky [BBSN] 1 pm ET New Orleans at LSU 2 pm Ohio State at Ole Miss 1 pm N.C. State at South Carolina [SPSO] 2 pm ET Tennessee vs. Rutgers [ESPNU] 3:30 pm ET Monday, December 14 Alabama at Central Florida 6 pm Samford at Mississippi State 7 pm Tuesday, December 15 Liberty at Auburn 6 pm 7-Houston Baptist at LSU 7 pm

In 2009, UT played on the first day of the SEC Tournament for only the second time.

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 NO. 00 4 5 10 12 13 22 32 33 45

PLAYER Earnesia Williams Erika Arriaran Kathleen Nash Brittainey Raven Yvonne Anderson Lauren Flores Ashley Gayle Kristen Nash Ashleigh Fontenette Cokie Reed

2009-10 TEXAS LONGHORNS POS F G G G G G P F G P

HT 6-1 5-10 6-2 6-0 5-7 5-7 6-4 6-3 5-8 6-4

CL HOMETOWN (SCHOOL) RS Sr. Sapulpa, Okla. (Sapulpa) Sr. Norco, Calif. (Norco) Jr. Plano, Texas (Plano West) Sr. Fort Worth, Texas (North Crowley) So. Columbia, Mo. (Hickman) Fr. Houston, Texas (North Shore) So. Las Vegas, Nev. (Bishop Gorman) Sr. Plano, Texas (Plano West) So. Pflugerville, Texas (Connally) Fr. Waco, Texas (Midway)

Head Coach: Gail Goestenkors Asst. Coaches: Mickie DeMoss, LaKale Malone, Gale Valley LONGHORNS PROBABLE STARTERS

00-Earnesia Williams, F, 6-1, Sr., 5.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg 4-Erika Arriaran, G, 5-10, Sr., 8.7 ppg, 3.1 rpg 5-Kathleen Nash, G, 6-2, Jr., 14.6 ppg, 7.3 rpg 22-Ashley Gayle, C, 6-4, So., 6.1 ppg, 6.1 rpg 33-Ashleigh Fontenette, G, 5-8, So., 10.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg THE 4-1-1 ON TEXAS In the last outing for Texas before traveling to meet Tennessee, the Longhorns’ Erika Arriaran made seven treys to score a career-high 23 points, leading #17-ranked Texas to a 94-80 victory over Oral Roberts on Dec. 1 in Austin. Fellow senior Brittainey Raven added a season-best 16 points, and Kat Nash added 19 points and nine rebounds for the Longhorns (5-2). In the first six minutes of the second half, Arriaran made three 3-pointers. Her longrange shooting combined with stingy Texas defense keyed a 22-11 run that gave the Longhorns their biggest lead, 60-49. PAT AND COACH G AND MICKIE D Texas head coach Gail Goestenkors is no stranger to Lady Vol fans as she led her Duke Blue Devils to a 5-4 record over the Lady Vols from 19982007 including a 2-0 record in games at ThompsonBoling Arena. Last year in Austin, Goestenkors took a one game advantage over UT Coach Pat Summitt in head-to-head meetings (6-5) as the Longhorns took a 73-59 win in Austin. A familiar face on the Texas bench is longtime Lady Vol associate head coach Mickie DeMoss. DeMoss left UT for the head coaching position at the University of Kentucky. Prior to DeMoss taking the helm at Kentucky, the Lady Vols had outscored the Wildcats by an average of 32.0 ppg (85.8 to 53.8) in the four previous seasons (2000-03). The “DeMoss Factor” (2004-07) narrowed the score to a Tennessee leading 70.3-62.3, just a +8.0 winning margin for UT. DeMoss’ Cats shaved Tennessee’s margin, of victory by 24 points. DeMoss stepped down from coaching after the 2007 season only to be lured back into the fray by taking an assistant position with the Longhorns. While DeMoss was at Tennessee, the Lady Vols were 14-7 against the ‘Horns. LAST MEETING WITH THE ‘HORNS Tennessee suffered their second loss of the season, 73-59, on Dec. 14, 2008, in Austin to the Texas Longhorns. Freshman Glory Johnson led UT with 13 points and nine rebounds after playing only three minutes in the first half and picking up three fouls. The double-digit output was the ninth in nine games to open the season for Johnson. Texas jumped out to a quick 9-2 lead, with the Lady Vols’ only bucket coming on a Shekinna Stricklen jumper in the lane at the 18:56 mark. Tennessee responded by pulling within one at 9-8 on a Briana Bass threepointer at the 16:07 mark. UT trailed the Longhorns

the entire first half, until freshman Alyssia Brewer hit a free throw with 26.9 seconds to play before the break. UT had pulled within one three times, including the Bass three-pointer. Bass hit a free-throw at the 1:55 mark to make it 29-28 in favor of Texas and senior Alex Fuller made a jumper in the lane with just under a minute to play to make the score 31-30. Tennessee, which shot only 35.3 percent from the field in the first half, continued to struggle after the break, and, at one point, went 6:04 without a field goal. During that span, the game went from a 39-39 tie to a 53-44 Texas lead. For the game, Tennessee shot (then) season-lows of 33.3 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from the free throw line. Only five Lady Vols even attempted a free throw and none made more than half. Redshirt-freshman Kelley Cain, who was 2-of-4, and Johnson, who was 7-of-14, were the only two to make at least two from the charity stripe. Stricklen was the only other Tennessee player to finish with double-digit points, as she had 11 on 4-of-7 shooting. Four Longhorns posted double-figures, led by Brittainey Raven’s game-high 21. LAST TIME WE MET IN TBA Top-ranked Tennessee raised the 2007 NCAA championship banner to the rafters of ThompsonBoling Arena on Nov. 18, 2007 before tip-off with Texas. The Lady Vols then played like national championship contenders in a 92-67 win over the 21st-ranked Longhorns. The Lady Vols (3-0) dominated inside, grabbed 18 steals and forced 30 turnovers. They finished with 42 points in the paint and 40 points off turnovers. Candace Parker led the team with six rebounds and 21 points, including UT’s first 11. The Lady Vols went on an 11-2 run to put Tennessee up at halftime leading 51-31. UT gradually built their margin after the half to 31 points on a Sydney Smallbone three-pointer and again when Alexis Hornbuckle drove the court and made an underhanded shot beneath the basket. Hornbuckle ended with 13 points, six assists, five rebounds, five steals and two blocks. Alex Fuller had one of her strongest games as a Lady Vol with a then career-high 18 points and four rebounds. Rookie Angie Bjorklund scored 16 points on four three-pointers,. Tennessee coach Pat Summitt earned her 950th win. WE ATTRACT A CROWD Of the Lady Vols’ top 100 all-time attended games, 10 contests against Texas have made the list. The largest crowd ever to see Tennessee and Texas play was in Knoxville, Tenn., on Dec. 9, 1987, when a then-world record crowd of 24,563 packed Thompson-Boling Arena. The Longhorns spoiled the Lady Vols party tagging a 97-78 defeat on the home standing team. The biggest crowd to show up in Austin was Thanksgiving night 2004 when 11,254, saw Texas knock off #1-ranked Tennessee, 74-59.

The UT-Texas Series Tennessee leads 18-12 UT/OPP DATE RANK SITE W/L SCORE 12/8/78 1/10 N22 W 84-60 12/9/82 5/10 A L 59-74 12/1/83 5/4 H L 65-66 12/11/84 15/2 A L 60-91 12/1/85 11/1 H L 52-74 12/14/86 3/1 A W 85-78 12/29/86 1/2 N50 L 74-88 12/9/87 1/2 H L 78-97 1/31/89 2/11 A L 67-69 1/20/90 3/6 H W 76-70 2/23/91 4/15 A W 64-55 12/19/91 3/19 N60 W 86-72 2/25/92 2/24 H W 86-68 2/2/93 1/13 A W 72-58 1/25/94 2/nr H W 94-60 12/28/94 1/nr A W 66-54 12/10/95 2/nr H W 83-67 12/21/96 6/13 A W OT 68-65 12/3/97 1/nr H W 98-64 11/28/98 3/nr A W 86-65 12/30/99 2/25 H W 106-76 12/22/00 2/15 A W 67-59 2/12/02 3/18 H L 66-69 12/21/02 4/22 A L 62-63 12/28/03 2/5 H L 60-70 11/25/04 1/4 A L 59-74 12/1/05 2/16 H W 102-61 12/17/06 5/23 A W 67-46 11/18/07 1/21 H W 92-67 12/14/08 7/6 A L 59-73

THE SERIES WITH TEXAS This marks the 31st meeting between the two schools (Tennessee leads 18-12) dating back to the 1978-79 season. Since 1986-87, Tennessee has held a 17-8 advantage in the series and has won 16 of the last 21 meetings. In the 2005-06 meeting with Texas, UT produced the biggest victory margin ever in the series, 41 points, 102-61. Still, Texas has dealt the Lady Vols three of the worst defeats in school history. On Dec. 11, 1984, Texas won by 31 points (91-60 in Austin), on Dec. 1, 1985, Texas won by 22 points (74-52 in Knoxville), and on Dec. 9, 1987 by 19 points (97-78 in Knoxville). TEXAS HAD TENNESSEE’S NUMBER Texas had Tennessee’s number in four consecutive games from 2002-04. With the mini-run, the Longhorns broke a 10-year, 13 loss skein to the Lady Vols. During the four game losing span, which (ironically) found the Lady Vols at the Final Four each season, Tennessee averaged an anemic 61.7 ppg while the Longhorns averaged 69.0 ppg in these contests. UT broke the streak with a 41-point drubbing over Texas in 2005, 10261, and ironically missed the 2006 Final Four. JUST ONE OT The only overtime game in the series was the 1996 meeting in Austin when the Lady Vols won by a 68-65 margin UT-TEXAS FACING THE RANKED Tennessee is slated to face 12 ranked teams in 14 games this season while Texas is expected to face seven ranked teams in nine games.

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 LADY VOL WEEKLY GAMES, RECORD, POLLS

WEEK

GAMES PLAYED

Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 30 Dec. 7 Dec. 14 Dec. 21 Dec. 28 Jan. 4 Jan. 11 Jan. 18 Jan. 25 Feb. 1 Feb. 8 Feb. 15 Feb. 22 Mar. 1

CARSON-NEWMAN (EXH) DELTA STATE (EXH), #7/4 BAYLOR Texas Tech, #12/17 Virginia RV Middle Tennessee, UCLA GEORGE WASHINGTON, #17/17 TEXAS Rutgers LOUISVILLE, #2 Stanford San Francisco OLD DOMINION, OKLAHOMA SOUTH CAROLINA, Mississippi State Florida, VANDERBILT Georgia, LSU AUBURN, South Carolina ARKANSAS Vanderbilt, Ole Miss, FLORIDA Alabama LSU, KENTUCKY, OLE MISS at SEC Tournament

SURPRISE, SURPRISE With all of the national prominence generated by Tennessee and Texas throughout the years, it is amazing that the two teams have never met for an AIAW or NCAA title, or even a playoff game. In 2003, it looked as if the traditional powerhouses would meet in the NCAA title game. However, UConn slipped past Texas and met the Lady Vols in the title game instead. IT WAS 13 IN A ROW Until Texas broke the streak on Feb. 12, 2002, in Knoxville, the Tennessee Lady Vols had registered 13 wins in a row over the Longhorns and dominated the 1990s with an undefeated slate. ‘BOUT THAT HAT STORY No telling what can happen when over 150 women’s basketball coaches, administrators, and supporters of the Kay Yow/ WBCA Cancer Fund get together at a live auction. Such was the case on Sept. 18, 2009 at the second annual 4Kay™ Golf Classic (Greensboro, N.C.) charity auction and gala at the Grandover Resort and Conference Center. After a number of Kay Yow signature items, designated by Coach Yow to benefit the Fund, were auctioned off, the follies began. Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt volunteered her pink sparkly cowboy hat (borrowed from Traci Smith) for an impromptu live auction item, complete with an autograph to the winning bidder. After the bidding exceeded $1000, Summitt stepped in and offered $2000, on the condition that Texas assistant coach Mickie DeMoss wear the hat during a 2009-10 regular season game. Virginia Tech head coach Beth Dunkenberger volunteered to increase the bid if Texas head coach Gail Goestenkors would wear the hat to coach a televised game. Further negotiations and generosity from the assembled coaches led to a total $10,000 contribution, and Goestenkors and Summitt agreeing to each wear a similar hat to coach their December 6th ESPN2 televised match-up in Knoxville, Tenn., in continued public support of the Fund.

RECORD

AP/ESPN

1-0 3-0 5-0 6-0

8/9 8/9 6/5 6/5 6/5

2009-10 LINE-UP COMBINATIONS During the 2009-10 season, Tennessee has used three starting lineups -Games Rec. Line-up (F-F-C-G-G) 1, 3-5 4-0 Johnson, Spani, Cain, Bjorklund, Stricklen 2 1-0 Johnson, Manning, Cain, Bjorklund, Stricklen 6 1-0 Johnson, Stricklen, Spani, Bjorklund, Bass

UT’S OFFENSIVE OPPORTUNITIES In all games, this is how Tennessee has shot from the field: 60% FG: none; 50%FG: MTSU (.545), Texas Tech (.525); 40%FG: GW (.474), Virginia (.450); 30%FG: Baylor (.370), UCLA (.350); 20%FG: none. DEEE ----- FENSE In all games, this is how the opposition has shot from the field: 50%FG: none, 40%FG: none; 30%FG: Baylor (.380), MTSU (.373), GW (.344), Virginia (.338), UCLA (.310), Texas Tech (.302); 20%FG: none; 10%FG: none. 2009-10 WON-LOSS DIFFERENTIAL Wins: +40 (1), +38 (1), +17 (1), +14 (2), +9 (1) LADY VOLS ON TV A record 27 of 29 Lady Vol regular season games are slated for television this season airing on ESPN2 (5 games), ESPNU (5 games), FSN/ FOX Sports and SportSouth (9), Comcast Southeast Sports (4), SEC Network (3) and statewide MyNetworkTV (1). Upcoming TV games include: Texas (ESPN2), Rutgers (ESPNU) and Louisville (SportSouth). The Lady Vols are 5-0 on TV this season. In the 2007-08 season, UT had a school record 36 TV appearances. IS THERE A BIG 12 DIVISION FOR US? This season, Tennessee might qualify for divisional play in the Big 12. The Lady Vols have four opponents on its schedule from that conference. UT defeated #7/4 Baylor in Knoxville (74-65)... traveled to San Antonio and knocked off Texas Tech, 91-53 and now entertains #17 Texas on Dec. 6 and Oklahoma on Jan. 3 in Thompson-Boling Arena. SAPULPA WAS IN THE HOUSE Sophomore post Alyssia Brewer of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, showed up in a big way against George Washington on Dec. 1. UT was without starting center Kelley Cain who was being held out due to a concussion suffered in the UCLA game. The

Associated Press 11/30 1. Connecticut 2. Stanford 3. Ohio State 4. North Carolina 5. Notre Dame 6. Tennessee 7. LSU 8. Baylor 9. Xavier 10. Texas A&M 11. Duke 12. Florida State 13. Georgia 14. Virginia 15. Arizona State 16. Vanderbilt 17. Texas 18. Oklahoma 19. Pittsburgh 20. California 21. DePaul 22. Michigan State 23. Georgia Tech 24. Kansas 25. Dayton

ESPN/USA Today 12/1 1. Connecticut 2. Stanford 3. Ohio State 4. North Carolina 5. Tennessee 6. Notre Dame 7. Texas A&M 8. Baylor 9. Florida State 10. Xavier 11. LSU 12. Duke 13. Arizona State 14. Vanderbilt 15. Virginia 16. Georgia 17. Texas 18. Oklahoma 19. California 20. Pittsburgh 21. Michigan State 22. Maryland 23. DePaul 24. Dayton 25. Louisville

2009-10 Opponents Receiving Votes Louisville Rutgers Middle Tennessee Mississippi St Texas Tech

2009-10 Opponents Receiving Votes Mississippi State Middle Tennessee State Auburn Rutgers

Tennessee In The National (AP) Rankings Total weeks ranked in the AP poll Weeks ranked in the AP top 10 Weeks ranked in the AP top 5 Weeks ranked No. 1 in the AP Most consecutive weeks in top 25 Most consecutive weeks in top 10 Most consecutive weeks in top 5 Most consecutive weeks ranked No. 1 *indicates inactive streak

565 508 412 112 435 211* 90* 19*

Tennessee vs. AP Ranked Opponents In 2009-10 2-0 Home 1-0 Away 1-0 Neutral 0-0 All-Time 404-158 Home 167-37 Away 115-73 Neutral 122-48 vs. Top 10 (all-time) 175-116 Home 67-30 Away 42-51 Neutral 65-35 vs. Top 5 (all-time) 82-76 Home 37-22 Away 16-32 Neutral 29-22

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 6’3” Brewer came in the first half at the 14:49 mark and scored four quick layups and a free throw in eight minutes to record nine points in the opening stanza. In the second half, she was inserted at the 14:13 mark and played the rest of the game totaling 14 second stanza points for a career high 23 points (11-15 FG) to go along with seven rebounds. ANGIE B LOOKING TOWARD 1,000 POINTS Lady Vol junior Angie Bjorklund is now just 250 points away from 1,000 career points. She scored 318 as a rookie and 344 as a sophomore. This season, she has 88 to date for a career total of 750. She will become the 34th all-time player to reach the 1,000 point club. YOU’D TELL ME I WAS LYING... If I told you that two Lady Vols were ranked 1 and 2 in Southeastern Conference Field Goal accuracy this week. Sophomore Alyssia Brewer is leading the way shooting .727 (16-22) for five games. Just behind her is Glory Johnson (the previous leader) who is tossing in .607 of her field goal tries (34-56). Last season, Brewer shot 41 percent on the season (73-178) while Johnson connected on 40 percent (109-270). COACH D Lady Vol assistant basketball coach Daedra Charles-Furlow, affectionately known as “Coach D,” announced on Dec. 1 that she is dealing with medical issues. “I am dealing with some personal medical issues at this time,” said Charles-Furlow. “It is possible that there may be times when I am unable to travel. For that reason, I decided to make this announcement since it will affect my duties as recruiting coordinator.” A former Lady Vol Olympian and All-American, Charles-Furlow joined the Lady Vol staff in May 2008 replacing Nikki Caldwell who accepted the head coaching position at UCLA. “Daedra’s health and well-being is our first concern,” said head coach Pat Summitt. “While she will continue with her assistant coaching duties on the bench, there may be times when, as the basketball recruiting coordinator, she is unable to travel. Daedra is so passionate about recruiting our student-athletes,” said Summitt. “During the next several months she needs to be focusing on her health. For that reason, I will be designating my special assistant, Stephanie Glance, to fill this temporary role.” CROWDS A PLENTY Playing in front of huge crowds is nothing new to Tennessee Lady Vol basketball but the week of Nov. 22-28 was one to note. In three games (two on the road), the Lady Vols played in front of a total of 37,873 fans (an average of 12,624 per game) – including two record-breaking crowds on the road. On Nov. 25 at Middle Tennessee State, a new record crowd of 11,802 was on hand for the Thanksgiving eve clash. MTSU’s Murphy Center’s capacity is listed at 11,520. On Nov. 22 at Virginia, a new record crowd of 11,895 crammed the stands on “Hotdog Night” at the John Paul Jones Arena. Tennessee had one game at home during that span against UCLA on Nov. 28 where 14,176 turned out for a matinee contest. Last season, Tennessee played in front of 17 crowds of 10,000-plus. NOGGIN KNOCKERS The Lady Vols only had nine players available to play against George Washington on Dec. 1. Tennessee starting sophomore pivot Kelley Cain missed the game with George Washington due to a concussion suffered in the UCLA game after dropping

AMAZING SUMMITT NUMBERS •Summitt has faced 160 opponents in 1,204 total games and teams from 35 conferences •47% of her 1,204 total games have been played versus ranked teams (571 total games against ranked opponents) with 415 victories versus ranked opponents •156 all-time Lady Vols have contributed to 1,011 wins. •72% of those all-time players have gone on to be decorated as Olympians, All-Americans, USA National Team members, All-SEC performers, Academic All-Americans, Academic AllSEC, etc.

in eight points and grabbing 11 rebounds against the Bruins. Cain also missed some time last season after suffering a concussion in practice. She has started five games this season and averages 8.4 ppg and 8.6 rpg. CALLING ALL POSTS The Lady Vols went into the game with George Washington on Dec. 1 pretty thin in the post. Sidelined were four post players -- 6’1” Amber Gray and 6’3” Faith Dupree for the season; 6’4” Vicki Baugh who is coming back from a torn ACL and 6’6” Kelley Cain who will miss due to a concussion. That left 6’1” rookie Taber Spani and a pair of 6’3” sophomores in Glory Johnson and Alyssia Brewer to shore up the middle for the Lady Vols.

