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TENNESSEE 2011-12 LADYVOL BASKETBALL

Eight-Time National Champions

1987  1989  1991  1996  1997  1998  2007 2008

8 NCAA Championships | 16 SEC Championships | 15 SEC Tournament Championships #13/10TENNESSEE (22-8) vs.#25/rv SOUTH CAROLINA (23-8) 2011-12 LADY VOL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Mar. 2| Bridgestone Arena (17,576) | Nashville, Tennessee| 5:00 p.m. CT

#13/10 Tennessee LADY VOL LEADERS Points Record: 22-8 (12-4 SEC) Rebounds Head Coach: Pat Summitt Overall record: (1,093-207/38 yrs) Assists

Shekinna Stricklen - 15.3 ppg Glory Johnson - 9.3 rpg Ariel Massengale - 5.2 apg

#25/rv South Carolina GAMECOCK LEADERS Record: 23-8 (10-6 SEC) Head Coach: Dawn Staley Overall record: (237-136/12 yrs)

Points Rebounds Assists

THE SEC TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS

All-Time: Tennessee leads 20-8 Semi Round Winning Streak: 2 straight In Knoxville: Tennessee leads 1-1 Away: Tennessee is 1-0 At Neutral Sites: Tennessee leads 18-7 Overtime: Tennessee is 0-1 Last Time in SEC Semifinals: #4/4 Tennessee 82, Georgia 58, on Mar. 5, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn.

Markeshia Grant- 10.5 ppg Aleighsa Welch- 6.0 rpg Ieasia Walker- 3.1 apg

 This marks UT’s 29th all-time appearance in an SEC Tournament Semifinal Round game dating back to the 1979-80 season.  Tennessee has won two consecutive SEC Tournament Semifinal games dating back to 2010.  The Lady Vols last bowed out in this round in 2009 to Auburn, 78-58, on Mar. 7 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  UT has won its last seven consecutive SEC Tournament games.  UT has an all-time record of 67-17 in the SEC Tournament and 15 tournament championships.

UT’s Last Win Over a Ranked Team: 91-54 over #7/7 Kentucky (Feb. 13, 2012) in Knoxville, Tenn. UT’s Last Win Over a Top 10 Team: 91-54 over #7/7 Kentucky (Feb. 13, 2012) in Knoxville, Tenn. UT’s Last Ranked SEC Tourney Meeting: UT won 90-65 vs. #16 Kentucky (Mar. 6, 2011), in Nashville, Tenn.

2011-12 TENNESSEE LADY VOLUNTEERS No. Name

Yr.

Ht.

Pos. Ppg Rpg Notes

1 4 5 10 11 13 15 20 21 25 40

Sr. Jr. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. *Gr. Fr. *Gr. *Gr. Sr.

5-2 5-11 5-6 5-9 6-2 6-1 6-1 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-2

PG G PG G F F/G F F/C F/C F G/F

Briana Bass Kamiko Williams Ariel Massengale Meighan Simmons Cierra Burdick Taber Spani Alicia Manning Isabelle Harrison Vicki Baugh Glory Johnson Shekinna Stricklen

2.2 3.4 7.5 11.1 5.1 7.9 4.0 3.4 7.4 13.6 15.3

0.6 1.8 2.5 2.2 3.0 2.9 4.0 2.9 6.5 9.3 6.5

17th career start vs. Vandy3 17 gms back--ACL; 10 pts/5 ast @Bama Rookie record 12 assists vs. Vandy1 SEC career high 25 pts vs. Kentucky Started 3 gms; SEC Rookie of Week 2/20 Back after missing 9 games-bone bruise Started 12 games; gritty on D Career high 13 pts vs. UTC 14 rebounds vs. LSU; 11 starts 21 pts vs. Fla; 15 rbs at Miss St. 33 career d-d 22 pts at MSU; SEC Player of the Week

Head Coach Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Dir. of Character Development Dir. of BB Operations Video Coordinator Graduate Assistant

Pat Summitt (Tennessee-Martin ‘74) 38th season at UT Holly Warlick (Tennessee ‘81) 27th season at UT Dean Lockwood (Spring Arbor College ‘82) 8th season at UT Mickie DeMoss (Louisiana Tech ‘77) 20th season at UT Daedra Charles-Furlow (Tennessee ‘91) 4th season at UT Kathy Harston (Wayland Baptist ‘80) 4th season at UT Michael Fahey (Benedictine ‘10) 1st season at UT Corinne Milien (Bemidji State ‘10) 2nd season at UT

How To Say It

Briana/Bree-ah-na; Kamiko/Ka-MEE-ko; Taber Spani/Tay-bur Spain-ee; Baugh/BAW; Shekinna/Shuh-KEE-na

CONTACTS

*GR=Graduate Student

 2011-12 LADY VOL BASKETBALL MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACTS Debby Jennings | Associate AD - Media Relations | Cell 865.806.5671 | Email djennings@utk.edu Megan Spedden | Media Relations Graduate Assistant | Cell 757.335.1951 | Email mspedden@utk.edu Eric Trainer | Assoc. Media Relations Director - Home Credentials | Email etrainer@utk.edu

Date Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 13 Nov. 15 Nov. 20 Nov. 27 Nov. 29 Dec. 4 Dec. 11 Dec. 13 Dec. 17 Dec. 20 Dec. 28 Jan. 1 Jan. 3 Jan. 5 Jan. 8 Jan. 12 Jan. 15 Jan. 19 Jan. 23 Jan. 26 Jan. 29 Feb. 2 Feb. 5 Feb. 9 Feb. 13 Feb. 16 Feb. 19 Feb. 23 Feb. 26 Mar. 1-4 Mar. 2 Mar. 3 Mar. 17-20 Mar. 24-27 Apr. 1 & 3

Opponent (TV) Time/Result Carson-Newman (Exh.) W, 105-40 Union University (Exh.) W, 93-45 Pepperdine (SS) W, 89-57 #7/7 Miami (Fla.) (ESPN2) W, 92-76 at Virginia (ESPN3) L, 64-69 OT #1/1 Baylor (ESPN) L, 67-76 MTSU (SS) W, 82-43. #21/22 Texas (SS) W, 73-57 vs. #20/21 DePaul (ESPNU) W, 84-61 at #11/11 Rutgers (ESPN) W, 67-61 at UCLA W, 85-64 at #4/4 Stanford (CSN/FSS) L, 80-97 Old Dominion (SS) W, 90-37 at Auburn (CSS) W, 73-52 UT-Chattanooga W, 90-47 #16/15 Georgia (CSS) W, 80-51 at Arkansas (ESPNU) W, 69-38 at #9/8 Kentucky (FSN) L, 60-61 #25/24 Vanderbilt (SECN) W, 87-64 LSU (CSS) W, 65-56 at #2/2 Notre Dame (ESPN2) L, 44-72 at Alabama (FSN) W, 86-56 at #17/15 Georgia (ESPN2) W, 67-50 rv/rv South Carolina (CSS) L, 60-64 Auburn (SECN) W, 82-61 at #nr/25 Vanderbilt (CSS) L, 79-93 #7/7 Kentucky (ESPN2 in 3D) W, 91-54 at Mississippi St. (CSS) W, 57-41 at Ole Miss (SECN) W, 66-56 Arkansas (FS-South) L, 71-72 OT Florida (ESPNU) W, 75-59 SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt (SS) W, 68-57 #25/nr South Carolina (ESPNU) 5 p.m. CT NCAA Tournament (1st & 2nd Rds.) NCAA Tournament (Regionals) NCAA Final Four Denver, Colo.

On the Air TELEVISION  ESPNU  Cara Capuano (play-by-play)  Carolyn Peck (color analyst)

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RADIO  Lady Vol Network  Mickey Dearstone (play-by-play)


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012

TENNESSEE PROBABLE STARTERS...

1 15 21 25 40

 BRIANA BASS Starts at guard...Started last two games...Tossed in four points and dished three assists in the win over Kentucky...Earned first starting assignment of her senior year in game 20 versus Alabama...Scored eight points and had a career high five steals in 29 minutes against Bama....Now has 15 career starts...Came off the bench for three treys vs. Chattanooga...Registered three assists in 16 minutes vs. MTSU...Had 10 points as a reserve in the season opener against Pepperdine.  ALICIA MANNING Starts at forward or post...5 pts/5 rbs vs. Vandy in SEC Tourney...Senior Day vs. Florida 11 pts, 8 rbs, and 6 asts...Averaged 4 pts and 4 rbs against South Carolina, Auburn and Vandy...8 pts and 5 rbs vs. Vandy1...10 pts/5 rbs vs. Auburn1...First starting assignment of 2011-12 vs. ODU...Posted career highs in rebounds (15) and steals (6)....Contributed 12 pts/12 rbs vs. DePaul off the bench...Gritty on “D”...Graduated in December 2011...Pursuing Master’s degree in Kinesiology....

BY THE NUMBERS 2

4 5 10 11 13 20

Kamiko Williams Ariel Massengale Meighan Simmons Cierra Burdick Taber Spani Isabelle Harrison

5-11 Jr. G 5-6 Fr. PG 5-9 So. G 6-2 Fr. F 6-! Jr.G-F 6-3 Fr. F/C

 GLORY JOHNSON Starts in the post...15 pts/9 rbs vs. Vandy at SEC Tourney...21 pts/10 rbs vs. Fla...13 pts vs. Ark.2 & Ole Miss...15 rbs at Miss State...Early fouls vs. UK/at UGA...19 pts/4 rbs at Vandy...14 pts/11 rbs vs Auburn...13/9 vs USC...13 pts/8 rbs at Bama...9 pts/9 rbs vs. ND...Over 1,000 career rbs @ Ark.-- 4th LV ever...16 pts/13 rbs vs. Vandy...17 pts/7 rbs at UK...15 pts/14 rbs at Ark....14 pts/13 rbs vs. Auburn...SEC POW (D26-J1 & J2-8)... 22 pts/13 rbs vs. UGA...33 career dbl-dbls...Graduated in 3 years...  SHEKINNA STRICKLEN Starts at G-F-C...18 pts vs. Vandy in SEC Tourney...15 pts vs. Fla...SEC POW.(Feb. 20)...17 pts vs Ark2...22 pts/12 rbs at Miss St...18 pts vs. UK...17 pts at Vandy...11 pts/10 rbs vs. Auburn...24 pts at UGA...Nation-leading consecutive starts snapped at 122 vs. Bama--14 pts in 15 min. off the bench... 5 pts/7 rbs at ND...Missed LSU...Knee sprain vs Vandy after scoring 20 pts....17 pts. at Auburn...19 pts/8 rbs at Arkansas...AP Preseason All-America...16 pts/14 rbs in loss at UVa...25 pts/12 rbs vs. #1 Baylor... 20 pts and 8 rbs vs. Texas...22 pts/9 rbs at Rutgers...Career high 27 pts at Stanford...

SEC 13-3 12-4 11-5 10-6 10-6 10-6 9-7 8-8 5-11 4-12 2-14 2-14

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Pct. .813 .750 .688 .625 .625 .625 .563 .500 .313 .250 .125 .125

 Number of National Assistant Coaches of the Year: Holly Warlick (2007) and Mickie DeMoss (1998, 2000)

Home 9-0 6-2 6-2 6-2 6-2 6-2 7-1 6-2 3-5 2-6 1-7 1-7

Away 4-3 6-2 5-3 4-4 4-4 4-4 2-6 2-6 2-6 2-6 1-7 1-7

Neutral 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

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 Glory Johnson is the fourth Lady Vol in school history to tally 1,000 pts. and 1,000 reb. She went over the mark at Arkansas on Jan. 8, 2012.

LADY VOL BASKETBALL /// 2011-12 GAME NOTES

3.4 ppg// 1.8 rpg 7.5 ppg// 2.5 rpg 11.1 ppg // 2.2 rpg 5.1 ppg// 3.0 rpg 7.9 ppg// 2.9 rpg 3.4 ppg// 2.9 rpg

THIS WEEK IN THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

 VICKI BAUGH Starts in the post...Holdover from the 2008 NCAA title team...In her best form since suffering backto-back ACL injuries to her left knee 08 & 09....6 pts/8 rbs vs. Vandy in SEC Tourney...Had 10 pts/7 rbs vs. Ole Miss...14 rbs vs LSU...Back-to-back 16 pts games vs. Vandy1 & Kentucky1...Dbl-dbl 14 pts/12 rbs at UCLA...At Rutgers, 6 pts/7 rbs/3 blks...Solid vs. Texas w/ 17 pts/11 rbs... Big vs. Baylor with 17 pts/10 rbs...Runs the floor...Will complete her Master’s degree in May 2012...

SEC TOURNAMENT, Nashville, Tenn. (Bridgestone Arena)

 THURSDAY (3/1) FIRST ROUND #8 Florida def. #9 Auburn, 70-60 #7 Vanderbilt def. #10 Miss. St., 67-51 #5 Arkansas def. #12 Ole Miss, 67-47 #6 South Carolina def. #11 Alabama, 57-38  FRIDAY (3/2) SECOND ROUND #1 Kentucky def. Florida, 71-67 #2 Tennessee def. Vanderbilt, 68-57 #4 LSU def. Arkansas, 41-40 #6 South Carolina def. #3 Georgia, 59-55

SEC FINAL STANDINGS /// OVERALL GAMES

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

OFF THE BENCH FOR TENNESSEE

ALL 25-5 22-8 22-8 21-9 21-9 23-8 22-9 19-12 13-17 14-16 12-19 12-18

Pct. .833 .733 .733 .700 .700 .741 .709 .612 .433 .467 .387 .400

Home 18-0 12-3 13-2 12-3 14-2 12-3 17-1 13-3 8-6 10-6 8-7 8-8

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 Seven more wins will put Pat Summitt at her next victory milestone: 1,100 Ws.

Away 6-5 8-5 7-3 8-6 5-4 8-5 4-7 3-7 3-9 4-8 2-10 4-9

Neut. Streak 1-0 W4 2-0 W2 2-3 L1 1-0 W1 3-2 L1 3-0 W3 1-1 L1 3-2 L1 2-2 L1 0-2 L5 2-2 L4 0-1 L12

20

 Lady Vol studentathletes have earned WBCA State Farm/ Kodak All-America Honors

 SATURDAY (3/3) SEMIFINALS Game 9- Kentucky vs. LSU, 3 pm ESPNU Game 10- Tennessee vs. South Carolina, 5 pm ESPNU  SUNDAY (3/4) CHAMPIONSHIP Game 11- Game 9 vs. Game 10 winners, 5 pm ESPN2

all times central

113

The number of weeks Tennessee has been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll

673

 Number of wins all-time Lady Vol basketball has over teams on this year’s schedule


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012

2011-12 SOUTH CAROLINA ROSTER No. Name 0 Imani Sellers 1 Ebony Wilson 2 Shelbretta Ball 3 Ieasia Walker 5 Markeshia Grant 11 La’Keisha Sutton 12 Charenee Stephens 20 Sancheon White 21 Ashley Bruner 22 Courtney Newton 23 Tina Roy 24 Aleighsa Welch 30 Pamela Decheva 33 Elem Ibiam Head Coach: Dawn Staley

Pos. G G G G G G F G F G/F G F F F

Ht. 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-6 5-8 6-0 5-10 6-0 5-9 5-11 6-0 6-1 6-3

Yr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr.

Hometown/High School/College Holly Hill, S.C./Lake Marion Newark, N.J./Rend Lake College Jackson, Miss./Jackson Academy Amityville, N.Y./Copiague Tampa, Fla./College of Central Florida Trenton, N.J./Trenton Catholic Decatur, Ga./Southwest DeKalb Hammond, Ind./Central Arizona College Norman, Okla./Norman Flowery Branch, Ga./Flowery Branch Kaplan, La./Kaplan Goose Creek, S.C./Goose Creek Sofia, Bulgaria Fayetteville, Ga./Fayette County

Associate Head Coach: Lisa Boyer; Assistant Coaches: Nikki McCray, Darius Taylor GAMECOCKS PROBABLE STARTERS 3 – Ieasia Walker, G, 5-8, Jr., 7.6 ppg, 4.2 apg 5 – Markeshia Grant, G, 5-6, Sr., 10.5 ppg, 2.6 rpg 11 – La’Keisha Sutton, G, 5-8, Sr., 10.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg 12 – Charenee Stephens, F, 6-0, Sr., 4.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg 22 – Courtney Newton, F, 5-9, Sr., 0.7 ppg, 1.6 rpg

Tennessee vs. South Carolina All-Time: Tennessee is 44-3 In Knoxville: Tennessee is 20-1 Away: Tennessee is 18-1 At Neutral Sites: Tennessee is 6-1 Post Season: Tennessee is 4-1 Overtime: Tennessee is 1-0 Last Meeting: South Carolina 64, #8-ranked Tennessee 60, Feb. 2, 2012 in Knoxville  This marks the 48th meeting between the two schools dating back to the 1972 season.  Prior to South Carolina’s first-ever victory in Knoxville on Feb. 2, 2012, Tennessee had defeated the Gamecocks in 40 consecutive meetings dating back to Jan. 23, 1980, when the Lady Vols’ point guard was current associate head coach Holly Warlick.  South Carolina’s Feb. 2, 2012 win in Thompson-Boling Arena marked just the second time ever that the Lady Vols were defeated by an unranked opponent in TBA dating back to the Arena opening for the 1987-88 season.  USC snapped Tennessee’s 28-game SEC home winning streak with the win on Feb. 2, 2012.

Noting South Carolina Vs. UT in the SEC Tourney

 Tennessee has faced South Carolina twice before in the SEC Tournament.  The Lady Vols prevailed each time taking a 8163 Second Round win on Mar. 2, 2007 in Duluth, Ga., and a 75-48 First Round victory in the 1997 SEC Tournament in Chattanooga on Feb. 28.

In our Regular Season Meeting  South Carolina entered the game on Feb. 2 having never defeated the Lady Vols in Knoxville in 20 previous tries. The 21st time was the charm.  Never team set the world on fire in the first half with both UT and USC taking four point margins. Carolina took a single point lead (29-28) into the lockerroom at the half.  In the second stanza, UT took a seven point lead with 5:02 to go (57-50) and appeared to have the momentum.  South Carolina’s defense stepped up to outscore the Lady Vols 14-3 down the stretch and took its final lead at 61-60 with 2:15 remaining.  Tennessee had its chances in the final minute

but missed six shots including a couple of treys and two chippy lay-ups.  Notable from the loss? Tennessee failed to snag a single steal (only time this season) and couldn’t seem to find Markeshia Grant.  Grant canned seven treys en route to 27 points on the night.  The USC victory was Dawn Staley’s first over Pat Summitt.

Our Last Meeting with South Carolina

 Please see next page. Nikki McCray Knows the Lady Vols  South Carolina assistant coach Nikki McCray is no stranger to the Lady Vols.  The former UT standout will be a 2012 inductee into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.  As a forward/guard wearing number 23 for Tennessee from 1991-95, McCray was a Kodak All-American.  The 5’11” Collierville, Tenn., native scored 1,572 career points (12.4 ppg), grabbed 671 rebounds (5.3 rpg) and snagged 289 steals (2.3 spg) while starring in 127 Lady Vol games.  One of McCray’s most notable lifelong events occurred on The Summitt in Thompson-Boling Arena.  As a member of the 1996 USA Olympic Team, the squad played an exhibition game against the Lady Vols in Knoxville on Nov. 22, 1995.  McCray was surprised with a marriage proposal at center court following the game.

Dealings with Dawn

Staley was MVP -- UT Won the NCAA Title

 At the 1991 NCAA Final Four in New Orleans, La., Tennessee and Virginia squared off in the NCAA Championship game.  The Virginia point guard at the time was Dawn Staley who helped her team stage a furious comeback to tie the game at 60-all in regulation.  Staley scored 28 points before fouling out and was named the MVP – except the ballots were counted in the final three minutes during regulation.  UT guard Dena Head also scored 28 points and led the Lady Vols in the overtime stanza to a 7067 victory over UVA. It was the first ever NCAA OT championship game.

THE SOUTH CAROLINA SERIES

Tennessee vs. South Carolina (UT leads 44-3) DATE

2/18/72 3/10/73 2/16/74 1/15/79 3/9/79 1/23/80 3/7/80 3/21/80 1/12/81 1/25/82 12/4/82 2/16/83 2/8/84 2/18/85 1/6/86 2/19/87 1/20/88 2/2/89 1/25/90 1/24/91 1/15/92 2/18/93 2/8/94 1/12/95 2/15/96 2/11/97 2/28/97 1/6/98 1/7/99 1/14/00 1/11/01 1/17/02 1/23/03 1/15/04 2/8/04 1/27/05 2/17/05 1/4/06 2/1/07 3/2/07 1/13/08 1/18/09 1/7/10 1/31/10 1/20/11 2/17/11 2/2/12

AP RANK ESPN RANK SITE UT/OPP UT/OPP

4/nr 8/15 4/8 3/7 2/4 9/10 nr/12 4/13 4/nr 7/nr 20/nr 12/nr 9/nr 4/nr 2/17 3/15 4/nr 2/nr 1/nr 2/nr 1/nr 5/nr 8/nr 8/nr 1/nr 2/nr 2/nr 2/nr 2/8 4/15 5/nr 1/nr 5/nr 6/nr 1/nr 3/nr 2/nr 2/nr 13/nr 4/nr 5/nr 5/nr 4/nr 8/nr

24/nr 13/nr 8/nr 4/nr 2/17 3/15 4/nr 2/nr 1/nr 2/nr 1/nr 5/nr 9/nr 11/nr 1/nr 2/nr 2/nr 2/nr 3/8 4/14 5/nr 1/nr 6/nr 6/nr 1/nr 3/nr 2/nr 2/nr 15/nr 4/nr 5/nr 6/nr 4/nr 8/nr

W/L

SCORE

N1 W 44-30 N6 L 54-59 N1 W 72-45 H W 62-54 H W 76-64 A L 52-56 A27 W 67-54 N28 W 75-72 H W 65-54 A W 87-81 N36 W 84-62 H W 87-67 A W 71-66 H W 66-58 A W 70-54 H W 80-56 A W 85-80 H W 60-54 A W 70-69 H W 77-61 A W 78-58 H W 100-57 A W 91-75 H W 72-55 A W 79-73 H W 90-59 N65 W 75-48 A W 94-52 H W 87-58 A W 92-76 H W 99-45 A W 80-61 H W 97-78 A W 86-58 H W 72-58 A W 68-53 H W 74-44 A W 66-51 H W 72-36 N119 W 81-63 A W 71-48 H W 68-56 H W 79-62 A W 60-55 A W 71-56 H W 82-60 H L 60-64

HEADING INTO THE GAME… UT and USC meet today for the 48th time in the series. A month ago, South Carolina took a 64-60 win over Tennessee in Knoxville. Prior to that win, the Lady Vols had recorded 40 consecutive victories over the Gamecocks dating back to the 1979-80 season when UT associate head coach Holly Warlick was the starting point guard.

Summitt vs. Staley

 Before she became head coach at South Carolina, Hall of Famers Dawn Staley and Pat Summitt met twice before when Staley was head coach at Temple.  Her Owls were 0-2 vs. UT.  The #1-ranked Lady Vols narrowly won in Knoxville, 52-48, in 2004, and then took a 75-50 win in Philadelphia in 2005.

Warlick was quarterbacking the team the first time UT lost to USC in the Summitt Era. The day after the loss, the Lady Vol players wore their game uniforms in practice -- since Coach Pat Head (Summitt) said her team “had only played for about 20 minutes in them.”

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TENNESSEE POSTGAME NOTES | GAME 22

Eight-Time National Champions

1987  1989  1991  1996  1997  1998  2007 2008

Tennessee (16-6, 7-2 SEC) vs. South Carolina (18-5, 7-3 SEC)| Feb. 2 |Thompson-Boling Arena (15,021) |Knoxville, Tenn.

Lady Vol Leaders Points Rebounds Assists

Glory Johnson Shekinna Stricklen Ariel Massengale

13 10 3

TENNESSEE 60 SOUTH CAROLINA 64

To Note

The Series

• With the loss, Tennessee falls to 44-3 in the all-time series versus South Carolina dating back to the 1972 season. • The loss marks the end of a 40-game winning streak for UT over South Carolina. The Lady Vols’ last loss in the series came on Jan. 23, 1980 when Holly Warlick played point guard for UT. • The loss marks South Carolina’s first win in Knoxville. The Gamecocks are now 1-20 on Rocky Top. • Today’s starters: Ariel Massengale, Cierra Burdick, Vicki Baugh, Shekinna Stricklen and Glory Johnson. • This is the second game with these five lining up for the opening tip. The Lady Vols are now 1-1 sporting this lineup combination.

Wouldn’t You Like to Know Double Up

• Fouling out with 12 seconds remaining in the game, Glory Johnson finished the game one rebound shy of a double-double. She led the UT scoring effort with 13 points to go along with nine boards. • Massengale put up a double-digit scoring effort for the second-consecutive game and the eighth of her Lady Vol career. She finished with 12 points for UT, playing all 40 minutes. • Stricklen collected a game-high 10 rebounds in the loss.

Board Game

• The Lady Vols won the competition on the glass, 44-36. • Tennessee and South Carolina each pulled down 13 offensive boards, but the Gamecocks won second-chance opportunities, converting them to the tune of 14 points.

Whoa There, Williams

• Kamiko Williams came off the bench to see 17 minutes against South Carolina. • She went a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor and 1-for-1 from the line for a total of seven points. She added two boards in the losing effort.

Thirsty for Threes

• UT made its first three of the game with 9:57 left in the second half, with Spani sinking one from the corner to cap an 8-0 run, giving UT a 49-46 lead. • The Lady Vols were 1-of-8 from downtown in the contest (12.5 percent). The season-low mark for treys occurred when Tennessee failed to hit a three-pointer verus DePaul. • After consistently recording steals in the early-goings of the year, Tennessee failed to tally a steal for the first time in 2011-12. • The previous season-low mark for steals was five swipes in the loss to Baylor (11/27).

Merkeisha Grant Alieghsa Welch Ieasia Walker

27 9 6

0

The Lady Vols are winless when trailing at halftime. Tennessee has now dropped all four contests when trailing at intermission.

22

The loss marks only the 22nd loss ever in Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols have dropped two contests on their home floor this season.

28

The loss marks the end of a 28-game home conference winning streak for the Lady Vols. The last Lady Vol SEC loss at home came to LSU on Feb. 14, 2008.

40

The loss marks the end of a 40-game winning streak over the Gamecocks. USC last won a contest in the series in 1980, when Holly Warlick played point guard for UT.

100

With three assists against South Carolina, freshman point guard Ariel Massengale hit the century mark for assists. She has dished 100 helpers in her rookie year.

At the Half

• The Lady Vols trailed South Carolina at halftime, 29-28. The Lady Vols have trailed at intermission of four games. Tennessee has led at the half of 15 contests and has been tied in the other three contests. • Tennessee is now 0-4 when it leads going into the locker room, dropping contests at Stanford, Kentucky and Notre Dame. • Tonight’s contest marks the first time in 2011-12 that the Lady Vols have trailed at the half in Thompson-Boling Arena.

Points Rebounds Assists

Numbers of Interest

For Starters

Where’d the Swipes Go?

Gamecock Leaders

FINAL SCORE:

TBA - The Place to Play End of a Streak

• The loss marks the end of a 28-game home conference winning streak for the Lady Vols. • TBA is still the toughest women’s basketball arena in the nation to secure a win. The Lady Vols have fashioned a 350-22 (.941) all-time record on their home court.

On the Horizon

Glory, Glory - Look Who’s Boarding

• Glory Johnson is currently second on the all-time rebounding list with 1,071 boards. • She needs 225 rebounds to catch program leader Chamique Holdsclaw, who pulled down 1,295 rebounds in her Lady Vol career.

Massengale for 100

• With three assists against South Carolina, freshman point guard Ariel Massengale hit the century mark for assists. She has dished 100 helpers in her rookie year. • She is 33 assists shy of the Lady Vol record for assists in a season by a freshman. Loree Moore dished out 133 helpers for Tennessee in 2001-02.

Up Next

• Tennessee hosts Auburn Sunday, Feb. 5 at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip is set for 2 p.m.


Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics South Carolina vs TENNESSEE 02/02/12 7:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn. South Carolina 64 • 18-5, 7-3 SEC ##

Player

12

STEPHENS, Charenee BRUNER, Ashley WALKER, Ieasia GRANT, Markeshia SUTTON, La'Keisha WHITE, Sancheon ROY, Tina WELCH, Aleighsa Team Totals

21 03 05 11 20 23 24

FG % 1st Half: 13-35 37.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-12 25.0% FT % 1st Half: 0-4 0.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 1-2 f 2-10 g 5-15 g 10-21 g 5-12 0-1 0-2 3-3

0-0 0-0 0-5 7-12 0-3 0-1 0-1 0-0

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Deadball Rebounds 5

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40 25 05 10 04 13 15 21

FG % 1st Half: 12-31 38.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 0-2 0.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

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Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Dee Kantner, Laura Morris, Carla Fountain Technical fouls: South Carolina-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 15021 UT's #25 fouls out @ 12.0/2 Score by periods South Carolina TENNESSEE

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35 32

64 60

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Points SC UT

In Paint 24 36

Off T/O 9 6

2nd Fast Chance Break 14 4 12 4

Score tied - 5 times. Lead changed - 10 times.

Bench 6 19


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012

LADY VOLS’ SUCCESS IN THE SEC TOURNAMENT Thursday, March 1

Friday, March 2

Saturday, March 3

Sunday, March 4

#9 Auburn Game 1 - Noon [FSN]

Florida Game 5 - Noon [FSN]

#8 Florida

Kentucky

#1 Kentucky #12 Ole Miss Game 3 - 6:30 p.m. [FSN]

Game 9 - 3:00 p.m. [ESPNU]

Arkansas Game 7 - 6:30 p.m. [FSN]

#5 Arkansas

LSU

#4 LSU

Championship - 5:00 p.m. [ESPN2]

#11 Alabama Game 4 - 9:00 p.m. [FSN]

NCAA Tournament Automatic Qualifier

South Carolina Game 8 - 9:00 p.m. [FSN]

#6 South Carolina

South Carolina

#3 Georgia Game 10 - 5:00 p.m. [ESPNU]

#10 Mississippi State

Vanderbilt

Game 2 - 2:30 p.m. [FSN]

Game 6 - 2:30 p.m. [FSN]

#7 Vanderbilt

TENNESSEE

#2 Tennessee

2012 SEC TOURNEY NOTEBOOK The Lady Vol Revenge Tour?

 So far, the 2012 SEC Tournament is pitting Tennessee against teams who claimed a win over the Lady Vols in 2011-12.  In the second round on Mar. 2, Tennessee avenged a Feb. 9 93-79 defeat at #25 Vanderbilt by taking a 68-57 win over the Commodores in the SEC tourney.  In the 2012 SEC semifinals, No. 25/rv-ranked South Carolina will be the foe  The Gamecocks knocked off UT at home, 64-60, on Feb. 2.

Senior Quints

 Tennessee coach Pat Summitt has elected to start her senior class in the 2012 SEC Tournament.  The fivesome of Briana Bass, Alicia Manning, Vicki Baugh, Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen got their team off to a good start en route to a second round win over Vanderbilt, 68-57.  The seniors accounted for 17 of 34 from the field (.500), 46 of the team’s 68 points and 30 of the 39 rebounds.

Will Face 14th Ranked Team

 In the 2012 SEC semifinals, No. 25/rv-ranked South Carolina will be the 14th ranked team the Lady Vols have faced this season.  Kentucky (on Feb. 13) was the last game against a ranked team for the Lady Vols in 2011-12.  UT is 8-5 versus ranked foes this season having defeated #7/7 Miami (92-76), #21/22 Texas (7357), #20/21 DePaul (84-61), #11 Rutgers (67-61), #16/15 Georgia (80-51), #25/24 Vanderbilt (8764), #17/15 Georgia (67-50) and #7/7 Kentucky (91-54).  Tennessee’s ranked losses have been to #1 Baylor (76-67), at #4 Stanford (97-80), at #9/8 Kentucky (61-60), at #2 Notre Dame (72-44) and at #rv/25 Vanderbilt (93-79).

Weather Delay Update

 Never having experienced much in weather issues in her 38 years of coaching, UT coach Pat Summitt has seen rain and severe tornadic weather halt or delay games over the last year.  A freak rainstorm caused a leak in the roof at Ole Miss last year and the game was called with 5:24 to go.  In the 2012 SEC second round game versus

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All times CENTRAL

Vanderbilt on Mar. 2, a 29-minute weather delay sent the teams to the locker room in an extended halftime. Kudos to the SEC for their quick actions in keeping fans and players safe at the Bridgestone Arena.  A Tennessee game at Ohio State in 1978 was cancelled due to a snowstorm in the Columbus, Ohio, area.

SEC ANNOUNCES 2012 HONORS Three Lady Vols are Named

 The Southeastern Conference announced its annual women’s basketball awards on Feb. 29 and three Tennessee Lady Vols earned honors.  In a vote by the league’s 12 coaches, Lady Vol graduate student and post Glory Johnson (Knoxville, Tenn.) was selected as the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Johnson was also named to the eight player SEC First Team and was the SEC Community Service representative from UT.  Senior forward/guard Shekinna Stricklen (Morrilton, Ark.) was selected along with Johnson to the eight player SEC First Team while rookie guard Ariel Massengale (Bolingbrook, Ill.) was placed on the eight player SEC All-Freshman squad.  This marks Johnson’s second appearance on the All-SEC First Team after also earning the same honor in 2011. Last season, she was a member of the five player 2011 SEC All-Defensive team for the first time. As a rookie, she was named to the 2009 SEC All-Freshman Team. The 6’3” leaper was UT’s second leading scorer in SEC games at 13.9 ppg while posting 9.7 rpg.  Johnson, who graduated in just three years in global studies, is now in graduate school pursuing a master’s in communication and information studies. Despite her demanding schedule and maintaining a 3.6 GPA, she also made time to be involved in the community.  This year, she has read to youngsters at a day care center... found time to volunteer at Children’s Hospital...been involved with West New Elementary School, Habitat for Humanity and the Knoxville “Extreme Home Makeover.” She also assisted with the Knoxville Humane Society’s Adopt-a-Pet drive and the UT FCA Girls Night Out.  Stricklen, a 6’2” guard/forward/center for the Lady Vols, was the 2011 SEC Player of the Year.

 SEC TOURNAMENT: UT ROUND-BY-ROUND SEC FIRST ROUND GAMES 1997: UT def. South Carolina,75-48 2009: UT def. Alabama, 68-49 SEC SECOND ROUND GAMES 2012: UT def. Vanderbilt, 68-57 2011: UT def. Florida, 92-75 2010: UT def. Ole Miss, 76-51 2009: UT def. Florida, 71-67 2008: UT def. Florida, 92-61 2007: UT def. South Carolina, 81-63 2006: UT def. Auburn, 77-45 2005: UT def. Auburn, 64-54 2004: UT def. Mississippi St., 67-57 2003: UT def. Auburn, 66-51 2002: UT def. Georgia, 81-67 2001: UT def. Alabama, 82-52 2000: UT def. Florida, 91-79 1999: UT def. Florida, 92-80 1998: UT def. Mississippi St., 88-60 1997: UT def. LSU, 100-99 (OT) 1996: UT def. Mississippi, 73-51 1995: UT def. Kentucky, 74-62 1994: UT def. Georgia, 86-72 1993: Georgia def. UT, 73-72 1992: UT def. LSU, 70-65 1991: UT def. Vanderbilt, 62-60 1990: UT def. Florida, 81-56 1989: UT def. Alabama, 89-61 1988: UT def. Kentucky, 100-66 1987: UT def. LSU, 64-63 1986: Mississippi def. UT, 83-78 1985: UT def. LSU, 85-78 1984: Alabama def. UT, 85-66 1983: UT def. Alabama, 91-73 1982: UT def. Vanderbilt, 80-75 1981: Alabama def. UT, 77-71 1980: UT def. Florida, 118-44 UT IN SEC SEMIFINAL GAMES 2011: UT def. Georgia, 82-58 2010: UT def. Vanderbilt, 68-49 2009: Auburn def. UT, 75-58 2008: UT def. Vanderbilt, 63-48 2007: LSU def. UT, 63-54 2006: UT def. Georgia, 89-79 2005: UT def. Vanderbilt, 76-73 2004: Georgia def. UT, 68-66 (OT) 2003: UT def. Mississippi St. 76-75 2002: LSU def. UT, 81-80 2001: Vanderbilt def. UT, 77-74 2000: UT def. Vanderbilt, 61-53 1999: UT def. Alabama, 80-69 1998: UT def. Vanderbilt, 106-45 1997: Auburn def. UT, 61-59 1996: UT def. Florida, 74-63 1995: UT def. Alabama, 84-70 1994: UT def. Alabama, 72-56 1992: UT def. Kentucky, 90-84 1991: UT def. Auburn, 70-62 1990: UT def. Georgia, 73-54 1989: UT def. Mississippi, 82-60 1988: UT def. Georgia, 82-76 1987: Auburn def. UT, 102-96 1985: UT def. Ole Miss, 79-71 1983: Georgia def. UT, 71-65 1982: UT def. Georgia, 55-44 1980: UT def. Auburn, 72-61 UT IN SEC CONSOLATION FINALS 1983: UT def. Auburn, 83-75 UT IN SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES 2011: UT def. Kentucky, 90-65 2010: UT def. Kentucky, 70-62 2008: UT def. LSU, 61-55 2006: UT def. LSU, 63-62 2005: UT def. LSU, 67-65 2003: LSU def. UT, 78-62 2000: UT def. Mississippi St., 70-67 1999: UT def. Georgia, 85-69 1998: UT def. Alabama, 67-63 1996: UT def. Alabama, 64-60 1995: Vanderbilt def. UT, 67-61 1994: UT def. Vanderbilt, 82-57 1992: UT def. Georgia, 73-66 1991: LSU def. UT, 80-75 1990: Auburn def. UT, 78-77 1989: UT def. Auburn, 66-51 1988: UT def. Auburn, 73-70 1985: UT def. Auburn, 63-60 1982: Kentucky def. UT, 80-74 1980: UT def. Mississippi, 85-71


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 This year, she earned All-SEC First Team honors for the second time (2012, 2011) after placing on the Second Team in 2009 and 2010 and AllFreshman team in 2009. Stricklen led her 2012 Tennessee team in SEC scoring (15.8 ppg) while adding 6.1 rpg.  The 5’6” Massengale has been a dynamic quarterback for the Lady Vols. She has run the team as the rookie point guard from day one and along the way broke the Lady Vol freshman assist record with 137 helpers on the season.  She averaged 7.7 ppg in both SEC and overall play while grabbing 2.7 rpg (SEC) and dishing out over five assists per contest.

2012 SEC Women’s Basketball Awards

 First Team All-SEC: C’eira Ricketts, Ark., Jennifer George, Fla., Anne Marie Armstrong, Ga., A’dia Mathies, UK, LaSondra Barrett, LSU, Glory Johnson, Tennessee, Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee, Christina Foggie, VU.  Second Team All-SEC: Sarah Watkins, Ark., Jasmine Hassell, Ga., La’Keisha Sutton, USC, Jasmine Lister, VU, Tiffany Clarke, VU, Ieasia Walker, USC, Markeshia Grant, USC, Valencia McFarland, Ole Miss, Diamber Johnson, MSU.  All-Freshman Team: Calli Berna, Ark., Hasina Muhammad, Auburn, Erika Ford, Ga., Bria Goss, UK, Martha Alwal, MSU, Aleighsa Welch, USC, Ariel Massengale, Tennessee, Kady Schrann, VU.  All-Defensive Team: Anne Marie Armstrong, Ga., Porsha Porter, MSU, Glory Johnson, Tennessee, A’dia Mathies, UK, La’Keisha Sutton, USC.  Coach of the Year: Tom Collen, Arkansas  Player of the Year: A’dia Mathies, Kentucky  Freshman of the Year: Bria Goss, Kentucky  Defensive Player of the Year: Glory Johnson, Tennessee  6th Woman of the Year: Deana Allen, Fla., Keyla Snowden, UK  Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Blanche Alverson, Auburn

2012 SEC TOURNAMENT In Our Half of the Bracket

 In Tennessee’s half of the 2012 SEC Tournament bracket are #3 seed Georgia, #6 seed South Carolina, #7 seed Vanderbilt, #10 seed Mississippi State and #11 seed Alabama.  Tennessee posted a 5-2 mark against these squads. The Lady Vols were 7-2 in contests with the teams from the other half of the bracket.  vs. #3-seed Georgia 1-5-12 in Knoxville #6/7 UT def. #16/15 Georgia, 80-51 1-29-12 in Athens # 7/9 UT def. #17/15 Georgia, 67-50  vs. #6-seed South Carolina 2-2-12 in Knoxville, USC def. #8/8 UT, 64-60  vs. #7-seed Vanderbilt 1-15-12 in Knoxville, #6/7 UT def. #25/24 VU, 87-64 2-9-12 in Nashville, #rv/25 VU def. #11/11 UT, 93-79  vs. #10-seed Mississippi State 2-16-12 in Starkville, #13/10 UT def. MSU, 57-41  vs. #11-seed Alabama 1-26-12 in Tuscaloosa, #7/9 UT def. Alabama, 86-56

UT SEC TOURNAMENT HISTORY 33 SEC Appearances

 The Tennessee Lady Vols’ 2012 appearance in the SEC Tournament is the school’s 33rd time to the mini-Final Four.  This season marks the 31st time that UT has received a first round bye and the eighth trip as the No. 2 seed.  The Lady Vols have fared pretty well from the No. 2 tournament seeding winning the SEC Tournament in six of the previous seven appearances-- 2008, 2006, 2005, 1992, 1989 and 1988.  In 1984, UT bowed out in the quarterfinals as the No. 2 seed. The Lady Vols redeemed the

postseason at the Final Four in Los Angeles as the NCAA runner-up.  The Lady Vols have appeared as the No. 1 seed in the SEC tourney 16 times.  UT has been seeded lower than the second spot just six times -- No. 3 (1991, 1985), No. 4 (2009-tie, 1987) and No. 5 (1997, 1986).

UT’s SEC Tournament W-L Record

 Since the tourney began in 1980, the Lady Vols sport the best overall record in the tournament.  UT has produced a 67-17 (.796) record which breaks down this way: vs. Alabama (9-2), vs. Auburn (9-4), vs. Florida (8-0), vs. Georgia (9-3), vs. Kentucky (5-1), vs. LSU (7-4), vs. Ole Miss (5-1), vs. Miss St. (4-0), vs. South Carolina (2-0), and vs. Vanderbilt (9-2).  The Lady Vols have never faced Arkansas.  The SEC Office record indicates that UT is 66-17 in SEC play. However, in the old format, there was a consolation game. In 1983, UT defeated Auburn, 83-75, in the consolation finals.

Bowing Out Early

 There have been four trips to the SEC Tournament since 1980 when the Lady Vols didn’t even get to unpack their bags, losing in second round action after receiving a bye.  In 1981, Alabama sent UT packing after a 7771 loss; in 1984, Alabama again provided the honors with a 85-66 drubbing; in 1986, Ole Miss dealt UT a 83-78 loss, and in 1993, Georgia provided UT with an early exit from Chattanooga, 73-72.

UT and Auburn Find a Way to Meet

 In UT’s 84 all-time SEC Tournament games, Tennessee and Auburn have battled in over onesixth of the contests or 13 games.  The Lady Vols sport an 9-4 record in SEC Tournament action against the team from The Plains.

Just Two Meetings with South Carolina

 Tennessee has faced South Carolina the least number of times (two games, 2-0) outside of never having faced Arkansas at all.  Ironically, the first meeting with South Carolina was (previously) the ONLY time UT had to play on the Tournament’s first day – in 1997. That year, UT defeated USC, 75-48, beat LSU in overtime, 100-99, and lost to Auburn in the semifinals.  The Lady Vols would not lose again that season winning the 1997 NCAA title at 29-10 overall.

Closing in on 70 Wins

 If the Lady Vols are lucky enough to win the 2012 tournament, UT will be within one win of 70 all-time SEC Tournament victories.  Tennessee recorded its 60th win all-time in the SEC Tournament with the triumph over #21/18 Florida, 71-67, on Mar. 6, 2009.  In 2005, UT grabbed win number 50 with the victory over #18/17 Vanderbilt, 76-73, on Mar. 5, 2005. Vanderbilt is a distant second in alltime SEC Tournament wins with 44 (27 losses) and Georgia stands third with 41 wins all-time (29 losses).

20 Times in the Finals

 The Championship game against Kentucky in the 2011 SEC Tournament marked the Lady Vols 20th incredible trip to the final round of the nation’s toughest conference tournament.  UT is 15-5 in all-time SEC Championship game meetings.  In the 1990s alone, the Lady Vols were in the title game eight times (1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999) against five different SEC teams.  In that decade, UT won titles in five of the years – 1999 vs. Georgia, 85-69, 1998 vs. Alabama, 6763, 1996 vs. Alabama, 64-60 (without Chamique

TENNESSEE 2012 SEC GREAT Chamique Holdsclaw Lady Vol Basketball -- 1995-1999 The Naismith Player of the Century and fourtime Kodak All-American, Chamique Holdsclaw led the Lady Vols to a 131-17 overall record and three consecutive national championships from 1996-98. She is the program’s all-time leader in scoring (3,025 points) and rebounds (1,295). The NCAA Tournament most outstanding player in 1997 and 1998, she still holds the record for points (479 points, 21.8 ppg) and rebounds (198 rebounds, 9.0 rpg) accumulated in tournament games. The first two-time winner of the Associated Press Player of the Year Award, Holdsclaw garnered 34 individual awards during her career, including 21 player of year honors from a variety of organizations. In 2006, she was named to the NCAA 25th Anniversary Team after being named to the Kodak 25th Anniversary Team in 1999. •All-America, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 •National Champion, 1996, 1997, 1998 •NCAA Final Four MVP, 1997, 1998 •All-SEC, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 •SEC Rookie of the Year, 1996 •SEC Tournament MVP, 1998, 1999 •SEC Player of the Year, 1998, 1999 •SEC Female Athlete of the Year, 1998, 1999 •Associated Press Player of the Year, 1998, 1999 •Naismith Player of the Year, 1998, 1999 •Naismith Player of the Century for the 1900’s •ESPY Award, Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, 1998, 1999 •ESPY Award, Female Athlete of the Year, 1999 •ESPY Award, Co-Team of the Decade for the 1990’s •Honda-Broderick Cup, Athlete of the Year, 1998 •Sullivan Award, 1999 •Tennessee Record Holder in Career Points, 3,025 •Tennessee Record Holder in Career Rebounds, 1,295 •NCAA and Kodak 25th Anniversary Teams •U.S.A. Olympic Team, Gold Medalist, 2000 •Tennessee Jersey Retired, 2001

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 Holdsclaw due to a knee injury suffered in the opening minutes of play), 1994 vs. Vanderbilt, 82-57 and 1992 vs. Georgia, 73-66.  The Lady Vols have won titles in 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1989, 1988, 1985, and 1980.  UT amassed a 16-3 record in SEC games played in Chattanooga and brought home four titles from that venue (1994, 1996, 1999 and 2000).  In four SEC Championships in Nashville, UT has taken two titles home in 2008 and 2011.

Daring Doubles

 In 2011, UT pulled of the “daring double” by winning both the SEC regular season and SEC Tournament titles.  It marked the first back-to-back daring double years in over a decade.  At the 2010 SEC Tournament, the Lady Vols accomplished something they had not done in 10 years, win the “daring double” of the SEC regular season and SEC Tournament titles.  Prior to the last two seasons, previously UT accomplished the double in the 1999-2000 campaigns when UT won its sixth all-time D-D.  Years when the Lady Vols won dual crowns were 1980, 1985, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2010 and 2011.  Only three other SEC schools have ever won both titles: Georgia (1983, 1984 and 1986), Auburn (1981 and 1987) and Kentucky (1982).

Century Mark in the SEC Tourney

 The Lady Vols have reached the century scoring mark four times in the SEC Tournament.  In 1998, the Lady Vols derailed Vandy, 106-45.  In the previous year (1997), the Lady Vols scored 100 on LSU in an overtime affair.  Nine years earlier, in 1988, Tennessee nailed Kentucky for 100 points.  And in the very first SEC Tournament game in 1980, Tennessee crushed Florida, 118-44. That Florida team was coached by UT assistant head coach Mickie DeMoss.

SEC Overtime Tournament Games

 In 33 years and 84 games in the SEC Tournament, the Tennessee Lady Vols have been involved in just two overtime contests.  In 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee and Georgia met in the semifinals on Mar.6. #20/16-ranked Georgia forced the overtime with the score knotted at 57-all.  #1-ranked UT took a quick four-point lead but Georgia responded with a 7-0 run to take the 68-66 win and earned a trip to the title game.  In Tennessee’s only other SEC overtime, in 1997, Tennessee snuck by LSU with a narrow 100-99 victory in overtime in second round play.  In the next game, a weary UT squad lost a heartbreaker to Auburn, 61-59, in semifinal action.  The loss to Auburn was UT’s 10th on the season. It would be the last loss for the 1996-97 “Cinderella Season” team as they ran the table in the NCAA Tournament to claim NCAA title number five.

SEC Notebook

Sweet Home Tennessee  Since Tennessee began contesting games with SEC opponents, the Lady Vols have produced a 192-14 record in home games.  Eight SEC teams have managed victories over the Lady Vols in Knoxville – Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Ole Miss and South Carolina. Items of Interest  Since Pat Head Summitt arrived as head coach at UT in 1974, the other 11 Southeastern Conference schools have seen a total of 69 coaches at the helm of their women’s basketball pro6

LADY VOL BASKETBALL /// 2011-12 GAME NOTES

grams.  Over the last 38 years, Tennessee has enjoyed one head coach for Lady Vol hoops -- Summitt. Next to Tennessee, Auburn, Georgia and Vanderbilt are the SEC programs with the next fewest head coaches over the 38 year span -just four each 1996.  Tennessee owns a 459-70 record all-time record vs. 12 teams from the SEC. UT maintains a winning record against every team in the SEC.  UT owns a league best record of 317-44 (.884) against all SEC teams dating back to the 198283 season. SEC Regular Season Story  UT’s last SEC win at home: Florida, 75-59, 2-26-12  UT’s last SEC win away: Ole Miss, 66-56, 2-19-12  UT’s last SEC loss at home: Arkansas, 72-71 OT, 2-23-12  UT’s last SEC loss away: Vanderbilt, 93-79, 2-9-12 Conference Call  Tennessee practically holds a winning streak over every SEC team. The Lady Vols sport 30plus game winning streaks over two SEC teams -- Alabama 38 and Mississippi State 33.  Tennessee had a 40-game streak snapped against South Carolina when the Gamecocks won 64-60 on Feb. 2, 2012, and an 18-game winning streak against Arkansas went by the wayside on Feb. 23, 2012 with a 72-71 overtime win in Knoxville. School Win Streak and last loss Alabama 38 in a row, since 3-3-1984 Arkansas no streak, since 2-23-2012 Auburn 4 in a row, since 3-7-2009 Florida 7 in a row, since 2-8-2009 Georgia 4 in a row, since 1-21-2010 Kentucky 1 in a row, since 2-12-2012 LSU 5 in a row, since 2-26-2009 Mississippi 23 in a row, since 2-4-1996 Mississippi St. 33 in a row, never lost to MSU South Carolina no streak, since 2-2-2012 Vanderbilt 1 in a row, since 3-2-2012 Found SEC Success  All-time, the Lady Vols have registered doubledigit victories in conference play an incredible 18 times.  Since the 1991-92 season when SEC play first expanded, the Lady Vols have won at least 10 games in the following years: 1992-10 wins, 1993-11, 1994-11, 1995-11, 1998-14, 1999-13, 2000-13, 2001-14, 2002-13, 2003-14, 2004-14, 2005-13, 2006-11, 2007-14, 2008-13, 2010-15, 2011-16 and 2012-12 wins.

TENNESSEE’S SEC FINISHES THROUGH THE YEARS Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980

Record Finish Tournament 12-4 Second In Progress 16-0 First SEC Champs 15-1 First SEC Champs 9-5 Fourth (tie) Lost in semis 13-1 Second SEC Champs 14-0 First Lost in semis 11-3 Second SEC Champs 13-1 Second SEC Champs 14-0 First Lost in semis 14-0 First Lost in finals 13-1 First Lost in semis 14-0 First Lost in semis 13-1 First (tie) SEC Champs 13-1 First SEC Champs 14-0 First SEC Champs 8-4 Fifth Lost in semis 9-2 First SEC Champs 11-0 First Lost in finals 11-0 First SEC Champs 11-0 First Lost in quarters 10-1 Second SEC Champs 6-3 Third Lost in finals 8-1 First Lost in finals 8-1 Second SEC Champs 8-1 Second SEC Champs 6-3 Fourth Lost in semis 5-4 Fifth Lost in quarters 4-4 Third (E) SEC Champs 7-1 Second(E) Lost in quarters 7-1 First (E) Lost in semis no official standings Lost in finals no official standings Lost in quarters no official standings SEC Champs

MUSIC CITY HAS BEEN A TOUGH VENUE

 Recently, the Music City has been a swell SEC tourney venue for the Lady Vols posting a 9-2 overall record.  It didn’t start out that way in the first two tourneys.  In 2002, UT defeated Georgia (81-67) but lost to LSU in the semis (81-80).  In 2004, Tennessee defeated Mississippi State (67-57) but lost to Georgia in the semis (68-60 OT).  Third time was the charm in 2008 when Candace Parker and company went for the extended stay plan sweeping Florida (92-61), Vanderbilt (63-48) and LSU (61-55) en route to the title  Last year, a sea of orange greeted the Lady Vols and swept them to the 2011 SEC Championship.  UT defeated Florida (92-75), Georgia (82-58) and #16-ranked Kentucky (90-65) to win title number 15.  Tennessee took no prisoners in 2011 outscoring the opposition 88.8 to 66.0 for a +22.0 winning advantage. Big Orange Tailgate Tour  In Nashville, Lady Vol fans are congregating at B.B. King’s Restaurant and Blues Club (152 2nd Ave.) for the Big Orange Tailgate Tour (BOTT).  A BOTT pep rally at B.B.’s is held before each Lady Vol game in Nashville.


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012

2011-12 LADY VOL WEEK-BY-WEEK WEEK

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CARSON-NEWMAN (EXH), UNION (EXH), PEPPERDINE #7/7 MIAMI, at Virginia #1/1 BAYLOR NR/RV MIDDLE TENNESSEE, #21/22 TEXAS vs. #20/21 DePaul at #11 Rutgers, at UCLA at #4/4 Stanford OLD DOMINION, at Auburn UT-CHATTANOOGA, #16/15 GEORGIA, at Arkansas at #9/8 Kentucky, #25/24 VANDERBILT LSU at #2/2 Notre Dame, at Alabama, at #17/15 Georgia rv/rv SOUTH CAROLINA, AUBURN at #nr/25 Vanderbilt #7/7 KENTUCKY, at Mississippi State, at Ole Miss rv/rv ARKANSAS, FLORIDA SEC Tournament-- Vanderbilt, #25/rv South Carolina,

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Noting Tennessee Lady Vols at a Glance  This is the Lady Vols’ 38th season under Head Coach Pat Summitt.  She has compiled a staggering 1,093-207 overall record.  Is closing in on a milestone of 1,100 W’s -- needs just SEVEN more.  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 34-3 overall record and was crowned both the SEC Champions and the SEC Tournament Champions.  This season, UT returned eight letterwinners and welcomed a talented three player rookie class.  The 2011-12 season marked the Lady Vol debut for #5 Ariel Massengale, a 5-6 guard from Bolingbrook, Ill., #11 Cierra Burdick, a 6-2 forward from Charlotte, N.C., and #20 Isabelle Harrison, a 6-3 post from Nashville, Tenn. Our Schedule This Week  Survive and advance in the SEC Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.  UT opened tournament play facing #7 seed Vanderbilt and took a tough 68-57 win.  The Lady Vols advanced to the semifinals on Sat., Mar. 3 at 5 p.m. CT on ESPNU and will face South Carolina.  The SEC title game and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament will be up for grabs in the Championship game on Sun., Mar. 4 at 5 p.m. CT in ESPN2. On This Day in LV Basketball History  UT is 11-6 in games played on Mar. 2.  The Lady Vols are 1-2 at home, 2-0 on the road and 8-4 on neutral courts.  The last time out on Mar. 3, #3-ranked UT lost to #22/20-ranked LSU, 54-63, in Duluth, Ga., in 2007. Looking Back  Last year at this time, the #4-ranked Lady Vols (28-2 overall, 16-0 SEC) had just defeated LSU, 80-60, in Knoxville, Tenn. Looking Ahead  Next week, the Tennessee team will take off a few days following the SEC Tournament.