The Pat Summitt File (all in 36 seasons as UT’s head coach) ALL GAMES OVERALL: .......................................1,011-193 (839) HOME: .................................................461-45 (.911) AWAY: ................................................. 332-87 (.791) NEUTRAL: .......................................... 218-61 (.781) SEC GAMES OVERALL: ........................406-64 (.864) vs. all SEC HOME: ................................................ 182-13 (.933) AWAY: ................................................. 152-34 (.817) NEUTRAL: ............................................72-17 (.811)

BJORKLUND MOVING THE CHAINS Tennessee junior sharpshooter Angie Bjorklund has climbed into sole possession of fourth place on the Tennessee three-point career charts. She has 150 made treys for her career moving her ahead of Shannon Bobbitt (2006-08). Ahead of Bjorklund are Brittany Jackson in third with 161... Kara Lawson in second with 256 and Shanna Zolman leading the pack with 266.

NON-CONFERENCE GAMES OVERALL: ........................................ 605-129 (.823)

FROM THE TRAINING ROOM Several Lady Vols have been nicked up already this season and qualify for “Moshak’s Medical Moments.”

SEC TOURNAMENT TITLES (13 out of 29) 1980, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2008

Vicki Baugh-Continuing to rehab from torn ACL suffered in the 2009 game at Oklahoma. Participates in practice and pulls herself when the knee “talks” to her. Kelley Cain- Concussion suffered against UCLA. Faith Dupree- Dealing with back spasms. Will sit out this season. Glory Johnson- Suffered a left shoulder injury in practice (Nov. 11) but is a full go wearing a shoulder sleeve.

GAMES VS. RANKED TEAMS OVERALL: ........................................ 415-156 (.725) AP RANKED 1-10:..............................174-118 (.595) AP RANKED 11-25: ............................. 224-36 (.861) ESPN RANKED 1-10:.......................... 131-75 (.634) ESPN RANKED 11-25: ........................ 189-25 (.883)

STAFFERS HAVE -- NEVER A FORMER PLAYER ...have come back and dropped an “L” on Coach Pat Summitt and the Lady Vols. Former Tennessee player and assistant coach Nikki Caldwell looked like her UCLA Bruins might be the first to pull the upset on Nov. 28 in Knoxville. The Bruins grabbed a 10-point first half lead and looked very confident heading into the locker room leading 2725 at the break. In the Tennessee locker room, Summitt was imploring her team for no more “negative history.” Referring back to last season when her young Lady Vols were responsible for a number of “negative history firsts.” The roll call goes like this: Sylvia Hatchell, Sharon Fanning, Jane Albright, Lea Henry, Nancy Darsch, Trish Roberts, Mickie DeMoss, Matthew

SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS (14 out of 29) 1980, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 SEC TOURNAMENT GAMES OVERALL: ............................................ 60-17 (.779)

GAMES VS. UNRANKED TEAMS OVERALL: .......................................... 596-37 (.941) NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES OVERALL: .......................................... 104-20 (.839) 28 FIRST/SECOND ROUNDS: .........................42-1 27 REGIONAL SEMIS: ......................................23-4 23 REGIONAL FINALS: .....................................18-5 18 NCAA FINAL FOURS: ................................21-10 NCAA TITLES: .....8 (1987, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, ......................................................1998, 2007, 2008) SEC COACH OF THE YEAR 1993, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007 NCAA COACH OF THE YEAR 1983, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2004 NAISMITH COACH OF THE CENTURY 2000

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 Mitchell, Kellie Jolly Harper and Tanya Haave. UT coach Pat Summitt has faced many former players and assistant coaches in a variety of games thru the years but no former Lady Vol player has ever knocked off her mentor. Former assistant Carolyn Peck was the first to record a victory over her former boss. While at Purdue, Peck handed Summitt a 78-68 loss on Nov.15, 1998 in the State Farm Tip-Off Classic in West Lafayette, Ind. The defeat snapped UT’s 46-game consecutive winning streak (that was second only to Louisiana Tech’s NCAA all-time 54-game winning streak). Former assistants Mickie DeMoss and last year Matthew Mitchell turned the trick as a head coaches at Kentucky, (DeMoss 66-63, on Jan. 26, 2006 and Mitchell 66-56 on Feb. 19, 2009), and Sylvia Hatchell managed to pull off the feat twice at North Carolina (75-63 on Mar. 28, 2006 and 70-57, Dec. 3, 2006). Former Lady Vol players turned head coaches have been less successful. Former Lady Vol AllAmerica Patricia Roberts tried while head coach at Maine (0-2, lost 77-64 on Dec. 13, 1990 and 86-71 on Nov. 24, 1991). Former Lady Vol Olympian and point guard Lea Henry faced Summitt in the NCAA Tournament with her Georgia State team and lost 98-68 on Mar. 15, 2002. Next to try to knock off Summitt was Kellie Jolly Harper with her Western Carolina team on Mar. 20, 2005. The Lady Catamounts lost 94-43. The most recent former Lady Vol hoopsters to take on their former coach: UT All-American and San Francisco head coach Tanya Haave. “LaMachine’s” Dons fell to UT on Nov. 15, 2008, 68-39. A little over a week later, Harper’s WCU team fell to Summitt’s Lady Vols, 83-56, on Nov. 25, 2008. They player to try the knock-off -UCLA’s Nikki Caldwell. HOME SWEET HOME Much is made of the Lady Vols palatial locker room in Thompson-Boling Arena. The team lost the right to use the locker room following backto-back losses last season to #7/10-ranked Duke (Feb. 16, 62-54) and Kentucky (Feb. 19, 66-56). Following the Lady Vols win over at #12/17-ranked Virginia on Nov. 22, 2009, Coach Pat Summitt announced in the post game talk to the team that they had earned their locker room back to thunderous cheers from the team. RANKED TIDBITS Tennessee is 2-0 against ranked opponents this season in six total games played. The Lady Vols opened the season with a 74-65 win over #7/4-ranked Baylor and took a 77-63 win on the road at #12/17-ranked Virginia. Next game against a ranked opponent will come against #17/17-ranked Texas on Dec. 6 in Knoxville. DUPREE DEALS WITH BACK PROBLEMS University of Tennessee Lady Vol Head Basketball Coach Pat Summitt announced on Nov. 23, 2009, that freshman center Faith Dupree will be sidelined this season. “Faith has been experiencing recurrent lower back pain,” explained Summitt. “Our medical staff (Director of Sports Medicine Jenny Moshak, team orthopaedist Dr. Greg Mathien and team physician Dr. Becky Morgan) felt that the best course of action was to spend this season treating her. “We are disappointed for Faith and what she means to our team,” said Summitt. “She worked really hard in the preseason drills and conditioning but now she needs time to focus on getting her back healthy.” Moshak, University of Tennessee Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine, has been treating Dupree for back pain for several weeks. “We are going to use this year to explore treatment options and provide aggressive rehabilitation,” said Moshak. Dupree, a 6-3 freshman from Knoxville, Tenn., appeared in the

first two games of the season. Against #7/4-ranked Baylor she logged four minutes and grabbed a rebound. In San Antonio at the ESPNU Road to the Championship, she played 18 minutes and tossed in five points, grabbed six rebounds and had three assists in 18 minutes against Texas Tech. Tennessee’s roster now drops to 11 active players for the 2009-10 season. Also sitting out this year, following both shoulder and brain surgery, is 6-1 sophomore forward Amber Gray of West Chester, Ohio. JOINING THE LADY VOL FOLD University of Tennessee Lady Vol basketball head coach Pat Summitt announced the early signing of two student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2010-11 academic school year. Joining the eight-time NCAA Champions are signees Lauren Avant, a 5’9”, guard from Memphis, Tenn., (The Lausanne Collegiate School) and Meighan Simmons, a 5’9” guard from Byron P. Steele High School in Cibolo, Texas. UNBROKEN CIRCLE The 2009-10 Lady Vols are taking their “Circle of Influence” media guide them into a postgame center court jump circle huddle with their opponents. Before the game with Baylor, UT junior Angie Bjorklund invited the Lady Bears to join them for a postgame prayer. Each opponent has followed suit meeting at center court after the game for the moment of thanks. 1200 GAMES Coach Pat Summitt coached in her 1,200th college game when she faced Texas Tech on Nov. 17. WE HIT 1,100 The Tennessee Lady Vols have a proud and rich history of women’s basketball on “The Hill.” With the victory over Texas Tech on Nov. 17, the Lady Vols recorded the 1100th win in program history. BJORKLUND IS A WOODEN NOMINEE Lady Vol junior sharpshooter Angie Bjorklund is a preseason candidate for the John R. Wooden Award. She joins the initial list of student athletes who, based on last year’s individual performance and team records, are the frontrunners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor. This season, the Lady Vols will face a number of Wooden nominees including: Jayne Appel and Jeanette Pohlen (Stanford), Alysha Clark (Middle Tennessee), Allison Hightower (LSU), Ashley Houts (Georgia), Danielle Robinson (Oklahoma) and Monica Wright (Virginia). In late December, the Wooden Award Committee will release the Midseason Top 20 list, followed in March by the National Ballot, consisting of approximately 15 top players who have proven to their universities that they are also making progress toward graduation and maintaining a cumulative 2.0 GPA. The Women’s Wooden Award AllAmerican Team will be announced the week of the “Elite Eight” round during the NCAA Tournament. The 34th annual Wooden Award ceremony, which will include the announcement of the Men’s and Women’s Wooden Award, and the presentation of the Wooden Award All-American Teams and the Legends of Coaching Award, will take place the weekend of April 9-11, 2010.

The Enemy Camp How Tennessee’s 2009-10 opponents are doing as of Dec. 4, 2009: (TENNESSEE 6-0 6 5 ---) School

W-L AP ESPN

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Alabama

4-4

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Arkansas

5-1

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Auburn

5-3

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Baylor

6-1

8

8

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Florida

3-4

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George Washington 2-4

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Georgia

7-0 13

16

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Kentucky

8-0

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LSU

6-0

7

11

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Louisville

4-2

rv

25

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Middle Tennessee 3-3

rv

rv

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Mississippi

6-1

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Mississippi State 5-3

rv

rv

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Oklahoma

5-2 18

18

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Old Dominion

0-5

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Rutgers

4-4

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rv

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San Francisco

3-6

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South Carolina

4-3

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Stanford

6-0

2

2

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Texas

5-2 17

14

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Texas Tech

6-1

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UCLA

4-3

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Vanderbilt

7-1 16

14

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Virginia

6-1 14

15

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STRICKLEN IS ON THE NAISMITH LIST Lady Vol sophomore Shekinna Stricklen has been named to the Naismith Player of the Year “watch list.” The watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances from the previous year and expectations for the 2009-10 college

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 basketball season. The Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T will be awarded at the 2010 NCAA Women’s Final Four in San Antonio, Texas. STRICKLEN DOUBLES UP ACCOLADES Lady Vol sophomore Shekinna Stricklen was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week and Lady Vol Athlete of the Week (Nov. 9-15) after leading the No. 8/9-ranked Lady Vols to a 7465 win over the No. 7/4-ranked Baylor Lady Bears on Nov. 15 at Thompson-Boling Arena to open the 2009-10 season. The Morrilton, Ark., native scored 25 points, grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds, dished out five assists and tallied three steals. The game against the Lady Bears marked Stricklen’s third career double-double. Her 25 points were one off of her career-high 26 points, which were scored at No. 6/5-ranked Auburn last season. 600TH WIN Tennessee’s win over Baylor to open the 2009-10 season was Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt’s 600th victory over a non-conference team. She is now 604-129 versus non-conference opposition over 36 seasons. ESPNU ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP The Lady Vols took the ESPNU Road to the Championship (formerly the ESPNU Women’s Basketball Invitational) when it defeated Texas Tech in Nov. 17. The preseason women’s basketball doubleheader, UConn defeated Texas in the night cap, is played in the same city as the women’s NCAA championship. The ESPNU Road to the Championship is an ESPN Regional TV (ERT) owned and operated event. San Antonio is the host city for the 2010 NCAA women’s basketball championship. GET THIS... It’s a fact that Tennessee has produced some of the greatest players ever in women’s collegiate basketball. It’s a little known fact that there has only been one double-figure rebounder in the history of the program -- Olympian and Kodak All-American Patricia Roberts. Roberts hauled in 14.2 rpg (467 total) in her only season as a Lady Vol in 1976-77. She also claimed scoring honors with 29.9 ppg (987 points). In 2006-07, Candace Parker came the closest to a double-figure rebounding average but had to settle for 9.8 rpg.

program that has gained enthusiastic support from UT’s men’s and women’s athletic teams. Studentathletes earn the right to wear the VOLScholar patch on their uniform by achieving a 3.0 gradepoint average during the previous fall and/or spring semester. POLLSTERS The Tennessee Lady Vols started the season in somewhat unfamiliar territory in the Top 25 Preseason polls. The Associated Press placed UT in the eighth position to start the season, while the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll had UT in ninth spot. Last season, UT started in seventh in the AP and sixth in the coaches’ poll. Tennessee’s start in the AP poll is the lowest since the 1985-86 season when UT started in the number nine spot. HIGH SCHOOL TO LADY VOL TEAMMATES This season marks the fourth time in Lady Vol Basketball history (under Summitt) that high school teammates are taking to the floor in a Tennessee uniform. Freshman post Faith Dupree joins fellow Webb School teammate and UT sophomore Glory Johnson in the line-up this season. Previously, Cherokee H.S. (Canton, Ga.) teammates Debbie Groover and Cindy Ely roamed the paint from 1977-81; Baldwin Co. H.S. (Milledgeville, Ga.) teammates Val Freeman and Lisa Webb played from 1983-88 -- both even tore ACLs one week apart as sophomores, and Shelbyville Central H.S. (Tenn.) teammates Michelle Johnson and Tiffany Woosley played during the 1991-95 seasons. HEY! WE LOVE A HAPPY MEAL The Tennessee Lady Vols lead the nation with the number of McDonald’s High School AllAmericans on their roster in 2009-10 with nine players. Tennessee’s McDonald’s All-Americans: Vicki Baugh, Angie Bjorklund, Alyssia Brewer, Kelley Cain, Amber Gray, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning, Shekinna Stricklen and Taber Spani. UT’S SEASON-OPENERS UNDER SUMMITT Over the last 36 years on opening day, the Lady Vols have won 33 times and lost just three contests. Coach Pat Summitt lost her very first game as a college head coach -- a heartbreaking one-point decision at home in Alumni Gym to Mercer, 84-83, on Dec. 7, 1974. The next time UT lost an opening game was in Knoxville on Nov. 21, 1981, to Stephen F. Austin, 80-74, in Stokely Athletics Center. Most recently, UT fell in their first contest of the 1999-2000 campaign dropping a 6964 decision to Louisiana Tech on Nov. 14, 1999 in Thompson-Boling Arena. Until the loss to the Lady Techsters in 1999, the Lady Vols had won 18 consecutive season openers.

GOT THE PATCH Six Lady Vols are proudly displaying VOLScholar patches on their jerseys this semester -- Briana Bass, Angie Bjorklund, Kelley Cain, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning and Sydney Smallbone. The VOLScholar program is an initiative of UT’s Thornton Athletics Student Life Center which is a comprehensive academic and citizenship-building 2009-10 SEC COACHES’ PRESEASON POLL School (points) 08-09 SEC 08-09 Overall 1. TENNESSEE (112) 9-5 22-11 2. LSU (111) 10-4 19-11 3. Mississippi State (100) 8-6 23-10 4. Georgia (91) 7-7 18-14 5. Vanderbilt (86) 10-4 26-9 6. South Carolina (56) 2-12 10-18 7. Florida (55) 9-5 24-8 8. Auburn (51) 12-2 30-4 9. Arkansas (49) 6-8 18-14 10. Ole Miss (39) 5-9 18-15 11. Kentucky (27) 5-9 18-15 12. Alabama (13) 1-13 13-17

ALWAYS A HOT TICKET Joe Arnone, UT Associate AD for Ticket Operations, says Lady Vol season ticket sales have been steady despite the disappointment of the 2008-09 season. As of Nov. 11th, 10,011 season tickets had been sold. Last season, over 10,400 season tickets were sold. THOMPSON-BOLING ARENA • WELCOME TO “THE SUMMITT” The playing court in the Thompson-Boling Arena on the University of Tennessee campus donned a new look for the 200506 season. After Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt passed Dean Smith for most NCAA collegiate basketball wins of all-time with a 75-54 win over Purdue on Mar. 22, 2005,

Tennessee Double-Doubles Freshmen (2 or more) Holdsclaw, Chamique16 Frost, Sheila 11 Parker, Candace 10 Catchings, Tamika 9 Horton, Karla 7 Johnson, Tiffani 6 Johnson, Glory 5 Gordon, Bridgette 4 Morton, Karen 4 Anosike, Nicky 3 Ostrowski, Mary 3 Snow, Michelle 3 Cain, Kelley 2 Brewer, Alyssia 2 Stricklen, Shekinna 2 Ely, Shyra 2 Evans, Peggy 2 Groover, Debbie 2 Thompson, Pashen 2 Sophomores (2 or more) Parker, Candace 21 Holdsclaw, Chamique16 Ostrowski, Mary 11 Groover, Debbie 10 Horton, Karla 10 Gordon, Bridgette 9 Catchings, Tamika 8 Ward, Vonda 8 Towns, Paula 6 Ely, Shyra 5 Evans, Peggy 5 Haave, Tanya 5 Jackson, Gwen 5 Charles, Daedra 4 Ely, Cindy 4 Johnson, Dana 4 Baugh, Vicki 3 Freeman, Valerie 3 Frost, Sheila 3 Noble, Cindy 3 Randall, Semeka 3 Snow, Michelle 3 Johnson, Glory 2 Shekinna, Stricklen 2 Juniors (2 or more) Holdsclaw, Chamique16 Parker, Candace 13 Charles, Daedra 13 Noble, Cindy 11 Johnson, Dana 9 Johnson, Tiffani 9 Ostrowski, Mary 9 Catchings, Tamika 8 Ely, Shyra 8 Frost, Sheila 8 Haave, Tanya 8 McCray, Nikki 8 Thompson, Pashen 7 Jackson, Gwen 6 Groover, Debbie 5 Horton, Karla 5 Snow, Michelle 5 Ward, Vonda 5 Brogdon, Cindy 5 Fluker, Tye’sha 3 Towns, Paula 3 Butts, Tasha 3