 The squad will be awaiting word of their fate in the NCAA Tournament when the brackets are announced on Mon., Mar. 12.

Summitt in Another Milestone Game

Took to the Court for Her 1,300th Game  Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt coached in her 1,300th game in the Second Round of the SEC Tournament on Mar.2.  With the win over South Carolina, she now has a record of 1,093 wins and 207 losses in 38 years on the Lady Vol sidelines.

U.S. Basketball Writers Honor Summitt

Will Receive the Most Courageous Award  2012 marks the 35th time the USBWA has presented its Most Courageous Award, which ranks as the third-oldest award in the USBWA’s 56-year history.  This year, Tennessee coach Pat Summitt is one of the recipients.  First presented in 1978, the Most Courageous Award has honored individuals in college basketball who have shown extraordinary courage in the face of adversity and provided an inspiration by overcoming a physical handicap or injury or living through a hardship.  Originally, only one award was presented each year, but since 2010, the USBWA has selected both a male and female recipient annually.  The award was created by former president and later executive director Steve Guback. It has remained a highlight of the USBWA’s annual awards breakfast on the morning of the men’s and women’s national title games.  This year’s recipients – Summitt and Florida State’s Bernard James – follow in a long line of recipients who have been honored for the courage they’ve shown dealing with what life has brought them.

Big Crowd Expected to Travel

Welcome to the Sea of Orange 2012  In the win over Vanderbilt to open the SEC tourney, UT’s key sixth player was the Big Orange crowd.  They get the U.S. Post Office award for showing up in the stormy weather yesterday...wind nor rain...  In all, 8594 mostly orange folks were on hand for the Lady Vols’ game yesterday. Last Year at Bridgestone  Tennessee enjoyed Big Orange crowds in Nashville last year.  UT played in front of 7,461 spectators in a Noon

 THE POLLSTERS Associated Press 2/27 1. Baylor 2. Stanford 3. Notre Dame 4. UConn 5. Duke 6. Maryland 7. Miami [Fla.] 8. Delaware 9. Penn State 10. Kentucky 11. Green Bay 12. Georgetown 13. TENNESSEE 14. Ohio State 15. Georgia Tech 16. Georgia 17. Texas A&M 18. St. John’s 19. St. Bonaventure 20. Louisville 21. Purdue 22. Gonzaga 23. Rutgers 24. Nebraska 25. South Carolina

ESPN/USA Today 2/28 1. Baylor 2. Stanford 3. Notre Dame 4. UConn 5. Maryland 6. Duke 7. Miami [Fla.] 8. Delaware 9. Kentucky 10. TENNESSEE 11. Green Bay 12. Penn State 13. Texas A&M 14. Georgetown 15. Georgia 16. Ohio State 17. Louisville 18. Georgia Tech 19. Rutgers 20. Gonzaga 21. St. John’s 22. St. Bonaventure 23. DePaul 24. Nebraska 25. Purdue

2011-12 Opponents Receiving Votes

2011-12 Opponents Receiving Votes

Arkansas DePaul MTSU Vanderbilt

MTSU Vanderbilt South Carolina Arkansas, LSU

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

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Tennessee vs. AP Ranked Opponents In 2011-12 8-4 Home 5-1 Away 2-3 Neutral 1-0 All-Time 422-168 Home 178-38 Away 119-79 Neutral 125-51 vs. Top 10 (all-time) 177-123 Home 69-31 Away 42-56 Neutral 65-36 vs. Top 5 (all-time) 83-81 Home 38-23 Away 16-36 Neutral 29-22

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 CT matinee game last year against Florida in a 92-75 win.  More folks arrived on Saturday to see Tennessee and Georgia face off in front of 10,297 fans.  The championship game between Tennessee and Kentucky was a collection of 11,150 Big Orange and Big Blue fans.  The Lady Vols averaged 9,636 spectators last year.

Bounced Back...Yet Again

UT Bounced Back from Loss Number Eight  Tennessee was in a battle with a scrappy Florida team on Feb. 26 trying to bounce back from loss number eight of the season.  On “Senior Day,” in Knoxville, the Lady Vols a 7559 win.  The victory assured UT of the number two seed in the SEC Tourney.  The Lady Vols have hit a rough stretch in the month of February going just 5-3 and losing to two unranked teams at home.  Heading into this stretch, Florida (in 2006) was the only unranked team ever to beat the Lady Vols in Thompson-Boling Arena until unranked South Carolina and Arkansas both pulled it off in February 2012.  It also marked the first time in the 25-year history of TBA that UT lost three home games in a season.  The last time UT had eight losses on Feb. 26 was rookie year (2008-09) the current senior class..  They actually picked up loss number nine of the season on Feb. 26 losing at LSU in a heartbreaker 63-61.  Prior to that, you have to go back to the HBO “Cinderella Season” of 1996-97.  The Lady Vols had also had nine losses at that point in the year and would eventually collect 10 (L’s to #8 La Tech, #5 Georgia, #1 Stanford, #22 Arkansas, #1UConn, #4 Old Dominion, #19 Florida, #6/5 Louisiana Tech, #13 LSU, and unranked Auburn in the SEC Tournament).  That would be the final loss of the year as the team ran the table in the NCAA Tournament as a number three seed and captured NCAA title number four in Cincinnati, Ohio, and finished the year at 29-10, 8-4 in the SEC.

Senior Moments

All Five Expected to Start Throughout Tourney  Tennessee’s five player senior class is starting in the 2012 SEC Tournament.  The quintet of guards Briana Bass and Alicia Manning, forwards Vicki Baugh and Shekinna Stricklen and post Glory Johnson first started together on Senior Day.  The fivesome got Tennessee off to a good start and provided a solid foundation to win the game over Florida.  The same held true in the opening SEC Tournament win over Vanderbilt as they got UT off to a 17-8 start in the first eight minutes of the game.  The Lady Vols, admittedly, are not a come from behind team as evidenced by an 0-6 record in 2011-12 when trailing at the half. The Book on the Senior Class Briana Bass 5’2” G Indianapolis, Indiana  Since she stepped on campus, this diminutive Lady Vol has been a crowd favorite… During her career, she has played in 112 games and earned 17 career starts…She has scored 244 points and dished 131 assists…Five times, she has connected in double-figures scoring… She recorded a career high 14 points versus Duke and dished a career best 8 assists versus DePaul…She is a Vol Scholar and a four-year academic standout earning SEC All-Academic honors…Majoring in Sport Management with a Business minor. 8

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Vicki Baugh 6’4” C Sacramento, California  If there was an award for perseverance, it would have to go to number 21… She celebrated the thrill of victory of the 2008 NCAA title as a rookie and the agony of defeat suffering through two ACL knee surgeries in less than a year…During her career, she has played in 105 games and earned 24 career starts…She is a member of the 500-500 club scoring 592 points and grabbing 519 rebounds…18 times she has connected in double-figures scoring and she has posted 5 career double-doubles…She recorded a career high 17 points versus Baylor and grabbed a career best 16 rebounds against Louisiana Tech… She is a Vol Scholar and an academic standout earning SEC honors…She already has a degree in Psychology and will receive her master’s in Kinesiology this May leaving UT with two diplomas. Glory Johnson 6’3” F-C Knoxville, Tennessee  Tennessee’s fifth all-time Lady Vol Academic All-American has enjoyed a decorated UT career as a member of the All-SEC, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, All-SEC Defensive and All-SEC Rookie teams... During her time at Tennessee, she has played in 135 games and earned 112 career starts…She has scored 1,541 points and grabbed 1,143 rebounds – just the fourth Lady Vol ever in the thousand-thousand point and rebound club… She has connected in doublefigures scoring 81 times and has 33 career double-doubles…Her career highs include 25 points versus Florida and 16 rebounds against Mississippi State...She is a nominee for the Naismith Award, the Wooden Award and the Wade Trophy… This Academic All-American and AllSEC standout graduated in just three years in Global Studies and is currently pursuing a master’s in Communication and Information Studies. Alicia Manning  She endeared herself to the Lady Vol fans as a blue collar worker… During her career, she has played in 133 games and earned 35 career starts…She is a member of the 600-500 club scoring 601 points and grabbing 530 rebounds…17 times she has connected in double-figures scoring and she has posted 5 career double-doubles…She recorded a career high 22 points versus South Carolina and grabbed a career best 15 rebounds against Old Dominion… She was recognized on the All-SEC Tourney Team in 2010…She is a Vol Scholar and an academic standout earning SEC honors…A recent grad in Sport Management, she is currently pursuing a master’s in Kinesiology. Shekinna Stricklen 6’3” G-F-C, Morrilton, Arkansas  Tennessee’s 20th All-American has enjoyed a decorated Lady Vol career as the SEC Freshman of the Year as a rookie and SEC Player of the Year and SEC Tournament MVP as a junior...During her career, she has played in 133 games and earned 132 career starts…She has scored 1,788 points, grabbed 862 rebounds, dished 357 assists and snagged 187 steals… She has connected in double-figures scoring 97 times and has 21 career double-doubles and just the second triple-double in Lady Vol history…Her career highs include 27 points versus Stanford, 16 rebounds against South Carolina and a career best 12 assists versus Oklahoma...She is a nominee for the Naismith Award, the Wooden Award and the Wade Trophy… This All-American and All-SEC standout is majoring in sociology with a criminal justice concentration.

The Pat Summitt File (all in 38 seasons as UT’s head coach) ALL GAMES OVERALL: ....................................... 1,093-207(.841) HOME: ................................................... 504-48(.916) AWAY: ................................................... 359-95 (.796) NEUTRAL: ............................................ 230-64 (.781) SEC GAMES OVERALL: ........................456-69 (.872) vs. all SEC HOME: .................................................. 204-15 (.938) AWAY: ................................................... 173-37 (.826) NEUTRAL: ..............................................79-17 (.821) NON-CONFERENCE GAMES OVERALL: ..........................................637-138 (.822) SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS (16 out of 32) 1980, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011 SEC TOURNAMENT GAMES OVERALL: ...............................................67-17 (.795) SEC TOURNAMENT TITLES (15 out of 31) 1980, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011 GAMES VS. RANKED TEAMS OVERALL: ..........................................437-167 (.724) AP RANKED 1-10: .............................176-124(.595) AP RANKED 11-25:............................ 236-37 (.861) ESPN RANKED 1-10: ......................... 133-81 (.634) ESPN RANKED 11-25:....................... 202-27 (.883) GAMES VS. UNRANKED TEAMS OVERALL: ............................................ 656-40 (.945) NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES OVERALL: ............................................ 109-22 (.823) 30 FIRST/SECOND ROUNDS: ......................... 46-1 29 REGIONAL SEMIS: ....................................... 24-5 24 REGIONAL FINALS: ..................................... 18-6 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, 2011

February Frustration at 5-3 Overall

Go Figure  The Lady Vols’ February roller coaster was definitely a two ticket ride.  After a January of non-stop travel, the Lady Vols were to be treated to five games at home and just three on the road in the month of February.

NCAA COACH OF THE YEAR 1983, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2004 NAISMITH COACH OF THE CENTURY 2000


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012  UT did not get February off to a good start dropping a 64-60 decision to South Carolina in Knoxville on Feb. 2.  It marked the first time the Gamecocks had defeated the Lady Vols since 1980...some 40 consecutive victories ago over USC dating back to when current UT associate head coach Holly Warlick was the Lady Vol point guard.  UT rebounded from the sixth loss of the season to beat Auburn, 82-61 in Knoxville. on Feb. 5.  Tennessee failed to back its defense and rebounding for the trip to Nashville to face Vanderbilt for the second time in the 2011-12 season.  The Commodores tallied 93 points against UT to win going away in front of a happy black and gold crowd of 12,034 on the Vandy campus on Feb. 9.  Tennessee was looking to avenge loss number seven of the season as Kentucky rolled into Knoxville for a Big Monday game on ESPN2 on Feb.13. ��� The Orange played one of its most complete games of the season and skinned the Cats, 9154, to vault back into the SEC race.  Instead of packing the momentum from the win over UK, Tennessee managed wins at Mississippi State ( 57-41) and Ole Miss (66-56), Feb. 16 and 19.  The uninspired road play definitely had the UT coaching staff concerned as a red hot Arkansas team traveled to Knoxville on Feb. 23.  On Jan. 8, UT embarrassed the Razorbacks 69-38 in Fayetteville as the Hogs managed just 10 field goals for the game and shot 18.2 percent from the field.  Arkansas, who had just one win over Tennessee all-time, took a 72-71 overtime decision on Feb. 23 in Knoxville.  It marked the first-ever three loss record in TBA. Inside the Numbers  During February, UT averaged 72.6 ppg while giving up 62.5 ppg.  Tennessee’s rebounding advantage dropped to just +5.5 (40.5 rpg to 35.0 rpg for the opposition).  While UT connected on a better field goal percentage (.461), the opponents were more accurate from three-point land at .336 (48-143 vs. just 33-106 for UT, .311).  Ironically, UT’s top three scorers in Shekinna Stricklen, Glory Johnson and Meighan Simmons were right on average.

Rim Runners

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda  After losing just one game in the SEC the past two seasons and claiming both the regular season and tournament titles, UT finished second in the league behind Kentucky.  Tennessee dropped a heartbreaker at Kentucky, 61-60, on Jan. 12, but kept the Cats in sight.  On Feb. 2, the Lady Vols lost to South Carolina, 64-60, for the first time in 40 games dating back to 1980.  LSU assisted UT by defeating Kentucky on Feb. 5 handing the Wildcats its first SEC loss of the year.  The Orange squandered that gift by losing at Vanderbilt, 93-79, on Feb. 9 in Nashville.  Tennessee bounced back and fashioned a 91-54 win over Kentucky to hand the Cats its second SEC loss.  Alabama then gift-wrapped a third UK loss in Kentucky’s very next game to tie the two teams at 10-3 in the SEC.  UT owned the top spot tiebreaker over UK heading into the game with Arkansas but lost to the Hogs 72-71 in OT.

Heartbreaking Loss to the Hogs Orange Opportunity Slips Away  Tennessee was sitting in the driver’s seat ready to capture the 2012 SEC regular season championship heading into the Arkansas game on Feb. 23.  Unranked Arkansas had other ideas taking a 7271 overtime win from the Lady Vols.  The red hot hogs in no way resembled the team that the Lady Vols defeated 69-38 in Fayetteville, Ark., on Jan. 8, 2012.  Tennessee is now 0-2 in overtime games in 2011-12. The Lady Vols lost to unranked Virginia, 69-64, on Nov. 20, 2011.  Three of Tennessee’s eight losses this season have come to teams who were unranked at the time of the game. All, however, have been ranked at some point this season: Virginia, South Carolina and Arkansas.

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2012 SEC Race -Went Down to theWire

Kentucky Clinched It  Kentucky finished at the top of the SEC ladder with a 13-3 record after defeating Mississippi State in the regular season finale.  Tennessee was second at 12-4 after beating Florida.

Tough Schedule Factors in for NCAA Seeding

Tennessee has Played 13 Ranked Teams  Tennessee entered the SEC Tournament sporting the nation’s number one strength of schedule and the number five RPI.  Upcoming opponent South Carolina has an RPI of 32 and a strength of schedule at 40 and an opponent average SOS of 114.

Over 200,000 Fans at Home

15th Consecutive Season  The Lady Vols entertained 216,206 fans in Thompson-Boling Arena this season.  UT went over the 200,000 fan plateau at home games for the 15th consecutive season when a season high 18,563 clicked through the turnstiles versus Florida on Feb. 26.  Tennessee averaged a nation-leading 14,414 fans at home games this season.

Rookie Got the Record

Massengale on the Dish.  Rookie Ariel Massengale broke the Lady Vol freshman assist record in the game with Florida on Feb. 26.  She needed just two assists to pass the all-time rookie leader and handed out five in limited minutes on “Senior Day.”  Massengale has now handed out 140 assists in 27 games to pass Loree Moore (2001-05) who held the freshman assist record with 133 assists in 34 games (3.91 apg).  Also in the UT rookie 100 assist club are: Dawn Marsh (127), Lea Henry (119), Dena Head 118, Holly Warlick (112), Alexis Hornbuckle (110), Kristen “Ace” Clement (107), Meighan Simmons (104) and Candace Parker (103).  Presently, Massengale’s 5.3 apg is tied for sixth in the all-time single season assists average.

Get out the Broom..It was a Sweep!

Lady Vols Sweep SEC Weekly honors  Shekinna Stricklen named the SEC Player of the Week and Cierra Burdick earned Freshman of the Week as the Lady Vols swept the honors on Feb. 20.  Stricklen averaged 17.3 ppg and 7.0 rpg in three key SEC wins last week. In a must win over No. 7-ranked Kentucky on Monday, she scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds while connecting on 66.7 percent of her shots.  In that game the Morrilton, Ark., product eclipsed the 1,700 career points and 800 career rebounds. She led the Lady Vols with 22 points and 12 re-

bounds in a key road victory at Mississippi State on Thursday night, marking her fourth doubledouble of the season. On Sunday at Ole Miss, Stricklen tossed in 12 points, including two of three three-pointers, and grabbed three rebounds. For the week, Stricklen shot 53.8 percent from the field (21-39), 50.0 percent (3-6) from threepoint land and 87.5 percent (7-8) on her charity tosses, averaging 30.0 mpg. The honor is Stricklen’s fifth career SEC Player of the Week award. She captured the accolade three times in 2009-10 and once in 2010-11. Stricklen joins classmate Glory Johnson (two times) as Lady Vols that have won the SEC POW this season. Burdick was named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the first time during her rookie campaign after scoring 7.3 ppg and grabbing 6.0 rpg for the week. Averaging 18.0 mpg, she connected on 66.7 percent of her shots (10-15) while contributing 2.7 apg. In limited duty versus Kentucky (10 minutes), she grabbed five rebounds, dished three assists and added a bucket. At Mississippi State, she logged 26 minutes while scoring 10 points, grabbing seven rebounds, with three assists two blocks. Against Ole Miss, she dropped in 10 points on 4 of 5 shooting (.800), collecting six rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes.

Johnson Joins a Select Group

Glory Johnson Named Academic All-America  Glory Johnson has been selected to the prestigious 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Women’s Basketball Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).  Johnson, who graduated in three years with a degree in Interdisciplinary Global Studies with a 3.6 GPA, is pursuing her master’s degree in Communication and Information Studies. The 6’3” post was named to the 2011 Academic All-America Second Team last year.  “It is such and honor to represent the University of Tennessee this way,” Johnson said. “Working hard in the classroom has really paid off.  “I’m definitely glad to be one of the five women selected to receive such a unique honor.  “When I was young, my parents emphasized performing in the classroom and on the court. To have school paid for is a blessing to begin with, so it was important to me to utilize my time as best I could to be on track for both my undergrad and grad degrees.”  A member of the Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch list, she was selected to the 2011-12 preseason All-SEC first team. Last season, Johnson received All-SEC first team honors.  Johnson is the fifth Lady Vol to capture Academic All-America honors twice, joining Angie Bjorklund (second team 2011, first team 2010), Candace Parker (first team 2008, second team 2007), Tanya Haave (first team 1984, second team 1983) and Jill Rankin (first team 1980, second team 1979).  Additionally, Parker and Rankin were each named the Academic All-American of the Year in 2008 and 1980, respectively.  Forward Elana Della Donne from the University of Delaware was named the female Academic All-American of the Year.  Joining Johnson and Della Donne on the first team were grad student Amanda Johnson of Oregon, senior guard Roxana Button of Houston, and junior guard Caroline Durbin of New Mexico to round out the Capital One Academic All-America® Women’s Basketball Division I first team.

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012  The five members of the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® Women’s Basketball Division I first team have an amazing average G.P.A. of 3.84.

Another 20Win Season

Grabbed #20 at Ole Miss  The Lady Vols put yet another 20-win season in the books.  With a victory over Ole Miss on Feb. 19, it marked the 36th consecutive time a Lady Vol team reached at least 20 wins in a season under Coach Pat Summitt.  Last year, the Lady Vols tied for accumulating 20 wins the second-fastest ever of any Tennessee LV hoops team.  The 20 win seasons and the date they were achieved: 20TH WIN DATE RECORD FINAL RECORD Jan. 20, 1998 20-0 39-0 Jan. 27, 2011 20-2 34-3 Jan. 27, 2001 20-1 31-3 Feb. 1, 2007 20-2 34-3 Feb. 1, 1995 20-1 34-3 Feb. 2, 2006 20-2 31-5 Feb. 3, 2008 20-1 36-2 Feb. 4, 2010 20-1 32-3 Feb. 4, 1999 20-1 31-3 Feb. 5, 1994 20-1 31-2 Feb. 6, 1993 20-1 29-3 Feb. 6, 1989 20-2 35-2 Feb. 7, 1990 20-4 27-6 Feb. 8, 1980 20-3 33-5 Feb. 9, 2003 20-3 33-5 Feb. 9, 1991 20-4 30-5 Feb. 10, 2002 20-2 29-5 Feb. 10, 2000 20-3 33-4 Feb. 12, 2004 20-2 31-4 Feb. 12, 1979 20-6 30-9 Feb. 13, 1988 20-2 31-3 Feb. 15, 1997 20-7 29-10 Feb. 15, 1996 20-4 32-4 Feb. 15, 1992 20-2 28-3 Feb. 16, 1983 20-5 25-8 Feb. 17, 2005 20-4 30-5 Feb. 18, 1978 20-2 27-4 Feb. 19, 2012 20-7 in progress Feb. 21, 1987 20-5 28-6 Feb. 22, 1986 20-8 24-10 Feb. 25, 1977 20-3 28-5 Mar. 1, 2008 20-9 22-11 Mar. 3, 1985 20-9 22-10 Mar. 10, 1981 20-5 25-6 Mar. 13, 1982 20-9 22-10 Mar. 17, 1984 20-9 23-10 Summitt’s Non-20-Win Seasons?  Tennessee’s Pat Summitt has only had two teams fail to reach 20-win seasons during her 38-year tenure.  In her first and second seasons (1974-75 and 1975-76) at UT, the Lady Vols were 16-8 and 1611, respectively.

Career Stat Updates

Numbers Adding Up  Vicki Baugh grabbed six boards at Mississippi State and is now a member of the 500-point, 500-rebound club with the Lady Vols. Baugh is now closing in on 600 career points (592 entering the SEC Tournament game with South Carolina) and has 519 career rebounds in limited games.  Glory Johnson went over 1,500 career points in the game with Arkansas on Feb. 23. She now has 1,541 points to go along with 1,143 career boards.  Sophomore Meighan Simmons just passed the 800 career point plateau. She now has 833 points. 10

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 Senior Shekinna Stricklen eclipsed 1,700 career points versus Kentucky and through the game with Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament, she has 1,788 points for her career.  Stricklen also has a career collection of caroms with 862.

Back-breakers Game Highs

UT Twenty-Something Nights  Four Lady Vols have launched 20-something scoring nights in 14 games this season.  Inflicting the most damage against the opposition has been senior Shekinna Stricklen who has tagged eight opponents for: 27 at Stanford, 25 vs. Baylor, 24 at Georgia, 22 vs. Rutgers/Mississippi State, 20 vs. Vanderbilt and 20 vs. Texas.  Junior Taber Spani started the season on a roll (before suffering her bone bruise) and dropped 22 points at Virginia and scored 20 vs. Miami.  Sophomore Meighan Simmons has posted a pair of SEC career best 20 point games at Vanderbilt and at Auburn.  Grad student Glory Johnson has joined the 20 party twice with 22 points vs. Georgia and 21 against Florida. Escaping Our Defense -- Career Nights for Opponents  Conversely, 17 opponents have enjoyed 20-something-plus scoring nights in 15 games this season.  Inflicting the most damage against the Lady Vols was Stanford’s Nneka Ogumike who rang up 42 points in the Cardinal win.  Kentucky’s A’dia Mathies enjoyed a scorefest in the first meeting on Jan. 12, 2012, dropping 34 points against UT.  Markeshia Grant (South Carolina), Skylar Diggins (Notre Dame), Christina Foggie (Vanderbilt), and April Sykes (Rutgers) all managed to score 27 points.  Stanford’s Toni Kokenis and Baylor’s Brittney Griner each had 26.  Valencia McFarland from Ole Miss hit for 21 points on Feb. 19 and Arkansas’ Lyndsay Harris scored 20 points on Feb. 23.  Last year at this time, only 10 opponents had managed more than 20 points and only one player tagged UT for over 25 counters.

In the Jump Circle

Those Ranked Teams  Kentucky (on Feb. 13) was the 13th game against a ranked team for the Lady Vols in 2011-12.  UT is 8-5 versus ranked foes this season having defeated #7/7 Miami (92-76), #21/22 Texas (7357), #20/21 DePaul (84-61), #11 Rutgers (67-61), #16/15 Georgia (80-51), #25/24 Vanderbilt (8764), #17/15 Georgia (67-50) and #7/7 Kentucky (91-54).  Tennessee’s ranked losses have been to #1 Baylor (76-67), at #4 Stanford (97-80), at #9/8 Kentucky (61-60), at #2 Notre Dame (72-44) and at #rv/25 Vanderbilt (93-79).

Eclipsed 300,000 on the Season

Leading the Nation  Through 30 games, a nation-leading 308,442 spectators have seen Tennessee play at home, on the road and on neutral courts.  UT achieved the 300,000 milestone in the SEC Tournament and marks the 16th consecutive year the team has played in front of that many fans.  A crowd of 10,523 in Athens, Ga., for the Tennessee vs. Georgia game put UT over 200,000 total spectators on the season.  In 15 games at home, the Lady Vols attracted 216,206 spectators or an average of 14,414 per game in Thompson-Boling.  UT went over the 100,000 mark in home fans in just eight games this season in Knoxville.

From the Chalk Board

MUST Control the Glass  This season, Tennessee has lost the rebounding battle against Miami; in back-to-back games against UCLA and Stanford, to Notre Dame, Auburn (in Knoxville) and at Vanderbilt.  Conversely, the Lady Vols held a decisive rebounding edge over #1-ranked Baylor grabbing 56 rebounds to the Lady Bears’ 42.  UT is outrebounding the opposition by just a +8.1 average this year. It’s Not Better to Give  Tennessee has been its own worst enemy turning the ball over.  On the season, UT has generated 17.2 points off of miscues per game while the opposition is banking 12.7 ppg off of Orange mistakes.  UT leads in second chance points per game at 15.8 ppg with the opposition checking in at 11.8 ppg.

Dropping Dimes

‘Rel Can Dish  Frosh Ariel Massengale hit the century mark for assists against South Carolina with three helpers and became just the 10th Lady Vol rookie to dish 100 first year assists.  Heading into the SEC Tournament, she is the alltime rookie leader.  Massengale recorded 12 scoring passes against Vanderbilt for the UT single game rookie record on Jan. 15.  At Alabama on Jan. 26, she handed out 11 assists in 28 minutes.

Academically Speaking

Johnson and Spani named to All-District  Two Lady Vols were selected to the District 3 Capital One Academic All-District Basketball Team as announced by CoSIDA on Feb. 2.  Graduate student and forward Glory Johnson and junior guard/forward Taber Spani captured Academic All-District First Team honors after being named to the Academic All-District Second Team last season.  Nominees for the All-District teams had to be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at her current institution and be nominated by her sports information director.  Johnson, a 6-3 athletic post, is a two-time SEC Player of the Week selection this season. The Knoxville native is averaging 13.5 ppg and 9.5 rpg while shooting 57.3 percent from the floor.  After earning her undergraduate degree in just three years, she has a 3.6 GPA in graduate school and is working toward her masters in communication studies.  Spani is averaging 9.9 ppg and hitting 48.2 percent of her shots from beyond the arc this season. A native of Lee’s Summitt, Mo., she missed nine games this winter after suffering a bone bruise, but has played in three of Tennessee’s last four contests.  Spani maintains a 3.91 GPA and is majoring in communications studies.  After earning All-District First Team honors, Johnson and Spani are now eligible to advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot later this month.

For Real Rebounding

Chasing Chamique  Grad student Glory Johnson eclipsed 1,000 career rebounds at Arkansas and joined an exclusive club with three other Lady Vols.  Johnson immediately passed Tamika Catchings who had 1,004 caroms in nearly four full years of play.  Since then, the Knoxville native has also passed


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 Sheila Frost (1,043 rebounds in 138 games).  Entering the SEC Tournament semifinal game, Johnson has 1,143 career rebounds in 135 games.  She is chasing Chamique Holdsclaw who collected 1,295 rebounds in 148 career games.

Free Throw Defense

7-of-16 vs. Notre Dame & 18-for-31 Against LSU  UT made 16 trips to the charity stripe against Notre Dame and connected on a paltry seven tosses for 43.8 percent.  Tennessee might have defeated LSU by 20 points or more if the Lady Tigers free throw defense hadn’t been so tough.  The Lady Vols were an anemic 18 for 31 from the charity stripe for 58.1 percent. I Swear We Practice  Making free throws has always been a team priority and some of the LSU misses came from normally reliable shooters.  Vicki Baugh went 2-for-6 from the line. She is a 72.7 career free throw shooter.  Since enduring a miserable 52.4 percent inaccuracy from the free throw line in the loss to Virginia in overtime, you’d think the Lady Vols had learned their lesson.  On the season, UT’s free throw percentage has yo-yoed from the 70 percent range to the present of 69.1 percent (450-651) .  Glory Johnson has been sent to the line a team high 175 times and connected on just 107 for a dismal 61.1 accuracy rate.

HomeWins for Summitt

Summitt at 500  With a 87-64 victory over Vanderbilt, Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt collected her 500th career win at home.  Of the now 504 wins, a total of 180 have come against ranked opponents in Knoxville.  Summitt has claimed victories in Alumni Gym, Stokely Athletics Center and Thompson-Boling Arena on the UT campus over the last 38 years. And Summitt at 200  The 87-64 victory over Vanderbilt on Jan. 15, 2011 was also another home milestone for Summitt...Her 200th SEC home win.

Things to Consider

No Secrets -- Even if We Tried  The Lady Vols appeared on television in 27 of 29 regular season games.  Every Tennessee game in the SEC package was slated for TV this year.  UT has now been on TV 28 times this season.

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Glory -- Running Out of Time  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 her single season on The Hill.    In 2006-07, Candace Parker came the closest to a double-figure rebounding average but had to settle for 9.8 rpg.  Last season, Glory Johnson flirted with the elusive double-digit and managed 9.7 rpg.  Johnson is currently averaging 9.3 rpg.

Head Coach Pat Summitt

Amazing Summitt Numbers  Pat Summitt’s teams have faced 164 different opponents in 1,300 total games and teams from 35 conferences  46% of her 1,300 total games have been played

versus ranked teams (601 total games against ranked opponents) with 438 victories versus ranked opponents  161 all-time Lady Vols have contributed to 1,093 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 All-SEC, etc. NCAA’s Ford Award  Tennessee coach Pat Summitt was the recipient of the 2012 NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award.  Summitt was recognized during the opening business session on Jan. 12 at the 2012 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis.  The Lady Vols played at Kentucky, so Summitt addressed the Convention attendees in a taped video message and Joan Cronan accepted the award on Summitt’s behalf.  Announced on Dec. 6 the award is named in recognition of former President Gerald Ford, honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for intercollegiate athletics over the course of their career.  NCAA President Mark Emmert said her contributions to intercollegiate athletics over almost four decades go well beyond one sport.  “Coach Summitt has been recognized numerous times for her contributions to women’s basketball – and rightly so,” Emmert said.  “The Ford Award honors her for what she has meant to intercollegiate athletics through her career and for the positive example she continues to set today. “ Former Players Compile a Memory Book  After hearing of Tennessee Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt’s diagnosis of early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type, Chamique Holdsclaw reached out to players spanning all decades of Lady Vol basketball to compile a “memory book” for their coach.  Holdsclaw, a four-time Lady Vols All-American from 1995-99, contacted former Lady Vol players, managers and staffers asking them to share written memories, Summitt’s influence on their lives, and photos of their time in the program. The Astoria, N.Y., native then compiled all of the submissions into a book.  “I know my relationship with Coach Summitt through the death of my grandmother and me going through my ups and downs battling depression,’’ said Holdsclaw. “What I realized from these letters is coach has helped these players through some of the most difficult times of their lives. When I’m reading them, I’m thinking, ‘Wow she’s had such an impact on all of our lives and just not basketball.’ “  A collection of former players and managers met with Summitt prior to the UT game against Old Dominion and presented her the book.  Summitt was overwhelmed. “It’s really hard to surprise Pat,’’ Holdsclaw said. “She was really excited and very touched by the book.” Maggie Dixon Award  Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt was presented with the Maggie Dixon Courage Award at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 11, 2011.  The Award is presented annually to an individual who exhibits courage in the face of adversity and continues to exemplify Maggie’s mantra of never allowing adversity to get in the way of achieving a dream. Sports Illustrated Sportswoman for 2011  As the all-time winningest coach in NCAA collegiate basketball, University of Tennessee Lady Vol head coach Pat Summitt has won her fair

 BREAKING IT DOWN 2011-12 Lineup Combinations  Tennessee has utilized eight starting lineups for

the 2011-12 season. During the 2010-11 season, Tennessee employed 11 different starting lineups. Gms. 1-2, 4-6 3, 24-28 7-10 11-17, 19, 23 18 20 21-22 29 -30

Rec. 4-1 3-3 3-1 7-2

Line-up (F-F-C-G-G) Johnson, Strick, Baugh, Massengale, Spani Spani, Strick, Johnson, Massengale, Simm Johnson, Strick, Baugh, Simmons, Spani Mann, Strick, Johnson, Massengale, Simm

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

Mann, Baugh, John, Massengale, Simm Johnson, Burdick, Baugh, Massengale,Bass Stricklen, Burdick, Johnson, Massengale, Simm Strick, Baugh, Johnson, Bass, Manning

UT’s Win/Loss Differential Wins: +53 (1), +43 (1), +39 (1), +37 (1), +32 (1), +31 (1), +30 (1), +29 (1), +23 (2), +21 (3), +17 (1), +16 (4) , +11 (1),+10 (1), +9 (1), +6 (1) Losses: -1 (2), -4 (1), -5 (1), -9 (1), -14 (1), -17 (1), -28 (1)

Offensive Opportunities Tennessee shooting from the field (all games): 60% FG: UCLA (.692) 50%FG: Vanderbilt2 (.590), Vanderbilt1 (.529), Vanderbilt3/Arkansas (.500), 40%FG: ODU (.493), Pepperdine (.492), Stanford (.491), Georgia2 (.489), Miami (.478), Florida/DePaul (.475), UTC (.472), Auburn2 (.471), Vanderbilt2 (.459), Alabama/Arkansas (.451), MTSU (.448), Ole Miss (.436), Georgia1 (.424), USC (.414), UVa (.407) 30%FG: Miss. State (.387), Kentucky1 (.383), Rutgers (.382), LSU (.374), Texas (.368), Auburn1 (.323), 20%FG: Baylor (.293), Notre Dame (.279)

Dee --- Fense Opponents shooting from the field (all games): 50%FG: Vanderbilt2 (.557), Stanford (.536), Notre Dame (.508), Arkansas (.500) 40%FG: Vanderbilt1 (.451), Baylor (.417), Miami (.408), Rutgers & Virginia (.403), Alabama (.400) 30%FG: Auburn2 (.397), USC (.394), Florida (.379), Texas/Auburn1/Ole Miss (.373), UCLA (.368), Georgia1 (.349), Vanderbilt3/Kentucky1 (.345), LSU (.344), Kentucky2 (.333), DePaul (.309), UTC (.304) 20%FG: Georgia2 (.288), Pepperdine (.284), ODU (.254), MTSU (.238), Miss. State (.232) 10%FG: Arkansas (.182)

Leading at the Break (21): Pepperdine, Baylor, MTSU, Texas, vs. DePaul, at Rutgers, at UCLA, ODU, at Auburn1, UTC, Georgia1, at Arkansas1, Vanderbilt1, at Alabama, at Georgia2, Auburn2, Kentucky2, Miss State, Ole Miss, Florida, Vanderbilt3

Leading at the Half

Tied at the Break Tied at the Half (3): Miami, at Virginia, LSU

Trailing at the Break Trailing at the Half (6): at Stanford (by 7 points), Kentucky (by 4 points), Notre Dame (by 10 points), South Carolina (by 1 point), at Vanderbilt (by 8 points), Arkansas (by 5 points)

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 share of awards over the past 38 years.  On Dec. 5, 2011 Summitt joined an elite group of sports superstars when it was announced by Time Inc. Sports Group editor Terry McDonell that she, and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, were the 2011 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.  On Tues., Dec. 6 Summitt and Krzyzewski were feted at a celebration in New York City and were joined by fellow Sportswomen and Sportsmen Chris Evert (1976), Sugar Ray Leonard (1981), Wayne Gretzky (1982), David Robinson (2003) and David Ortiz (2004).  Summitt and Krzyzewski, the NCAA’s all-time winningest women’s and men’s basketball coaches, joined an elite group of sports immortals, including Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan, Billie Jean King, Jack Nicklaus, Bobby Orr and Pete Rozelle to receive this award.  The magazine’s editors have chosen each honoree based on the principles established in 1954, when runner Roger Bannister was honored as SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s first Sportsman: “While the victory may have been his or hers, it is not for the victory alone that he or she is honored. Rather, it is for the quality of their effort and manner of their striving.”  Summitt and Krzyzewski join UCLA’s John Wooden (1972) and North Carolina’s Dean Smith (1997) to round out a veritable Mount Rushmore of college coaches who have received this award.  In 1972, Wooden, who had won his eighth national title in nine seasons, was selected along with Billie Jean King. Smith was honored in 1997, the same year he set the then NCAA wins record and announced his retirement.  Other coaches named Sportsman include Joe Paterno (1986); manager Terry Francona (2004, with the Boston Red Sox); Herb Brooks (1980, with the U.S. Olympic hockey team) and Tony DiCicco (1999, with the U.S. Women’s soccer team). We Back Pat  To coincide with National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month the matchup between the No. 6/7 Lady Vols and the No. 1 Baylor Lady Bears on Sun., Nov. 27th was designated as the first of two, “We Back Pat” games.  The Vols will also participate in a “We Back Pat” game in January, when Coach Cuonzo Martin and the Big Orange take on the Connecticut Huskies on January 21st (CBS).  Thousands of fans wore the “We Back Pat” t-shirt to the Baylor game as 16,623 spectators were on hand.  Shirts are still available at The UT Bookstore and Stokely Athletics Center stores, as well as area Food City and Walgreens. The shirts are $10, with $4.25 from every shirt going to research.  In a halftime ceremony at the Baylor game, checked were presented to Alzheimer’s Tennessee and UT Medical Center, as the `We Back Pat’ T-shirts have already generated more than $150,000 in donations. The proceeds will help directly impact those living with the disease in the state of Tennessee. Announcing the Pat Summitt Foundation  Since sharing her diagnosis of dementia in late August, Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt indicated she would like to start a foundation.  Summitt along with her son, Tyler, have formed a foundation that will fund grants in support of Alzheimer’s programs. The foundation, The Pat Summitt Foundation Fund (www.patsummitt. org), was announced at halftime of the Baylor game on Nov. 27 in Knoxville. 12

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 The aim of her Foundation is to make grants to non-profit organizations which provide education and awareness of Alzheimer’s, its onset and treatment; support services to patients, their families and caregivers, and research to treat, prevent, cure and ultimately eradicate the disease.  “Tyler and I have decided to join this battle, not just for us, but also for the millions of families affected by this disease. I have always told our players, our greatest opportunities are disguised as our greatest obstacles. It is time to treat this obstacle as an opportunity and a stepping stone to a cure,” Summitt said. AARP Recognizes Summitt  AARP The Magazine has announced the recipients of its 10th annual Inspire Awards. Each year the Inspire Awards pay tribute to outstanding individuals who inspire others to action through their innovative thinking, passion and perseverance.  This year’s list of distinguished honorees includes: Pat Summitt (The Alzheimer’s Advocate), Jane Goodall (The Conservationist), Steve Jobs (The Game Changer), Andy Czerkas (The AARP Foundation Hunger Hero), Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (The Chief Compromiser), Irene Zola (The Advocate for the Elderly), Toby Keith (The Supporter of U.S. Troops), Hilton Kelley (The Environmental Advocate), Emilio Estefan Jr. (The Latino Promoter) and Ret. Army Col. Bill Badger, Patricia Maisch, and Roger Salzgeber (The Arizona Shooting Heroes).  “Through their extraordinary efforts to lead, innovate, and give back in ways that make a real impact, this year’s honorees motivate our readers to make a make a difference in their own communities,” said Nancy Perry Graham, Vice President and Editor of AARP The Magazine. “This daring dozen are compassionate and forwardthinking individuals who define inspiration.”  This year’s honorees are profiled in the December/January issue of AARP The Magazine. Summitt Receives Courage Award  The United States Sports Academy presented Lady Vol Coach Pat Summitt its “Courage” award at the Pepperdine game on Nov. 13.  Trustee emeritus of the USSA, Gene Policinski, was on hand in Knoxville to give Summitt one of the organization’s most prestigious honors -the Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award.  Citing that, Summitt, the seemingly unbeatable coach, has dementia and she vows to fight it, raise awareness and keep on coaching.  The Courage Award is presented annually to an individual who demonstrates courageous action in overcoming adversity to excel in sport. This individual should exhibit the qualities of courage, perseverance, grace, and strength in sport achievement.  Zaharias’ spirit and zest for life, as well as her courage, strength, and achievement, are the qualities for which this award is named. The Babe’s fight to overcome life-threatening cancer and then return to the winner’s circle in women’s professional golf has withstood the test of time.

Off the Glass

Rebounds Win Championships  Coach Pat Summitt’s mantra of defense and boards has been a staple of her nearly four decades of coaching.  UT started out the 2011-12 regular season hauling in 54 boards against Pepperdine while the Waves snagged 34.  Tennessee fell off the rebounding wagon in the very next game as Miami controlled the glass

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collecting 45 boards to the Lady Vols’ 38 total rebounds. That was a vast improvement over UT’s 13-rebound deficit at halftime to the Hurricanes. UT corrected the rebounding problem against Virginia, 45-38, with Shekinna Stricklen collecting 14 boards. Since losing the battle of the boards to Miami, Tennessee had not be outrebounded again until it faced UCLA on Dec. 17 and Stanford on Dec. 20. A month later, Notre Dame turned the trick outrebounding UT, 44-35. On Feb. 5, Auburn’s eight team rebounds resulted in a 42-39 rebounding edge. In the very next game, Vanderbilt controlled the boards 41-27. Overall this season, the Lady Vols have been outrebounded six times and hold just a +8.1 rebounding advantage, 43.3-35.2. Last season, in 37 games, Tennessee was outrebounded only twice -- by Georgia Tech, 37-36, and vs. Kentucky in the SEC Tournament final, 46-41. Overall, the Lady Vols held a +12.4 rebounding advantage, 46.3 to 33.9, in 2010-11.

Streaking

We were Streaking into 2011-12  The Lady Vols had a 38-game home court winning streak halted against Baylor on Nov. 27, 2011. It was the third longest in Lady Vol history. Tennessee’s all-time home court winning streak is 69 consecutive games from Feb. 2, 1991 to Jan. 6, 1996. Lady Vol Streaks  The Lady Vols last loss at home was against unranked Arkansas, on Feb. 23, 2012, since then UT is 1-0 at home.  The last time UT lost on the road was on Feb. 9, 2012 at Vanderbilt, 93-79. UT is 2-0 on the road since then.  The last time the Lady Vols lost on a neutral court was against Notre Dame, 73-59, in the 2011 NCAA Elite 8 game on Mar. 28, 2011. Since that time, UT is 2-0 on a neutral court.

TBA - The Place to Play

Rocky Top, You’ll Always Be...  Home, sweet home, to me.... On good ole Rocky Top, Tennessee entertained the home fans to a scoring bonanza this season averaging 79.9 ppg on The Summitt while holding the opponents to 58.2 ppg. Toughest Place To Play  The University of Tennessee’s Thompson-Boling Arena is still the toughest women’s basketball arena in the nation to secure a win. The Lady Vols have fashioned a 352-23 all-time record on “The Summitt” for a 94.4 winning percentage since the doors were opened in 1987. Welcome to “The Summitt”  The playing court in the Thompson-Boling Arena on the University of Tennessee campus donned a new look for the 2005-06 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, 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 VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012  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 353-23(.940) record since the Orange and White moved into the Thompson-Boling Arena to start the 1987-88 season 25-years ago.  Along the way, the Lady Vols have produced 10 flawless home records: in 1988-89 (15-0), 199192 (14-0), 1992-93 (13-0), 1993-94 (15-0), 199495 (15-0), 1997-98 (16-0), 1998-99 (14-0), 200001 (15-0), 2002-03 (16-0), 2009-10 (17-0) and 2010-11 (17-0).  UT also registered a former NCAA record 69game home court-winning streak from Feb. 1, 1991 thru Jan. 2, 1996. Just 23 TBA 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.  This year, UT lost three games at home for the first time ever to Baylor, South Carolina and Arkansas.  UT lost two games in TBA during the inaugural 1987-88 campaign, 1996-97, 1999-00, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2005-06, 2008-09 and three game in the 2011-12 seasons.  The 23 all-time losses at TBA have come at the hands of just 13 teams: Arkansas (2012), South Carolina (2012), Baylor (2011), 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  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 91.6 percent of all home games in 38 years producing a 504-48 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 23 in ThompsonBoling Arena.

On the Court

100 Point Games  Since 1974, the Lady Vols have gone over the century mark 76 times.  The 1987-88 team hit triple digits in seven games to lead the NCAA.  UT has a record of 73-3 all-time in 100-point games and a 51-0 record when hitting the century mark at Thompson-Boling Arena. In Overtime  Tennessee is 28-15 all-time in overtime games.  UT’s most recent overtime affairs were a 72-71 loss to Arkansas at home on Feb. 23, 2012 and a 69-64 loss at Virginia on Nov. 20, 2011.  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 1996-97, 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 in Knoxville was a 8272 win over Stanford on Dec. 19, 2010.

Lady Vols Own All-Time Wins Mark  Tennessee is the all-time wins leader in the NCAA with 1,187 victories. The next closest program all-time in terms of wins is Louisiana Tech, which owns a 1,000-212 record (entering the 2011-12 season). The Lady Vols boast a 1,187264-2 (.827) all-time record. Staffers Have, But Never a Player  No former Lady Vol who has joined the collegiate coaching ranks has ever beaten Head Coach Pat Summitt.

Lady Vol Honorees

Trio Named  Lady Vol seniors Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen along with sophomore Meighan Simmons have been recognized among the group of players chosen for the 2011-12 preseason candidate list for the Naismith Trophy as announced on Nov. 30 by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.  The Naismith Trophy is presented annually to the nation’s top collegiate women’s basketball player and is named in honor of the inventor of basketball, Dr. James Naismith.  UT is joined by Notre Dame and Connecticut as the only institutions with three candidates for the award.  The candidate pool will be trimmed with the selection of the Midseason Top 30 List in February, and that list will be whittled to four finalists in March.  The Naismith Trophy will be presented during the NCAA Women’s Final Four, April 1-3 in Denver.  The Tennessee trio has collected accolades throughout the preseason. Johnson made the list of nominees for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award and was named to the Wooden Award Top 30 list in October. Stricklen joined Johnson on the Wooden Award Top 30 list and was named to the Associated Press Preseason AllAmerica squad. Johnson, Stricklen and Simmons were each named to Preseason All-SEC squads with Stricklen tabbed preseason player of the year. Stricklen Honored as AP A-A  Lady Vol senior guard Shekinna Stricklen was selected as a First Team Associated Press Preseason All-American.  Also joining Stricklen on the five player team were Baylor’s Brittney Griner, Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins, Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike and Miami’s Shenise Johnson.   Tennessee and Stricklen will face each of those teams this season. Johnson Named a Lowe’s Nominee  Tennessee senior forward Glory Johnson has been named one of 30 women’s basketball nominees for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, presented to student-athletes who excel on and off the field.  Johnson is one of three nominees from the SEC.  Johnson captured All-SEC First Team honors in 2010-11 and was a finalist for the 2011 State Farm All-America Team.  A Master of Science in Communication candidate, Johnson completed her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Programs with a Concentration in Global Studies and a Specialization in Global Politics and Economy in only three years. We Love a Happy Meal  The Tennessee Lady Vols must lead the nation with the number of McDonald’s High School AllAmericans on their roster in 2011-12 with eight players.  Tennessee’s McDonald’s All-Americans: Vicki Baugh, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning, Meighan

Simmons, Shekinna Stricklen, Taber Spani, Cierra Burdick and Ariel Massengale.

Preseason Predictions

SEC Coaches Tab Lady Vols  The Southeastern Conference unveiled its eighth annual women’s basketball preseason All-SEC first and second teams, to tip off the 2011-12 season of SEC women’s basketball.  Tennessee was predicted to win the SEC regular season championship with 120 votes.  Kentucky, Georgia, LSU, Florida and Vanderbilt round out the top half of the league with South Carolina, Arkansas, Auburn, Alabama, Mississippi State and Ole Miss rounding out the lower half.  Joining Stricklen, on the All-SEC First Team were teammates Glory Johnson and Meighan Simmons, Arkansas’ C’eira Ricketts, Georgia’s Jasmine James, Kentucky’s A’dia Mathies, LSU’s LaSondra Barrett and Vanderbilt’s Stephanie Holzer.  Second team consists of Alabama’s Ericka Russell, Arkansas’ Sarah Watkins, Georgia’s Jasmine Hassell, LSU’s Adrienne Webb, Ole Miss’ Valencia McFarland, South Carolina duo La’Keisha Sutton and Ieasia Walker and Vanderbilt’s Tiffany Clarke. School POINTS 1. Tennessee 120 2. Kentucky 100 3. Georgia 98 4. LSU 96 5. Florida 92 6. Vanderbilt 85 7. South Carolina 62 8. Arkansas 57 9. Auburn 39 10. Alabama 29 11. Mississippi State 25 12. Ole Miss 16 FIRST TEAM ALL-SEC Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee LaSondra Barrett, LSU A’dia Mathies, Kentucky Glory Johnson, Tennessee C’iera Ricketts, Arkansas Stephanie Holzer, Vanderbilt Meighan Simmons, Tennessee Jasmine James, Georgia SECOND TEAM ALL-SEC La’Keisha Sutton, South Carolina Ieashia Walker, South Carolina Adrienne Webb, LSU Valencia McFarland, Ole Miss Ericka Russell, Alabama Jasmine Hassell, Georgia Tiffany Clarke, Vanderbilt Sarah Watkins, Arkansas PLAYER OF THE YEAR POINTS Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee 6 Glory Johnson, Tennessee 3 Meighan Simmons, Tennessee 1 Lasondra Barrett, LSU 1 A’dia Mathies, Kentucky 1 Lady Vols Picked #1 by SEC Media  Tennessee was predicted to win the 2012 Southeastern Conference women’s basketball championship in a voting of a select panel of both SEC and national media members.  Tennessee topped the order of finish with 264 points, with Georgia (228), Kentucky (212), LSU (189), Vanderbilt (172) and Florida (151) rounding out the top half of the league. Arkansas (142), South Carolina (107), Auburn (94), Alabama (55), Mississippi State (54) and Ole Miss (48) round out the bottom half.  Tennessee’s Shekinna Stricklen was the overwhelming choice of the media for SEC Women’s

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012

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Basketball Player of the Year with 16 votes, the remaining votes were for Georgia’s Jasmine James, LSU’s LaSondra Barrett and Tennessee’s Glory Johnson. Stricklen, a 2011 State Farm All-American and SEC MVP averaged 12.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game last season. UT sophomore Meighan Simmons, the 2011 SEC Rookie of the Year, was selected to the second team. Simmons is the Lady Vols returning scorer at 13.5 ppg. Joining Stricklen on the All-SEC First Team are Georgia’s Jasmine James, Kentucky’s A’dia Mathies, LSU’s LaSondra Barrett and Tennessee’s Glory Johnson. Second Team included Arkansas’ C’eira Ricketts, Ole Miss’ Valencia McFarland, Simmons, and Vanderbilt’s Stephanie Holzer.

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Five Seniors for both Teams  The Tennessee vs. Florida game on Feb. 26 mark -ed the final home game for five Lady Vol seniors -- Briana Bass, Vicki Baugh, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning and Shekinna Stricklen. They were honored in pregame ceremonies and all five comprised the starting line-up.  Per Lady Vol tradition, Tennessee also recognized the Florida seniors -- Deana Allen, Lanita Bartley, Jordan Jones, Ndidi Madu and Azania Stewart. AARP Day in Thompson-Boling Seniors Salute Summitt with Inspire Award  At halftime on the Jumbotron, Lady Vol head coach Pat Summitt will be presented a national “Inspire Award” from the AARP.  Summitt was recognized with the 10th annual award in the December/January issue of the magazine.  Each year, the “Inspire Awards” honor individuals who inspire others to action through their innovative thinking, passion and perseverance.  Summitt received her recognition as an Alzheimer’s Advocate.  “Pat Summitt simply epitomizes the word ‘inspiration,’” said AARP Tennessee State Director Rebecca Kelly.  “I have long admired her passion, commitment, tenacity and the love she has shown for her team, colleagues, friends and family.”  AARP reached out to more than 700,000 Lady Vol fans in Tennessee and other Southeastern Conference states via email and social media, encouraging them to join AARP for Sunday’s “Senior Day” game against Florida. Final SEC Regular Season Road Swing Started at The Hump  Tennessee picked up SEC win number 10 on the season at Mississippi State on Feb. 16, 2012, 5741.  All-time, the Lady Vols have registered doubledigit victories in conference play an incredible 18 times, and 14 times in the last 15 years since conference play expanded. Continued at the “Tad Pad”  UT closed out the road portion of the SEC schedule with a tough 66-56 win over Ole Miss on Feb. 19 for SEC win number 11.  Tennessee has now fashioned a 23-game winning streak over Ole Miss dating back to the 199596 season.  The last time UT lost in Oxford was on Feb. 4, 1996, 78-72.  It was a “meltdown” game for then Tennessee senior Michelle Marciniak who vowed that the Lady Vols would not lose again.  “Spinderella” was right. UT won 15 straight to claim the 1996 NCAA title following the loss to the Lady Rebels. Back on Course vs. Kentucky That 90 Thing for the Lady Vols  After getting decked by 93 points at Vanderbilt, the Lady Vols came back in the very next game and unloaded for 91 points against SEC leader 14

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Kentucky.  It marked the fourth time in the 2011-12 season that the Lady Vols scored 90 points.  UT dropped 92 against #7 Miami, 91 against Kentucky and 90 versus both Old Dominion and Chattanooga. Bounced Back ...Yet Again Bounced Back from Loss Number Seven  Tennessee was in a battle to bounce back from loss number seven of the season having to face Kentucky on Feb. 12.  The Lady Vols played one of its best games of the season in upsetting the SEC’s top team, 91-54.  The last time UT had seven losses on Feb. 13 was the Cinderella Season of 1996-97.  The Lady Vols had also seven losses at that point in the year and would eventually collect 10 (L’s to #8 La Tech, #5 Georgia, #1 Stanford, #22 Arkansas, #1UConn, #4 Old Dominion, #19 Florida, #6/5 Louisiana Tech, #13 LSU, and unranked Auburn in the SEC Tournament).  The last time UT took (at least) seven losses on the year was the 11 “L” season in 2008-09. Vandy Post-Mortem That 90 Thing  On Feb. 9, Vanderbilt was the second team in 2011-12 season to hang 90 points on the Lady Vols.  The Commodores dealt UT a 93-79 loss in Nashville.  Stanford was the first to post a plus-90 score when the Cardinal defeated Tennessee 97-80 on Dec. 20, 2011 in Palo Alto, Calif.  The last team to drop 90 on the Big Orange was Florida on Feb. 26, 2006. That game gets a Major League asterisk since it was a 95-93 overtime win for the Gators in Knoxville. Defense Wins Games  Other than this season and the 2006, 90 point game, you have to venture back to the “Cinderella Season” of 1996-97 for the last multiple 90 point games by the opposition.  Tennessee, the eventual 1997 NCAA Champions with a 29-10 overall record and an 8-4 record in the SEC, had three opponents score 90 or more points that season.  Georgia took a 94-93 overtime win on Dec. 8, 1996 in Knoxville...Louisiana Tech claimed a 98-80 victory in Ruston, La., on Feb. 24, 1997...and UT prevailed in a 100-99 overtime win over LSU in the SEC Tournament on Mar. 1, 1997.  That team lost 10 games but it never lost its heart and desire to compete for a championship. Upset Special Unranked South Carolina  When South Carolina defeated Tennessee, 64-60, on Feb. 2, it marked the second loss in the 2011-12 season to an unranked team.  All-time, UT coach Pat Summitt’s Lady Vols have lost to just 39 unranked teams in 38 years (overall, 652-39 for .945).  In 2008-09, the Lady Vols were ambushed by three unranked teams: at Kentucky (66-56), at LSU (63-61) and vs. Ball State (71-55).  South Carolina is only the second unranked team to collect a win over the Lady Vols in the 25-year history of Thompson-Boling Arena.  Unranked Florida defeated #5-ranked Tennessee, 95-93 in overtime on Senior Day in ThompsonBoling Arena on Feb. 26, 2006. Breaking into Our House Better Set an Alarm  Before South Carolina upended Tennessee 64-60 on Feb. 2, the Lady Vols had won 28 consecutive SEC games in Thompson-Boling Arena dating back to 2008.  Top-ranked Baylor also defeated Tennessee in Knoxville earlier this season by a 76-67 score on Nov. 27, 2011. Two Thompson-Boling Losses in a Single Season  The Tennessee Lady Vols rarely lose at home.  In fact, since moving to the Thompson-Boling Arena for the 1987-88 campaign, 25-years ago, UT has lost two games in one season just eight times now that South Carolina managed the upset.  UT lost two games in TBA during the inaugural 1987-88 campaign and then in: 1996-97, 1999-00,