Seniors (2 or more) Collins, Shelia 14 Harrison, Lisa 14 Charles, Daedra 13 Ostrowski, Mary 12 Holdsclaw, Chamique 9 Johnson, Dana 9 Webb, Lisa 9 Frost, Sheila 8 Rankin, Jill 8 Catchings, Tamika 7 Ely, Shyra 7 Anosike, Nicky 6 Gordon, Bridgette 6 Jackson, Gwen 6 Noble, Cindy 6 Butts, Tasha 3 Fuller, Alex 3 Robinson, Ashley 2 Most in a career (5 or more) Holdsclaw, Chamique57 Parker, Candace 45 Ostrowski, Mary 35 Catchings, Tamika 32 Charles, Daedra 30 Frost, Sheila 30 Ely, Shyra 22 Horton, Karla 22 Gordon, Bridgette 21 Groover, Debbie 20 Johnson, Dana 20 Noble, Cindy 20 Jackson, Gwen 18 Harrison, Lisa 17 Johnson, Tiffani 17 Collins, Shelia 15 Ward, Vonda 15 Haave, Tanya 14 Thompson, Pashen 14 Snow, Michelle 13 Anosike, Nicky 11 Webb, Lisa 11 McCray, Nikki 10 Towns, Paula 10 Evans, Peggy 9 Rankin, Jill 8 Randall, Semeka 7 Johnson, Glory 7 Butts, Tasha 6 Brogdon, Cindy 5 Points and Assists DD Clower, Susan 1 Henry, Lea 1 Hornbuckle, Alexis 1 Marciniak, Michelle 1 Marsh, Dawn 1 McGhee, Carla 1 Warlick, Holly 1 Zolman, Shanna 1

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 UT named the TBA court, “The Summitt.” The floor had a complete overhaul with permanent logos of both the Lady Vols and Vols painted directly in front of the scorer’s table; the free throw lanes were painted orange with “SEC” reversed out; the giant jump circle/mid-court TENNESSEE was given a new brighter color scheme, and “The Summitt,” Coach Summitt’s actual signature adorns the sidelines opposite the team benches. 300 WINS IN TBA Tennessee recorded its 300th win in ThompsonBoling Arena when the Lady Vols defeated the Stanford Cardinal, 79-69 OT on Dec. 21, 2008. Seven years earlier, UT grabbed its 200th TBA win over the University of Southern California on Nov. 18, 2001, 106-66. UT has now amassed a 310-20 (.942) record since the Orange and White moved into the Thompson-Boling Arena to start the 1987-88 season 22-years ago. Along the way, the Lady Vols have produced nine flawless home records in 1988-89 (15-0), 1991-92 (14-0), 199293 (13-0), 1993-94 (15-0), 1994-95 (15-0), 1997-98 (16-0), 1998-99 (14-0), 2000-01 (15-0) and 2002-03 (16-0). UT also registered an NCAA record 69-game home court-winning streak from Feb. 1, 1991 thru Jan. 2, 1996. JUST 20 LOSSES The Tennessee Lady Vols rarely lose at home. In fact, since moving to the Thompson-Boling Arena for the 1987-88 campaign, UT has lost two games in one season just seven times. UT lost two games in TBA during the inaugural 1987-88 campaign, 1996-97, 1999-00, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2005-06 and 2008-09 seasons. The 20 all-time losses at TBA have come at the hands of just 10 teams: Virginia (2008), Florida (2006), LSU (2008, 2006), Duke (2009, 2007, 2004), Connecticut (2004, 2002, 2000, 1996), Louisiana Tech (1999, 1989), Georgia (1996, 1991), Texas (2003, 2002, 1987), Stanford (1996) and Auburn (1988). HOME SWEET HOME -- OVER 400 HOME WINS The victory over Georgia on Jan. 31, 2005, was the Lady Vols 400th home win since Pat Summitt took over as head coach in 1974. Summitt has won 91.4 percent of all home games in 36 years producing a 46045 overall record. Home losses (in the Summitt era) include: six in Alumni Gym from 1974-76; 19 in Stokely Athletics Center from 1976-87; and 20 in ThompsonBoling Arena. 100 POINT GAMES Since 1974, the Lady Vols have gone over the century mark 69 times. The 1987-88 team hit triple digits in seven games to lead the NCAA. IN OVERTIME Tennessee is 26-14 all-time in overtime games. The most OT games in a year was tied in 2003-04 with four as the Lady Vols went 3-1 in overtime losing to Georgia, 68-66, and defeating Auburn, 68-61, DePaul, 96-89, and Stanford, 70-66. It tied the mark set in 199697, when the Lady Vols were 3-1 in overtime contests losing to Georgia, 94-93, and defeating Texas, 68-65, Vanderbilt, 92-79 and LSU, 100-99. UT’s 22 points in the OT against Florida (2-3-05), was the most ever scored by the Lady Vols in a single overtime. UT’s most recent OT affair was a 79-69 win over Stanford on Dec. 21, 2008, at home. A LOOK AT ATTENDANCE The Tennessee Lady Vols staying power with the home fans is evidenced by the huge numbers who have turned out for games in Knoxville since 1990. Tennessee has won the attendance challenge 14 out of the last 20 years.

LADY VOL STREAKS The Lady Vols last loss at home was against Duke, 62-54, on Feb. 16, 2009, since then UT has won five home games. The last time UT lost on the road was on Feb. 26, 2009 at LSU, since then, UT has won two road games. The last time the Lady Vols lost on a neutral court was against Ball State, 71-55, in the 2009 NCAA First Round game on Mar. 22, 2009. Since that time, UT is 1-0 on a neutral court. OVER 500 GAMES VS. RANKED Tennessee’s game versus #12 Georgia on Feb. 16, 2006 was the Lady Vols’ 500th all-time versus a ranked team since the inception of the polls in 1976. UT is an amazing 415-156 (.725) versus ranked teams. The 2008-09 Lady Vols were a dismal 4-8 versus ranked teams. SEC COACHES TAB LADY VOLS The Southeastern Conference unveiled its sixth annual women’s basketball preseason AllSEC first and second teams, Thurs., Oct. 30, to tip-off the 2009-10 season of SEC women’s basketball. In addition, the coaches voted on a predicted order of finish, overall champion and a preseason Player of the Year. In the closet vote yet, Tennessee was predicted to win the Southeastern Conference regular season championship over LSU by one vote. The Lady Vols were 22-11, 9-5 in the SEC last season, while LSU finished 19-11, 10-4 in conference play. Mississippi State, Georgia, Vanderbilt and South Carolina round out the top half of the league with Florida, Auburn, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Kentucky and Alabama rounding out the lower half. LSU senior guard Allison Hightower was named SEC Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year. Joining Hightower on the All-SEC First Team were Arkansas’ C’eira Ricketts, Georgia’s Ashley Houts and Angel Robinson, LSU’s LaSondra Barrett, Mississippi State’s Alexis Rack and Tennessee’s Angie Bjorklund and Shekinna Stricklen. Second team consists of Auburn’s Alli Smalley, Georgia’s Porsha Phillips, Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap, Ole Miss’ Bianca Thomas, Mississippi State’s Armelie Lumanu and Chanel Mokango, Tennessee’s Glory Johnson and Vanderbilt’s Merideth Marsh and Hannah Tuomi. LADY VOLS PICKED NUMBER TWO BY MEDIA The Tennessee Lady Vols were predicted to finish second in the Southeastern Conference this season following a vote by a select panel of both SEC and national media members. LSU was picked to win the 2010 SEC women’s basketball championship. Two Lady Vol players were recognized on the preseason All-SEC Team as the media picked sophomore Shekinna Stricklen for the First Team and junior sharpshooter Angie Bjorklund for the Second Team. LSU’s Allison Hightower was the overwhelming choice of the media for SEC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year with 18 votes, the remaining votes were for LSU’s Lasondra Barrett and Tennessee’s Angie Bjorklund. Joining Hightower on the All-SEC First Team were Georgia’s Ashley Houts and Angel Robinson, Mississippi State’s Alexis Rack and Tennessee’s Shekinna Stricklen. Second team consists of Arkansas’ C’eira Ricketts, LSU’s LaSondra Barrett, Ole Miss’ Bianca Thomas, Tennessee’s Angie Bjorklund and Vanderbilt’s Merideth Marsh. Preseason Media Poll (First place votes) LSU (12) 206 Tennessee (6) 190 Georgia (1) 156 Vanderbilt (1) 126 Mississippi State 120

Tennessee In The SEC Statistics Through Dec. 2 ALL GAMES Scoring Offense SEC Games Only Scoring Defense SEC Games Only Scoring Margin SEC Games Only Free Throw Percentage SEC Games Only Field Goal Percentage SEC Games Only FG Percentage Defense SEC Games Only 3-Pt. FG Percentage SEC Games Only 3-Pt. FG% Defense SEC Games Only Rebounds per Game SEC Games Only Opponent Rebounds SEC Games Only Rebound Margin SEC Games Only Blocked Shots SEC Games Only Assists per Game SEC Games Only Steals per Game SEC Games Only Turnover Margin SEC Games Only Assist/Turnover Ratio SEC Games Only Offensive Rebounds SEC Games Only Defensive Rebounds SEC Games Only 3-Point FGs per Game

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 AMAZING LADY VOL STREAKS No. 46 24 22 22 20 20 19 18 18 18 17 16 16 16 15 15 15 14 14 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10

ALL-TIME WINNING STREAKS Began Broken Mar. 15, 1997 vs. Grambling (H) 91-54 .....................................Nov. 15, 1998 vs. Purdue (A) 68-78 Nov. 16, 1998 vs. St. Joseph’s (H) 108-63 .................................... Feb. 21, 1999 vs. LSU (A) 69-72 Feb. 2, 1989 vs. South Carolina (H) 60-54 ..................... Dec. 9, 1989 vs. Louisiana Tech (H) 58-59 Jan. 11, 1988 vs. Georgia Tech (A) 96-79 ....................... Apr. 1, 1988 vs. Louisiana Tech (N) 59-68 Jan. 23, 2000 vs. Kentucky (A) 71-65................................... Apr. 2, 2000 vs. Connecticut (N) 52-71 Jan. 2, 1993 vs. Old Dominion (A) 68-60....................................Mar. 6, 1993 vs. Georgia (N) 72-73 Jan. 7, 2003 vs. Old Dominion (A) 91-63......................................... Mar. 9, 2003 vs. LSU (N) 62-78 Nov. 20, 2005 vs. Stetson (H) 83-33 ............................................. Jan. 23, 2006 vs. Duke (A) 53-75 Jan. 2, 2001 vs. Rutgers (N) 58-51..........................................Mar. 3, 2001 vs. Vanderbilt (N) 74-77 Jan. 21,1992 vs. Florida Atlantic (H) 108-26............ Mar. 26, 1992 vs. Western Kentucky (N) 70-75 Jan. 20, 1994 vs. Virginia Tech (H) 88-51 ......................Mar. 24, 1994 vs. Louisiana Tech (N) 68-71 Mar. 18, 2007 vs. Drake (N) 76-37 ....................................Dec. 22, 2007 vs. Stanford (A) 69-73 OT Nov. 20, 1994 vs. Louisiana Tech (N) 69-62 .......................Jan. 16, 1995 vs. Connecticut (A) 66-77 Jan. 14, 1978 vs. Missouri (A) 101-83 ....................................Mar. 18, 1978 vs. Maryland (N) 69-75 Feb. 17, 2008 vs. Vanderbilt (A) 81-68 ..................................... Nov. 17, 2008 vs. Virginia (H) 83-82 Jan. 28, 1980 vs. LSU (H) 96-73 .......................................Mar. 8, 1980 vs. Old Dominion (N) 67-68 Feb 2, 1981 vs. Southern California (H) 78-71 ..............Mar. 29, 1981 vs. Louisiana Tech (N) 59-79 Nov. 21, 1993 vs. Ohio State (N) 80-45 .................................... Jan. 17, 1994 vs. Rutgers (A) 77-87 Dec. 17, 1982 vs. LSU (A) 83-73 .....................................Feb. 14, 1983 vs. Old Dominion (A) 66-90 Jan. 21, 1995 vs. Mississippi State (H) 81-58 .........................Mar. 6, 1995 vs. Vanderbilt (N) 61-67 Jan. 2, 2008 vs. DePaul (A) 102-68............................................... Feb. 14, 2008 vs. LSU (H) 62-78 Dec. 9, 1990 vs. Maryland (H) 82-71 ......................................... Jan. 19, 1991 vs. Auburn (A) 65-70 Jan. 25, 2007 vs. Vanderbilt (A) 67-57 ............................................ Mar. 3, 2007 vs. LSU (N) 54-63 Dec. 5, 2006 vs. Tennessee-Martin (H) 85-29 .............................. Jan. 22, 2007 vs. Duke (H) 70-74 Dec. 30, 2003 vs. George Washington (A) 65-51 ................ Feb. 5, 2004 vs. Connecticut (H) 81-67 Nov. 16, 2001 vs. Chattanooga (A) 97-57 ............................Jan. 5, 2002 vs. Connecticut (H) 72-86 Nov. 18, 2000 vs. DePaul (H) 94-52 .................................. Dec. 30, 2000 vs. Connecticut (A) 76-81 Nov. 19, 1999 vs. Tennessee-Martin (H) 133-60 ..................Jan. 8, 2000 vs. Connecticut (H) 67-74 Jan. 25, 1982 vs. South Carolina (A) 87-81............................Feb. 28, 1982 vs. Kentucky (A) 74-80 Nov. 25, 1988 vs. Illinois (N) 81-50 .............................................. Jan. 7, 1989 vs. Auburn (A) 59-67 Jan. 2, 2005 vs. Old Dominion (A) 68-58....................................... Feb. 10, 2005 vs. LSU (A) 58-68 Feb. 3, 1990 vs. Auburn (H) 76-65 .............................................. Mar. 5, 1990 vs. Auburn (N) 77-78 Feb. 8, 1985 vs. Florida State (A) 67-56.............................. Mar. 22, 1985 vs. Mississippi (N) 60-63

No. 69 40 37 26 25 24 22 20 17 13 12 11 11 10 10 10 9

ALL-TIME HOME WINNING STREAKS Began Broken Feb. 2, 1991 vs. Tennessee Tech 94-67 .....................................Jan. 6, 1996 vs. Connecticut 53-59 Jan. 12, 1997 vs. Kentucky 84-61 ...................................... Nov. 14, 1999 vs. Louisiana Tech 64-69 Feb. 21, 1976 vs. Cumberland 90-42 ....................................Mar. 10, 1979 vs. Old Dominion 72-74 Jan. 10, 2000 vs. Arkansas 79-69 ..............................................Jan. 5, 2002 vs. Connecticut 72-86 Jan. 14, 1988 vs. Old Dominion 91-68 ................................. Dec. 9, 1989 vs. Louisiana Tech 58-59 Feb. 16, 2002 vs. Vanderbilt 75-68 ....................................................Dec. 28, 2003 vs. Texas 60-70 Dec. 12, 2004 vs. DePaul 78-63 ............................................................ Feb. 9, 2006 vs. LSU 69-72 Jan. 2, 1990 vs. Illinois 84-57 .........................................................Jan. 28, 1991 vs. Georgia 74-81 Feb. 1, 2007 vs. South Carolina 72-36 ................................................ Feb. 14, 2008 vs. LSU 62-78 Jan. 11, 1996 vs. Old Dominion 69-47 .....................................Dec. 8, 1996 vs. Georgia (OT) 93-94 Jan. 21, 1982 vs. Clemson 91-60 ................................. Nov. 30, 1982 vs. Old Dominion (OT) 72-78 Jan. 28, 1980 vs. Louisiana State 97-73 ............................................. Jan. 3, 1981 vs. UCLA 62-65 Feb. 15, 1986 vs. Vanderbilt 94-81 ............................................ Jan. 31, 1987 vs. Mississippi 65-69 Jan. 10, 1981 vs. Illinois State 64-52 .............................. Nov. 22, 1981 vs. Stephen F. Austin 74-80 Nov. 12, 2006 vs. Chattanooga 102-72 .............................................. Jan. 22, 2007 vs. Duke 70-74 Nov. 23, 2008 vs. Louisiana Tech 94-59 .............................................Feb. 16, 2009 vs. Duke 62-54 Feb. 2, 1987 vs. Georgia Tech 100-74 ................................................Dec. 9, 1987 vs. Texas 78-97

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ALL-TIME AWAY WINNING STREAKS Began Broken Jan. 7, 2003 vs. Old Dominion 91-63 ................................................Nov. 25, 2004 vs. Texas 59-74 Jan. 2, 2008 vs. DePaul 102-68 ......................................................... Dec. 14, 2008 at Texas 59-73 Jan. 7, 2001 vs. Arkansas 76-61 .................................................. Feb. 2, 2002 vs. Vanderbilt 59-76 Dec. 17, 2006 vs. Texas 67-46 .............................................................. Mar. 3, 2007 vs. LSU 54-63 Nov. 23, 1997 vs. UT-Martin 73-32 ..................................................Nov. 15, 1998 vs. Purdue 68-78

Home Cookin’ Toughest Places To Play (As of Dec. 3) 1. Thompson-Boling Arena Tennessee 310-20 (93.94%) 2. Gampel Arena Connecticut 248-17 (93.58%) 3. Thomas Assembly Center Louisiana Tech 381-36 (91.37%) 4. Dahlberg Arena Montana 431-48 (89.98%) 5. XL Center Connecticut 98-11 (89.91%) 6. Jon M. Huntsman Utah 390-52 (88.24%) 7. Frank Erwin Center Texas 409-71 (85.21%) 8. McGrath Arena DePaul 109-19 (85.16%) 9. Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum Auburn 343-66 (83.86%) 10. United Spirit Arena Texas Tech 140-27 (83.83%)

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 THE LAST TIME... Tennessee scored 100 points .....................................................Jan. 2, 2008 vs. DePaul (UT 102, DU 68) Tennessee scored 90 points ................................... Dec. 1, 2009 vs. George Washington (UT 93, GW 53) Tennessee scored 60 points or less .......................................... March 7, 2009 vs. Auburn (AU 78, UT 58) Tennessee scored 50 points or less ................................................ Apr. 6, 2008 vs. LSU (UT 47, LSU 46) Tennessee gave up 100 points ................................................... Mar. 6, 1987 vs. Auburn (AU 102, UT 96) Tennessee gave up 90 points ............................................. Feb. 26, 2006 vs. Florida (UF 95, UT 93 (OT)) Tennessee gave up 60 points or less ..................... Dec. 1, 2009 vs. George Washington (UT 93, GW 53) Tennessee gave up 50 points or less .......................................Nov. 28, 2009 vs. UCLA (UT 61, UCLA 47) Tennessee gave up 40 points or less ........................... Nov. 15, 2008 vs. San Francisco (UT 68, USF 39) A Lady Vol scored 30 points ............ Mar. 30, 2008 vs. Notre Dame, Candace Parker, 34, (UT 74, ND 64) A Lady Vol scored 40 points ....................Mar. 3, 1985 vs. Mississippi, Shelia Collins, 40, (UT 79, UM 71) A Lady Vol scored 50 points ............... Nov. 13, 1976 vs. Kentucky, Patricia Roberts, 51, (UT 107, UK 53) An opposing player scored 30 points ..........Jan. 25, 2009, DeWanna Bonner, Auburn, 35 (AU 82, UT 68) An opposing player scored 40 points ......... Jan. 28, 1997, Kim Williams, DePaul, 41, (UT 94, DePaul 83) An opposing player scored 50 points .................................................................................................Never No Lady Vol scored in double figures ......................... Mar. 29, 2002 vs. Connecticut (UCONN 79, UT 56) No opposing player scored in double figures ...............................Mar. 18, 2007 vs. Drake (UT 76, DU 37) A Lady Vol had 20 rebounds............................................................. Mar. 16, 1991 vs. SW Missouri State, Daedra Charles, 22, (UT 55, SWM 47) A Lady Vol had 25 rebounds...............................................................................................................Never An opposing player had 20 rebounds ............... Apr. 6, 2008 vs. LSU, Sylvia Fowles, 20, (UT 47, LSU 46) An opposing player had 25 rebounds .................................................................................................Never A Lady Vol had 10 assists....................Dec. 16, 2007 vs. Gonzaga, Shannon Bobbitt, 13, (UT 96, GZ 73) A Lady Vol had 15 assists.............................. Mar. 6, 1988 vs. Georgia, Dawn Marsh, 18, (UT 82, UG 76) An opposing player had 10 assists .........Feb.2, 2009, Danielle Robinson, Oklahoma, 12, (OU 80, UT 70) An opposing player had 15 assists .....................................................................................................Never A Lady Vol made 5+ three-pointers ............... Nov. 22, 2009, Angie Bjorklund at Virginia, 5, (UT 77, UVa 63) A Lady Vol made 8 three-pointers ......................................................................................................Never A Lady Vol made 10 three-pointers ....................................................................................................Never An opposing player made 5+ three-pointers ....... Mar. 5, 2009, Ericka Russell, Alabama, 5 (UT 68, UA 49) An opposing player made 8 three-pointers............................................Dec. 21, 1992, Molly Goodenbour, Stanford, 9, (UT 84, SU 79) An opposing player made 10 three-pointers.......................................................................................Never Tennessee shot 60 percent FG ........................... Jan. 2, 2008 vs. DePaul, .603 (38-63), (UT 102, DU 68) Tennessee shot 55 percent FG .............................. Mar. 7, 2008 vs. Florida, .554 (36-65), (UT 92, UF 61) Tennessee shot 40 percent FG or lower................Nov. 15, 2009 vs. Baylor, .370 (27-73), (UT 74, BU 65) Tennessee shot 35 percent FG or lower................. Nov. 28, 2009 vs. UCLA, .350 (21-60), (UT 61, UCLA 47) Tennessee shot 30 percent FG or lower............. Feb. 11, 2008 vs. Rutgers, .296 (16-54), (UT 59, RU 58) An opponent shot 60 percent FG ...........................Nov. 25, 2004, Texas, .604 (29-48), (UT 59, Texas 74) An opponent shot 55 percent FG ........................ Feb. 12, 2006, Vanderbilt, .566 (30-53), (UT 70, VU 67) An opponent shot 40 percent FG or lower....Nov. 25, 2009, Middle Tennessee, .373 (19-51), (UT 69, MT 52) An opponent shot 35 percent FG or lower....... Dec. 1, 2009, George Washington, .344 (21-61), (UT 93, GW 53) An opponent shot 30 percent FG or lower..................March 5, 2009, Alabama, .300 (18-60), (UT 68, UA 49) Tennessee won 20 games in a row ..................................... Jan. 23, 2000-Mar. 31, 2000, 20-game streak Tennessee won 15 games in a row .....................................Feb. 17, 2008-Nov. 17, 2008, 15-game streak Tennessee won 10 games in a row ....................................... Jan. 2, 2008-Feb. 11, 2008, 12-game streak Tennessee lost 3 games in a row ............................................Feb. 5, 1986-Feb. 10, 1986, 3-game streak Tennessee lost 5 games in a row .......................................... Jan. 28, 1970-Jan. 22, 1971, 5-game streak Tennessee won 60 home games in a row ............................... Feb. 2, 1991-Jan. 6, 1996, 69-game streak Tennessee won 50 home games in a row ............................... Feb. 2, 1991-Jan. 6, 1996, 69-game streak Tennessee won 40 home games in a row ........................... Jan. 12, 1997-Nov. 14, 1999, 40-game streak Tennessee won 10 road games in a row .............................. Jan. 2, 2008-Dec. 14, 2008, 19-game streak Tennessee won 15 road games in a row ............................. Jan. 23, 2000-Jan. 27, 2002, 26-game streak Tennessee won 20 road games in a row ............................. Jan. 23, 2000-Jan. 27, 2002, 26-game streak Tennessee won 25 road games in a row ............................. Jan. 23, 2000-Jan. 27, 2002, 26-game streak Tennessee lost 3 road games in a row ..................................... Jan. 24 1986-Feb. 5, 1986, 3-game streak Tennessee lost 5 road games in a row .................................. Jan. 25, 2009-Feb. 26, 2009, 5-game streak

The Best & the Worst of 09-10 For Tennessee...

Most points ............................... 93 (vs. GW, 12/1/09) Least points ......................... 61 (vs. UCLA, 11/28/09) Biggest lead .......... 42, second half (vs. GW, 12/1/09) Biggest deficit ........10, first half (vs. UCLA, 11/28/09) Biggest lead in a loss................................................. Biggest deficit in a win .. 10, first half (vs. UCLA, 11/28/09) Biggest halftime lead ................ 30 (vs. GW, 12/1/09) Biggest halftime deficit.........2 (vs. UCLA, 11/28/09)* Most first-half points ................. 54 (vs. GW, 12/1/09) Best first-half FG% ............ 61.5 (at MTSU, 11/25/09) Fewest first-half points..............24 (vs. BU, 11/15/09) Worst first-half FG% ..............28.9 (vs. BU, 11/15/09) Most second-half points.............61 (vs. TT, 11/17/09) Best second-half FG%............57.1 (vs. TT, 11/17/09) Fewest second-half points .... 24 (at MTSU, 11/25/09) Worst second-half FG% ... 41.4 (vs. UCLA, 11/28/09)

For Opponents...

Most points .................................... 65 (BU, 11/15/09) Least points ...............................47 (UCLA, 11/28/09) Biggest lead ................ 10, first half (UCLA, 11/28/09) Biggest deficit .............42, second half (GW, 12/1/09) Biggest lead in a loss.. 10, first half (UCLA, 11/28/09) Biggest deficit in a win ............................................... Biggest halftime lead ................. 2 (UCLA, 11/28/09)* Biggest halftime deficit.................... 30 (GW, 12/1/09) Most first-half points .....................33 (UVa, 11/22/09) Best first-half FG% .................42.9 (UCLA, 11/28/09) Fewest first-half points.................... 17 (TT, 11/17/09) Worst first-half FG% .................... 18.5 (TT, 11/17/09) Most second-half points................. 39 (BU, 11/15/09) Best second-half FG%................ 46.2 (BU, 11/15/09) Fewest second-half points .........20 (UCLA, 11/28/09) Worst second-half FG% .........20.0 (UCLA, 11/28/09)

Tennessee This Season...

Tennessee led in the first half of five games. Tennessee never trailed in the first half of any games. Tennessee led at halftime of four games. Tennessee trailed at halftime of two games. Tennessee was tied at halftime of no games Tennessee led in the second half of six games. Tennessee never trailed in the second half of four games. Tennessee led in rebounding in six games. Tennessee was outrebounded in no games.

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 2009-10 LADY VOL HIGHS AND LOWS

2009-10 OPPONENT HIGHS AND LOWS

INDIVIDUAL Points................................................ 25, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 Field Goals ..........................11, Alyssia Brewer vs. George Washington, 12/1/09 Field Goal Attempts .......................... 21, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 Field Goal Percentage (min. 10 att.).................................................. 77.3 (11-15) .................................................. Alyssia Brewer vs. George Washingotn, 12/1/09 3-Pt Field Goals ..................................... 5, Angie Bjorklund vs. Virginia, 11/22/09 3-Pt Field Goal Attempts...................... 10, Angie Bjorklund vs. Virginia, 11/22/09 3-Pt. Field Goal Percentage (min. 5 att.) ....................66.7 (4-6), Angie Bjorklund ....................................................................................... vs. Texas Tech, 11/17/09 Free Throws ....................................... 9, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 Free Throw Attempts ........................... 11, Taber Spani vs. Texas Tech, 11/17/09 Free Throw Percentage (min. 4 att.).................... 100.0 (7-7), Shekinna Stricklen ............................................................................................. vs. Virginia, 11/22/09 Offensive Rebounds .......................... 6, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 ........................................ 6, Shekinna Stricklen vs. George Washington, 12/1/09 Defensive Rebounds .......................... 8, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 ..................................................8, Glory Johnson at Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 ...............................................8, Glory Johnson vs. George Washington, 12/1/09 Total Rebounds................................. 14, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 Assists .............................................. 6, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Virginia, 11/22/09 ...............................................6, Alicia Manning vs. George Washington, 12/1/09 Turnovers .............................................. 6, Taber Spani vs. Texas Tech, 11/17/09 Blocks ........................................................... 6, Kelley Cain vs. Virginia, 11/22/09 Steals.........................................................4, Glory Johnson vs. Baylor, 11/15/09 ...............................................4, Alicia Manning vs. George Washington, 12/1/09

INDIVIDUAL Points............................................23, Alysha Clark, Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 Field Goals ...................................................8, Monica Wright, Virginia, 11/22/09 ........................................................8, Alysha Clark, Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 Field Goal Attempts ....................................21, Monica Wright, Virginia, 11/22/09 Field Goal Percentage (min. 10 att.).................................................... 50.0 (5-10) ....................................................................... Kierra Mallard, Texas Tech, 11/17/09 .......................................... 50.0 (6-12), Jackie Pickel, Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 3-Pt Field Goals ............................................4, Monica Wright, Virginia, 11/22/09 ....................................................... 4, Jackie Pickel, Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 3-Pt Field Goal Attempts.............. 10, Jackie Pickel, Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 3-Pt. Field Goal Percentage (min. 5 att.) ......................44.4 (4-9), Monica Wright ...................................................................................................Virginia, 11/22/09 Free Throws .................................................10, Melissa Jones, Baylor, 11/15/09 Free Throw Attempts ....................................10, Melissa Jones, Baylor, 11/15/09 ......................................................................10, Brittney Griner, Baylor, 11/15/09 ......................................................... 10, Jordan Murphree, Texas Tech, 11/17/09 Free Throw Percentage (min. 4 att.).........................1.000 (10-10), Meliaa Jones .....................................................................................................Baylor, 11/15/09 Offensive Rebounds ....................................... 7, Markel Walker, UCLA, 11/28/09 Defensive Rebounds .............................. 10, Morghan Medlock, Baylor, 11/15/09 Total Rebounds............................................. 14, Markel Walker, UCLA, 11/28/09 Assists ..........................................................6, Monica Wright, Virginia, 11/22/09 Turnovers ................................... 7, Chelsia Lymon, Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 Blocks .............................................................4, Brittney Griner, Baylor, 11/15/09 Steals............................................................5, Monica Wright, Virginia, 11/22/09

TEAM HIGH LOW Points 93, George Washington 61, UCLA Field Goals Made 36, George Washington 21, UCLA Field Goals Attempted 76, George Washington 55, Middle Tennessee Field Goal Percentage 54.5, Middle Tennessee 35.0, UCLA 3-Point Field Goals Made 9, Texas Tech 3, Baylor 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 22, George Washington 11, Middle Tennessee 3-Point Field Goal Percentage 47.4, Texas Tech 15.8, Baylor Free Throws Made 18, Texas Tech 5, Middle Tennessee Free Throws Attempted 29, Texas Tech 9, Middle Tennessee Free Throw Percentage 77.3, Baylor 55.6, Middle Tennessee Rebounds 49, George Washington* 34, Middle Tennessee Assists 19, Texas Tech 11, Middle Tennessee* Turnovers 17, Texas Tech 9, George Washington Blocked Shots 9, Virginia 1, Middle Tennessee* Steals 11, Baylor 6, Virginia Personal Fouls 22, Baylor 13, George Washington Home Attendance 14,176, UCLA 12,824, Baylor Away/Neutral Attendance 11,895, Virginia 4,586, Texas Tech * Indicates the most recent instance of a high/low that occurred more than one time during the season.

TEAM HIGH LOW Points 65, Baylor 47, UCLA Field Goals Made 24, Virginia 16, Texas Tech Field Goals Attempted 71, Virginia 50, Baylor Field Goal Percentage 38.0, Baylor 30.2, Texas Tech 3-Point Field Goals Made 8, Middle Tennessee 2, Baylor 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 27, Middle Tennessee 12, Baylor 3-Point Field Goal Percentage 30.4, Virginia 16.7, Baylor Free Throws Made 25, Baylor 6, Middle Tennessee Free Throws Attempted 30, Baylor 9, Middle Tennessee Free Throw Percentage 83.3, Baylor 50.0, Virginia Rebounds 42, Virginia 28, Texas Tech Assists 13, Middle Tennessee* 6, George Washington Turnovers 22, Baylor 10, Virginia Blocked Shots 6, Baylor 1, Middle Tennessee* Steals 8, Virginia 3, Middle Tennessee Personal Fouls 24, Texas Tech 13, Middle Tennessee * Indicates the most recent instance of a high/low that occurred more than one time during the season.

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Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ALL-TIME TOP LADY VOL PERFORMANCES DATE 11/13/1976 2/19/1925 12/11/1982 1/24/1977 3/3/1985 3/26/1977 3/15/1999 2/14/1998 2/29/1975 2/26/1999 1/6/1977 2/15/2004 1/10/1998 1/4/1980 1/14/1976 1/17/1988 3/12/1978 1/20/1998 2/27/1985 3/30/1984 1/18/1980 1/14/1980 3/30/08 12/13/2007 2/26/2006 3/16/1998 12/8/1996 3/16/1995 2/26/1989 3/7/1988 2/9/1983 1/15/1981 12/13/1979 1/22/1977 2/28/1975 1/28/1999 2/7/1998 2/24/1997 3/25/1989 3/21/1987 3/10/1977 12/22/2006 3/8/2003 1/19/2003 1/17/1999 3/6/1988 1/25/1985 2/18/1977 1/14/1977 11/30/1976 2/14/1975 2/11/2007 2/27/2003 3/1/2002 2/12/1998 3/28/1997 2/5/1994 2/20/1989 2/2/1980 3/23/1979 3/23/1977 2/14/1977 12/17/1976 3/11/1976 2/14/1975 3/2/08 3/20/2007 1/6/2007 2/20/2005 2/7/2002 11/16/1998 2/1/1998 1/28/1991 2/24/1989 1/31/1988 1/14/1988 2/18/1982 2/16/1981 1/13/1979 1/9/1979 11/29/1978 1/29/1977 1/17/1977 12/19/1976

PTS 51 46 43 43 40 40 39 39 39 38 38 37 37 37 37 36 36 35 35 35 35 35 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 33 33 33 33 33 33 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30

PLAYER Patricia Roberts Inez Lovelace Tanya Haave Patricia Roberts Shelia Collins Patricia Roberts Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw Gail Dobson Tamika Catchings Patricia Roberts Tasha Butts Chamique Holdsclaw Jill Rankin Sue Thomas Sheila Frost Suzanne Barbre Tamika Catchings Shelia Collins Mary Ostrowski Cindy Noble Jill Rankin Candace Parker Candace Parker Candace Parker Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw Dana Johnson Bridgette Gordon Bridgette Gordon Tanya Haave Cindy Noble Jill Rankin Patricia Roberts Gail Dobson Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw Bridgette Gordon Bridgette Gordon Patricia Roberts Candace Parker Kara Lawson Gwen Jackson Chamique Holdsclaw Bridgette Gordon Shelia Collins Patricia Roberts Patricia Roberts Patricia Roberts Gail Dobson Candace Parker Kara Lawson Shyra Ely Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw Tiffany Woosley Sheila Frost Jill Rankin Cindy Brogdon Patricia Roberts Patricia Roberts Patricia Roberts Sue Thomas Gail Dobson Candace Parker Candace Parker Candace Parker Shyra Ely Kara Lawson Tamika Catchings Chamique Holdsclaw Dena Head Bridgette Gordon Sheila Frost Bridgette Gordon Mary Ostrowski Cindy Noble Cindy Brogdon Cindy Brogdon Cindy Brogdon Patricia Roberts Patricia Roberts Patricia Roberts

POINTS (30 OR MORE)

OPPONENT Kentucky Centenary (Tenn.) Stephen F. Austin East Tennessee State Mississippi Immaculata Boston College Auburn Union Florida Marshall Vanderbilt Florida North Carolina State Western Carolina Vanderbilt North Carolina State DePaul LSU Cheyney State UT-Chattanooga Stephen F. Austin Notre Dame Middle Tennessee Florida Western Kentucky Georgia Florida A&M Alabama Auburn Kentucky Maryland UCLA Alabama Union Georgia Old Dominion Louisiana Tech Long Beach State Auburn Clemson Old Dominion Mississippi State Florida Kentucky Georgia Old Dominion Charleston Western Carolina Belmont Western Carolina Kentucky Vanderbilt Georgia Memphis Notre Dame Alabama Notre Dame Kentucky Louisiana Tech Michigan State Mississippi Clemson Appalachian State Appalachian State Georgia Pittsburgh Connecticut Arkansas Arkansas St. Joseph’s Alabama Georgia Western Kentucky Georgia Old Dominion Kentucky Old Dominion North Carolina State Delta State Clemson Memphis State Mississippi Ohio State

UT/OPP 107-53 54-10 76-67 100-57 79-71 91-71 89-62 79-63 87-94 92-80 114-39 94-88 99-60 67-58 72-77 104-67 85-86 125-46 85-78 82-73 72-53 79-69 74-64 84-61 (ot) 93-95 82-62 93-94 96-59 81-65 73-70 95-85 93-91 80-77 83-57 90-95 95-79 85-61 80-98 94-80 77-61 84-46 75-59 76-75 94-53 98-60 82-76 67-64 91-70 82-62 63-78 82-86 84-62 91-71 81-67 91-65 80-66 85-69 98-43 91-83 84-102 76-72 74-73 87-61 71-88 94-69 72-63 68-54 70-64 84-71 93-65 108-63 73-66 74-81 76-57 82-79 91-68 65-61 76-70 79-66 85-73 75-66 81-72 58-56 67-57

SITE H A A H A N H H N N H A H H A H N A H N A H N H H H H H A N A A A H N A H A N H N A N A H N A N H H N H H N A A H H A N H H A N N A N A A H H H H A A H A A A A A A A N

ELITE COMPANY Rookie forward/guard Taber Spani became the 13th Lady Vol player to start her very first game as a Lady Vol when she started against Baylor. Last season, when Coach Pat Summitt started freshmen Shekinna Stricklen and Glory Johnson against San Francisco, it marked only the 11th and 12th time in her coaching career that a freshman started her very first game at Tennessee. The list of opening day rookie starters: Taber Spani 2009, Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen, 2008, Angie Bjorklund, 2007, Candace Parker, 2005, Shyra Ely 2001, Ashley Robinson 2000, Gwen Jackson 1999, Kyra Elzy 1996, Chamique Holdsclaw 1995, Tiffani Johnson 1994, Bridgette Gordon and Sheila Frost 1985. THE NOD Last season, a record number of players – FIVE – were called on to start for the Lady Vols as rookies… Shekinna Stricklen (starter number 53), Glory Johnson (number 54), Briana Bass (55), Alicia Manning (56) and Kelley Cain (57) all earned starting assignments becoming the 53rd57th freshmen to earn the honor. Angie Bjorklund became the 52nd all-time Lady Vol to start during her freshman season –she started in 30 of 38 games. Previously, Cait McMahan earned a start at point guard versus Louisiana Tech during her freshman season. Prior to Cait’s starting nod, then-redshirt freshman Candace Parker played and started in all 36 games her rookie season in 2005-06. A season earlier, Tennessee coach Pat Summitt liked what she saw out of the 2004-05 rookie class as two players earned starting nods during the season. Nicky Anosike played in all 35 games with 25 starting assignments and Alexis Hornbuckle played in all 35 games with 21 starts. This duo became the 48th and 49th rookies alltime to earn starting assignments at UT as rookies. The 2001-02 rookie class found three players earn a starting nod as Loree Moore, Shyra Ely and Brittany Jackson all started at some point in their rookie careers. TENNESSEE ROOKIE RECORDS POINTS 35, Tamika Catchings vs. DePaul 1/20/98 THREE-POINTERS 7, Angie Bjorklund vs. Arkansas 1/24/08 7, Angie Bjorklund vs. Notre Dame 1/5/08 7, Angie Bjorklund vs. Gonzaga 12/16/07 REBOUNDS 19, Chamique Holdsclaw vs. Georgia 1/8/96 ASSISTS 9, Jody Adams vs. Stetson 11/26/89 BLOCKED SHOTS 7, Kelley Cain vs. Alabama 3/5/09 7, Candace Parker vs. Michigan State11/24/05