2001-02, 2003-04, 2005-06, 2008-09 and now the 2011-12 season(s). Just 22 TBA Losses for the Lady Vols -- All-Time  The 22 all-time losses at TBA have come at the hands of just 12 teams: South Carolina (2012), Baylor (2011), 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). UT’s SEC Streak was Snapped by USC  Before South Carolina upended Tennessee 64-60 on Feb. 2, the Lady Vols had won 28 consecutive SEC games in Thompson-Boling Arena dating back to 2008.  Before the USC loss, UT’s last SEC home loss was to #7-ranked LSU on Feb. 14, 2008, 78-62. Rewind to January 12, 2012, 6:59 p.m. Inconsistent Since Then  Tennessee entered the game at Kentucky on Jan. 12, 2012, sporting a 12-3 overall record and a 3-0 mark in the SEC.  The Lady Vols had won 36 consecutive SEC games dating back to a loss at Georgia in Jan. 2010.  Prior to the UK game, UT had won five consecutive games since the loss at Stanford.  During that five-game winning streak heading into the Kentucky game, UT outscored the opposition 80.4 to 45.0 (a +35.4 winning margin) and controlled the boards 51.4 to 29.4 rpg...a +22.0 rebounding advantage. Bad Pattern Since the UK Loss  Since UT dropped the heartbreaking 61-60 game at UK on Jan. 12, the Lady Vols have developed a bad pattern.  After the UK loss, Tennessee bounced back to win a pair (over Vandy and LSU at home) and then lost to Notre Dame on the road.  After the Notre Dame loss, Tennessee regrouped to defeat Alabama and Georgia on the road.  That winning streak was halted by South Carolina in Knoxville and UT rebounded to defeat Auburn But lost in the very next game at Vanderbilt.  Tennessee has gone just 5-4 over the last month. Telling Numbers Inside the 5-4 Record over the Last Month  Tennessee is shooting 42.9 percent from the field and the opposition is tossing in 41.2 percent of its shots.  Tennessee is averaging 70.0 ppg and giving up 64.1 ppg.  Perhaps the most telling stat is rebounding where the Lady Vols have averaged just 38.6 to 38.1 rpg for the opposition-- uncharacteristic +0.5 advantage.  Senior All-American Shekinna Stricklen has struggled from the field connecting on 41.8 percent of her shots and just 25.8 percent of her three-point attempts.  Glory Johnson has been very challenged at the charity stripe with a team low 46.8 percent (2247).  On the bright side, rookie Ariel Massengale has logged a team high 32.9 minutes per game during this stretch handing out 52 assists while committing 24 miscues (296 minutes).  Sophomore Meighan Simmons is shooting the ball a tad better connecting on 37.2 percent of her shots and 35 percent from three-point land. Play 4 Kay Honoring Kay Yow  The Tennessee vs. Kentucky game is UT’s Play 4 Kay night, formerly known as the Pink Zone, an initiative of the WBCA to promote breast cancer awareness.  UT has dubbed the game “Think Pink. Bleed Orange.”  By way of 12,000 t-shirts in the seats of the arena, an alternating pink/white checkerboard will be formed.  One side of the arena will spell out “Lady Vols” and on the other side, “Live Pink.”  Both will be anchored by breast cancer ribbons. Remembering our Lady Vols  Tonight’s game for breast cancer awareness takes on additional significance for Lady Vol basketball.  We celebrate Director of Lady Vol basketball Character Development Daedra Charles-Furlow continued good health after battling breast cancer and


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 becoming a survivor.  And we remember one of our own who lost her lost her fight with breast cancer on Dec. 27, 2010.  Melissa McCray Dukes, nicknamed “Emma” by her Tennessee Lady Vol basketball teammates, played on four consecutive NCAA Final Four teams (198687-88-89) and started as a guard on coach Pat Summitt’s first two national championship teams in 1987 and 1989.  McCray Dukes was posthumously honored as the “SEC Great” from Tennessee last March at the 2011 SEC Tournament. Five in Double Figures at Home  Five Lady Vols have posted double figure scoring in games at home this season.  Shekinna Stricklen leads the way at 13.7 ppg, while Glory Johnson adds 13.5 , Ariel Massengale 10.5, Meighan Simmons 10.3 and Taber Spani 10.2 ppg. More Home Trends  Tennessee is just a shade off on its home rims connecting on 43.4 percent from the field versus 43.6 on the road.  Vicki Baugh enjoys the TBA baskets the most connecting on 63.9 percent of her shots.  Sophomore Meighan Simmons is a bit “basket challenged” at home making just 29.6 percent of her shots.  As a rookie, Simmons made 46.2 percent of her shots from the field on The Summitt last season.  At home this year, the Big Orange outscores the opposition by +22.5 points and has a +13.9 rebounding edge with a 9-2 record. Carla McGhee Knows TBA  Auburn assistant coach Carla McGhee knows her way around Thompson-Boling Arena.  As a forward/center wearing number 24 for the Lady Vols from 1986-90, McGhee was a member of the 1987 and 1989 NCAA Championship teams.  The 6’3” Peoria, Ill., native averaged 6.1 ppg and 5.1 rpg while appearing in 101 Lady Vol games.  McGhee was a Lady Vol fan favorite. After after a serious car accident just before the start of her sophomore season, where almost every bone was broken in her face and her hip was shattered, she returned to the line-up the following year.  She was a member of the 1996 USA Olympic Team and proudly owns a gold medal. Former UT Players & Staffers in Coaching Tough W’s against Summitt  The roll call goes like this: Sylvia Hatchell, Sharon Fanning, Jane Albright, Lea Henry, Nancy Darsch, Trish Roberts, Mickie DeMoss, Matthew Mitchell, Kellie Jolly Harper , Tanya Haave and Nikki Caldwell.  UT coach Pat Summitt has faced many former players and assistant coaches in a variety of games thru the years as opposing head coaches, but no former Lady Vol player has ever knocked off her mentor as a head coach.  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 Matthew Mitchell turned the winning trick as head coaches at Kentucky, (DeMoss 66-63, on Jan. 26, 2006 and Mitchell 66-56 on Feb. 19, 2009 and 61-60 on Jan. 12, 2012 -- all in Lexington), and Sylvia Hatchell managed to pull off the feat twice at North Carolina (75-63 on Mar. 28, 2006 and 7057, Dec. 3, 2006). Facing Coach Summitt  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 8671 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.  UT All-American and then 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.  The next player to try the knock-off was then UCLA skipper Nikki Caldwell who lost 61-47 on Nov. 28, 2009 in TBA to the #6/5 Lady Vols.  Caldwell once again attempted to defeat both her former coach and boss when her LSU Lady Tigers visited Thompson-Boling Arena on Jan. 19.  In a battle, the Lady Vols prevailed 65-56. Current Collegiate Head Coaches  Nikki Caldwell is one of 10 Lady Vol players who are now serving as head college coaches.  Also in head coaching roles are: Jody Adams (UT 1989-93) at Wichita State; Niya Butts (UT 19962000) at Arizona; Tonya Edwards (UT 1986-90) at Alcorn State; Teresa Geter (UT 1997-99) at Denark (S.C.); Tanya Haave (UT 1980-84) at Metro State (Colo.); Gwen Jackson (1999-2003) at St. Paul’s College (Va.); Kellie Jolly Harper (UT 1995-99) at N.C. State; Lea Henry Manning (UT 1979-83) at Darton College (Ga.), and Semeka Randall (UT 1997-2001) at Ohio University. Current Collegiate Assistant Coaches  Nine Lady Vols are in current assistant coaching roles in the college game including at least one each on the sidelines in the Auburn, Kentucky, South Carolina and LSU games.  Holly Warlick (UT 1976-80) is the associate head coach at Tennessee. On the Auburn bench is Carla McGhee (UT 1986-90); Kentucky bench are Kyra Elzy (UT 1996-01) and Shalon Pillow (UT 1998-02); the South Carolina bench, Nikki McCray (UT 1991-95) and the LSU bench, Tasha Butts (UT 2000-04) who is in her first season at LSU with Caldwell. Wooden Award Mid-Season List Two Lady Vols Named  The John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 was announced by The Los Angeles Athletic Club on Jan. 27 and Tennessee Lady Vols Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen earned spots on the elite list.  In addition to Tennessee, four other schools had two players chosen: Notre Dame (Diggins and Natalie Novosel); Stanford (Nneka Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike—the first pair of sisters ever named to the midseason list); Baylor (Griner and Odyssey Sims) and Connecticut (Bria Hartley and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis).  Six players from the Wooden Award ballot in 2011, including Stricklen, return to the midseason Top 20 in 2012.  They include Griner and Nneka Ogwumike, Georgetown’s Sugar Rodgers, Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins, Shenise Johnson of Miami. Ohio State’s Samantha Prahalis was on the ballot in 2010, along with Stricklen, Nneka Ogwumike and Delle Donne. Turning Point? Line-up Shake-up  Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt decided to tweak the line-up in the game at Alabama on Jan. 26.  Earning her first career start was freshman Cierra Burdick.  Burdick became the 62nd player in Lady Vol history to start during her freshman campaign. Fellow freshman Ariel Massengale was No. 61 on that list, starting the first game of the season versus Pepperdine.  Also receiving the starting nod was senior Briana Bass who started for the first time this season and the 15th time in her career. Shekinna’s Number was Not Called  Lady Vol senior Shekinna Stricklen had the nation’s longest starting streak entering the 201112 season.  Stricklen started 121 consecutive times before

sitting out the LSU game due to injury.  She started the very next game against Notre Dame to up her starts to 122 in a LV uniform.  Alabama marked the first time in her Lady Vol career she did not start a game when she was available to play. What ‘Cha Got Rookie? Burdick Makes the Most of her Opportunity  Rookie Cierra Burdick is the first one in the gym and the last one to leave.  Against LSU, all of her extra hard work paid off as she logged a career high 31 minutes en route to dropping in 15 points and grabbing six rebounds.  She started the second half for Glory Johnson who suffered a shoulder injury.  Even when Johnson returned, the Lady Vol coaching staff elected to keep UT’s AutoZone Player of the Game on the floor. Trends  UT’s 86-point output against Alabama last week was the most points the Lady Vols have scored this season on the road.  The Bama game also marked the 11th time during the 2011-12 campaign that UT scored 80 or more points.  Shekinna Stricklen averaged 14.3 ppg last week on the road, leading the team in scoring at Alabama and Georgia.  Last week, thieves ran wild over the Lady Vols. Notre Dame swiped the ball 11 times and Georgia gathered in 10 steals. Virginia rang the bell with 13 thefts in their 69-64 win over UT. BCS Schedule  On the road...the Lady Vols traveled for three consecutive road games -- which kind of sound like a BCS Bowl line-up -- at #2-ranked Notre Dame, at Alabama and at Georgia.  The “Big Monday” game at Notre Dame was the final regular season non-conference game for the Lady Vols.  The Irish held UT to the fewest points in program history in the 72-44 Lady Vol loss.  The Notre Dame game was an advance sell-out which joined capacity games at Rutgers, UCLA, Stanford and Kentucky this season.  UT got back on the winning track in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Thursday night taking a 86-56 win over Alabama.  The arduous road swing concluded with a 67-50 win at #17/15 Georgia on Jan. 29. Before Bama, Last Four had not been Great Just 2-2 Overall  In the Lady Vols last four games before the win at Alabama on Jan. 26, (at #9/8 Kentucky, vs. #25/24 Vanderbilt, vs. LSU and at #2 Notre Dame), UT went 2-2 with both losses coming on the road.  Tennessee outscored the opposition by a scant 64.0 to 63.2 margin during this stretch.  The shooting woes were pretty apparent as UT connected on just 39.6 percent of FG, 29.2 from three-point land, 56.5 percent of free throws (48 of 85).  Rebounding was only slightly better at 40.0 rpg while giving up 37.5 rpg. Birthday Week Two Celebrated  Lady Vol sophomore Meighan Simmons spent her 20th birthday on Jan. 25 traveling to Tuscaloosa, Ala.  Junior Taber Spani turned 21 years old from 30,000 feet as the Lady Vols were winging their way home from Tuscaloosa on Jan. 27. Super Sunday Mark it Down  On Sun., Jan. 22, all 11 Lady Vols on the 2011-12 roster practiced together for the first time all season.  Junior Taber Spani, who had been sidelined since Dec. 26 and who had not played since Dec. 20, participated in practice.  Spani shed her crutches Jan. 20 and went through a light workout with Jenny Moshak, Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine, on Sat., Jan. 21.

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012  Banged up and bruised Glory Johnson and the wonky knee of Shekinna Stricklen were good to go in practice as well. Put it in the Rearview Mirror No Excuses--Everyone was available to Play  All 11 Lady Vols were available and saw action for the first time in 2011-12 at Notre Dame.  Taber Spani returned to the floor for a game the first time since the Lady Vols lost at Stanford on Dec. 20. Fewest points in UT history at Notre Dame  In the loss at #2-ranked Notre Dame, the Lady Vols managed only 44 points -- fewest in UT history.  The previous low Lady Vol scoring effort in program history was 45 points against Belmont (1/17/76). Second Worst Margin of Defeat  The margin of defeat at Notre Dame was the secondworst mark in the UT record books.  The largest margin in a loss in Lady Vol history is 31 points at the hands of Texas (12/11/84). Stop Thief  With 10 steals, Notre Dame was the second team on the year to put up double-digit steals against the Lady Vols.  The only other team was Virginia (13 steals), also a loss. Been Gimpy and Limpy Lately Health Improved Heading into Notre Dame  Tennessee took to the court at Notre Dame on Jan. 23 with a few more healthy players.  Shekinna Stricklen (15.5 ppg) was back in the starting line-up after missing the LSU game with a knee sprain.  Glory Johnson, who suffered a shoulder injury in the LSU contest on Jan. 19, was sporting and playing in a shoulder brace.  Taber Spani saw the court at Notre Dame for nine minutes after missing the last eight games. She is still listed as day-to-day. Limped into the LSU game  Tennessee took to the court in a key SEC meeting with LSU on Jan. 19 in Knoxville with nine healthy players.  Neither Shekinna Stricklen (15.5 ppg) nor Taber Spani (11.9 ppg) saw action.  The pair account for a little less than 30 percent of the total team scoring. Battle Scars  Both Tennessee and LSU limped off the court following the game on Jan. 19 in Knoxville.  UT started the game with nine healthy players and had three players suffer various injuries.  Glory Johnson left the game with four minutes to go in the first half after suffering a left shoulder injury.  Izzy Harrison knocked heads with LSU’s Courtney Jones just before the half and was momentarily dazed.  Vicki Baugh caught an elbow just under her eye and a nice “mouse” appeared late in the game.  LSU was a little worse off than UT. Starting guard Jeanne Kenney suffered an apparent concussion just two minutes into the game and did not return.  Starting LSU point guard Destini Hughes landed awkwardly on a long pass just ticks before halftime.  She sustained substantial damage tearing three ligaments.  In visible pain, Johnson returned to play in the second half “one-armed.” Over 100,000  Tennessee eclipsed 100,000 fans at home games this season in just eight contests.  This is the 18th consecutive season UT has gone over 100,000 at home.  The Lady Vols have entertained 184,306 fans (14,177 average) in Thompson-Boling Arena in 2011-12.  The game versus Vanderbilt on Jan. 15, 2012 drew the highest total at home this season, 17,879. The Phone a Friend Line-Up Three in Grad School  Tennessee’s fifth line-up combo of the season (vs. LSU) featured three starters -- Vicki Baugh, Glory Johnson and Alicia Manning -- who are completing degree requirements for M.S. degrees. 16

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 Baugh, a fifth year senior will have her master’s degree in May while Johnson and Manning will complete degree requirements for a M.S. next fall. Summitt versus Non-Conference Foes 774 Non-Conference Games in 38 years  Lady Vol skipper Pat Summitt has coached in 1,288 games during her 38 year career.  She entered the contest with a non-conference record of 637-137 (.823) versus Notre Dame on Jan. 23. When Ranked Number 9 Just 12th Time Ranked No. 9  When ranked number nine in the polls, the Lady Vols have produced an 7-4 record over other ranked teams.  All-time, UT is 1-2 when facing the number two ranked team from the nine position.  No. 9 Tennessee’s win over a number two ranked team came against Stanford, 70-67, on Dec. 21, 2004. Not Shying Away from the Competition Playing the Ranked  Both Tennessee and Notre Dame have faced a number of ranked teams this year.  The Lady Vols have faced nine ranked opponents in 18 games and sport a 6-3 record.  Notre Dame has faced six ranked foes in 20 games and is 5-1.  Both schools faced #1-ranked Baylor and lost. UT surrendered a 76-67 decision while ND lost 94-81.  The Irish dumped #8/7 Kentucky 92-83 while the Lady Vols lost at (then) #9/8 UK, 61-60. The Balance Sheet How UT Wins or Loses This Game  Get a can of Raid to kill the turnover bug...  Outside of the Texas game on Dec. 4, 2011 (just nine turnovers), the Lady Vols have committed too many unforced turnovers.  Tennessee has recorded five games with +20 miscues and has a 3-2 record in those games.  Keep some Purell hand sanitizer ready for Notre Dame’s sticky fingers...  The Irish lead the nation in steals with 14.6 per game.  The Lady Vols have only allowed one opponent to grab double-digit steals this season...Virginia with 13.  UT has allowed the opposition just 6.9 steals per game -- about half of the Irish average.  Don’t be bored with the boards...take some iron tablets to avoid anemia...  Starting with the Old Dominion game following the Christmas break, UT was crashing the boards to the tune of +22 over a five game stretch.  UT outrebounded Georgia by +20 and Arkansas by +23 during the rebounding run.  In the last three games, Tennessee’s rebounding advantage has dropped to just +6.3 against Kentucky, Vanderbilt and LSU. Summer Teammates Five of the 12  This past summer a pair of Lady Vols and a trio of Irish players joined forces on the 12-player USA entry to the World University Games and brought home the gold medal from Shenzhen, China.  Tennessee’s Glory Johnson (6.2 ppg, 5.5 rpg) and Shekinna Stricklen (5.3 ppg, 4.2 rpg) and Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins (12.3 ppg, 4.9 apg), Devereaux Peters (10.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg) and Natalie Novosel (4.5 ppg, 3.3 rpg)spent their August as teammates for USA Basketball.  En route to a 6-0 record, the USA defeated opponents by 45 point per game and outrebounded the rest of the collegiate world by a 22.8 margin. Old Home Week  In all, Johnson and Stricklen have caught up with seven summer teammates this season.  From the WUG team, UT has faced Keisha Hampton from DePaul, Odyssey Sims from Baylor, Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike from Stanford and the trio from Notre Dame tonight. SEC Initiative... “We Backed Pat”  During the “We Back Pat” week, the Tennessee Vols and the UConn Huskies participated in the festivi-

ties in Thompson-Boling Arena on Jan. 21 in their nationally televised contest.  Both teams wore “We Back Pat” warm-up shirts. At halftime, a another check was presented to the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund.  The Southeastern Conference in cooperation with its 12-member institutions celebrated “We Back Pat” Week, a week-long initiative focused on bringing awareness and recognition to the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and its fight against Alzheimer’s disease.  During the week of January 15-22, SEC member institutions supported the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund during their home basketball games.  During the 17 women’s and 12 men’s games slated for the week, various efforts were made to increase awareness of the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund.  Twenty of the games were televised.  “Pat Summitt is a leader both on and off the court. The establishment of the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund only reiterates this point.” said SEC Commissioner Mike Slive. “We are pleased that the Southeastern Conference can play a small part in helping Pat reach her goals for The Foundation Fund today and in the future.” M*A*S*H Stricklen was Day-to-day entering the LSU game  Senior guard-forward-center Shekinna Stricklen suffered a sprained right knee in the game against #25/24-ranked Vanderbilt on Sun., Jan. 15.  “Diagnostic testing and further evaluation confirmed that Shekinna suffered a right knee sprain in the game yesterday,” Assoc. AD for Sports Medicine Jenny Moshak said. “We have already started the rehab process and her status is listed as day-to-day.”  She suffered the knee sprain after a colliding with a Vanderbilt player while both were going after a rebound along the baseline in the second half.  Stricklen had to be helped from the floor by the UT sports medicine staff after scoring a team leading 20 points in 35 minutes of action in the 87-64 victory over the Commodores. Spani was still Day-to-day  Lady Vol junior Taber Spani has been dealing with a bone bruise in her left knee since the loss at Virginia on Nov. 20.  On Dec. 26, she participated in one-half of the practice and took three weeks off to rest the limb.  She practiced again for the first time on Jan. 22 and played nine minutes against Notre Dame.  In the next game, at Alabama, Spani did not play. She was the Dish SEC Player of the Week  After breaking the Lady Vol record for rookie assists on Jan. 15, Tennessee guard Ariel Massengale was tabbed for the SEC Women’s Basketball CoFreshmen of the Week honor on Jan. 16.  Massengale shared her achievement with LSU freshman forward Krystal Forthan.  In two games against ranked SEC opponents, Massengale averaged 6.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 8.5 apg, while playing 35.5 mpg in the team’s split with a loss at #9/8 Kentucky (61-60) and a win over #25/24 Vanderbilt (87-64).  Massengale had her “assistfest” against Vanderbilt dishing out 12 scoring passes while adding six points, two rebounds and a couple of steals.  The dozen helpers against the Commodores breaks the previous mark set by Meighan Simmons (11 assists vs. Alabama 1/6/11).  Her 12 assists also tied for the fifth-most in UT history with current associate head coach Holly Warlick who had 12 assists against Clemson in 1980.  Previously, Massengale was tabbed as the SEC Freshman of the Week on Dec. 5 and joins UT grad student Glory Johnson for dual Lady Vol conference honors. Johnson was named as the SEC Player of the Week on both Jan. 2 and 9. Broke Rookie Record  Freshman Ariel Massengale broke the Lady Vol rookie record for assists with 12 against Vanderbilt on Jan. 15.  Massengale eclipsed the previous record of 11 as-


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 sists set by Meighan Simmons against Alabama on Jan. 6, 2011. Golden Girls Rookies Recognized  In recognition of an impressive gold-medal performance at the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship this past summer, USA Basketball today announced the USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team as the 2011 USA Basketball Team of the Year.  Lady Vol rookies Ariel Massengale and Cierra Burdick were members of the championship team.  Topping opponents by an average of 16.6 points per game during the July 21-31 tournament in Puerto Montt, Chile, the U.S. finished 8-1 to capture the gold medal and stand atop the FIBA U19 World Championship podium for a fourth-straight time. We Bounced Back...Again Loss Number Four  After almost completing a comeback victory over Kentucky, but missing by a bucket, the Lady Vols regrouped from a loss for the fourth time this season and defeated Vanderbilt, 87-64.  The last time UT took (at least) four losses on the year was the 11 “L” season in 2008-09. Joined the Club 1,000 Career Rebounds -- After Glo Grabbed Four  Grad student Glory Johnson grabbed her fourth rebound in the first half of the game against Arkansas and went over the 1,000 rebound threshold for her career.  She became just the fourth Lady Vol in the history of the program to have 1,000 career points and 1000 career rebounds.  Johnson joined Chamique Holdsclaw, Sheila Frost and Tamika Catchings in the exclusive club.  She enters the game with VU sporting 1,017 career boards.  She ranks third on the list behind Holdsclaw with 1,295 (148 games) and Frost with 1,043 in 138 games.  Johnson has 1,017 in 121 games to rank ahead of Catchings with 1,004 in a career-shortened (senior year ACL injury) 127 games. SEC Player of the Week...again.  After being named the SEC Player of the Week Jan. 2, Lady Vol senior forward Glory Johnson followed up with outstanding showings against Chattanooga, Georgia and Arkansas. For her efforts she was tabbed with her second-consecutive SEC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Jan. 9.  Johnson averaged 15.7 ppg and 13.3 rpg and added three assists and eight steals, while playing 27.3 mpg in the team’s three victories.  Johnson had a monumental game against Arkansas, using 13 rebounds in her fifth consecutive double-double to reach the 1,000 rebound plateau. In reaching the benchmark Johnson became only the fourth in Lady Vol history to collect 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.  It is the third SEC honor for a Lady Vol player this season, following Ariel Massengale who was tabbed SEC Freshman of the Week Dec. 5 and Johnson’s Player of the Week nod Jan. 2. We Streaked into SEC Competition  Before losing to Kentucky, the Lady Vols had won 36 consecutive games against SEC opposition dating back to 2010.  UT’s streak started after a 53-50 loss at Georgia on Jan. 21, 2010.  Included in the total were 30 consecutive regular season games and six in the SEC Tournament.  In this 36 game streak: UT won 15 consecutive SEC home games; UT won 15 consecutive SEC road games and six consecutive neutral site games in the SEC tourney. Top of the Class In Grad School  Classes started for the Spring semester 2012 at UT on Jan. 11.  Three Lady Vols are enrolled in grad school as they complete their UT eligibility -- Vicki Baugh, Glory

Johnson and Alicia Manning.  Baugh has one class to take to finish requirements for a M.S. in Kinesiology.  Johnson graduated in just three years and is a M.S. candidate in Communications.  Wednesday was the first day of grad school for Manning who graduated in December 2011. She is seeking a M.S. in Kinesiology. We were Defensive Solid “D” at Arkansas  At Arkansas on Jan. 8, Tennessee rolled out a new scent...eau de defense.  The defensive fragrance limited Arkansas to just one trey until the 5:44 mark of the first half when the score was 25-3.  The Razorbacks managed to tally 11 points at the break as UT led 31-11.  For the game, Tennessee’s defense held the ‘Backs to just 18.2 percent from the field (10-55) and 3-20 from three-point land (15.0 percent).  UT also held the edge on the boards, 47-24, in the 69-38 UT win. We had Picked Up the Pace Five Games between the Stanford & UK losses  Since losing at #4-ranked Stanford and before losing to #9/8-ranked Kentucky, the Lady Vols had stepped up.  Glory Johnson was the scoring and rebounding leader for the team during this stretch averaging 15.4 ppg and 12.8 rpg.  Rookie Ariel Massengale connected on 59.5 percent of her shots from the field and contributed 12.0 ppg and 4.6 apg. She committed just seven turnovers in 144 minutes.  All-America Shekinna Stricklen struggled a bit since the Stanford loss averaging 5.5 fewer points per game (17.5 ppg heading into Stanford) and connecting on just 17.4 percent from three-point land.  UT outscored the opposition 80.4 to 45.0 (+35.4 winning margin) and controlled the boards 51.4 to 29.4 rpg...a +22.0 advantage on the boards. Another Graybeard Game  The game versus Georgia came against another coach with lots of W’s.  Already this season, UT coach Pat Summitt coached in “graybeard games” against Rutgers’ C. Vivian Stringer and Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer.  Both coaches entered the contest against UT with over 800 career victories -- Stringer with 872 and VanDerveer with 833.  Georgia coach Andy Landers is a member of the 800 club with 867 wins on his resume.  Summitt and Landers have a combined 1,948 wins heading into the Georgia game on Jan. 5.  The Tennessee Lady Vols have now produced a 28-5 opening day record in SEC play dating back to the 1979-80 season.  UT is 14-2 in home SEC openers and 14-3 on the road.  Georgia (1984 and 1996) and Auburn (1988 and 1989) each ambushed the Lady Vols in two SEC opening games, while Vanderbilt turned the trick in 1990.  The Lady Vols have not dropped an SEC opener since 1996 when Georgia escaped with a 94-93 overtime victory in Knoxville on Dec. 8, Flirting with Double-Doubles  Tennessee had four players poised to record a double-double against Georgia on Jan. 5.  In the end, substitutions dictated that Glory Johnson would be the only player to end up with one registering 22 points and 13 rebounds.  Rookie Ariel Massengale tossed in 19 points and recorded nine assists.  Shekinna Stricklen had 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds.  Vicki Baugh lacked one bucket to tally a doubledouble finishing with eight points and 10 rebounds off the bench. Career Day for Two Rookies  Rookies Ariel Massengale and Isabelle “Izzy” Harrison attended career day on Jan. 3, 2012.  The duo posted career highs in points against Chattanooga with Massengale tossing in 19 points and

Harrison adding 13 points. A Good Day in Tiger Town  Sophomore Meighan Simmons had a solid performance against Auburn and tossed in an SEC PR of 20 points.  She was joined in double-digit scoring by Shekinna Stricklen with 17 points, Glory Johnson’s doubledouble of 14 points and 13 rebounds and Alicia Manning’s 10 points.  UT ruled the boards by a 49-31 margin. Kamiko Back in the Line-up  Lady Vol guard Kamiko Williams was cleared by UT team physicians to play in the Chattanooga game on Jan. 3.  The junior had been rehabbing her left knee since anterior cruciate ligament surgery on July 22.  Williams played 16 minutes against UTC and dished a team high four assists, grabbed three rebounds, and snagged two steals to go along with a bucket.  Fellow junior and southpaw Taber Spani continues to be listed as day-to-day with a bone bruise. Manning Threw a Christmas Party  UT coach Pat Summitt inserted senior Alicia Manning into the starting line-up (for Vicki Baugh) against Old Dominion on Dec. 28 stating the Woodstock, Ga., native “had earned it in practice.”  Manning responded with career highs in rebounds (15) and steals (6).  A blue collar player all the way, the Lady Vols’ “grittiness factor” reaches all-time highs when Manning is on the court. Dialing Assistance  A pair of Lady Vol rookies have recorded nine assists in a game twice this season.  Ariel Massengale had nine helpers against (then) #7-ranked Miami.  Fellow freshmate Cierra Burdick dished nine assists against Old Dominion.  Their mark of nine is second-best for a rookie. Sophomore Meighan Simmons holds the UT rookie record with 11 scoring passes against Alabama on Jan. 6, 2011. Simmons Slowly Heating it Up  Sophomore guard Meighan Simmons has desperately struggled with her shot this season.  “Speedy” had a field goal average hovering on life support in the teens and has not hit the mid 30’s in FG%.... SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 26-Jan. 1)  Coming back after the winter holiday, Lady Vol senior forward Glory Johnson returned with strong performances against Old Dominion and Auburn. For her efforts, she was named the SEC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Jan. 2.  Johnson averaged 15.0 ppg and 12.0 rpg and added three assists and three steals, while playing 29.0 mpg in victories over Old Dominion and Auburn.  Against Old Dominion she led the UT scoring effort with 16 points and doubled up, pulling down 11 rebounds in just 26 minutes in the 90-37 win.  Following her standout game against the Lady Monarchs, Johnson recorded her second-consecutive double-double and fourth of the season in the 73-52 victory at Auburn on Sunday.  She finished with 14 points, 13 boards and three steals in the win to open the SEC slate.  She is the second Lady Vol to earn SEC laurels this season, following Ariel Massengale who was tabbed SEC Freshman of the Week Dec. 5. Massengale Back  Lady Vol rookie point guard Ariel Massengale was back in the starting line-up against Old Dominion.  She was cleared to play on Dec. 20 after missing the previous three games (#20/21 DePaul, #11 Rutgers and UCLA).  The starting rookie guard made a brief 11 minute second half appearance against Stanford.  She suffered a dislocated middle finger on her left hand in practice on Dec. 8. Three Losses Heading into January  The last time Tennessee sported three losses heading into January was the 2004-05 season.  The Lady Vols were 8-3 overall and had lost at #4-ranked Texas, 74-59; to #10/9-ranked Duke, 59-57,

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 and at #24-ranked Rutgers, 65-51. Last 7-3 Start to Open the Season  The last time the Lady Vols posted a 7-3 record in the first 10 games to open a season was in 1996-97.  In that weird 29-10 overall record & NCAA title season, Tennessee collected wins over Austin Peay, #12/13-ranked Kansas, 314/17-ranked Notre Dame, Wisconsin-Green Bay, Memphis, #11/10-ranked Texas Tech, #13/16-ranked Texas (OT) and suffered losses to #11/8-ranked Louisiana Tech, #5-ranked Georgia, and #1-ranked Stanford.  The team headed into the 1997 portion of the schedule 7-4 overall after losing at #22/24 Arkansas. Third Time this Season  Against Old Dominion, Tennessee rebounded from a loss for the third time in the 2011-12 season.  After dropping a 97-80 decision at #4-rankedStanford on Dec. 20, UT righted the ship with a 90-37 win over ODU on Dec. 28 in Knoxville.  Stanford’s 90 points were the most against UT since Feb. 26, 2006 vs. Florida (UF 95, UT 93 (OT). UT turned Scarlet at Stanford  Tennessee’s 17-point loss at Stanford was the Lady Vols’ worst “L” since losing 71-55 against Ball State on Mar. 22, 2009, in the First Round of the NCAA tournament.  The Cardinal owned the boards against the Lady Vols with a 35-29 advantage.  Stanford also dominated UT in the paint by a 40-18 margin. Stricklen = Ironwomen  Senior Shekinna Stricklen logged an average of 37.1 minutes per game over the four contests on the road in December.  She logged all 40 minutes against Stanford while scoring a career high 27 points.  She managed 33 minutes against UCLA despite fighting stomach troubles which sent her to the locker room in the first half.  In the come-from-behind victory at Rutgers, Stricklen sat a handful of second shy of 40 minutes.  In that game, she tossed in 22 points, grabbed nine rebounds and snagged three steals.  Against DePaul, she logged 34 minutes. Shoot ‘em Up  Against UCLA, Tennessee hit a school record 76 percent (19-of-25) of its shots in the first half eclipsing the previous record of 70.3 percent against Old Dominion(1/4/89).  On the afternoon against UCLA, Tennessee shot 69.2 percent - the fourth-highest mark in program history.  UT’s season high shooting percentage going into the game was 49.2 percent against Pepperdine (11/13/11). The Ranked  UT’s six ranked opponents within its first 10 games of the 2011-12 campaign marks the most since playing five teams in the AP poll in the first eight games of the 2007-08 season. Conference Carousel  This season, the Lady Vols have faced a pair of teams from three different conferences -- the ACC, the Big 12, BIG EAST and Pac-12.  Against these power conferences, UT recorded a 5-3 record. Was Happy to be in Cali  Lady Vol starting center Vicki Baugh is excited to be in her home state of California.  The Sacramento native, who missed almost 21 months on the court due to ACL surgeries, will be making her first appearance in Los Angeles since her rookie season in 2007-08.  Baugh is finishing her UT eligibility in grad school. She will receive her Master’s in kinesiology in May. From BIG EAST Week to Pac 12 Week  Last week, the Lady Vols took on two teams from the BIG EAST facing #20/21-ranked DePaul (an 84-61 win on Dec. 11) and #11-ranked Rutgers on Dec. 13 (a 6761 win).  This week, Tennessee engages in Pac 12 Week facing UCLA (an 85-64 win) and at #4-ranked Stanford (a 9780 loss)on the road. One of the Days of Christmas 18

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 Somewhere in the Lady Vols version of the “Twelve Days of Christmas” there should be a verse of “Stanford Comes A’ Callin’.”  Over the last 20-plus years, Tennessee and Stanford have traditionally met in mid-December and typically served as a measuring stick for each other regardless of the outcome.  In December games against the Cardinal, UT leads the series 16-6. Summer Fun  Please excuse Glory Johnson, Shekinna Stricklen, Nnemkadi and Chiney Ogwumike if they are caught up in conversation and laughter before the game.  The foursome spent part of their summer as USA basketball teammates at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China.  Team USA posted a perfect 6-0 record.  The Red, White & Blue captured the gold medal with a 101-66 victory over Taiwan. Playing in Front of a Full House  The games versus both Stanford and UCLA were announced as advance sellouts.  Last season, UT played in front of capacity crowds at Louisville (22,124), Old Dominion (7,774), Baylor (10,569) and Auburn (7,536). Massengale Making Progress  Starting rookie point guard Ariel Massengale is making progress in recovering from a dislocated finger.  In the last couple of days, she has returned to the court to take some light reps.  The protective cast-like material was removed prior to the team traveling out west.  On Dec. 8, Jenny Moshak, University of Tennessee Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine, announced that Massengale had suffered a dislocated finger in practice and would possibly be out of the lineup for two to three weeks.  The week previously, the rookie from Bolingbrook, Ill., collected the first conference honors of her collegiate career as she was named SEC Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week following her outstanding performance in UT’s wins over Middle Tennessee and (then) No. 20/21-ranked Texas.  On the season, Massengale is averaging 7.2 ppg and 5.8 apg for the No. 7/8-ranked Lady Vols. Missing Miss Massengale  In the three games with out Ariel Massengale, ball security has been an issue.  Tennessee has committed 50 miscues in the last three games.  UT lost the ball an improved 15 times at UCLA. However, those 15 miscues led to 15 Bruin points.  Against #11-ranked Rutgers, UT had 16 turnovers (including three offensive fouls).  UT evenly spaced the miscues with eight in each half.  At the start of the game against DePaul, the Lady Vols certainly looked like they were very much missing freshman point guard Massengale.  In the first five minutes, all five starters lost the ball at least once for a total of six UT miscues.  Tennessee managed to settle down over the next 15 minutes of the half and lost the ball just seven times. Taber is Clutch  Since suffering a bone bruise against Virginia on Nov. 20, junior Taber Spani has struggled a bit with her game.  In her last two contests, she looks like she is on the way back.  Against UCLA, she drilled 4-of-6 treys and was 5-for7 from the field for 14 points.  Following a couple of “not so Taber” performances, she was one of the second half sparks in the win over Rutgers.  Spani drilled a death ray trey with 1:53 left to give UT a comfortable 10-point lead, 64-54, to seal the comeback win.  The forward looked like her old self in the second half scoring 10 points and dishing three assists.  She logged 31 minutes on the night. Rutgers Backs Pat  The folks at Rutgers showed their support for UT

coach Pat Summitt when the two teams met on Dec. 13.  The Rutgers players wore “We Back Pat” shooting shirts and RU athletics director Tim Pernetti presented UT a commemorative jersey for Summitt.  Rutgers sold the Pat Summitt Foundation bracelets on the concourse with the proceeds going to the Foundation fund. UT & Rutgers Hall of Famers  Both Tennessee and Rutgers can boast of Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame (Springfield, Mass.) head coach inductees in Pat Head Summitt and C. Vivian Stringer.  Summitt joined the Women’s HoF when she was selected as a member of the inaugural class of 1999, while Stringer was a 2001 inductee.  In Fall 2009, Stringer earned her induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame while Summitt was a member of the Class of 2000.  Not only are the head coaches members of the WBHOF but UT also sports Lady Vol associate head coach Holly Warlick (inducted as a player in the Class of 2001 with Coach Stringer) and Lady Vol Basketball Director of Character Development, Daedra Charles-Furlow was a 2007 inductee. Garden Party  Tennessee’s appearance in Madison Square Garden, “the world’s most famous basketball arena,” marks the fourth time for the Lady Vols.  UT has a 3-0 record at MSG.  In all previous trips to the Garden, Rutgers has been the opponent each time.  Lady Vol All-American and Olympian Chamique Holdsclaw traveled to her hometown for her senior year in 1998-99. It marked UT’s first trip to The Garden.  The game was played before the largest crowd to ever see a women’s collegiate basketball game in the Garden, 15,735.  The trip was billed as the NYC homecoming for Holdsclaw who hailed from Astoria in Queens.  Second-ranked UT had little trouble with the No. 15/13-ranked Scarlet Knights winning 68-54 on Jan. 3, 1999.  The next visit was a meeting between #2 ranked Tennessee, who was trying to rebound from a loss at UConn, and #9/10-ranked Rutgers, in a defensive struggle in Madison Square Garden on Jan. 2, 2001, as the Lady Vols won 58-51.  In the 2001 game at MSG, Lady Vol senior AllAmerican Tamika Catchings was forced to wear the “blood jersey” (number 55), after her number 24 orange road jersey turned up missing when the UT managers did the team laundry after the game versus UConn in Hartford. It never did appear on eBay.  The Lady Vols were invited to play in the Maggie Dixon Classic in 2009 with Rutgers as the opponent once again. No. 4/3-ranked Tennessee defeated the Scarlet Knights, 68-54, on Dec. 13. Maggie Dixon Classic Classic Notes  This marks the second time the Lady Vols have participated in the Maggie Dixon Classic.  Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt is the 2011 recipient of the Maggie Dixon Courage Award. Summitt will be honored by the Dixon family during a second half time out in the Classic’s first game between Baylor and St. John’s.  Ironically, the last game Maggie Dixon ever coached at Army was against Tennessee. In 2006 Tennessee, Army, Old Dominion and George Washington were all bracketed together in Norfolk, Virginia, for NCAA First /Second Rounds.  The night before the Tennessee vs. Army contest both coaching staffs found themselves dining at the same Virginia Beach seafood restaurant.  Basketball talk ensued that evening and the next day the two teams met on the court.  The game won’t be remembered as Army’s first appearance in the NCAA Tournament under a rookie head coach but as the game in which Tennessee redshirt freshman Candace Parker dunked twice as the Lady Vols won going away, 102-54 on March 19,


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012 2006.  The next week, the Lady Vols met Rutgers in the Sweet 16 in the Cleveland Regional (a 76-69 win) but lost to North Carolina in the Regional Championship, 75-63.  Sadly, Maggie Dixon passed away after the Final Four in Boston on April 6, 2006. Graduation  Lady Vol senior guard Alicia Manning had a busy morning on Dec. 9. In addition to packing for a trip to New York City and an early morning practice, Manning donned cap and gown to receive her diploma from UT.  The newly-minted graduate of the College of Education received her B.S. in Sport Management with a business minor.  In January Manning will join fellow Lady Vols Vicki Baugh and Glory Johnson in graduate school. The Woodstock, Ga., native plans to pursue a master’s in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sport Psychology.  Manning was joined at graduation by her parents, Jeff and Virginia Manning, as well as Lady Vol head coach Pat Summitt.  Following graduation in Thompson-Boling Arena, she dashed to the locker room where she signed the Lady Vol graduation pillar, adding her name near Candace Parker’s and continuing the 100 percent graduation among UT hoopsters.  Manning then joined her teammates in Pratt Pavilion for practice before heading to the Big Apple. Heading in the Right Direction  Tennessee halted a two-game losing streak taking a 82-43 win over Middle Tennessee State behind the play of rookies.  Cierra Burdick, came off the bench to contribute 14 points and 10 rebounds while Ariel Massengale added 14 points and five assists.  That “must win” was followed by a solid effort in the 73-57 victory over #21/20 Texas on Dec. 4 in Knoxville. Starting with a Pair of L’s  The last time the Lady Vols opened the season with a 2-2 record was during the 1990-91 campaign. Tennessee went on to a 30-5 overall record and captured the 1991 National Championship.  Tennessee opened that season with a win over Stanford (the defending NCAA Champs)...lost by 13 at N.C. State...defeated Virginia Tech on the road ... then lost at Vanderbilt by 14 points.  Including this season, back-to-back losses have only occurred 25 times during Coach Pat Summitt’s 38-year career at Tennessee.  Before losing back-to-back to Virginia and #1-ranked Baylor (Nov. 20 & 27, 2011), the last occurrence was during the 11 loss 2008-09 season.  UT lost back-to-back games twice that year -- at Duke and Kentucky (Feb. 16 & 19) and vs. Auburn and Ball State (Mar. 7 & 22).  Tennessee suffered back-to-back losses three times in the 10 loss, 1996-97 NCAA Championship “Cinderella Season.”  Of the all-time losses for Summitt’s teams, they have lost back-to-back-to-back games just twice.  In December 1984, the Lady Vols lost three consecutive games (all on the road) at #3-ranked Georgia, at #2 Texas and at #7 Louisiana Tech.  In February 1986, UT also lost three consecutive games at #8-ranked Ole Miss, #11-ranked Auburn and against #3-ranked Louisiana Tech. When Playing Number One  Tennessee is 14-29 all-time when playing the nation’s number one ranked team. The Lady Vols are 3-10 in Knoxville, an even 6-6 on the road and 5-13 on neutral courts.  UT is currently ranked number six in the AP poll. Tennessee is now 0-4 when trying to upset #1 from that position.  UT is currently ranked number seven in the USA Today/ESPN poll. Tennessee is now 0-2 when trying to upset #1 from that position. The Numbers Game  Prior to the game versus Baylor on Nov. 27, the last time Tennessee played the nation’s number one-

ranked team was on Jan. 22, 2007 in Knoxville. The Lady Vols missed charity tosses down the stretch to lose 74-70 to top-ranked Duke after mounting a furious comeback rally.  The Blue Devils opened the game with a nightmarish 19-0 run-out, as the Lady Vols fell into a 21-point hole (28-7 at 9:23 in the first half) before rallying to narrow the halftime deficit to 11 points (38-27).  Free throw defense stymied Tennessee, as the Lady Vols connected on just 8-17 (.471) for the game. AllAmerican Candace Parker managed just 1-7 from the free throw line. Good Neighbors  The 2011 meeting with Miami in the State Farm TipOff Classic marked the Lady Vols eighth appearance in the State Farm TipOff Classic and the fifth time to host the event. Tennessee now has a 6-2 record in TipOff games. Making a Claim  In the first TipOff in 1993, Lady Vol coach Pat Summitt picked up her 500th career victory.  In the TipOff in 1998, Purdue and Coach Carolyn Peck halted the Lady Vols school record 46-game consecutive winning streak.  Tennessee’s last opening game home loss to start a season came against Louisiana Tech in the 1999 TipOff Classic, 69-64, as UT failed to convert free throws in the waning seconds.  In Tennessee’s most recent TipOff appearance in 2009 in Knoxville, the Lady Vols spoiled Brittney Griner’s first collegiate game with a 74-65 victory over the Lady Bears. Going into the Hall  Lady Vol Olympian and All-American Nikki McCray Pinson will be a member of the 2012 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Class. Also being inducted are: Nancy Fahey (Coach), Pamela McGee (Player), Inge Nissen (Player), Robin Roberts (Contributor), and Dawn Staley (Player)Rookie Starts  A true rookie got a starting nod on the opening day of the 2011-12 season.  When Coach Pat Summitt started freshman Ariel Massengale against Pepperdine in the opening game of the 2011-12 season, it marked only the 14th time in her coaching career that a freshman started her very first game at Tennessee -- out of a total of 161 all-time Lady Vols who have played at UT.  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  With Ariel Massengale getting the opening day start against Pepperdine, she became the 61st rookie all-time to earn a starting assignment at UT. Last season, Meighan Simmons, a 5-9 point guard from Cibolo, Texas, became the 60th rookie all-time to earn a starting assignment at Tennessee.  The previous year, rookie Kamiko Williams (59th alltime) started against Arkansas while her classmate and fellow rookie Taber Spani, became the 13th frosh to start her very first game at UT and the 58th rookie overall.  In 2008-09, 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.  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. Fourth Earliest Opener  The game against Pepperdine was the fourth earliest date the Lady Vols have ever opened the season. UT’s earliest opening game was during the 2002-03 season with first tip on Nov. 10, 2002, taking on #22/19-ranked Oklahoma and registering a 94-68 win.

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LADY VOL DOUBLE-DOUBLES  Freshmen (2 or more) Holdsclaw, Chamique 16 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, Chamique 16 Ostrowski, Mary 11 Groover, Debbie 10 Horton, Karla 10 Gordon, Bridgette 9 Catchings, Tamika 8 Ward, Vonda 8 Towns, Paula 6 Johnson, Glory 5 Ely, Shyra 5 Evans, Peggy 5 Haave, Tanya 5 Jackson, Gwen 5 Shekinna, Stricklen 4 Charles, Daedra 4 Ely, Cindy 4 Johnson, Dana 4 Baugh, Vicki 3 Cain, Kelley 3 Freeman, Valerie 3 Frost, Sheila 3 Manning, Alicia 3 Noble, Cindy 3 Randall, Semeka 3 Snow, Michelle 3 Brewer, Alyssia 2  Juniors (2 or more) Holdsclaw, Chamique 16 Parker, Candace 13 Charles, Daedra 13 Johnson, Glory 12 Noble, Cindy 11 Stricklen, Stricklen 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

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Brogdon, Cindy 5 Fluker, Tye’sha 3 Towns, Paula 3 Butts, Tasha 3 Kelley Cain 2  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 Johnson, Glory 6 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, Chamique 57 Parker, Candace 45 Ostrowski, Mary 35 Catchings, Tamika 32 Charles, Daedra 30 Frost, Sheila 30 Ely, Shyra 22 Horton, Karla 22 Johnson, Glory 22 Gordon, Bridgette 21 Groover, Debbie 20 Johnson, Dana 20 Noble, Cindy 20 Jackson, Gwen 18 Harrison, Lisa 17 Johnson, Tiffani 17 Stricklen, Shekinna 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 Cain, Kelley 8 Randall, Semeka 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 Simmons, Meighan 1 Stricklen, Shekinna 1 Warlick, Holly 1 Zolman, Shanna 1

LADY VOL BASKETBALL /// 2011-12 GAME NOTES

AMAZING LADY VOL STREAKS No. 46 25 24 22 22 20 20 19 18 18 18 17 16 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 Dec. 19, 2010 vs. Stanford (H) 82-72 .......................Mar. 28, 2011 vs. Notre Dame (N) 59-73 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) 108-26Mar. 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 Jan. 24, 2010 vs. LSU (A) 55-43 ......................................... March 27, 2010 vs. Baylor (N) 62-77 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

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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. 22, 2009 vs. Mississippi State 82-68 .................................Nov. 27, 2011 vs. Baylor 67-76 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


TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA  MAR. 3, 2012

2011-12 BESTS & WORSTS For Tennessee... Most points ..........................92 (vs. UM, 11/15/11) Least points ............................ 44 (vs. ND, 1/23/12) Biggest lead .....53, 2nd half(vs. ODU, 12/28/11) Biggest deficit..30, 2nd half (vs. Notre Dame) 1/23/12) Biggest lead in a loss...........9, 1st half (vs. SU, 12/20/11) Biggest deficit in a win....6, 1st half (vs. UM, 11/15/11) Biggest halftime lead ...........34 (vs. UTC, 1/3/12) Biggest halftime deficit.....10, (vs. Notre Dame) 1/23/12 Most first-half points .............50* (vs. UTC, 1/3/12) Best first-half FG% .........76.0 (vs. UCLA, 12/17/11) Fewest first-half points ....... 18 (vs. ND, 1/23/12) Worst first-half FG% ..........20.0 (vs. ND, 1/23/12) Most second-half points ...53 (vs. PU, 11/13/11) Best second-half FG%....63.0 (vs. UCLA, 12/17/11) Fewest second-half points...... 26(vs. ND 1/23/12) Worst second-half FG% ....32.3 (vs. MT, 11/29/11)

For Opponents... Most points ...........................97 Stanford, 12/20/11) Least points ............................... 37 (ODU, 12/28/11) Biggest lead ..........30, 2nd half (vs. Notre Dame) 1/23/12)) Biggest deficit..............53, 2nd half (ODU, 12/28/11) Biggest lead in a loss .....6, 1st half (UM, 11/15/11) Biggest deficit in a win.........9, 1st half (SU, 12/20/11) Biggest halftime lead..10, (vs. Notre Dame) 1/23/12) Biggest halftime deficit ............34, (UTC, 1/3/12) Most first-half points .................. 48 (SU, 12/20/11) Best first-half FG% .......... 57.9, (Arkansas 2/23/12) Fewest first-half points ....11 (Arkansas, 1/8/12) Worst first-half FG% .......10.0 (Arkansas, 1/8/12) Most second-half points ............ 51 (VU, 2/9/12) Best second-half FG% ............. 67.9 (ND, 1/23/12) Fewest second-half points ... 17 (ODU, 12/28/11) Worst second-half FG% ....... 20.0* (UGA, 1/29/12)

Tennessee This Season... Tennessee led in the first half of 29 games. Tennessee has trailed in the first half of 22 games. Tennessee led at halftime of 21 games. Tennessee has trailed at halftime of 6 games. Tennessee was tied at halftime of 3 games. Tennessee led in the second half of 26 games. Tennessee never trailed in the second half of 19 games. Tennessee led in rebounding in 23 games. Tennessee tied in rebounding in 1 game. Tennessee was outrebounded in 6 games. Tennessee never trailed in 5 games.