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2009-10 Tennessee Lady Vols TENNESSEE Combined Team Statistics (as of Dec 03, 2009) All games

RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

OVERALL 6-0 0-0 6-0 Total

##

Player

gp-gs

40 STRICKLEN, Shekinn 25 05 13 52 33 15 04 34 20 01

6-6 JOHNSON, Glory 6-6 BJORKLUND, Angie 6-6 SPANI, Taber 6-5 CAIN, Kelley 5-5 BREWER, Alyssia 5-0 MANNING, Alicia 6-1 WILLIAMS, Kamiko 5-0 DUPREE, Faith 2-0 SMALLBONE, Sydney 5-0 BASS, Briana 6-1 Team Total.......... 6 Opponents...... 6

TEAM STATISTICS SCORING Points per game Scoring margin FIELD GOALS-ATT Field goal pct 3 POINT FG-ATT 3-point FG pct 3-pt FG made per game FREE THROWS-ATT Free throw pct F-Throws made per game REBOUNDS Rebounds per game Rebounding margin ASSISTS Assists per game TURNOVERS Turnovers per game Turnover margin Assist/turnover ratio STEALS Steals per game BLOCKS Blocks per game ATTENDANCE Home games-Avg/Game Neutral site-Avg/Game Score by Periods TENNESSEE Opponents

min

185 176 179 153 132 68 110 49 22 46 80

3-Point

avg fg-fga

30.8 29.3 29.8 25.5 26.4 13.6 18.3 9.8 11.0 9.2 13.3

1200 1200

UT 465 77.5 +22.0 173-385 .449 34-109 .312 5.7 85-125 .680 14.2 269 44.8 +9.3 84 14.0 83 13.8 +3.5 1.0 50 8.3 21 3.5 39840 3-13280 -

1st 2nd Totals 208 257 465 151 182 333

HOME 3-0 0-0 3-0 F-Throw ft%

.413 3-20 .607 0-0 .444 20-44 .452 6-17 .472 0-0 .727 0-0 .333 2-7 .368 0-1 .167 0-2 .273 2-10 .091 1-8

.150 27-29 .000 20-26 .455 4-10 .353 14-20 .000 8-19 .000 1-5 .286 3-6 .000 1-2 .000 3-4 .200 4-4 .125 0-0

.931 .769 .400 .700 .421 .200 .500 .500 .750

173-385 .449 34-109 117-344 .340 26-109

.312 85-125 .239 73-108

.680 .676

OPP 333 55.5 117-344 .340 26-109 .239 4.3 73-108 .676 12.2 213 35.5 59 9.8 104 17.3 0.6 34 5.7 16 2.7 28283 2-11848 1-4586

3fg%

!

Date 11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/01/09

NEUTRAL 1-0 0-0 1-0

Rebounds

ft-fta

33-80 34-56 32-72 19-42 17-36 16-22 10-30 7-19 1-6 3-11 1-11

fg% 3fg-fga

AWAY 2-0 0-0 2-0

1.000

.000

off

tot

avg

pf dq

21 29 50 16 34 50 3 13 16 8 18 26 15 28 43 4 12 16 14 11 25 2 7 9 3 4 7 1 2 3 0 4 4 12 8 20 99 170 269 74 139 213

def

8.3 8.3 2.7 4.3 8.6 3.2 4.2 1.8 3.5 0.6 0.7

9 19 11 5 17 12 6 9 5 1 8

0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

44.8 102 35.5 116

2 3

Opponent #7/4 BAYLOR vs Texas Tech at #12/17 Virginia at Middle Tennessee UCLA GEORGE WASHINGTON

* = Conference game ! = ESPNU Classic (San Antonio, Texas)

a

to blk stl

pts

avg

9 3 8 96 16 1 14 88 12 1 6 88 14 2 1 58 8 9 4 42 4 2 2 33 4 1 7 25 8 2 3 15 0 0 0 5 3 0 1 12 2 0 4 3 3 84 83 21 50 465 59 104 16 34 333

16.0 14.7 14.7 9.7 8.4 6.6 4.2 3.0 2.5 2.4 0.5

24 3 16 7 6 2 13 2 3 3 5

W W W W W W

Score 74-65 91-53 77-63 69-52 61-47 93-53

77.5 55.5

Att. 12824 4586 11895 11802 14176 12840


2009-10 Tennessee Lady Vols TENNESSEE Points-Rebounds-Assists (as of Dec 03, 2009) All games

Opponent

Date

Score

#7/4 BAYLOR vs Texas Tech at #12/17 Virginia at Middle Tennessee UCLA GEORGE WASHINGTON

11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/01/09

74-65 91-53 77-63 69-52 61-47 93-53

Opponent

Date

Score

#7/4 BAYLOR vs Texas Tech at #12/17 Virginia at Middle Tennessee UCLA GEORGE WASHINGTON

11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/01/09

74-65 91-53 77-63 69-52 61-47 93-53

W W W W W W

W W W W W W

01

04

05

13

15

20

25

BASS,BRIAN

WILLIAMS,K

BJORKLUND,

SPANI,TABE

MANNING,AL

SMALLBONE,

JOHNSON,GL

0-0-0 3-1-1 0-0-1 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-2-3

4-2-1 DNP 0-1-0 2-1-0 4-1-0 5-4-1

13-1-2 14-4-2 24-4-2 16-1-5 12-4-4 9-2-1

2-4-1 18-6-2 8-4-1 5-3-1 16-6-1 9-3-1

2-4-0 8-9-3 5-4-3 5-1-0 0-2-1 5-5-6

0-0-0 3-0-1 0-0-0 0-1-0 DNP 9-2-2

9-7-0 17-6-0 14-6-0 21-12-0 11-7-1 16-12-2

33

34

40

52

BREWER,ALY

DUPREE,FAI

STRICKLEN,

CAIN,KELLE

4-0-1 DNP 0-6-0 2-0-0 4-3-0 23-7-1

0-1-0 5-6-3 DNP DNP DNP DNP

25-14-5 16-7-5 20-8-6 12-3-4 6-8-3 17-10-1

15-7-1 7-8-2 6-6-0 6-11-1 8-11-2 DNP


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Made her first start of the season against George Washington, dished out three assists and grabbed a pair of rebounds. ● Played only 11 minutes against UCLA. ● Has played 15 minutes in past two games, tallying one assist and one steal. ● Scored three-points, to go with two steals, an assist and a rebound in 23 minutes agianst Texas Tech. ● Was able to push tempo against Texas Tech, especially in the second half, when UT scored 61 points. ● Played only nine minutes against Baylor, recording one steal. ● Appeared in both exhibition games, earning a start against Delta State. Averaged 5.0 ppg and 5.5 apg in preseason action. ● Against Carson-Newman, dished out a game-high eight assists, to go with six points and two steals. ● Finished with four points, three assists and a steal against Delta State. ● Has three career double digit scoring games.

BRIANA BASS Sophomore ● 5-2 ● Guard Indianapolis, Ind. North Central HS BASS’ 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ............... 3 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Rebounds: .... 2 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Assists: ..3 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Steals: ................. 2 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Blocks: ......................................................... 0 Field Goals: ........ 1 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) 3-Pointers: .......... 1 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Free Throws: ................................................ 0 Minutes: ............ 23 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

Date 11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/1/09

BASS’ 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF 9 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 1 23 1-3 1-2 0-0 0-1-1 3 8 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0-0 1 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 11 0-3 0-3 0-0 0-1-1 0 * 22 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-2-2 3

A 0 1 1 0 0 3

TO 0 1 0 1 0 0

Blk 0 0 0 0 0 0

Stl 1 2 1 0 0 0

Pts 0 3 0 0 0 0

BASS’ CAREER HIGHS Points: ........................ 14 vs. Duke (2-16-09) Rebounds: ...................6 at Texas (12-14-08) Assists: .................... 8 vs. DePaul (11-30-08) Steals: .....4 vs. Middle Tennessee (12-11-08) Blocks: ......................................................... 0 Field Goals: .............4 vs. Virginia (11-17-08) 3-Pointers: ...................2 vs. Duke (2-16-09)* Free Throws: ...............6 vs. Duke (2-16-09)* Minutes: ........ 37 at Old Dominion (12-18-08) SEC HIGHS Points: ..................... 7 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Rebounds: .............. 3 at Kentucky (2-19-09)* Assists: ....................4 vs. Alabama (2-12-09) Steals: ...................... 1 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)* Blocks: ......................................................... 0 Field Goals: ............. 2 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)* 3-Pointers: ............... 1 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)* Free Throws: ........... 4 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Minutes: ......................29 at Florida (2-8-09)* * indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR BRIANA BASS YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 33 6 39

GS 13 1 14

MIN-AVG 691-20.9 80-13.3 764-19.6

FG 36 1 37

FGA 121 11 132

PCT .298 .091 .280

3FG 22 1 23

3FGA 78 8 86

PCT .282 .125 .267

FT 35 0 35

FTA 46 0 46

PCT OFF .761 7 .000 0 .761 7

DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO AST 36 43-1.3 38-0 68 4 4-0.7 8-0 5 40 47-1.2 46-0 73

TO 53 2 55

BLK 0 0 0

STL 25 4 29

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PTS-AVG 129-3.9 3-0.5 132-3.4


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Continues to sit out while rehabbing following knee surgery. ● Sat out the Lady Vols’ two exhibition games while continuing to rehab from surgery to repair a torn ACL. ● Has 10 career double digit scoring games and seven career double figure rebound contests

VICKI BAUGH Junior ● 6-4 ● Forward Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento HS BAUGH’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ............................................................ Rebounds: ...................................................... Assists:........................................................... Steals: ............................................................. Blocks:............................................................ Field Goals: .................................................... 3-Pointers: ...................................................... Free Throws: .................................................. Minutes: ..........................................................

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

Date 11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/1/09

BAUGH’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

TO

Blk Stl

Pts

BAUGH’S CAREER HIGHS Points: .......13 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08) Rebounds: .16 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-26-07) Assists: ................ 4 vs. Vanderbilt (1-20-08)* Steals: .......................4 vs. Kentucky (2-3-08) Blocks: ....................... 4 at Texas (12-14-08)* Field Goals: 6 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08)* 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: ....... 5 vs. Vanderbilt (1-20-08)* Minutes: ..............32 vs. Stanford (12-21-08)* BAUGH’S SEC HIGHS Points: ...................12 vs. Alabama (2-21-08) Rebounds: ..............10 vs. Kentucky (2-3-08) Assists: ..................4 vs. Vanderbilt (1-20-08) Steals: .......................4 vs. Kentucky (2-3-08) Blocks: ...................... 3 vs. Florida (2-28-08)* Field Goals: .............. 4 vs. Florida (2-28-08)* 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: .........5 vs. Vanderbilt (1-20-08) Minutes: ..................25 vs. Kentucky (2-3-08) *indicates most recent

CAREER TOTALS FOR VICKI BAUGH YEAR 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 38 14 0 52

GS 0 10 0 10

MIN-AVG 496-13.1 267-19.1 0-0.0 763-14.7

FG 79 36 0 115

FGA 143 79 0 222

PCT .552 .456 .000 .518

3FG 0 0 0 0

3FGA 0 0 0 0

PCT .000 .000 .000 .000

FT 42 19 0 61

FTA 54 31 0 85

PCT .778 .613 .000 .718

OFF DEF 56 96 41 61 0 0 97 157

TOT-AVG PF-FO 152-4.0 73-4 102-7.3 34-2 0-0.0 0-0 254-4.9 107-6

AST 23 13 0 36

TO 64 25 0 89

BLK 29 21 0 50

STL 20 8 0 28

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 200-5.3 91-6.5 0-0.0 291-5.6


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Tallied nine points on a trio of three pointers in 18 minutes against George Washington. Added two rebounds and an assist. ● Finished with 12 points, all of which came in the second half, against UCLA. Added four rebounds and four assists. ● Scored 16 points, to go with five assists and three steals at MTSU. ● Scored six points in 21 seconds against the Cavaliers, and converted a four-point play early in the second half to silence the record UVa crowd. ● Scored a game high 24 points, including five three pointers, at Virginia. Added four rebounds and two assists. ● Scored nine points on three three-pointers in 25 seconds of the second half against Texas Tech. ● Finished with 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including four threes against the Lady Raiders. Added four rebounds and two assists in 21 minutes. ● With three three-pointers against the Lady Bears tied Sidney Spencer for fifth all-time in the Lady Vol record books with 133 career threes made. ● Finished with 13 points, two assists and one rebound in 32 minutes against Baylor. ● Started both exhibition games, and averaged 16.5 ppg, 4.5 ppg and 3.0 apg. ● In two exhibitions, scored 33 points, grabbed nine boards and dished six assists. ● Was named to the Preseason First Team All-SEC in a vote of league coaches and to the Preseason Second Team All-SEC by the league media. ● Is currently fourth in the UT annals with 150 career three-pointers. ● Has 36 career double figure scoring games, including 10 of her last 12 games. Has seven career 20-plus point performances.

ANGIE BJORKLUND Junior ● 6-0 ● Guard/Forward Spokane Valley, Wash. University HS BJORKLUND’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ..................... 24 at Virginia (11-22-09) Rebounds: ................. 4 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Assists:..... 5 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09) Steals: ........................ 3 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Blocks:................ 1 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Field Goals: ............... 9 at Virginia (11-22-09) 3-Pointers: ................. 5 at Virginia (11-22-09) Free Throws: ..............2 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Minutes: .. 37 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

BJORKLUND’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A 11/15/09 * 32 4-13 3-8 2-4 0-1-1 2 2 11/17/09 * 21 5-9 4-6 0-1 2-2-4 2 2 11/22/09 * 35 9-17 5-10 1-1 0-4-4 1 2 11/25/09 * 37 7-15 2-6 0-1 0-1-1 1 5 11/28/09 * 36 4-11 3-8 1-3 1-3-4 4 4 12/1/09 * 18 3-7 3-6 0-0 0-2-2 1 1

TO 0 2 3 1 5 1

Blk 0 1 0 0 0 0

Stl 0 0 0 3 3 0

Pts 13 14 24 16 12 9

BJORKLUND’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ......... 29 at Old Dominion (12-18-08)* Rebounds: .......8 vs. Old Dominion (12-5-07) Assists: ..................... 7 vs. Georgia (2-5-09)* Steals: ..................... 4 at Arkansas (1-22-09)* Blocks: ....................2 vs. DePaul (11-30-08)* Field Goals: .......... 11 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) 3-pointers: ............ 7 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08)* Free Throws: .......... 4 at Kentucky (2-19-09)* Minutes: ............... 41 vs. Stanford (12-21-08) BJORKLUND’S SEC HIGHS Points: ..................29 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) Rebounds: 7 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)* Assists: ..................... 7 vs. Georgia (2-5-09)* Steals: ...................... 4 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Blocks: ...........2 vs. South Carolina (1-13-08) Field Goals: .......... 11 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) 3-Pointers: ..............7 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) Free Throws: ........... 4 at Kentucky (2-19-09)* Minutes: ..................... 40 vs. Florida (3-6-09)* * indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR ANGIE BJORKLUND YEAR 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 38 28 6 72

GS 30 25 6 61

MIN-AVG 905-23.8 892-31.9 179-29.8 1976-27.4

FG 115 122 32 269

FGA 298 319 72 689

PCT .386 .382 .444 .390

3FG 68 62 20 150

3FGA 185 152 44 381

PCT .368 .408 .455 .394

FT 20 38 4 62

FTA 23 48 10 81

PCT .870 .792 .400 .765

OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO 42 78 120-3.2 79-3 38 45 83-3.0 73-1 3 13 16-2.7 11-0 83 136 219-3.0 163-4

AST 52 74 16 142

TO 62 64 12 138

BLK 5 9 1 15

STL 31 30 6 67

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 318-8.4 344-12.3 88-14.7 750-10.4


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Played exceptional in the post against George Washington. Was 11-of-15 from the field to finish with a career high 23 points. Pulled down a season best seven rebounds. ● Finished with four points and three rebounds in 15 minutes against UCLA. ● Saw limited action at MTSU. ● Grabbed six boards, to go with one block and one steal in 14 minutes at Virginia. ● Did not travel to San Antonio for game against Texas Tech after a violation of team policy. ● Came off the bench for 13 solid minutes against Baylor, finishing with four points. Played a good defensive game against Baylor’s Brittney Griner. ● Played in both exhibition games, averaging 4.5 ppg and 4.0 rpg. ● In only six minutes against Carson-Newman, scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds. ● Finished with two points and three boards against Delta State. ● Has eight career double digit scoring games and three contests where she pulled down double figure rebounds. Has tallied 20-plus points once.

ALYSSIA BREWER Sophomore ● 6-3 ● Forward Sapulpa, Okla. Sapulpa HS BREWER’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ....23 vs. George Washinton (12-1-09) Rebounds: .... 7 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Assists:....1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Steals: ........................ 1 at Virginia (11-22-09) Blocks:.. 1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Field Goals: ....11 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: ...1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Minutes: .... 22 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

BREWER’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF 11/15/09 13 2-2 0-0 0-2 0-0-0 4 11/17/09 DNP 11/22/09 14 0-2 0-0 0-0 2-4-6 1 11/25/09 4 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 2 11/28/09 15 2-2 0-0 0-0 1-2-3 2 12/1/09 22 11-15 0-0 1-3 1-6-7 3

A 1

TO 2

Blk Stl 0 0

Pts 4

0 0 0 1

1 0 0 1

1 0 0 1

0 2 4 23

1 1 0 0

BREWER’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ...23 vs. George Washinton (12-1-09) Rebounds: ................. 15 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) Assists: .................3 vs. Ball State (3-22-09)* Steals: .....................3 at Gonzaga (12-30-08) Blocks: ...........3 vs. South Carolina (1-18-09) Field Goals: ...11 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: .... 6 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)* Minutes: ......................30 at Rutgers (1-3-09) BREWER’S SEC HIGHS Points: ....................... 11 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) Rebounds: ................. 15 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) Assists: .......3 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) Steals: .........................2 vs. Auburn (3-7-09)* Blocks: ...........3 vs. South Carolina (1-18-09) Field Goals: ................4 vs. Auburn (3-7-09)* 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: .... 6 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)* Minutes: ..................... 29 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) * indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR ALYSSIA BREWER YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 33 5 38

GS 0 0 0

MIN-AVG 522-15.8 68-13.6 590-15.5

FG 73 16 89

FGA 178 22 200

PCT .410 .727 .445

3FG 0 0 0

3FGA 1 0 1

PCT .000 .000 .000

FT 48 1 49

FTA 79 5 84

PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO AST .608 65 78 143-4.3 65-0 27 .200 4 12 16-3.2 12-0 2 .583 69 90 159-4.2 77-0 29

TO 35 4 39

BLK 22 2 25

STL 21 2 23

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 194-5.9 33-6.6 227-6.0


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Did not play against George Washington due to concussion suffered against UCLA. ● Tied her career and season high with 11 rebounds for the second game in a row against UCLA. Added eight points, two assists, two blocks and a steal. ● Tied a career high with 11 rebounds at Middle Tennessee, to go with six points. ● Her inside presence against the Cavaliers was key to opening the perimeter up for Lady Vol guards ● Finished with six points, six boards and six blocks at Virginia. The six blocks were one off her career high and tied her for third in single game blocks in UT history. ● Was 3-of-4 from the field and finished with seven points in 23 minutes against Texas Tech. Added eight boards, two assists, one block and a steal against the Lady Raiders. ● Played a very good defensive game, helping to limit Baylor’s Brittney Griner to only three field goals and four rebounds. ● In 17 minutes against Baylor, scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Scored 13 second half points to help UT grab control of the game. ● Started both exhibition games, averaging team-bests of 18.0 ppg, 14.0 rpg and 6.5 bpg. ● Scored 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked six shots against Carson-Newman. ● In only 19 minutes against Delta State, finished with 20 points, 20 rebounds and seven blocks. ● Has 13 career double digit scoring outings, including nine of her last 14 games. Has hauled in double figure rebounds four times.

KELLEY CAIN RS-Sophomore ● 6-6 ● Center Atlanta, Ga. St. Pius X HS CAIN’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ......................15 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Rebounds: ............... 11 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Assists:...................... 2 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Steals: ........................ 1 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Blocks:....................... 6 at Virginia (11-22-09) Field Goals: ................6 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: ..............3 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Minutes: ................... 33 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

Date 11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/1/09

CAIN’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF * 17 6-12 0-0 3-3 4-3-7 5 * 23 3-4 0-0 1-4 2-6-8 3 * 27 2-5 0-0 2-4 1-5-6 3 * 32 3-6 0-0 0-2 3-8-11 4 * 33 3-9 0-0 2-6 5-6-11 2 DNP

A 1 2 0 1 2

TO 1 3 0 2 2

Blk 0 1 6 0 2

Stl 1 1 1 0 1

Pts 15 7 6 6 8

CAIN’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ......17 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) Rebounds: ............... 11 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Assists: ....................5 vs. Alabama (2-12-09) Steals: ..................... 2 at Kentucky (2-19-09)* Blocks: .......................7 vs. Alabama (3-5-09) Field Goals: .....8 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: ............4 vs. Virginia (11-17-08) Minutes: ................... 33 vs. UCLA (11-28-09) CAIN’S SEC HIGHS Points: ......17 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) Rebounds: ..11 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) Assists: ....................5 vs. Alabama (2-12-09) Steals: ..................... 2 at Kentucky (2-19-09)* Blocks: .......................7 vs. Alabama (3-5-09) Field Goals: .... 8 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: .............. 2 vs. Florida (3-6-09)* Minutes: ......................27 vs. Florida (3-6-09) *Indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR KELLEY CAIN YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 27 5 32

GS 9 5 14

MIN-AVG 471-17.4 132-26.4 603-18.8

FG 97 17 114

FGA 157 36 193

PCT .618 .472 .591

3FG 0 0 0

3FGA 0 0 0

PCT .000 .000 .000

FT 28 8 36

FTA 67 19 86

PCT OFF .418 59 .421 15 .419 74

DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO AST 84 143-5.3 51-0 17 28 43-8.6 17-1 6 112 186-5.8 68-1 23

TO 39 8 47

BLK 49 9 58

STL 12 4 16

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 222-8.2 42-8.4 264-8.3


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● It was announced on Nov. 23 Dupree would be sidelined for the rest of the season with recurrent lower back pain. ● Logged 18 quality minutes against Texas Tech, playing well on both ends of the floor. Finished with six rebounds, five points and three assists. ● Played only four minutes against Baylor, grabbing one rebound. ● Did not play against Carson-Newman while recovering from back spasms. ● Played 10 minutes against Delta State, grabbing two steals and blocking one shot.

FAITH DUPREE Freshman ● 6-3 ● Forward/Center Knoxville, Tenn. Webb School DUPREE’S 2009-10 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Points: ................ 5 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Rebounds: .......... 6 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Assists:............... 3 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Steals: ........................................................... 0 Blocks:.......................................................... 0 Field Goals: ........ 1 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) 3-Pointers: .................................................... 0 Free Throws: ...... 3 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Minutes: ............ 18 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

DUPREE’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A 11/15/09 4 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 2 0 11/17/09 18 1-5 0-1 3-4 3-3-6 3 3 11/22/09 DNP 11/25/09 DNP 11/28/09 DNP 12/1/09 DNP

TO 0 0

Blk Stl 0 0 0 0

Pts 2 5

CAREER TOTALS FOR FAITH DUPREE YEAR GP GS MIN-AVG FG FGA 2009-10 2 0 22-11.0 1 6 TOTAL 2 0 22-11.0 1 6

PCT .167 .167

3FG 3FGA PCT FT 0 2 .000 3 0 2 .000 3

FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO 4 .750 3 4 7-3.5 5-0 4 .750 3 4 7-3.5 5-0

AST TO BLK STL PTS-AVG 3 0 0 0 5-2..5 3 0 0 0 5-2.5

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 Is redshirting this season while recovering from brain surgery…Gray underwent surgery on July 2 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Knoxville to repair her rotator cuff…Post-surgery complications led to the discovery of an unrelated brain aneurysm that began to hemorrhage, causing a stroke…She was flown to University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, where renowned neurosurgeon Mario Zuccarello, M.D., of the Mayfield Clinic and the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, performed a 12 1/2 hour surgical procedure to clip the anuerysm… Gray was admitted to the Drake Center in Cincinnati on July 23 for rehabilitation to help build her strength, and improve walking and swallowing.

AMBER GRAY Sophomore ● 6-1 ● Forward West Chester, Ohio Lakota West HS GRAY’S 2008-09 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Points: .......16 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08) Rebounds: ...7 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08) Assists: ...........................1 at LSU (2-26-09)* Steals: ...... 2 vs. Western Carolina (11-25-08) Blocks: .......................2 vs. Alabama (3-5-09) Field Goals: .6 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08) 3-Pointers: ......1 vs. Middle Tennessee (12-11-08)* Free Throws: ..... 3 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08) Minutes: .....20 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-23-08) GRAY’S SEC HIGHS Points: ...... 4 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)* Rebounds: ......................4 at LSU (2-26-09)* Assists: ...........................1 at LSU (2-26-09)* Steals: .......................................................... 0 Blocks: .......................2 vs. Alabama (3-5-09) Field Goals: ....2 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)* 3-Pointers: .................1 vs. Alabama (3-5-09) Free Throws: ..................2 at LSU (2-26-09)* Minutes: .....................13 at Auburn (1-25-09) *indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR AMBER GRAY YEAR GP GS MIN-AVG FG FGA 2008-09 27 0 205-7.6 28 61 TOTAL 27 0 205-7.6 28 61

PCT .459 .459

3FG 3FGA PCT FT 3 12 .250 15 3 12 .250 15

FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO 21 .714 19 32 51-1.9 22-0 21 .714 19 32 51-1.9 22-0

AST TO BLK STL PTS-AVG 10 25 6 5 74-2.7 10 25 6 5 74-2.7

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Recorded her seventh career double double in the first half against George Washington. Finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds. ● Finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and three steals against UCLA. ● Finished with career high 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting and 12 rebounds at MTSU. Again was charged with guarding the opponents best player, Alysha Clark. Held Clark to only three points in the first half. ● Was a key factor in UT’s win at Virginia. Finished with 14 points and six rebounds. Was charged with stopping UVa All-American Monica Wright and held her to 21 points after Wright scored 35 against UT in 2008-09. ● Played another quality all-around game against Texas Tech. Scored 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting, grabbed six rebounds and added two steals and a block in 20 minutes. ● Played a very solid all-around game against Baylor. Finished with nine points, seven rebounds and four steals against the Lady Bears. ● Played in both exhibition games, earning a start against Delta State. ● Averaged 14.5 ppg and 7.5 ppg in the preseason. ● Recorded a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, in addition to four steals against Carson-Newman. ● Finished with seven points and five rebounds against Delta State. ● Was named to Preseason Second Team All-SEC in a vote of league coaches. ● Has seven career double doubles, including two this season ● Has 21 career double figure scoring outings and nine career double digit rebound games. Has two career 20-plus point performances.

GLORY JOHNSON Sophomore ● 6-3 ● Forward Knoxville, Tenn. Webb School JOHNSON’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: .... 21 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09) Rebounds: .. 12 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Assists:...2 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Steals: .........................4 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Blocks:................ 1 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Field Goals: . 10 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: .... 8 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Minutes: ................... 38 at Virginia (11-22-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

JOHNSON’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A 11/15/09 * 33 3-7 0-0 3-3 3-4-7 3 0 11/17/09 * 20 7-8 0-0 3-4 2-4-6 4 0 11/22/09 * 38 5-7 0-0 4-7 2-4-6 3 0 11/25/09 * 37 10-15 0-0 1-1 4-8-12 4 0 11/28/09 * 26 5-10 0-0 1-2 1-6-7 5 1 12/1/09 * 22 4-9 0-0 8-9 4-8-12 0 2

TO 4 3 2 2 3 2

Blk 0 1 0 0 0 0

Stl 4 2 2 1 3 2

Pts 9 17 14 21 11 16

JOHNSON’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ... 21 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09) Rebounds: ......13 at Chattanooga (11-21-08) Assists: .................... 3 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Steals: ...................... 4 vs. Baylor (11-15-09)* Blocks: ..............1 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09)* Field Goals: 10 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: ... 10 at George Washington (12-2-08) Minutes: .................. 38 at Virginia (11-22-09) JOHNSON’S SEC HIGHS Points: ......................20 vs. Georgia (2-5-09) Rebounds: ........... 10 vs. Alabama (2-12-09)* Assists: .................... 3 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Steals: .................... 2 vs. Alabama (2-12-09)* Blocks: ........................1 vs. Auburn (3-7-09)* Field Goals: ................7 vs. Georgia (2-5-09) 3-Pointers: ................................................... 0 Free Throws: ........... 9 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Minutes: ................. 37 at Arkansas (1-22-09) *Indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR GLORY JOHNSON YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 33 6 39

GS 28 6 34

MIN-AVG 804-24.4 176-29.3 980-25.1

FG 109 34 143

FGA 270 56 326

PCT .404 .607 .439

3FG 0 0 0

3FGA 2 0 2

PCT .000 .000 .000

FT 117 20 137

FTA 190 26 216

PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO AST .616 105 131 236-7.2 73-1 21 .769 16 34 50-8.3 19-1 3 .634 121 165 286-7.3 92-1 24

TO 88 16 104

BLK 12 1 13

STL 35 14 49

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 335-10.2 88-14.7 423-10.8


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Set career highs with six assists and four steals against George Washington. Also tallied five points and five rebounds against the Colonials. ● Saw limited action against UCLA. ● Made a key three pointer at MTSU to swing momentom back to UT with 10:05 to play. Finished with five points, one rebound and one steal in 19 minutes. ● Played well in 18 minutes at Virginia. Finished with five points, four rebounds, three assists and a steal in 18 minutes of action. ● Started her first game of the season against Texas Tech, playing 27 minutes. Grabbed a career-best nine rebounds to go with eight points and three assists against the Lady Raiders. ● Played only eight minutes against Baylor, finishing with four rebounds and two points. ● Played in both exhibition games, starting against Carson-Newman. Averaged 10.5 ppg and 4.5 rpg. ● Scored 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting, grabbed eight boards and four steals against Carson-Newman. ● Tallied three points, one rebound, one assist and one steal against Delta State. ● Has two career double digit scoring games.

ALICIA MANNING Sophomore ● 6-1 ● Forward Woodstock, Ga. Etowah HS MANNING’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ................ 8 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Rebounds: .......... 9 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Assists:...6 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Steals: .....4 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Blocks:....1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Field Goals: ........ 3 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) 3-Pointers: .... 1 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09)* Free Throws: ...... 2 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Minutes: .....30 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

MANNING’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A 11/15/09 8 1-3 0-0 0-0 3-1-4 0 0 11/17/09 * 27 3-10 0-1 2-2 5-4-9 3 3 11/22/09 18 2-5 1-2 0-0 1-3-4 1 3 11/25/09 19 2-2 1-1 0-1 1-0-1 2 0 11/28/09 8 0-3 0-1 0-0 1-1-2 0 1 12/1/09 30 2-7 0-2 1-3 3-5-5 0 6

TO 1 0 0 1 2 0

Blk 0 0 0 0 0 1

Stl 0 0 1 1 1 4

Pts 2 8 5 5 0 5

MANNING’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ....................13 vs. Kentucky (1-8-09) Rebounds: ......... 9 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Assists: ..6 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Steals: ....4 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Blocks: ..........2 vs. San Francisco (11-15-08) Field Goals: ................4 vs. Auburn (3-7-09)* 3-Pointers: ................3 vs. Kentucky (1-8-09) Free Throws: ........... 3 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)* Minutes: ..................... 31 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) MANNING’S SEC HIGHS Points: ....................13 vs. Kentucky (1-8-09) Rebounds: ............... 8 at Arkansas (1-22-09) Assists: .................. 3 vs. Vanderbilt (3-1-09)* Steals: ...........................1 at Florida (2-8-09)* Blocks: ................... 1 vs. Ole Miss (1-29-09)* Field Goals: ................4 vs. Auburn (3-7-09)* 3-Pointers: ................3 vs. Kentucky (1-8-09) Free Throws: ........... 3 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)* Minutes: ..................... 31 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) *indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR ALICIA MANNING YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 31 6 37

GS 7 1 8

MIN-AVG 461-14.9 110-18.3 571-15.4

FG 39 10 49

FGA 97 30 127

PCT .402 .333 .386

3FG 12 2 14

3FGA 33 7 40

PCT .364 .286 .350

FT 19 3 22

FTA 32 6 38

PCT OFF .594 33 .500 14 .579 47

DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO AST 48 81-2.6 45-1 32 11 25-4.2 6-0 13 59 106-2.9 51-1 45

TO 37 4 41

BLK 7 1 8

STL 17 7 24

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 109-3.5 25-4.2 134-3.6


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Played a season high 19 minutes en route to a season best nine points, to go with two assists and a steal against George Washington. ● Did not play against UCLA ● Has seen limited action in past two games. ● In 17 minutes agains Texas Tech, knocked down one three-pointer and dished out an assist. ● Played only one minute against Baylor. ● Played in both exhibition games, averaging 3.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 2.5 apg. ● Tallied three points, four rebounds and five assists against Carson-Newman. ● Finished with three points and two boards against Delta State. ● Has three career double digit scoring games.

SYDNEY SMALLBONE Junior ● 5-10 ● Guard Granger, Ind. St. Joseph’s HS SMALLBONE’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ....9 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Rebounds: ..... 2 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Assists:...2 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Steals: ....1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Blocks:.......................................................... 0 Field Goals: ...2 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) 3-Pointers: .... 1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Free Throws: .. 4 vs.George Washington (12-1-09) Minutes: .....19 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

SMALLBONE’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A 11/15/09 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 11/17/09 17 1-3 1-3 0-0 0-0-0 0 1 11/22/09 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 11/25/09 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 0 0 11/28/09 DNP 12/1/09 19 2-8 1-7 4-4 1-1-2 1 2

TO 0 2 0 0

Blk 0 0 0 0

Stl 0 0 0 0

Pts 0 3 0 0

1

0

1

9

SMALLBONE’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ................. 12 vs. Virginia (11-17-08)* Rebounds: ............. 4 vs. Alabama (2-21-08)* Assists:.. 4 vs. Middle Tennessee (12-11-08)* Steals: ...... 3 vs. Western Carolina (11-25-08) Blocks: ................... 1 vs. Alabama (2-12-09)* Field Goals: ........... 4 vs. Alabama (2-12-09)* 3-Pointers: ..............4 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) Free Throws: .. 4 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Minutes: ..................36 vs. Virginia (11-17-08) SMALLBONE’S SEC HIGHS Points: ..................12 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) Rebounds: ...............4 vs. Alabama (2-21-08) Assists: ....................4 vs. Ole Miss (1-31-08) Steals: .................... 1 vs. Vanderbilt (3-1-09)* Blocks: ................... 1 vs. Alabama (2-12-09)* Field Goals: ........... 4 vs. Alabama (2-12-09)* Three-pointers: ......4 vs. Arkansas (1-24-08) Free Throws: 2 vs. South Carolina (1-18-09)* Minutes: .................23 vs. Alabama (2-12-09) *Indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR SYDNEY SMALLBONE YEAR 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 29 31 5 65

GS 0 6 0 6

MIN-AVG 329-11.3 326-10.5 46-9.2 701-10.8

FG 27 31 3 61

FGA 86 90 11 187

PCT .314 .344 .273 .326

3FG 19 23 2 44

3FGA 63 69 10 142

PCT .302 .333 .200 .310

FT 10 10 4 24

FTA 12 12 4 28

PCT .833 .833 1.000 .857

OFF 9 11 1 21

DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO AST 22 31-1.1 18-0 27 20 31-1.0 21-0 24 2 3-0.6 1-0 3 44 65-1.0 40-0 54

TO 22 18 3 43

BLK 2 2 0 4

STL 12 9 1 22

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 83-2.9 95-3.1 12-2.4 190-2.9


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Finished with nine points and three rebounds against George Washington. ● Finished with a team high 16 points, to go with six rebounds against UCLA. Was a perfect 6-of-6 from the charity stripe against the Bruins. ● Scored eight of UT’s last 11 first half points, including the final five to tie the game at 25 before UCLA took a two-point lead into the break. ● Made a key three to maintain a double digit Lady Vol lead early in second half at MTSU. Finished with five points and three rebounds against Blue Raiders. ● Started at Virginia, played 21 minutes, finishing with eight points, four rebounds, one assist and one block. Made one three pointer to put UT up 49-39. ● Scored a game-high 18 points to go with six rebounds and two assists against Texas Tech. ● In 29 minutes against Baylor, finished with two points, four rebounds and an assist. ● Became 13th Lady Vol to ever start her first game at Rocky Top and the 58th freshman to start during her rookie campaign. ● Played in both exhibition games, earning a start against Carson-Newman and played 25 minutes in each. ● Against Carson-Newman, narrowly missed a double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds, and added a pair of assists. ● Notched a double double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against Delta State. ● Has two career double digit scoring games.