THE LAST TIME... Tennessee scored 100 points ................................................................Jan. 6, 2011 vs. Alabama (UT 110, UA 45) Tennessee scored 90 points.................................................................. Feb. 12, 2012 vs. Kentucky (UT 91, UK 54) Tennessee scored 60 points or less ................................................. Feb. 16, 2012 vs. Miss State(UT 57, MSU 41) Tennessee scored 50 points or less ..................................................... Jan. 21, 2010 at Georgia (UGA 53, UT 50) Tennessee scored 40 points or less ................................................. Jan. 23, 2011 at Notre Dame (ND 72, UT 44) Tennessee gave up 100 points ...............................................................Mar. 6, 1987 vs. Auburn (AU 102, UT 96) Tennessee gave up 90 points ...............................................................Feb. 9, 2012 vs. Vanderbilt (VU 93, UT 79 ) Tennessee gave up 60 points or less ................................................. Mar. 2, 2012 vs. Vanderbilt (UT 68, VU 57) Tennessee gave up 50 points or less ............................................. Feb. 16, 2012 vs. Miss State(UT 57, MSU 41) Tennessee gave up 40 points or less ......................................................Dec. 28, 2011 vs. ODU (UT 90, ODU 37) 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 opp. player scored 30 points ..................................Jan. 12, 2012, A’dia Mathies, Kentucky, 34, (UK 61, UT 60) An opp. player scored 40 points ............................Dec. 20, 2011, Nnemka Ogumike, Stanford, 42, (SU 97, UT 80) 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. 19, 2011 vs. Stetson (UT 99, UM 34) A Lady Vol had 20 rebounds...................... Mar. 16, 1991 vs. SW Missouri St., 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 .......................................Jan. 26, 2012 vs. Alabama, Ariel Massengale, 11, (UT 86, UA 56) 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. 9, 2012 vs. Vanderbilt, Jasmine Lister, 13, (VU 93, UT 79) An opposing player had 15 assists ..........................................................................................................Never A Lady Vol made 5+ three-pointers ......................... Dec. 4, 2011, vs. Texas, Shekinna Stricklen 5, (UT 73, Texas 57) A Lady Vol made 8 three-pointers ............................... Dec.1, 2010 vs. Lamar, Meighan Simmons, 8, (UT 99, LU 55) A Lady Vol made 10 three-pointers ........................................................................................................Never An opp. player made 5+ three-pointers........... Feb. 2, 2012, Markeshia Grant, South Carolina, 7, (USC 64, UT 60) An opp. 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 .......................................... Dec. 17, 2011 vs. UCLA, .692 (36-52), (UT 85, UCLA 64) Tennessee shot 55 percent FG ....................................... Feb. 12, 2012, vs. Kentucky, .590 (36-61), (UT 91, UK 54) Tennessee shot 40 percent FG or lower ................... Feb. 16, 2012 vs. Miss State, .387(24-62), (UT 57, MSU 41) Tennessee shot 30 percent FG or lower .................. Jan. 23, 2012 vs Notre Dame, .279 (17-61), (ND 72, UT 44) Tennessee shot 25 percent FG or lower ...........................Dec. 14, 2010 at Baylor, .250 (18-72), (BU 65, UT 54) An opponent shot 60 percent FG ........................................Nov. 25, 2004, Texas, .604 (29-48), (UT 59, Texas 74) An opponent shot 55 percent FG ...................................... Feb. 9, 2012, Vanderbilt, .557 (39-70), (VU 93, UT 79) An opponent shot 50 percent FG ..................................Feb. 23, 2012, Arkansas, .500 (25-50), (AR 72, UT 71 OT) An opponent shot 40 percent FG or lower .....................Mar. 2, 2012,Vanderbilt, .345 (20-58), (UT 68, VU 57) An opponent shot 30 percent FG or lower .......................... Feb. 16, 2012, MSU .232 (16-69), (UT 57, MSU 41 An opponent shot 20 percent FG or lower .............Jan. 8, 2012, Arkansas, .182 (10-55), (UT 69, Arkansas 38) Tennessee won 20 games in a row ................................................ Dec.19, 2010-Mar. 28, 2011 25-game streak Tennessee won 15 games in a row ................................................ Dec.19, 2010-Mar. 28, 2011 25-game streak Tennessee won 10 games in a row ................................................ Dec.19, 2010-Mar. 28, 2011 25-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  TOUGHEST PLACES TO PLAY

1. Thompson-Boling Arena Tennessee 341-20 (94.45%) 2. Gampel Arena Connecticut 268-17 (94.03%) 3. XL Center Connecticut 117-11 (91.40%) 4. Thomas Assembly Center Louisiana Tech 403-40 (90.97%) 5. Dahlberg Arena Montana 449-57 (88.73%)

6. Jon M. Huntsman Utah 428-64 (86.99%) 7. McGrath Arena DePaul 135-22 (84.98%) 8. Frank Erwin Center Texas 428-80 (84.25%) 9. Comcast Center Maryland 125-26 (82.78%) 10. Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum Auburn 354-79 (81.75%)

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TENNESSEE VS. SOUTH CAROLINA ď‚Ą MAR. 3, 2012 2011-12 LADY VOL HIGHS AND LOWS INDIVIDUAL Points ...................................................................27, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Stanford 12/20/11 Field Goals ..........................................................10*, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Kentucky 2/12/12 Field Goal Attempts .............................................. 22, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Baylor 11/27/11 Field Goal Percentage (min. 10 att.)....................................................................70.0 (7-10) ...............................................................................................Glory Johnson vs. Miami 11/15/11 3-Pt Field Goals ........................................................... 5, Shekinna Stricklen vs. Texas 12/4/11 3-Pt Field Goal Attempts ................................................10, Taber Spani at Virginia 11/20/11 3-Pt. Field Goal Percentage (min. 4 att.) ..............................................................75.0 (3-4) ................................................................................ Shekinna Stricklen vs. Pepperdine 11/13/11 Free Throws ................................................................10, Glory Johnson vs. Stanford 12/20/11 Free Throw Attempts .................................................. 13, Glory Johnson at Virginia 11/20/11 Free Throw Percentage (min. 4 att.)....................................................................100.0 (4-4) .................................................................................................Taber Spani vs. Arkansas 2/23/12 Offensive Rebounds .........................................................7, Alicia Manning vs. ODU 12/28/11 Defensive Rebounds ................................................ 13, Glory Johnson vs. Miss State 2/16/12 Total Rebounds ....................................................... 15*, Glory Johnson vs. Miss State 2/16/12 Assists .................................................................... 12, Ariel Massengale vs. Vanderbilt 1/15/12 Turnovers ....................................................................7, Ariel Massengale at Virginia 11/20/11 Blocks ................................................................................. 4, Glory Johnson vs. Auburn 2/5/12 Steals ...................................................................................6, Alicia Manning vs ODU 12/28/11

Points Field Goals Made Field Goals Attempted Field Goal Percentage 3-Point Field Goals Made 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 3-Point Field Goal Percentage Free Throws Made Free Throws Attempted Free Throw Percentage Rebounds Assists Turnovers Blocked Shots Steals Personal Fouls Home Attendance Away/Neutral Attendance

TEAM HIGH 92, Miami 37, ODU 82, Baylor 69.2, UCLA 11*, Texas 24, Baylor 62.5, Pepperdine 28, Auburn1 35, DePaul 90.3, Auburn1 59, Miss State 26, ODU 24, Virginia 10, Pepperdine 16, ODU 23, Pepperdine 18,563 Florida 12,034 at Vanderbilt

LOW 44, at Notre Dame 17, at Notre Dame 47, Georgia 27.9, Notre Dame 0, vs. DePaul 5, vs. DePaul 00.0 vs. DePaul 6, UCLA 10, UCLA 43.8, at Notre Dame 27, at Vanderbilt 7, vs. South Carolina 8, Alabama 1, Vanderbilt3* 0, South Carolina 7, Miss State 11,754, UTC 8,594 vs. Vanderbilt (SEC)

* Indicates the most recent instance of a high/low that occurred more than one time during the season.

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LADY VOL BASKETBALL /// 2011-12 GAME NOTES

2011-12 OPPONENT HIGHS AND LOWS INDIVIDUAL Points ........................................................................42, Nnemka Ogumike, Stanford 12/20/11 Field Goals ................................................................19, Nnemka Ogumike, Stanford 12/20/11 Field Goal Attempts ......................................................28, Riquna Williams, Miami 11/15/11 Field Goal Percentage (min. 10 att.)...............................................................................76.9 .........................................................................................(10-13), Tiffany Clarke, Stanford 2/9/12 3-Pt Field Goals .......................................................7, Markeshia Grant, South Carolina 2/2/12 3-Pt Field Goal Attempts ..................................................... 14, Kortni Jones, MTSU 11/29/11 3-Pt. Field Goal Percentage (min. 4 att.) .....66.7 (4-6), Ashleigh Fontenette, Texas 12/4/11 Free Throws ........................................................................ 14, Odyssey Sims, Baylor 11/27/11 Free Throw Attempts ........................................................ 15, Odyssey Sims, Baylor 11/27/11 Free Throw Percentage (min. 4 att.)....................................................................100.0 (8-8) ................................................................................................Lyndsay Harris, Arkansas, 2/23/12 Offensive Rebounds ..................................................8, Nnemka Ogumike, Stanford 12/20/11 Defensive Rebounds .............................................11, Devereaux Peters, Notre Dame 1/23/12 Total Rebounds ........................................................17, Nnemka Ogumike, Stanford 12/20/11 Assists ............................................................................... 13, Jasmine Lister, Vanderbilt 2/9/12 Turnovers ........................................................................... 7*,Elan Brown, Vanderbilt, 1/15/12 Blocks .................................................................................. 7, Brittney Griner, Baylor 11/27/11 Steals .....................................................................................5,Lexie Gerson, Virginia, 11/20/11

Points Field Goals Made Field Goals Attempted Field Goal Percentage 3-Point Field Goals Made 3-Point Field Goals Attempted 3-Point Field Goal Percentage Free Throws Made Free Throws Attempted Free Throw Percentage Rebounds Assists Turnovers Blocked Shots Steals Personal Fouls

TEAM HIGH 97, Stanford 39, Vanderbilt2 71, Miami 55.7, Vanderbilt2 9, Stanford 28, DePaul 66.7, Ole Miss 22, Baylor 27, Pepperdine 93.8, Arkansas1 45, Miami 22, Vanderbilt2 25,Auburn 10, Baylor 13, Virginia 26*, Auburn

LOW 37, ODU 10, Arkansas1 50, Arkansas2 18.2, Arkansas1 2, Georgia2 12*,Auburn2 7.1 ,Alabama 3*, Miss State 5, Miss State 50.0*, Alabama 24, Arkansas1 5*, Kentucky2 4, South Carolina 0*, Vanderbilt2 2, Alabama 10, Baylor

* Indicates the most recent instance of a high/low that occurred more than one time during the season.


2011-12 Lady Vol Basketball TENNESSEE Combined Team Statistics (as of Mar 02, 2012) All games RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

OVERALL 22-8 12-4 10-4 Total

gp-gs

min

40 STRICKLEN, Shekinn 29-28

918 865 781 498 773 579 438 496 239 202 261

##

Player

25 JOHNSON, Glory

30-30 30-22 SPANI, Taber 21-15 MASSENGALE, Ariel 27-24 BAUGH, Vicki 29-13 BURDICK, Cierra 30-3 MANNING, Alicia 30-12 HARRISON, Isabelle 27-0 WILLIAMS, Kamiko 16-0 BASS, Briana 24-3 Team Total.......... 30 6050 Opponents...... 30 6050

10 SIMMONS, Meighan 13 05 21 11 15 20 04 01

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

UT 2243 74.8 +14.7 817-1838 .445 159-458 .347 5.3 450-651 .691 15.0 1299 43.3 +8.1 458 15.3 474 15.8 +1.0 1.0 252 8.4 140 4.7 216206 15-14414 -

1st 2nd 1069 1159 843 938

3-Point

avg fg-fga

31.7 28.8 26.0 23.7 28.6 20.0 14.6 16.5 8.9 12.6 10.9

166-369 151-273 119-321 57-147 66-172 82-137 59-121 50-119 29-83 23-54 15-42

HOME 12-3 6-2 6-1

fg% 3fg-fga

.450 .553 .371 .388 .384 .599 .488 .420 .349 .426 .357

F-Throw ft-fta

ft%

.370 .000 .311 .431 .323

66-92 107-175 53-74 21-28 49-67 49-69 33-44 17-25 35-54 8-9 12-14

.717 .611 .716 .750 .731 .710 .750 .680 .648 .889 .857

OT Totals 15 2243 21 1802

&

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * #

Date 11/13/11 11/15/11 11/20/11 11/27/11 11/29/11 12/04/11 12/11/11 12/13/11 12/17/11 12/20/11 12/28/11 01/01/12 01/03/12 01/05/12 01/08/12 01/12/12 01/15/12 01/19/12 01/23/12 01/26/12 01/29/12 02/02/12 02/05/12 02/09/12 02/13/12 02/16/12 02/19/12 02/23/12 02/26/12 03/02/12

NEUTRAL 2-0 0-0 2-0

Rebounds

3fg%

off

72 98 18 22 12 1.000 71 .300 26 .364 43 .000 36 .000 20 .323 3 64 817-1838 .445 159-458 .347 450-651 .691 485 675-1832 .368 148-546 .271 304-442 .688 414 OPP 1802 60.1 675-1832 .368 148-546 .271 4.9 304-442 .688 10.1 1055 35.2 355 11.8 504 16.8 0.7 206 6.9 98 3.3 92236 13-6012 2-7040

47-127 0-0 42-135 31-72 21-65 1-1 3-10 4-11 0-1 0-5 10-31

AWAY 8-5 6-2 2-3

tot

avg

pf dq

117 189 182 280 49 67 39 61 55 67 117 188 63 89 78 121 41 77 9 29 11 14 53 117 814 1299 641 1055

def

6.5 9.3 2.2 2.9 2.5 6.5 3.0 4.0 2.9 1.8 0.6

69 74 42 17 50 57 40 35 34 13 10

43.3 441 35.2 549

Opponent PEPPERDINE #7/7 MIAMI at Virginia #1/1 BAYLOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE #21/22 TEXAS vs #20/21 DePaul at #11/11 Rutgers at UCLA at #4/4 Stanford OLD DOMINION at Auburn CHATTANOOGA #16/15 GEORGIA at Arkansas at #9/8 KENTUCKY #25/24 VANDERBILT LOUISIANA STATE at #2/2 Notre Dame at Alabama at #17/15 Georgia SOUTH CAROLINA AUBURN at #rv/25 Vanderbilt #7/7 KENTUCKY at Mississippi State at Ole Miss ARKANSAS FLORIDA vs VANDERBILT

* = Conference game & = Maggie Dixon Classic (New York, N.Y.) # = SEC Tournament (Nashville, Tenn.)

a

0 52 2 34 0 44 0 30 1 140 0 34 0 34 0 46 0 3 0 22 0 19

to blk stl

65 69 67 37 61 59 38 27 23 11 16 1 3 458 474 - 355 504

W W Lot L W W W W W L W W W W W L W W L W W L W L W W W Lot W W

pts

avg

445 409 333 166 202 214 154 121 93 54 52

15.3 13.6 11.1 7.9 7.5 7.4 5.1 4.0 3.4 3.4 2.2

140 252 2243

74.8 60.1

17 40 10 6 0 25 18 3 15 6 0

40 42 25 10 41 19 9 35 6 11 14

98 206 1802 Score 89-57 92-76 64-69 67-76 82-43 73-57 84-61 67-61 85-64 80-97 90-37 73-52 90-47 80-51 69-38 60-61 87-64 65-56 44-72 86-56 67-50 60-64 82-61 79-93 91-54 57-41 66-56 71-72 75-59 68-57

Att. 12147 12151 6450 16623 11861 13465 5486 6368 2025 7329 15409 4269 11754 13721 5258 7961 17879 13107 9149 2049 10523 15021 16361 12034 14807 1965 2776 13337 18563 8594


2011-12 Lady Vol Basketball TENNESSEE Combined Team Statistics (as of Mar 02, 2012) SEC Tournament RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

OVERALL 1-0 0-0 1-0 Total

##

Player

40 STRICKLEN, Shekinn 25 JOHNSON, Glory 10 SIMMONS, Meighan 21 BAUGH, Vicki 15 MANNING, Alicia 11 BURDICK, Cierra 05 MASSENGALE, Ariel 20 HARRISON, Isabelle 04 WILLIAMS, Kamiko 01 BASS, Briana 13 SPANI, Taber

Team Total.......... Opponents...... 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

gp-gs

min

1-1 1-1 1-0 1-1 1-1 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-1 1-0

24 29 20 32 28 15 13 3 15 14 7

1 1

200

3-Point

avg fg-fga

24.0 29.0 20.0 32.0 28.0 15.0 13.0 3.0 15.0 14.0 7.0

200

UT 68 68.0 +11.0 26-52 .500 4-13 .308 4.0 12-19 .632 12.0 39 39.0 +8.0 10 10.0 16 16.0 -4.0 0.6 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0-0 -

1st 2nd Totals 35 33 68 27 30 57

HOME 0-0 0-0 0-0

fg% 3fg-fga

6-11 5-10 5-10 3-5 2-5 2-2 0-0 1-2 1-3 1-3 0-1

.545 .500 .500 .600 .400 .000 .500 .333 .333 .000

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

26-52 20-58

.500 .345

4-13 4-23

1.000

OPP 57 57.0 20-58 .345 4-23 .174 4.0 13-14 .929 13.0 31 31.0 6 6.0 12 12.0 0.5 6 6.0 3 3.0 8594 0-0 1-8594

AWAY 0-0 0-0 0-0

F-Throw

NEUTRAL 1-0 0-0 1-0

Rebounds

3fg%

ft-fta

ft%

off

def

tot

avg

pf dq

a

to blk stl

pts

avg

.600 .000 .000 .000 .333 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

3-4 5-7 1-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.750 .714 .500 .000 .000 .000 .750 .000 .000 .000 .000

6 5 0 5 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 26 18

7 9 0 8 5 2 1 0 1 1 1 4 39 31

7.0 9.0 0.0 8.0 5.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

3 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 1 0

1 2 1 0 2 2 3 0 0 3 2

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0

18 15 11 6 5 4 3 2 2 2 0

18.0 15.0 11.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0

.308 12-19 .174 13-14

1 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 13 13

39.0 31.0

15 18

0 -

10 6

16 12

1 3

5 6

68 57

68.0 57.0

#

Date 03/02/12

.632 .929

Opponent vs VANDERBILT

* = Conference game & = Maggie Dixon Classic (New York, N.Y.) # = SEC Tournament (Nashville, Tenn.)

W

Score 68-57

Att. 8594


2011-12 Lady Vol Basketball TENNESSEE Combined Team Statistics (as of Feb 27, 2012) Conference games RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

OVERALL 12-4 12-4 0-0

HOME 6-2 6-2 0-0

AWAY 6-2 6-2 0-0

##

Player

gp-gs

Total 3-Point min avg fg-fga fg% 3fg-fga 3fg%

F-Throw ft-fta ft%

40 25 10 05 21 11 13 04 15 20 01

STRICKLEN, Shekinna JOHNSON, Glory SIMMONS, Meighan MASSENGALE, Ariel BAUGH, Vicki BURDICK, Cierra SPANI, Taber WILLIAMS, Kamiko MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle BASS, Briana Team Total.......... Opponents......

15-14 16-16 16-14 16-15 16-3 16-3 9-5 13-0 16-8 13-0 14-2

477 462 421 504 284 242 184 168 239 83 161

39-55 48-86 31-39 38-49 24-32 18-23 12-15 8-9 10-15 13-25 3-4

16 16

3225 3225

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

1st 2nd 527 632 434 484

31.8 28.9 26.3 31.5 17.8 15.1 20.4 12.9 14.9 6.4 11.5

UT 1168 73.0 +15.0 430-962 .447 64-222 .288 4.0 244-352 .693 15.3 674 42.1 +7.9 246 15.4 252 15.8 +1.8 1.0 132 8.3 71 4.4 122796 8-15350 OT 9 10

89-198 87-153 65-167 39-107 39-65 36-71 14-48 21-48 23-54 12-32 5-19

.449 20-63 .569 0-0 .389 22-72 .364 7-36 .600 0-0 .507 2-6 .292 7-21 .438 0-4 .426 2-5 .375 0-0 .263 4-15

430-962 .447 64-222 348-946 .368 78-281 OPP 928 58.0 348-946 .368 78-281 .278 4.9 154-239 .644 9.6 547 34.2 176 11.0 281 17.6 0.6 105 6.6 55 3.4 46835 8-5854 0-0 Totals 1168 928

.317 .000 .306 .194 .000 .333 .333 .000 .400 .000 .267

off

NEUTRAL 0-0 0-0 0-0

Rebounds def tot avg

pf dq

37 55 92 6.1 35 46 109 155 9.7 39 11 24 35 2.2 24 7 36 43 2.7 28 33 63 96 6.0 27 18 38 56 3.5 21 10 11 21 2.3 5 17 8 25 1.9 10 21 33 54 3.4 18 12 13 25 1.9 16 1 6 7 0.5 6 32 33 65 .288 244-352 .693 245 429 674 42.1 229 .278 154-239 .644 211 336 547 34.2 302

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Date 01/01/12 01/05/12 01/08/12 01/12/12 01/15/12 01/19/12 01/26/12 01/29/12 02/02/12 02/05/12 02/09/12 02/13/12 02/16/12 02/19/12 02/23/12 02/26/12

.709 .558 .795 .776 .750 .783 .800 .889 .667 .520 .750

Opponent at Auburn #16/15 GEORGIA at Arkansas at #9/8 KENTUCKY #25/24 VANDERBILT LOUISIANA STATE at Alabama at #17/15 Georgia SOUTH CAROLINA AUBURN at #rv/25 Vanderbilt #7/7 KENTUCKY at Mississippi State at Ole Miss ARKANSAS FLORIDA

* = Conference game & = Maggie Dixon Classic (New York, N.Y.)

0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

a

to blk stl

27 19 21 90 13 15 8 17 25 0 11

9 27 2 0 10 10 2 6 2 3 0

33 39 37 37 32 21 14 9 14 11 4 1 2 246 252 - 176 281

W W W L W W W W L W L W W W Lot W

pts

avg

237 222 183 123 102 92 47 50 58 37 17

15.8 13.9 11.4 7.7 6.4 5.8 5.2 3.8 3.6 2.8 1.2

71 132 1168 55 105 928

73.0 58.0

21 25 12 22 9 3 6 8 14 2 10

Score 73-52 80-51 69-38 60-61 87-64 65-56 86-56 67-50 60-64 82-61 79-93 91-54 57-41 66-56 71-72 75-59

Att. 4269 13721 5258 7961 17879 13107 2049 10523 15021 16361 12034 14807 1965 2776 13337 18563


2011-12 Lady Vol Basketball TENNESSEE Points-Rebounds-Assists (as of Mar 02, 2012) All games

Opponent

Date

Score

PEPPERDINE #7/7 MIAMI at Virginia #1/1 BAYLOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE #21/22 TEXAS vs #20/21 DePaul at #11/11 Rutgers at UCLA at #4/4 Stanford OLD DOMINION at Auburn CHATTANOOGA #16/15 GEORGIA at Arkansas at #9/8 KENTUCKY #25/24 VANDERBILT LOUISIANA STATE at #2/2 Notre Dame at Alabama at #17/15 Georgia SOUTH CAROLINA AUBURN at #rv/25 Vanderbilt #7/7 KENTUCKY at Mississippi State at Ole Miss ARKANSAS FLORIDA vs VANDERBILT

11/13/11 11/15/11 11/20/11 11/27/11 11/29/11 12/04/11 12/11/11 12/13/11 12/17/11 12/20/11 12/28/11 01/01/12 01/03/12 01/05/12 01/08/12 01/12/12 01/15/12 01/19/12 01/23/12 01/26/12 01/29/12 02/02/12 02/05/12 02/09/12 02/13/12 02/16/12 02/19/12 02/23/12 02/26/12 03/02/12

89-57 92-76 64-69 67-76 82-43 73-57 84-61 67-61 85-64 80-97 90-37 73-52 90-47 80-51 69-38 60-61 87-64 65-56 44-72 86-56 67-50 60-64 82-61 79-93 91-54 57-41 66-56 71-72 75-59 68-57

Opponent

Date

Score

PEPPERDINE #7/7 MIAMI at Virginia #1/1 BAYLOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE #21/22 TEXAS vs #20/21 DePaul at #11/11 Rutgers at UCLA at #4/4 Stanford OLD DOMINION at Auburn CHATTANOOGA #16/15 GEORGIA at Arkansas at #9/8 KENTUCKY #25/24 VANDERBILT LOUISIANA STATE at #2/2 Notre Dame at Alabama at #17/15 Georgia SOUTH CAROLINA AUBURN at #rv/25 Vanderbilt #7/7 KENTUCKY at Mississippi State at Ole Miss ARKANSAS FLORIDA vs VANDERBILT

11/13/11 11/15/11 11/20/11 11/27/11 11/29/11 12/04/11 12/11/11 12/13/11 12/17/11 12/20/11 12/28/11 01/01/12 01/03/12 01/05/12 01/08/12 01/12/12 01/15/12 01/19/12 01/23/12 01/26/12 01/29/12 02/02/12 02/05/12 02/09/12 02/13/12 02/16/12 02/19/12 02/23/12 02/26/12 03/02/12

89-57 92-76 64-69 67-76 82-43 73-57 84-61 67-61 85-64 80-97 90-37 73-52 90-47 80-51 69-38 60-61 87-64 65-56 44-72 86-56 67-50 60-64 82-61 79-93 91-54 57-41 66-56 71-72 75-59 68-57

W W L L W W W W W L W W W W W L W W L W W L W L W W W L W W

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BASS,BRIAN

WILLIAMS,K

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

05

10

MASSENGALE SIMMONS,ME

2-3-5 11-4-9 2-4-7 4-1-4 14-4-5 10-3-5 DNP DNP DNP 0-1-1 11-1-5 4-4-2 19-1-2 19-3-9 7-2-5 6-4-5 6-2-12 8-2-3 3-1-4 1-2-11 16-4-3 12-3-3 14-5-4 2-2-7 7-1-7 0-3-1 4-2-7 9-2-6 8-2-5 3-1-3

13-3-1 18-4-3 3-1-0 2-3-3 5-1-2 10-1-1 9-3-2 13-6-1 18-4-3 13-2-4 12-0-1 20-4-2 10-2-2 10-2-1 7-1-1 3-2-1 10-3-1 19-5-4 13-2-0 9-1-0 9-0-1 4-2-0 13-1-1 20-0-1 25-2-3 6-1-2 9-5-1 7-2-2 12-4-0 11-0-0

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HARRISON,I

BAUGH,VICK

JOHNSON,GL

STRICKLEN,

5-8-0 4-2-0 6-7-0 0-7-1 7-9-0 1-4-0 6-2-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 10-3-1 2-2-0 13-8-1 4-1-0 2-3-0 0-3-0 2-0-0 2-1-0 2-0-0 10-6-0 0-1-0 DNP 5-4-0 1-0-0 5-3-0 DNP DNP 2-1-0 2-0-0 2-0-0

8-7-3 6-4-3 DNP 17-10-3 2-3-0 17-11-2 6-0-0 6-7-3 14-12-2 2-3-0 11-12-2 4-9-0 9-9-1 8-10-0 8-4-1 16-9-0 16-7-2 6-14-3 8-6-1 8-6-2 6-8-0 0-4-0 4-1-1 2-1-2 8-7-0 2-6-0 10-7-1 4-1-0 0-2-1 6-8-1

17-13-0 16-9-0 15-5-3 9-11-2 9-9-2 11-10-1 16-9-0 9-6-1 17-5-2 18-6-0 16-11-1 14-13-2 10-13-2 22-13-0 15-14-1 17-7-0 16-13-2 10-6-1 9-9-1 13-8-1 5-8-3 13-9-0 14-11-3 19-4-1 10-7-0 7-15-2 13-8-2 13-9-0 21-10-1 15-9-0

13-6-2 15-7-1 16-14-1 25-12-1 12-5-0 20-8-3 12-9-3 22-9-2 11-1-1 27-3-2 8-4-0 17-1-3 4-5-3 12-8-3 19-8-3 11-5-3 20-3-2 DNP 5-7-3 14-4-0 24-7-2 8-10-2 11-10-2 17-2-2 18-6-3 22-12-0 12-3-1 17-8-0 15-5-1 18-7-3

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15

BURDICK,CI

SPANI,TABE

MANNING,AL

7-1-2 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 14-10-0 0-3-3 15-2-0 0-1-0 4-0-0 2-0-0 4-5-9 2-2-0 8-3-2 3-2-0 6-2-1 0-1-0 6-0-0 15-6-1 4-5-2 9-3-2 4-6-1 4-1-0 4-0-0 7-9-2 2-5-3 10-7-3 10-6-2 4-3-0 6-3-0 4-2-0

11-4-5 20-5-3 22-3-0 10-2-0 8-4-2 4-5-1 8-4-1 13-5-3 14-0-4 9-5-2 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 0-2-1 DNP 3-1-2 8-4-1 9-2-0 4-3-0 6-3-2 2-5-0 8-2-2 7-0-0 0-1-1 0-1-0

3-6-2 2-0-0 0-3-1 0-1-1 7-5-1 0-0-0 12-12-2 4-6-1 6-3-4 9-4-2 9-15-5 10-5-3 6-5-1 0-5-1 3-5-3 3-1-0 8-5-2 5-6-2 0-2-0 4-5-0 0-0-0 4-7-1 4-3-1 4-3-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-1 2-1-4 11-8-6 5-5-1


2011-12 Lady Vol Basketball TENNESSEE Team Game-by-Game Comparison (as of Mar 02, 2012) All games Opponent PEPPERDINE #7/7 MIAMI Virginia #1/1 BAYLOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE #21/22 TEXAS #20/21 DePaul #11/11 Rutgers UCLA #4/4 Stanford OLD DOMINION Auburn CHATTANOOGA #16/15 GEORGIA Arkansas #9/8 KENTUCKY #25/24 VANDERBILT LOUISIANA STATE #2/2 Notre Dame Alabama #17/15 Georgia SOUTH CAROLINA AUBURN #rv/25 Vanderbilt #7/7 KENTUCKY Mississippi State Ole Miss ARKANSAS FLORIDA VANDERBILT

1st 36/21 42/42 29/29 33/31 48/24 41/32 41/29 33/28 45/34 41/48 50/20 31/29 50/16 36/27 31/11 21/25 39/36 26/26 18/28 47/32 29/28 28/29 44/31 34/42 46/28 22/13 32/21 26/31 35/25 35/27

2nd 53/36 50/34 29/29 34/45 34/19 32/25 43/32 34/33 40/30 39/49 40/17 42/23 40/31 44/24 38/27 39/36 48/28 39/30 26/44 39/24 38/22 32/35 38/30 45/51 45/26 35/28 34/35 36/31 40/34 33/30

Score 89-57 92-76 64-69 67-76 82-43 73-57 84-61 67-61 85-64 80-97 90-37 73-52 90-47 80-51 69-38 60-61 87-64 65-56 44-72 86-56 67-50 60-64 82-61 79-93 91-54 57-41 66-56 71-72 75-59 68-57

Mar +32 +16 (5) (9) +39 +16 +23 +6 +21 (17) +53 +21 +43 +29 +31 (1) +23 +9 (28) +30 +17 (4) +21 (14) +37 +16 +10 (1) +16 +11