TABER SPANI Freshman ● 6-1 ● Guard Lee’s Summit, Mo. Homeschooled SPANI’S 2009-10 SEASON EXHIBITION HIGHS Points: .............. 18 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Rebounds: ................. 6 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Assists:............... 2 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) Steals: ......................... 1 vs. UCLA (11-28-09) Blocks:.. 1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Field Goals: ........ 5 vs. Texas Tech (11-17-09) 3-Pointers: ................. 2 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Free Throws: ............. 6 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)* Minutes: .................... 32 vs. UCLA (11-28-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

Date 11/15/09 11/17/09 11/22/09 11/25/09 11/28/09 12/1/09

SPANI’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF * 29 1-7 0-3 0-0 2-2-4 1 28 5-9 2-4 6-11 0-6-6 0 * 21 3-5 1-2 1-2 1-3-4 1 * 18 2-3 1-2 0-0 1-2-3 2 * 32 4-7 2-4 6-6 2-4-6 0 * 25 4-11 0-2 1-1 2-1-3 1

A 1 2 1 1 1 1

TO 0 6 2 3 1 2

Blk 0 0 1 0 0 1

Stl 0 0 0 0 1 0

Pts 2 18 8 5 16 9

CAREER TOTALS FOR TABER SPANI YEAR GP GS MIN-AVG FG FGA 2009-10 6 5 153-25.5 19 42 TOTAL 6 5 153-25.5 19 42

PCT .452 .452

3FG 3FGA PCT FT 6 17 .353 14 6 17 .353 14

FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO 20 .700 8 18 26-4.3 5-0 20 .700 8 18 26-4.3 5-0

AST TO BLK STL PTS-AVG 7 14 2 1 58-9.7 7 14 2 1 58-9.7

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Currently leads the SEC in assist/turnover ratio at 2.7 (24 asts to 9 to) and is third in free throw percentage at 93.1 (27-of-29). ● Notched her fourth career double double against George Washington with 17 points (on 8-of-13 shooting) and 10 rebounds.Added a pair of steals and an assist. ● Struggled offensively against UCLA, shooting just 1-of-9 to finish with six points. Grabbed eight boards and dished out three assists. ● Finished with 12 points, four assists and three rebounds at MTSU. ● Again played a great all-around game at Virginia. Scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists. ● Played a great all-around game against Texas Tech. Finished with 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists in 23 minutes. ● Played all 40 minutes against Lady Bears and recorded a career high 14 rebounds, to go with five assists and three steals. ● Scored 17 of her 25 points against Baylor in second half to lead UT win. ● Started both exhibition games, averaging 11.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 5.0 apg and 2.0 spg. ● Finished with 12 points, seven assists and three steals in 23 minutes against CarsonNewman. ● Narrowly missed a double double with 10 points and nine rebounds against Delta State. ● Was named to the Preseason First Team All-SEC by a vote of the league coaches and by SHEKINNA STRICKLEN league media. Sophomore ● 6-2 ● Guard/Forward ● Named to Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List. ● Has four career double doubles, including two this season. Morrilton, Ark. ● Has 26 career double digit scoring games, including 11 of her last 13 games. Has six career Morrilton HS 20-plus point performances. Has five career double digit rebound games. STRICKLEN’S 2009-10 SEASON HIGHS Points: ...................... 25 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Rebounds: ................ 14 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Assists:....................... 6 at Virginia (11-22-09) Steals: ......................... 3 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Blocks:......1 at Middle Tennessee (11-25-09)* Field Goals: ... 8 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* 3-Pointers: ..... 1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Free Throws: ................. 9 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Minutes: .................... 40 vs. Baylor (11-15-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

STRICKLEN’S 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF A 11/15/09 * 40 8-21 0-6 9-10 6-8-14 0 5 11/17/09 * 23 6-10 1-2 3-3 1-6-7 3 5 11/22/09 * 34 6-16 1-4 7-7 3-5-8 2 6 11/25/09 * 34 4-11 0-2 4-4 1-2-3 0 4 11/28/09 * 31 1-9 0-2 4-5 4-4-8 3 3 12/1/09 * 23 8-13 1-4 0-0 6-4-10 1 1

TO 2 0 4 1 1 1

Blk 0 1 1 1 0 0

Stl 3 2 0 1 0 2

Pts 25 16 20 12 6 17

STRICKLEN’S CAREER HIGHS Points: ....................... 26 at Auburn (1-25-09) Rebounds: ............... 14 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Assists:......................7 vs. Alabama (3-5-09)* Steals: ......................5 at Oklahoma (2-2-09)* Blocks: .......3 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09)* Field Goals: ......... 10 vs. Stanford (12-21-08) 3-Pointers: ................... 4 at Auburn (1-25-09) Free Throws: ..10 at Mississippi State (1-15-09) Minutes: .................... 40 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) STRICKLEN’S SEC HIGHS Points: ....................... 26 at Auburn (1-25-09) Rebounds: ....................12 at Florida (2-8-09) Assists:....................... 7 vs. Alabama (3-5-09) Steals: ...........3 at Mississippi State (1-15-09) Blocks: ........ 3 vs. Mississippi State (2-22-09) Field Goals: ................. 9 at Auburn (1-25-09) 3-Pointers: ................... 4 at Auburn (1-25-09) Free Throws: ..10 at Mississippi State (1-15-09) Minutes: ......................39 vs. Auburn (3-7-09) *Indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS FOR SHEKINNA STRICKLEN YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 TOTAL

GP 32 6 38

GS 32 6 38

MIN-AVG 1009-31.5 185-30.8 1194-31.4

FG 153 33 186

FGA 392 80 472

PCT .390 .413 .394

3FG 32 3 35

3FGA 110 20 130

PCT .291 .150 .269

FT 86 27 113

FTA 113 29 142

PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO .761 79 111 190-5.9 92-3 .931 21 29 50-8.3 9-0 .796 100 140 240-6.3 101-3

AST 95 24 119

TO 105 9 114

BLK 21 3 24

STL 58 8 66

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)

PTS-AVG 424-13.3 96-16.0 520-13.7


Game Notes • Tennessee vs. Texas • Dec. 6, 2009 ● Finished with a season best five points and four rebounds in 19 minutes against George Washington. ● Scored four points on 2-of-6 shooting, and added one rebound and one steal against UCLA. ● Has seen limited action in past two games. ● Did not travel with the team to San Antonio for game against Texas Tech after a violation of team policy. ● Her one steal was an intercepted pass, which she took the rest of the way for a layup. ● Played 14 minutes in opener against Baylor, finishing with four points, two rebounds, two steals, and one assist. ● Played in both exhibition games, averaging 3.0 ppg and 3.0 rpg. ● In only six minutes against Carson-Newman, tallied two points. ● Against Delta State, scored four points, grabbed six boards, blocked two shots and added a steal.

KAMIKO WILLIAMS Freshman ● 5-11 ● Guard Clarksville, Tenn. Northeast HS WILLIAMS’ 2009-10 SEASON AND CAREER HIGHS Points: ...5 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Rebounds: ... 4 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Assists:..1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Steals: ......................... 2 vs. Baylor (11-15-09) Blocks:...1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* Field Goals: .. 2 vs. George Washington (12-1-09)* 3-Pointers: .................................................... 0 Free Throws: ..1 vs. George Washington (12-1-09) Minutes: ..... 19 vs. George Wsahington (12-1-09)

Opponent #7/4 Baylor Texas Tech #12/17 Virginia Middle Tennessee UCLA George Washington

WILLIAMS’ 2009-10 GAME-BY-GAME 3-PTS REB Date GS Min FG-A 3FG-A FT-A O-D-T PF 11/15/09 14 2-6 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 4 11/17/09 DNP 11/22/09 3 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 1 11/25/09 5 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-0-1 0 11/28/09 8 2-6 0-0 0-0 1-0-1 1 12/1/09 19 2-4 0-0 1-2 0-4-4 3

A 1

TO 2

Blk Stl 1 2

Pts 4

0 0 0 1

1 2 2 1

0 0 0 1

0 2 4 5

0 0 1 0

CAREER TOTALS FOR KAMIKO WILLIAMS YEAR GP GS MIN-AVG FG FGA 2009-10 5 0 49-9.8 7 19 TOTAL 5 0 49-9.8 7 19

PCT .368 .368

3FG 3FGA PCT FT 0 1 .000 1 0 1 .000 1

FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT-AVG PF-FO 2 .500 2 7 9-1.8 9-0 2 .500 2 7 9-1.8 9-0

AST TO BLK STL PTS-AVG 2 8 2 3 15-3.0 2 8 2 3 15-3.0

Lady Vol Basketball • Eight-Time NCAA Champions (1987-89-91-96-97-98-2007-08)


Exhibition #1: Carson-Newman Nov. 5, 2009 • Knoxville, Tenn. Thompson-Boling Arena (12,363) # 11 34 10 24 31 01 03 04 05 12 13 14 22 23 25 32

VISITORS: Carson-Newman PLAYER FG 3FG FT RB F TP A BUFORD 1-5 0-0 0-0 2 3 2 0 MILES 1-6 0-0 1-1 0 3 3 1 MOORE 2-7 0-1 0-0 1 3 4 1 MENDENHALL 1-6 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 1 KYLE 1-6 1-1 0-0 0 2 3 0 HOWARD 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 BATES 0-1 0-0 1-3 1 2 1 0 CLEAR 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 0 SORRELLS 0-3 0-1 0-1 2 0 0 1 WILLIAM 0-2 0-0 0-2 5 1 0 0 HUNTER 1-4 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 JACKSON 1-4 0-0 0-1 1 4 2 0 BLACKWELL 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 STRINGER 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 MOODY 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 1 5 0 PHILLIPS 3-6 2-4 2-2 7 2 10 0 TEAM 5 Totals 13-57 4-11 4-10 28 23 34 6

TO 1 4 2 2 6 1 4 2 0 3 3 2 0 1 1 4 1 37

Exhibition #2: Delta State Nov. 9, 2009 • Knoxville, Tenn. Thompson-Boling Arena (10,619)

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

1

1

# 20 30 01 05 32 11 14 21 23 24 25 31 33 43

PLAYER RUSSELL WALKER COOPER BELL HENDERSON SANDERS WASHINGTON REED COLLINS WILSON SUTTON SANDERS CANNON MARTIN TEAM Totals

VISITORS: Delta State FG 3FG FT RB F TP 0-8 0-1 2-2 1 3 2 3-14 0-0 3-4 3 4 9 5-11 3-5 2-2 4 4 15 1-6 1-5 0-0 2 0 3 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 2 0-4 0-1 0-0 2 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1-3 1-3 0-0 1 0 3 4-7 2-3 0-0 6 0 10 0-1 0-1 0-0 2 0 0 1-5 0-0 0-1 3 1 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 7 16-61 7-19 7-9 33 18 46

A 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0

TO 0 3 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 0 2

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

9

19 0

Game #1: #7/4 Baylor Nov. 15, 2009 • Knoxville, Tenn. Thompson-Boling Arena (12,824) S 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1

# 55 42 05 20 21 01 03 15 24 44

PLAYER MEDLOCK GRINER JONES CONDREY GRIFFIN HAYDEN MADDEN WASHINGTON FIELD CHANDLER TEAM Totals

VISITORS: Baylor FG 3FG FT RB F TP 4-8 0-1 2-4 13 2 10 3-8 0-0 9-10 4 4 15 5-13 1-7 10-10 4 3 21 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 0 2-5 1-3 0-1 5 1 5 1-3 0-1 1-2 1 4 3 2-6 0-0 2-2 2 4 6 1-2 0-0 1-1 1 0 3 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 2 0 6 19-50 2-12 25-30 39 23 65

A 1 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0

TO 3 4 6 2 2 2 2 1 0 0

BK 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

11 22 6

S 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 7-24 29.2% 2nd Half: 12-26 46.2% Game: 38.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd Half: 1-7 14.3% Game: 16.7% 10 F Throw % 1st Half: 11-14 78.6% 2nd Half: 14-16 87.5% Game: 83.3%

HOME: Tennessee TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 8-25 32.0% 2nd Half: 8-36 22.2% Game: 26.2% TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 7-32 21.9% 2nd Half: 6-25 24.0% Game: 22.8% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% 2nd Half: 3-10 30.0% Game: 36.8% # PLAYER FG 3FG FT RB F TP A TO BK S 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-4 25.0% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9% Game: 36.4% F Throw % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0% 2nd Half: 3-4 75.0% Game: 77.8% 13 SPANI 1-7 0-3 0-0 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 F Throw % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd Half: 1-4 25.0% Game: 40.0% 25 JOHNSON 3-7 0-0 3-3 7 3 9 0 4 0 4 HOME: Tennessee 52 CAIN 6-12 0-0 3-3 7 5 15 1 1 0 1 HOME: Tennessee FG 3FG FT RB F TP A TO BK S 05 BJORKLUND 4-13 3-8 2-4 1 2 13 2 0 0 0 # PLAYER FG 3FG FT RB F TP A TO BK S # PLAYER 2-6 0-0 3-3 5 1 7 1 2 2 1 40 STRICKLEN 8-21 0-6 9-10 14 0 25 5 2 0 3 15 MANNING 5-8 0-1 8-9 8 1 18 2 2 0 4 25 JOHNSON 1 01 BASS 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 40 STRICKLEN 5-9 2-5 0-0 1 0 12 7 2 0 3 40 STRICKLEN 4-13 0-3 2-4 9 2 10 3 4 1 8-10 0-0 4-6 20 2 20 1 1 7 2 04 WILLIAMS 2-6 0-0 0-0 2 4 4 1 2 1 2 52 CAIN 8-12 0-0 0-3 8 2 16 0 4 6 2 52 CAIN 2-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 4 3 1 0 1 15 MANNING 1-3 0-0 0-0 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 05 BJORKLUND 9-14 3-7 0-0 5 2 21 3 1 1 3 01 BASS 1 20 SMALLBONE 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 SPANI 6-10 3-4 2-2 9 3 17 2 3 0 1 05 BJORKLUND 4-13 2-5 2-3 4 0 12 3 2 0 01 BASS 2-2 0-0 2-3 1 2 6 8 1 0 2 04 WILLIAMS 1-4 0-1 2-2 6 0 4 0 1 2 1 33 BREWER 2-2 0-0 0-2 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 04 WILLIAMS 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 13 SPANI 6-14 2-6 0-3 10 1 14 1 2 0 0 34 DUPREE 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 20 SMALLBONE 1-3 1-3 0-0 4 4 3 5 1 0 0 15 MANNING 1-2 0-1 1-2 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 TEAM 2 25 JOHNSON 8-12 0-0 6-8 10 4 22 1 2 1 4 20 SMALLBONE 1-4 1-4 0-0 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 Totals 27-73 3-19 17-22 42 22 74 11 12 1 11 33 BREWER 3-5 0-0 1-3 5 1 7 0 0 1 0 33 BREWER 1-2 0-0 0-1 3 3 2 0 2 1 1 TEAM 3 34 DUPREE 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-38 28.9% 2nd Half: 16-35 45.7% Game: 37.0% Totals 48-77 9-20 19-28 54 20 124 28 18 9 19 TEAM 3 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-14 14.3% 2nd Half: 1-5 20.0% Game: 15.8% Totals 30-73 5-20 14-24 64 13 79 13 18 15 11 F Throw % 1st Half: 0-2 0.0% 2nd Half: 17-20 85.0% Game: 77.3% TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 25-37 67.6% 2nd Half: 23-40 57.5% Game: 62.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 5-12 41.7% 2nd Half: 4-8 50.0% Game: 45.0% 1st 2nd Total F Throw % 1st Half: 9-15 60.0% 2nd Half: 10-13 76.9% Game: 67.9% TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 16-37 43.2% 2nd Half: 14-36 38.9% Game: 41.1% Score by Periods 26 39 65 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% 2nd Half: 3-11 27.3% Game: 25.0% #7/4 Baylor 24 50 74 F Throw % 1st Half: 12-15 80.0% 2nd Half: 2-9 22.2% Game: 58.3% #8/9 Tennessee Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Carson-Newman 18 16 34 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total #8/9 Tennessee 64 60 124 Delta State 24 22 46 #8/9 Tennessee 46 33 79

EXHIBITION 1: CARSON-NEWMAN Six players reached double figures and No. 8 Tennessee defeated Carson-Newman 124-34 in an exhibition game Thursday night in Thompson-Boling Arena. Sophomore Glory Johnson led the way with a game-high 22 points and 10 rebounds, and junior Angie Bjorklund scored 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting before making her exit midway through the second half. At one point after halftime, Bjorklund had scored more points than Carson-Newman. “We wanted to focus on what the team brought at both ends,” UT coach Pat Summitt said. “Last year, we would sometimes play down to the level of our competition. Tonight, we maintained our intensity. Last year, we’d get a lead and think the game was over. Tonight, we were thinking execution.” Freshman guard Taber Spani started and scored 17 points in her first game as a Lady Vol. Alicia Manning added 18 points, and Kelley Cain had 16 points. Shekinna Stricklen chipped in 12 points, 10 of which came in the first half. No other freshmen played until forward Kamiko Williams, who scored two points on 1-of-2 shooting, entered with about 6:21 remaining in the game. Faith Dupree did not play. For the game, Tennessee hit 62 percent of its shots from the field, including a 45-percent clip from beyond the 3-point line. Bjorklund and Spani both hit a team-high three 3-pointers. The Lady Vols opened the game on a 16-3 run and cruised to a 64-18 lead at halftime, thanks in large part to 18 first-half turnovers by CarsonNewman. Tennessee scored 22 points off turnovers in the opening half and used their considerable size advantage inside to outscore the Lady Eagles 34-8 inside over the same span. The Lady Vols defeated Carson-Newman 135-55 in an exhibition game last year and have now scored more than 100 points in five of their last six exhibition games against the Division II school. “Overall, I was pleased,” Summitt said. “We played well together. Sometimes our defense was too tight. We weren’t perfect, but we’ve got some good film to look at.”

EXHIBITION 2: DELTA STATE Kelley Cain breezed to a double-double Monday night in a 79-46 exhibition victory over Delta State in Thompson-Boling Arena. Cain, who finished with a game-high 20 points, 20 rebounds and seven blocked shots in just 19 minutes of play, loomed large over the Lady Statesmen, whose tallest player still gave up four inches to Tennessee’s 6-foot-6 center. “When she’s playing that way, you can’t stop it,” Lady Vols guard Angie Bjorklund said. “Having that inside presence really helps us, especially in the outside game. Coach (Pat) Summitt says that you win with rebounding and defense and she’s a huge part of that.” Tennessee opened on an 11-0 run and used another 11-0 run to take a 22-5 lead early in the first half. Delta State, ranked No. 4 in Division II, made a couple charges in the second half but never seriously posed a threat. “I wasn’t real impressed with what did in the first half,” Summitt said. “We played in spurts in the second half. The bright spots for us were Kelley Cain and Taber Spani.” Despite coming off the bench in favor of sophomore Glory Johnson, Spani notched a double-double of her own with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Seven of those boards came on the offensive end. “Taber is just a player,” Summitt said. “She just wants to play. It doesn’t matter where. She has a great feel for the game.” Angie Bjorklund scored 12 points on 4-of-13 shooting, while Shekinna Stricklen added 10 points and nine boards. Johnson finished with seven points on 2-of-6 shooting with two blocks and five rebounds. Freshman Faith Dupree made her Lady Vols debut Monday, but failed to score in 10 minutes on the court. She did record a block and two steals. Point guard Bug Cooper paced Delta State with 15 points, but the Lady Statesmen shot just 26 percent from the field and turned the ball over 19 times. Tennessee and Delta State last played in 1979 before Monday’s exhibition, but the two programs met in the 1977 AIAW Final Four where the Lady Statesmen defeated Tennessee to claim their third consecutive AIWA national title.

GAME 1: #7/4 BAYLOR The Tennessee Lady Vols officially opened the 2009-10 season against the No. 7/4-ranked Baylor Bears, and as in 33 other season openers under Head Coach Pat Summitt, the Lady Vols came away with a win, 74-65. Leading the way for Tennessee was sophomore Shekinna Stricklen, who played all 40 minutes on her way to her third career double double. The Morrilton, Ark., native scored 25 points - one off her career high - and grabbed 14 rebounds, establishing a new career best. Stricklen also dished out five assists and grabbed three steals on her way to Player of the Game honors. The Lady Vols got off to a quick start, building a 10-3 lead nearly four minutes into the contest. However, the Lady Vols shooting would go cold as the Lady Bears took a 26-24 lead into the lockerroom. While UT mustered only 28.9 percent from the field in the first 20 minutes, the Lady Vol defense limited Baylor to only 29.2 percent shooting. The second half belonged to Tennessee, as the Lady Vols outscored Baylor 50-39 in the final stanza. In addition to Stricklen, center Kelley Cain posted 13 of her 15 points in the second half. The Lady Vols used a 16-0 run from the 1:02 mark of the first half to the 16:16 point of the second half to transform a six-point deficit (20-26) into a 10-point lead (36-26). Junior Angie Bjorklund was the third Lady Vol to finish with double figures as she posted 13 points. Her three threepointers moved the Spokane Valley, Wash., native into a tie for fifth all-time with Sidney Spencer in the Tennessee record books with 133 career triples made. Sophomore Glory Johnson was the only Lady Vol to finish with more than four points. The Knoxville native tallied nine points to go with seven rebounds and four steals in 33 minutes of action.


Game #2: vs. Texas Tech Nov. 17, 2009 • San Antonio, Texas AT&T Center (4,586) # 15 25 52 05 40 01 13 20 34

PLAYER MANNING JOHNSON CAIN BJORKLUND STRICKLEN BASS SPANI SMALLBONE DUPREE TEAM Totals

VISITORS: Tennessee FG 3FG FT RB F TP 3-10 0-1 2-2 9 3 8 7-8 0-0 3-4 6 4 17 3-4 0-0 1-4 8 3 7 5-9 4-6 0-1 4 2 14 6-10 1-2 3-3 7 3 16 1-3 1-2 0-0 1 3 3 5-9 2-4 6-11 6 0 18 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 0 3 1-5 0-1 3-4 6 3 5 2 32-61 9-19 18-29 49 21 91

A 3 0 2 2 5 1 2 1 3

TO 0 3 3 2 0 1 6 2 0

BK 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

19 17 4

Game #3: at #12/17 Virginia Nov. 22, 2009 • Charlottesville, Va. John Paul Jones Arena (11,895) S 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 7

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd Half: 20-35 57.1% Game: 52.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-6 16.7% 2nd Half: 8-13 61.5% Game: 47.4% F Throw % 1st Half: 5-9 55.6% 2nd Half: 13-20 65.0% Game: 62.1% # 31 20 00 13 23 01 03 05 10 14

PLAYER ROBERSON MALLARD BROWN MURPHREE SMALLS BARNCASTLE ASHTON HYDE KIMBRO MARTIN TEAM Totals

HOME: Texas Tech FG 3FG FT RB F TP 1-7 1-2 0-0 5 3 3 5-10 1-1 4-4 6 5 15 2-6 0-1 1-2 3 3 5 1-10 0-4 7-10 2 3 9 0-4 0-0 3-4 4 1 3 2-2 1-1 1-1 2 3 6 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 2 2-3 0-1 1-3 2 4 5 0-1 0-1 0-2 1 0 0 2-8 0-3 1-1 2 1 5 1 16-53 3-14 18-27 28 24 53

A 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1

TO 2 5 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 2

BK 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

7 17 3

S 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 6

# 25 52 05 13 40 01 04 15 20 33

PLAYER JOHNSON CAIN BJORKLUND SPANI STRICKLEN BASS WILLIAMS MANNING SMALLBONE BREWER TEAM Totals

VISITORS: Tennessee FG 3FG FT RB F TP 5-7 0-0 4-7 6 3 14 2-5 0-0 2-4 6 3 6 9-17 5-10 1-1 4 1 24 3-5 1-2 1-2 4 1 8 6-16 1-4 7-7 8 2 20 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 1 0 2-5 1-2 0-0 4 1 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-2 0-0 0-0 6 1 0 7 27-60 8-20 15-21 46 14 77

A 0 0 2 1 6 1 0 3 0 0

TO 2 0 3 2 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 13 14

Game #4: at Middle Tennessee Nov. 25, 2009 • Murfreesboro, Tenn. Murphy Center (11,802)

BK 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

S 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1

9

6

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 15-35 42.9% 2nd Half: 12-25 48.0% Game: 45.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 4-13 30.8% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1% Game: 40.0% F Throw % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7% 2nd Half: 9-14 64.3% Game: 71.4% # 50 04 01 02 22 03 05 15 30 32

PLAYER SHINE EGWU CROSBY EDWARDS WRIGHT KELLUM THOMPSON MOORER MCCALL HARTIG TEAM Totals

HOME: Virginia 3FG FT RB F 0-0 1-2 6 2 0-0 0-1 6 3 0-2 0-0 1 2 1-4 0-0 6 1 4-9 1-2 4 4 1-3 3-6 3 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 1-5 3-5 5 2 0-0 0-0 2 3 0-0 0-0 1 1 8 24-71 7-23 8-16 42 20 FG 1-7 5-7 0-4 2-6 8-21 2-5 0-0 4-17 1-2 1-2

TP 3 10 0 5 21 8 0 12 2 2

A 2 1 1 2 6 1 0 0 0 0

TO 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 0

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

S 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0

# 05 13 25 40 52 01 04 15 20 33

PLAYER BJORKLUND SPANI JOHNSON STRICKLEN CAIN BASS WILLIAMS MANNING SMALLBONE BREWER TEAM Totals

VISITORS: Tennessee FG 3FG FT RB F TP 7-15 2-6 0-1 1 1 16 2-3 1-2 0-0 3 2 5 10-15 0-0 1-1 12 4 21 4-11 0-2 4-4 3 0 12 3-6 0-0 0-2 11 4 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 2 2-2 1-1 0-1 1 2 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 30-55 4-11 5-9 34 15 69

A 5 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0

TO 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 11 15

BK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

S 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1

1

7

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 16-26 61.5% 2nd Half: 14-29 48.3% Game: 54.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd Half: 3-6 50.0% Game: 36.4% F Throw % 1st Half: 2-3 66.7% 2nd Half: 3-6 50.0% Game: 55.6% # 00 10 21 22 30 03 20 32

HOME: Middle Tennessee State PLAYER FG 3FG FT RB F TP A TO LYMON 3-11 2-6 0-0 2 3 8 2 7 PICKEL 6-12 4-10 0-0 5 2 16 3 3 BROWN 2-7 1-4 0-0 3 3 5 2 1 CLARK 8-17 1-5 6-8 10 1 23 2 4 LANNING 0-3 0-2 0-0 2 2 0 4 0 QUEEN 0-0 0-0 0-1 2 1 0 0 2 STEWART 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 GARRETT 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 0 1 TEAM 3 Totals 19-51 8-27 6-9 29 13 52 13 19

BK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

S 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

1

3

63 13 10 1 8 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 5-27 18.5% 2nd Half: 11-26 42.3% Game: 30.2% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd Half: 2-7 28.6% Game: 21.4% TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 13-33 39.4% 2nd Half: 11-38 28.9% Game: 33.8% F Throw % 1st Half: 6-12 50.0% 2nd Half: 12-15 80.0% Game: 66.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd Half: 3-11 27.3% Game: 30.4% F Throw % 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% 2nd Half: 5-9 55.6% Game: 50.0% Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total #6/5 Tennessee 30 61 91 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Texas Tech 17 36 53 #6/5 Tennessee 40 37 77 #12/17 Virginia 33 30 63

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 9-25 36.0% 2nd Half: 10-26 38.5% Game: 37.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 5-16 31.3% 2nd Half: 3-11 27.3% Game: 29.6% F Throw % 1st Half: 1-4 25.0% 2nd Half: 5-5 100.0% Game: 66.7%

GAME 2: TEXAS TECH The Tennessee Lady Vols made their first road trip of the season and handed the Texas Tech Lady Raiders a 91-53 loss at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The two sides squared off as part of the ESPNU “Road to the Championsip” the 2010 NCAA Final Four will be held at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Lady Raiders grabbed the early lead, going up 6-2 just over four minutes into the contest. The Lady Vols would respond in a big way. Tennessee went on a 24-2 tear over 10:55 to build a 26-8 lead with just under five minutes to play before the halftime horn. Leading the way for UT in the first stanza were sophomores Shekinna Stricklen and Glory Johnson, who each tallied nine first half points and five rebounds. Johnson finished the contest with 17 points and six boards, while Stricklen tossed in 16 points, pulled down seven boards and dished out five assists. Tennessee was not about to let up in the second half, and opened the second period on a 32-4 run over the first six minutes of the half. Junior Angie Bjorklund keyed the run with nine points on three three-pointers over a mere 25 seconds, giving UT a 51-21 lead with 15:56 to play. For the game, the Lady Vol offense was not dependent solely on Johnson and Stricklen. Bjorklund finished with 14 points - all of which came in the second half - to go with four boards and two assists. Leading the way for the Lady Vols with a game high 18 points was freshman Taber Spani, 14 of which came in the second half. After shooting just 1-of-3 in the first half, the rookie was 4-of-6 in the final 20 minutes and also pulled down six boards. Sophomore Alicia Manning started her first game of the season, and tallied eight points and a game high nine rebounds. Redshirt sophomore Kelley Cain grabbed eight boards and added seven points, while freshman Faith Dupree finished with six boards, five points and three assists in 18 minutes.

GAME 4: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE For the first time in 30 years, the Tennessee Lady Vols traveled to Murfreesboro to face the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders. Sophomore Glory Johnson led the Lady Vols to a 69-52 victory with a career high 21 points and 12 rebounds. It was the Knoxville native’s sixth career double double and her second career 20-plus point performance (she scored 20 points on Feb. 5 last season in a 73-43 win over Georgia). Tennessee grabbed a 2-0 lead on an Angie Bjorklund jumper. MTSU responded with a Chelsia Lymon threepointer. Lady Vol rookie Taber Spani converted a layup at the 18:50 mark of the first half and UT would not relinquish the lead the rest of the game. The Lady Vols used an 8-0 run to build a 30-20 lead with 3:58 and held the Blue Raiders to only two field goals in the last 7:18 of the first stanza as Tennessee finished the first 20 minutes on a 13-4 run and went into the lockerroom with a 35-24 lead. Middle Tennessee got to within 10 of the Lady Vol lead, 41-31, with 15:50 remaining on a Lymon three-pointer. Tennessee responded with a three pointer of its own by Spani off an assist from Bjorklund. In addition to Johnson, Bjorklund and sophomore Shekinna Stricklen each tallied double figures. Bjorklund tossed in 16 points, while dishing out five assists and grabbing three steals. Stricklen finished with 12 points, four assists and three rebounds. Helping clean up on the glass was redshirt sophomore Kelley Cain, who pulled down 11 rebounds and pitched in six points. The Murphy Center on the MTSU campus saw its first ever sellout for a women’s game, drawing a standing room only crowd of 11,802, just five spectators shy of the Murphy Center record of 11,807 for any game there.

GAME 3: #12/17 VIRGINIA Junior Angie Bjorklund was feeling it on Sunday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena against #12/17 Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Monica Wright, the Cavaliers preseason All-American, said so. “She tore it up tonight. She was just so hot,” said Wright. Bjorklund finished with a game high 24 points, including five three pointers in leading the #6/5 Lady Vols to a 77-63 win in a hostile JPJ Arena on Nov. 22. It was the Spokane Valley, Wash., native’s 34th career double digit scoring game and the seventh outing in her time at Rocky Top that she has scored at least 20 in a game. Bjorklund’s shooting from beyond the arc was instrumental for the Lady Vols. Midway through the first half, she scored six points in 21 seconds to give UT a 32-19 lead. Not even two minutes into the second half, the Cavaliers had cut the Tennessee lead to 42-39, when Bjorklund converted a fourpoint play which silenced the record-crowd of 11,895. On the next play at the defensive end, she grabbed the rebound, came down the floor and found freshman Taber Spani for a threepointer to put UT up 49-39. A trio of Tennessee sophomores also had a big impact on the win. Knoxville native Glory Johnson scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds. In addition, Johnson was charged with defending Wright, who scored 35 against UT a year ago, but was held to 21 this time around. Shekinna Stricklen scored 20 points - her sixth career 20-point plus performance - grabbed eight rebounds and dished out a season-high six assists. Center Kelley Cain was limited to only six points, but her inside presence opened the perimeter up for the Lady Vol guards. Cain added six rebounds and six blocks, one off her career high and tied for third best in a single game for Tennessee. The Lady Vols owned the rebounding edge, 46-42, for the third time in as many games this season. UT’s 40 first half points were its most in the first 20 minutes this season.

Score by Periods 1st #6/5 Tennessee 35 Middle Tennessee State 24

2nd 34 28

Total 69 52


Game #6: George Washington Dec. 1, 2009 • Knoxville, Tenn. Thompson-Boling Arena (12,840)

Game #5: UCLA Nov. 28, 2009 • Knoxville, Tenn. Thompson-Boling Arena (14,176) # 04 23 03 13 21 01 05 31 35

PLAYER NZEKWE WALKER MORRIS TUKIAINEN CAMPBELL EARL WILLIAMS ALEXANDER GARDNER TEAM Totals

VISITORS: UCLA FG 3FG FT RB F TP 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 6-15 0-0 7-9 14 2 19 0-11 0-4 0-0 4 1 0 3-11 2-7 0-0 3 3 8 1-5 0-3 0-0 1 5 2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 2 0-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 0 1-1 0-0 1-2 5 1 3 5-9 1-3 0-0 2 2 11 3 18-58 3-17 8-11 35 17 47

A 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1

TO 3 5 2 1 4 0 1 2 0

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

9

18 3

S 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd Half: 6-30 20.0% Game: 31.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd Half: 1-12 8.3% Game: 17.6% F Throw % 1st Half: 1-3 33.3% 2nd Half: 7-8 87.5% Game: 72.7% # 13 25 52 05 40 01 04 15 33

PLAYER SPANI JOHNSON CAIN BJORKLUND STRICKLEN BASS WILLIAMS MANNING BREWER TEAM Totals

HOME: Tennessee FG 3FG FT RB F TP 4-7 2-4 6-6 6 0 16 5-10 0-0 1-2 7 5 11 3-9 0-0 2-6 11 2 8 4-11 3-8 1-3 4 4 12 1-9 0-2 4-5 8 3 6 0-3 0-3 0-0 1 0 0 2-6 0-0 0-0 1 1 4 0-3 0-1 0-0 2 0 0 2-2 0-0 0-0 3 2 4 6 21-60 5-18 14-22 49 17 61

A 1 1 2 4 3 0 0 1 0

TO 1 3 2 5 1 0 2 2 0

BK 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

12 16 2

# 31 44 05 13 50 00 10 11 22

S 1 3 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 10

PLAYER BOOKER MOSTAFA MYERS DAVIS ALLUMS SHELTON SHIPP WILSON NIPE TEAM Totals

VISITORS: George Washington FG 3FG FT RB F TP A TO 0-5 0-3 0-0 3 5 0 1 1 2-7 0-0 1-2 8 4 5 0 1 5-11 1-2 0-2 0 0 11 0 5 3-5 0-0 0-0 2 1 6 1 0 5-11 1-3 5-5 6 4 16 1 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 0 1 2-8 0-2 0-3 1 1 4 0 4 0-3 0-2 0-1 9 2 0 3 2 4-10 1-4 2-2 5 1 11 0 1 5 1 21-61 3-16 8-15 40 19 53 6 18

BK 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

S 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1

2

7

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 9-28 32.1% 2nd Half: 12-33 36.4% Game: 34.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 0-4 0.0% 2nd Half: 3-12 25.0% Game: 18.8% F Throw % 1st Half: 6-11 54.5% 2nd Half: 2-4 50.0% Game: 53.3% # 13 25 40 01 05 04 15 20 33

PLAYER SPANI JOHNSON STRICKLEN BASS BJORKLUND WILLIAMS MANNING SMALLBONE BREWER TEAM Totals

HOME: Tennessee FG 3FG FT RB F TP 4-11 0-2 1-1 3 1 9 4-9 0-0 8-9 12 0 16 8-13 1-4 0-0 10 1 17 0-2 0-1 0-0 2 3 0 3-7 3-6 0-0 2 1 9 2-4 0-0 1-2 4 3 5 2-7 0-2 1-3 5 0 5 2-8 1-7 4-4 2 1 9 11-15 0-0 1-3 7 3 23 2 36-76 5-22 16-22 49 13 93

A 1 2 1 3 1 1 6 2 1

TO 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1

18 9

BK 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1

S 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 1 0

4

9

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 9-31 29.0% 2nd Half: 12-29 41.4% Game: 35.0% TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 21-41 51.2% 2nd Half: 15-35 42.9% Game: 47.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd Half: 3-8 .375% Game: 27.8% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 2-13 15.4% 2nd Half: 3-9 33.3% Game: 22.7% F Throw % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5% 2nd Half: 9-14 64.3% Game: 63.6% F Throw % 1st Half: 10-12 83.3% 2nd Half: 6-10 60.0% Game: 72.7% Score by Periods UCLA #6/5 Tennessee

1st 27 25

2nd 20 36

Total 47 61

GAME 5: UCLA The UCLA Bruins made the trek to Knoxville for the first time since Nov. 16, 2006, but the Bruin coaching staff was very familiar with Thompson-Boling Arena and the Lady Vols. The Bruins are led by former Lady Vol and assistant coach Nikki Caldwell. She is assisted by former Lady Vol Tasha Butts and a former Lady Vol practice player, Tony Perotti. Unfortunately for the Bruins, the outcome was the same as it has been the previous six times UT Head Coach Pat Summitt faced off against a former player, the Lady Vols came away victorious, 61-47. The Bruins started off hot and led the entire first half after shooting 42.9 percent in the first stanza. The UCLA defense limited the Tennessee offense to just 9-of-31 shooting, 29 percent, in the first half. Freshman Taber Spani scored eight of UT’s final 11 points, including the last five straight. The Lee’s Summit, Mo., native tied the game at 25 apiece on a pair of free throws with 30 seconds left before the halftime horn. A late Bruin field goal gave UCLA a 27-25 lead at the break. UT held UCLA without a field goal from the 4:56 mark of the first half to just four seconds remaining, going on an 11-1 run to tie the game at 25. The Lady Vols would continue that run, extending it to 18-3 and a 32-27 lead nearly five minutes into the second half. Spani finished with a team high 16 points for the second time this season and added six rebounds. Junior Angie Bjorklund tallied 12 points, all of which came in the second half, and tied Shannon Bobbitt for fourth with 147 career three pointers. Sophomore Glory Johnson tallied 11 points and seven rebounds while classmate Kelley Cain tied her season and career high with 11 boards and pitched in eight points. Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen continued to be a jack-of-all-trades, finishing with eight boards, six points and three assists. The Lady Vols won the battle of the boards for the fifth time in as many games this season, 49-35.

Score by Periods George Washington #6/5 Tennessee

1st 24 54

2nd 29 39

Total 53 93

GAME 6: GEORGE WASHINGTON The Tennessee Lady Vols entered their Dec. 1 match-up with George Washington with only nine available players as redshirt sophomore Kelley Cain did not play after suffering a concussion against UCLA. The nine available made the most of their opportunity and all played at least 18 minutes en route to a 93-53 win over the Colonials. Sophomore Alyssia Brewer made the most of her season high 22 minutes as she tallied a career high 23 points on 11of-15 shooting and grabbed a season best seven rebounds. The Lady Vols didn’t start the way Head Coach Pat Summitt would like, trailing 10-9 nearly five minutes into the game. From that point, UT used an 11-2 run over 2:53 to build a 20-12 lead. Over the final 6:54 of the first half, the Lady Vols only surrendered a pair of GW free throws on their way to a 16-2 run and took a 54-24 lead into the break. At the half, sophomore Glory Johnson had notched her seventh career double double. The Knoxville native finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Classmate Shekinna Stricklen recorded her fourth career double double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Tennessee dominated the paint, outscoring GW 34-4 in the first half and 54-12 in the paint for the game. The Lady Vols also owned the rebounding advantage, 4940, for the sixth time in as many games this season. Junior Angie Bjorklund notched her 150th career three pointer and took sole possession of fourth place in the UT record books. Sophomore Alicia Manning finished with career highs of six assists and four steals, to go with five points and five rebounds in a season high 30 minutes of action. Bjorklund, junior Sydney Smallbone and freshman Taber Spani all finished with nine points, in addition to the three Lady Vols who tallied double figures.


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