Total FG 29-59/19-67 33-69/29-71 24-59/25-62 24-82/25-60 26-58/15-63 25-68/22-59 29-61/21-68 21-55/27-67 36-52/25-68 26-53/37-69 37-75/15-59 21-65/19-51 34-72/17-56 28-66/22-63 27-54/10-55 23-60/20-58 36-68/23-51 21-56/21-61 17-61/30-59 32-71/22-55 23-47/17-59 24-58/26-66 32-68/23-58 28-61/39-70 36-61/21-63 24-62/16-69 24-55/22-59 23-51/25-50 28-59/22-58 26-52/20-58

Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM/OPPONENT for each category

FG Pct .492/.284 .478/.408 .407/.403 .293/.417 .448/.238 .368/.373 .475/.309 .382/.403 .692/.368 .491/.536 .493/.254 .323/.373 .472/.304 .424/.349 .500/.182 .383/.345 .529/.451 .375/.344 .279/.508 .451/.400 .489/.288 .414/.394 .471/.397 .459/.557 .590/.333 .387/.232 .436/.373 .451/.500 .475/.379 .500/.345

3-Pointers 10-16/4-20 11-22/6-23 5-24/3-12 8-24/4-15 6-14/4-25 11-21/7-18 0-5/7-28 9-18/3-17 7-14/7-18 6-20/9-21 6-17/4-16 3-16/7-16 9-20/3-17 4-13/4-21 4-16/3-20 2-7/4-21 4-16/5-16 5-17/4-12 3-8/5-12 4-19/1-14 5-12/2-18 1-8/7-22 3-13/4-12 7-19/6-13 6-13/4-19 1-9/6-20 4-16/8-12 5-13/8-21 6-15/5-24 4-13/4-23

3FG Pct .625/.200 .500/.261 .208/.250 .333/.267 .429/.160 .524/.389 .000/.250 .500/.176 .500/.389 .300/.429 .353/.250 .188/.438 .450/.176 .308/.190 .250/.150 .286/.190 .250/.313 .294/.333 .375/.417 .211/.071 .417/.111 .125/.318 .231/.333 .368/.462 .462/.211 .111/.300 .250/.667 .385/.381 .400/.208 .308/.174

Free Throws 21-29/15-27 15-20/12-14 11-21/16-22 11-15/22-24 24-29/9-13 12-20/6-10 26-35/12-18 16-25/4-8 6-10/7-8 22-29/14-16 10-14/3-6 28-31/7-12 13-17/10-12 20-28/3-6 11-18/15-16 12-19/17-22 11-19/13-16 18-31/10-15 7-16/7-11 18-25/11-22 16-21/14-19 11-15/5-14 15-23/11-18 16-23/9-16 13-21/8-13 8-14/3-5 14-18/4-7 20-28/14-21 13-18/10-17 12-19/13-14

FT Pct .724/.556 .750/.857 .524/.727 .733/.917 .828/.692 .600/.600 .743/.667 .640/.500 .600/.875 .759/.875 .714/.500 .903/.583 .765/.833 .714/.500 .611/.938 .632/.773 .579/.813 .581/.667 .438/.636 .720/.500 .762/.737 .733/.357 .652/.611 .696/.563 .619/.615 .571/.600 .778/.571 .714/.667 .722/.588 .632/.929

Rebounds 54/34 +20 38/45 (7) 44/38 +6 56/42 +14 53/30 +23 49/38 +11 46/42 +4 45/38 +7 28/31 (3) 29/35 (6) 54/32 +22 49/31 +18 55/28 +27 52/32 +20 47/24 +23 41/37 +4 39/30 +9 45/39 +6 35/44 (9) 40/40 37/34 +3 44/36 +8 39/42 (3) 27/41 (14) 45/27 +18 59/37 +22 37/32 +5 33/29 +4 40/36 +4 39/31 +8

Assist T/Over Block 20/10 22/16 10/0 19/12 13/21 2/0 13/12 24/15 7/2 15/17 11/9 5/10 15/5 21/22 8/2 16/15 9/16 4/8 9/10 19/24 3/1 11/13 16/9 5/1 16/15 15/11 3/2 11/20 13/9 3/7 26/8 11/23 5/2 12/13 18/25 1/9 19/11 13/17 9/0 16/7 11/12 1/6 16/5 20/18 6/3 10/5 20/16 5/4 22/14 13/24 1/1 15/13 16/18 4/9 12/25 19/19 4/5 22/10 8/22 3/4 12/8 19/14 7/0 7/12 11/4 6/2 15/11 11/23 7/7 18/22 16/15 6/0 22/6 19/20 8/2 10/10 19/13 6/4 19/11 13/16 5/1 13/15 19/21 2/2 17/14 19/20 3/1 10/6 16/12 1/3

Steal 8/9 6/7 8/13 5/5 15/9 9/4 13/8 5/8 6/7 6/4 16/3 12/7 10/7 6/3 6/7 8/9 14/8 13/7 8/11 11/2 7/10 0/7 13/5 6/5 7/9 6/7 8/5 7/5 8/9 5/6

Fouls 23/25 15/21 19/19 20/10 15/24 14/16 16/26 12/19 9/9 16/16 10/15 14/26 12/13 9/21 15/15 17/18 16/18 15/19 16/16 16/21 20/17 12/15 18/21 19/19 12/21 7/16 8/13 18/23 13/19 15/18


SENIOR

BRIANA BASS

5-2 /// Guard Indianapolis, Ind. (North Central H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Started in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), recording two points and an assist in 14 minutes

2011-12 SEASON HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

10 3 3 5 0 3 3 4 29

Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Chattanooga, 1/3/12 MTSU, 11/29/11 Alabama, 1/26/12

In SEC Play

Alabama, 1/26/12* Chattanooga, 1/3/12 Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Alabama, 1/26/12

CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

14 6 8 5 0 4 3 6 37

Duke, 2/16/09 Texas, 12/14/08 DePaul 11/30/08 Alabama, 1/26/12 Old Dominion, 12/30/09 Chattanooga, 1/3/12* Duke, 2/16/09 Old Dominion, 12/18/08

SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS Points 5 Alabama, 3/5/09 Rebounds 1 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12* Assists 3 Florida, 3/6/09* Steals 2 Florida, 3/6/09 Blocks 0 Field Goals 2 Alabama, 3/5/09 3-Pointers 1 Alabama, 3/5/11 Free Throws 2 Ole Miss,3/5/10 Minutes 26 Florida, 3/6/09 *indicates most recent occurrence

• Made the start versus Florida (2/26), contributing two assists in 18 minutes on Senior Day • Saw 11 minutes off the bench against Arkansas (2/23) • Scored four points and tallied three assists in 17 minutes versus Kentucky (2/13) • Saw 11 minutes off the bench at Vanderbilt (2/9), contributing an assist • Came up with two steals in eleven minutes off the bench versus Auburn (2/5) • Earned her first start of the season and 15th in her career versus Alabama (1/26); scored eight points and snagged five steals in her longest appearance of the season (29 minutes) • Came off the bench to see nine minutes versus LSU (1/19), coming up with two defensive boards • Put up three points and recorded two boards versus Vanderbilt (1/15), seeing 12 minutes off the bench • Came off the bench to see five minutes at Kentucky (1/12) • Tallied two points and two rebounds in 18 minutes of action against Arkansas (1/8) • Came off the bench to see three minutes of action against #15/16 Georgia (1/5)

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Came up with a steal in four minutes of action in her home state of Indiana (at Notre Dame, 1/24) • Put up nine points on a 3-5 showing from beyond the arc in 17 minutes against Chattanooga (1/3) TENNESSEE Individual Game-by-Game (asof ofaction Mar 02, 2012) • Tallied All gamesnine points against Old Dominion (12/28) on

BASS’ 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E at V irginia M ID D LE T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D eP aul at U C LA O LD D O M IN IO N CHATTANOOGA #16/15 G E O R G IA at A R K A N S A S at #9/8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B ILT LO U IS IA N A S T A T E at N otre D am e at A labam a at #16/15 G eorgia AUBURN at V anderb ilt #7/7 K E N T U C K Y at M ississippi S tate at O le M iss ARKANSAS F LO R ID A vs V anderbilt T otals G am es played: 24 M inutes/gam e: 10.9 P oints/gam e: 2.2 F G P ct: 35.7 3F G P ct: 3 2.3 F T P ct: 85 .7

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3-8 shooting, seeing a season-high 19 minutes • Came off the bench for the final minute of the UCLA game (12/17), making a trip to the free throw line and hitting one of two shots from the stripe • Saw eight minutes against DePaul (12/11), dishing out an assist and picking up a defensive board • Came off the bench to see two minutes of action against Texas (12/4) • Saw a season-high 16 minutes off the bench versus the Middle Tennessee (11/29), tallying four points • Came up with two rebounds and three assists, also season highs, in the contest • Saw seven minutes of action against Virginia (11/20); went 0-1 from the floor (a three-point attempt) and committed two turnovers. • Scored 10 points off the bench against Pepperdine (11/13) where she was perfect from the floor (2-2 three point attempts) and perfect from the line (4-4 free throw attempts)


RS SENIOR

VICKI BAUGH

6-4 /// Forward Sacramento, Calif. (Sacramento H.S.)

2012 Postseason

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tive outing; went 3-3 from the floor and 2-2 from the • Started in the second round of the SEC Tournament stripe to go along with two blocks in the win versus Vanderbilt (3/2), tallying six points and eight • Went a perfect 2-2 from the floor and 4-4 from the line to tally eight points against Georgia (1/5); also rebounds pulled down 10 boards in the win 2011-12 SEASON HIGHS • Saw 16 minutes off the bench against Auburn (1/1); Points 17 Texas, 12/4/11* In SEC Play had a poor shooting performance (0-5), but manRebounds 14 LSU, 1/19/12 • Saw 14 minutes in the start against Florida (2/26), aged to pull down nine boards in the win Assists 3 LSU, 1/19/12* coming up with two boards and two steals Steals 2 Chattanooga, 1/3/12* • Tallied four points but committed two turnovers in Blocks 3 Rutgers, 12/13/11* Versus Non-Conference Opponents eight minutes versus Arkansas (2/23) Field Goals 8 Texas, 12/4/11 • Put up eight points and pulled down six boards at • Made an impact off the bench at Ole Miss (2/19), tal3-Pointers 1 Baylor, 11/27/11 Notre Dame (1/24) lying 10 points and seven boards in 22 minutes Free Throws 4 DePaul, 12/11/11* • Saw 14 minutes off the bench at Mississippi State • Tied a season best with two steals against ChattaMinutes 35 Texas, 12/4/11 nooga (1/3), adding to her nine-point, nine-board (2/16), tallying six rebounds and two points • Came off the bench to go 4-5 with eight points and night CAREER HIGHS • Came off the bench to record a double-double seven boards against Kentucky (2/13) Points 17 Texas, 12/4/11* • Saw 10 minutes off the bench at Vanderbilt (2/9), against Old Dominion (12/28), putting up 11 points Rebounds 16 Louisiana Tech, 11/26/07 and 12 rebounds in the win recording two points and a rebound Assists 4 Vanderbilt, 1/20/08 • Tallied four points in 11 minutes of action versus • Found herself in foul trouble again against #4 StanSteals 4 Kentucky, 2/3/08 ford (12/20) and played only 16 minutes in the start Blocks 4 Texas, 12/14/08 Auburn (2/5) Field Goals 8 Texas, 12/4/11 • Pulled down four rebounds in nine minutes versus • Contributed three rebounds, two points and a steal 3-Pointers 1 Baylor, 11/27/11 in her time on the floor South Carolina (2/2) Free Throws 5 Vanderbilt, 1/20/08 • Came off the bench to see 20 minutes at Georgia • Put up her sixth career double-double (and third Minutes 35 Texas, 12/4/11 of 2011-12) against the UCLA (12/17) with 14 points (1/29), tallying six points and eight boards • Returned to the starting lineup at Alabama (1/26), and 12 boards -- a season high SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS shooting 80% (4-5) from the floor and pulling down • Tied her season high totals for assists and blocks, Points 8 Florida, 3/7/08 coming up with three of each against # 11 Rutgers six boards Rebounds 8 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 • Came up with a season and SEC high, tallying 14 (12/13); contributed seven points, including a 4-5 Assists 1 LSU, 3/9/08 performance from the charity stripe in the contest rebounds versus LSU (1/19) Steals 1 Florida, 3/7/08 • Put up 16 points on 7-10 shooting from the field • Picked up two early fouls against# 20/21 DePaul Blocks 2 Florida, 3/7/08 (12/11) and went on to see only 12 minutes in the against Vanderbilt (1/15), tying her SEC high Field Goals 3 Florida, 3/7/08 • Led Tennessee in rebounding against Kentucky start 3-Pointers 0 (1/12) with nine boards; put up an SEC-high mark of • Contributed six points and a block in the effort, goFree Throws 2 Florida, 3/7/08 ing 1-1 from the floor and 4-5 from the line 16 points off the bench Minutes 32 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 • Came off the bench against Arkansas (1/8) to put up • Tied a season high with 17 points against #21/22 * indicates most recent high TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am e-bperfect y -G am eshooting (as o f M arnumbers 02, 2012) for the second-consecu- Texas (12/4), hitting a career-best eight field goals A ll g am es • Tacked on 11 rebounds to record her second double-double of 2011-12 BAUGH’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS #21 B A U G H , Vic k i • Earned her fourth start of the season against MTSU To tal 3-Po in ters Free th ro w s R eb o u n d s (11/29), but found herself in foul trouble with four O p p o n en t D ate g s m in fg -fg a p c t 3fg -fg a p c t ft-fta p c t o ff d ef to t av g p f a t/o b lk s tl p ts av g fouls in eight minutes P E P P E R D IN E 1 1 /1 3 / * 19 3-3 1.00 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 1.00 4 3 7 7 .0 4 3 2 3 2 8 8 .0 M IA M I 1 1 /1 5 / * 19 3-4 . 7 5 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 .0 0 1 3 4 5 .5 3 3 3 0 0 6 7 .0 • Contributed two points and three boards in her limB A Y LO R 1 1 /2 7 / * 32 6-11 . 5 4 1-1 1.00 4-4 1.00 3 7 10 7 .0 2 3 1 1 1 17 10.3 ited floor time M ID D L E T E N N E S S E E 1 1 /2 9 / * 8 0-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 1.00 2 1 3 6 .0 4 0 4 0 0 2 8 .3 • Posted first double-double since the 2008-09 seaTEXAS 1 2 /0 4 / * 35 8-10 . 8 0 0-0 . 0 0 1-2 .5 0 5 6 11 7 .0 0 2 2 0 1 17 10.0 vs D e P a u l 1 2 /1 1 / * 12 1-1 1.00 0-0 . 0 0 4-5 .8 0 0 0 0 5 .8 2 0 2 1 0 6 9 .3 son with a career-high 17 points and 10 rebounds a t R u tg e rs 1 2 /1 3 / * 28 1-4 . 2 5 0-0 . 0 0 4-5 .8 0 5 2 7 6 .0 1 3 2 3 1 6 8 .9 against #1 Baylor (11/27) a t U C LA 1 2 /1 7 / * 26 6-9 . 6 6 0-0 . 0 0 2-3 .6 6 1 11 12 6 .8 1 2 3 0 1 14 9 .5 a t S ta n fo rd 1 2 /2 0 / * 16 0-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-4 .5 0 2 1 3 6 .3 4 0 1 1 1 2 8 .7 • Knocked down first career three pointer against O L D D O M IN IO N 1 2 /2 8 / 23 5-8 . 6 2 0-0 . 0 0 1-4 .2 5 5 7 12 6 .9 1 2 2 2 0 11 8 .9 Baylor with 44 seconds left in the contest a t A u b u rn 0 1 -0 1 16 0-5 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 4-4 1.00 3 6 9 7 .1 2 0 4 1 1 4 8 .5 • Scored six points and pulled down 4 boards in the CHATTANOOGA 0 1 /0 3 / 19 3-4 . 7 5 0-0 . 0 0 3-4 .7 5 3 6 9 7 .3 3 1 2 2 2 9 8 .5 # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA 0 1 /0 5 / 20 2-2 1.00 0-0 . 0 0 4-4 1.00 2 8 10 7 .5 2 0 2 0 0 8 8 .5 start against #7 Miami (11/16) at AR KAN SAS 0 1 -0 8 18 3-3 1.00 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 1.00 1 3 4 7 .2 0 1 3 2 1 8 8 .4 • Saw 19 minutes of action and went 3-4 from the a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y 0 1 /1 2 / 29 7-8 . 8 7 0-0 . 0 0 2-3 .6 6 7 2 9 7 .3 4 0 1 1 1 16 8 .9 V A N D E R B IL T 0 1 /1 5 / 23 7-10 . 7 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-3 .6 6 1 6 7 7 .3 3 2 1 0 1 16 9 .4 floor in the contest L O U IS IA N A S T A T E 0 1 /1 9 / * 33 2-6 . 3 3 0-0 . 0 0 2-6 .3 3 6 8 14 7 .7 3 3 3 1 1 6 9 .2 • Made the start against Pepperdine (11/13) after a t N o tre D a m e 0 1 /2 3 / 26 4-9 . 4 4 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 .0 0 4 2 6 7 .6 3 1 3 2 0 8 9 .1 making only one start in all of 2010-11 (Vanderbilt) a t A la b a m a 0 1 /2 6 / * 18 4-5 . 8 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 .0 0 1 5 6 7 .5 2 2 2 1 0 8 9 .1 a t # 1 6 /1 5 G e o rg ia 0 1 /2 9 / 20 2-4 . 5 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 1.00 1 7 8 7 .6 3 0 3 1 0 6 8 .9 • Scored eight points and tallied seven rebounds in S O U T H C A R O L IN A 0 2 /0 2 / 9 0-1 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 .0 0 1 3 4 7 .4 1 0 2 0 0 0 8 .5 19 minutes of action against the Waves AUBURN 0 2 /0 5 / 11 1-2 . 5 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 1.00 1 0 1 7 .1 0 1 0 1 0 4 8 .3 a t V a n d e rb ilt 0 2 /0 9 / 10 1-3 . 3 3 0-0 . 0 0 0-1 .0 0 0 1 1 6 .8 1 2 1 0 1 2 8 .0 • Contributed three blocks and three assists in the # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y 0 2 /1 3 / 19 4-5 . 8 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-1 .0 0 4 3 7 6 .8 2 0 1 0 0 8 8 .0 balanced performance a t M ississip p i S tate 0 2 -1 6 14 1-1 1.00 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 .0 0 2 4 6 6 .8 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 .8

 BY THE NUMBERS

a t O le M iss ARKANSAS F L O R ID A vs V a n d e rb ilt T o ta ls

G a m e s p la ye d : 2 9 M in u te s/g a m e : 2 0 .0

2 /1 9 /1 0 2 /2 3 / 0 2 /2 6 / 0 3 /0 2 /

22 8 * 14 * 32 1 3 579

4-6 .6 6 1-1 1.00 0-3 .0 0 3-5 .6 0 82-137 . 5 9

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1

. 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-2 1.00 49-69

1.00 1.00 .0 0 .0 0 .7 1

3 4 7 0 1 1 0 2 2 3 5 8 71 117 188

R ebounds/gam e: 6 .5 A ssists/gam e: 1 .2

6 .8 0 1 1 1 1 10 6 .6 0 0 2 0 0 4 6 .4 4 1 4 1 2 0 6 .5 2 1 0 0 1 6 6 .5 57 34 59 25 19 214

7 .8 7 .7 7 .4 7 .4 7 .4


FRESHMAN

11

CIERRA BURDICK 6-2 /// Forward Charlotte, N.C. (Butler H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Came off the bench to see 15 minutes in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), putting up four points

2011-12 SEASON/CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

15 10 9 2 3 5 1 7 31

LSU, 1/19/12* MTSU, 11/29/11 Old Dominion, 12/28/11 Notre Dame, 1/24/12 MTSU, 11/29/11 Miss. State, 2/16/12* LSU, 1/19/12* DePaul, 12/11/11 Alabama, 1/26/12*

In SEC Play

• Went 2-2 from the floor and 2-2 from the line against Florida (2/26), adding three boards in 12min • Was 2-2 from the floor and pulled down three boards against Arkansas (2/23) • Went 4-5 from the floor to tally 10 points and six boards in 18 minutes off the bench at Ole Miss (2/19) • Contributed 10 points on 5-6 shooting along with seven boards in the win over Mississippi State (2/16) • Recorded five rebounds and three assists in then SEC HIGHS minutes on the floor versus Kentucky (2/13) Points 15 LSU, 1/19/12 • Led UT in rebounding at Vanderbilt (2/9), pullRebounds 7 Miss. State, 2/16/12 ing down nine boards in 23 minutes; added seven Assists 3 Miss. State, 2/16/12 points in the effort Steals 1 LSU, 1/19/12* Blocks 2 Miss. State, 2/16/12 • Saw seven minutes off the bench against Auburn Field Goals 5 Miss. State, 2/16/12* (2/5), scoring four points in the win 3-Pointers 1 LSU, 1/19/12 • Put up four points in eight minutes in the start verFree Throws 4 LSU, 1/19/12 sus South Carolina (2/2) Minutes 31 Alabama, 1/26/12* • Started her second consecutive game at Georgia (1/29), putting up four points and six rebounds SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS • Earned her first career start at Alabama (1/26); Points 4 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 scored nine points and tied her career high minutes Rebounds 2 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 with 31 Assists 0 • Saw career-high minutes versus LSU (31 min, 1/19), Steals 0 tying her career best with 15 points on 5-10 shootBlocks 0 ing Field Goals 2 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 • Went 3-3 from the floor, putting up six points in the 3-Pointers 0 win over Vanderbilt (1/15), trying her SEC high in Free Throws 0 four minutes off the bench Minutes 15 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 • Came up with a rebound and a block in five min* indicates most recent high TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am e-b y -G am e (as o f M ar 02, 2012) utes against Kentucky (1/12) A ll g am es

BURDICK’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS#11 B U R D IC K , C ierra O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I a t V irg in ia BAYLO R M ID D L E T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D e P a u l a t R u tg e rs at U C LA a t S ta n fo rd O L D D O M IN IO N a t A u b u rn CHATTANOOGA # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA at AR KAN SAS a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B ILT L O U IS IA N A S T A T E a t N o tre D am e a t A la b a m a a t # 1 6 /1 5 G eorgia S O U T H C A R O LIN A AUBURN a t V a n d e rbilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y a t M ississippi S tate a t O le M iss ARKANSAS F L O R ID A vs V a n d e rbilt T o ta ls

G a m e s p la yed: 30 M in u te s/g am e: 14.6

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11/13/ 11/15/ 11/20/ 11/27/ 11/29/ 12/04/ 12/11/ 12/13/ 12/17/ 12/20/ 12/28/ 01-0101/03/ 01/05/ 01-0801/12/ 01/15/ 01/19/ 01/23/ 01/26/ 01/29/ 02/02/ 02/05/ 02/09/ 02/13/ 02-162/19/1 02/23/ 02/26/ 03/02/

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16 2 10 3 26 11 24 9 11 8 24 13 19 9 9 5 4 31 18 31 14 8 7 23 10 26 18 22 12 15 438

To tal 3-Po in ters Free th ro w s fg -fg a p c t 3fg -fg a p c t ft-fta pct

2-3 0-0 0-2 0-0 5-6 0-6 4-6 0-2 2-4 0-0 2-4 0-3 4-9 1-2 3-5 0-3 3-3 5-10 2-6 3-10 2-4 1-2 1-3 3-7 1-4 5-6 4-5 2-2 2-2 2-2 59-121

.6 6 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .8 3 .0 0 .6 6 .0 0 .5 0 .0 0 .5 0 .0 0 .4 4 .5 0 .6 0 .0 0 1.00 .5 0 .3 3 .3 0 .5 0 .5 0 .3 3 .4 2 .2 5 .8 3 .8 0 1.00 1.00 1.00 .4 8

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-10

. 0 0 3-5 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 1.00 3-4 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 7-10 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 1-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 1.00 4-6 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 3-5 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 2-2 . 5 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 0-0 . 3 0 33-44

.6 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .7 5 .0 0 .7 0 .0 0 .0 0 1.00 .0 0 1.00 .0 0 .5 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .6 6 .0 0 .6 0 .0 0 1.00 1.00 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 1.00 .0 0 1.00 .0 0 .7 5

o ff

0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 2 0 26

R eb o u n d s d ef to t av g

R ebounds/gam e : 3 .0 A ssists/gam e: 1.1

1 0 1 0 8 3 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 3 3 5 0 0 7 4 5 5 2 1 2 63

1 0 1 0 10 3 2 1 0 0 5 2 3 2 2 1 0 6 5 3 6 1 0 9 5 7 6 3 3 2 89

pf

a t/o b lk s tl

1 .0 3 2 4 2 0 .5 0 0 0 0 0 .7 1 1 1 0 0 .5 0 0 0 0 2 .4 2 0 2 3 2 .5 2 3 0 0 2 .4 2 0 1 0 2 .3 0 0 0 1 2 .0 1 0 2 0 1 .8 1 0 0 0 2 .1 3 9 3 1 2 .1 2 0 0 0 2 .2 1 2 1 1 2 .1 0 0 2 0 2 .1 2 1 1 1 2 .1 1 0 1 1 1 .9 0 0 0 0 2 .2 3 1 2 1 2 .3 3 2 1 0 2 .4 0 2 1 0 2 .5 3 1 3 1 2 .5 0 0 0 1 2 .3 3 0 1 0 2 .6 1 2 2 2 2 .7 1 3 2 0 2 .9 1 3 2 2 3 .0 2 2 2 1 3 .0 0 0 2 0 3 .0 2 0 0 0 3 .0 0 0 2 0 3 .0 4 0 3 4 3 8 1 8

p ts av g

0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 3 15 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 4 1 2 0 8 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 6 1 15 2 4 0 9 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 7 0 2 0 10 0 10 1 4 0 6 0 4 9 154

7 .0 3 .5 2 .3 1 .8 4 .2 3 .5 5 .1 4 .5 4 .4 4 .2 4 .2 4 .0 4 .3 4 .2 4 .3 4 .1 4 .2 4 .8 4 .7 5 .0 4 .9 4 .9 4 .8 4 .9 4 .8 5 .0 5 .2 5 .1 5 .2 5 .1 5 .1

• Saw nine minutes off the bench against Arkansas (1/8); set a personal SEC-best mark with six points • Recorded three points and two rebounds against Georgia (1/5) • Came off the bench to see 13 minutes of action against Auburn (1/1); scored two points, pulled down two boards and recorded a steal for UT

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Tallied four points and five rebounds in 18 minutes at Notre Dame (1/24); also recorded two steals • Put up eight points in 19 minutes against Chattanooga (1/3), pulling down three boards on the night • Came off the bench against Old Dominion (12/28) to tie a UT season high with nine helpers; added five boards, a block and her first career steal in the win • Saw eight minutes of action against #4 Stanford (12/20), hitting two free throws for the Lady Vols • Played 11 minutes against UCLA (12/17), contributing four points on 2-4 shooting in the contest. • Came in off the bench to see nine minutes of action against Rutgers (12/13) where she came up with a defensive rebound and a block in the win • Saw 24 minutes off the bench against #20/21 DePaul (12/11), scoring a career-high 15 points with three steals and two rebounds on the day • Came off the bench to see 11 minutes of action against #21/22 Texas, where she pulled down three defensive boards and dished out a career-high three assists in the win • Saw a career-high 26 minutes of action off the bench versus Middle Tennessee (11/29); collected her first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, going 5-6 from the floor in the contest • Against Virginia, (11/20), recorded a defensive rebound and dished out an assist in 10 minutes of action off the bench • Saw first action as a Lady Vol against Pepperdine (11/13), clocking 16 minutes; scored seven points and tallied seven rebounds in 16 minutes of action against the Waves

Awards & Honors

• Her USA U-19 team was named USA Basketball’s team of the year after bringing home the gold from Chile this summer


FRESHMAN

20

ISABELLE HARRISON 6-3 /// Forward/Center Nashville, Tenn. (Hillsboro H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Came off the bench to see three minutes in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), going 1-2 from the floor in the win

2011-12 SEASON/CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

13 9 1 1 2 5 0 5 20

Chattanooga, 1/3/12 MTSU, 11/29/11 Chattanooga, 1/3/12* LSU, 1/19/12* Chattanooga, 1/3/12* Chattanooga, 1/3/12*

In SEC Play

• Saw one minute of action against Florida (2/26), going 1-1 from the floor for two points • Came off the bench to score two points and grab a rebound in three minutes versus Arkansas (2/23) • Collected three rebounds to go along with five points in six minutes against Kentucky (2/13) • Came up with five points, four rebounds and a block in eight minutes off the bench against Auburn (2/5); called the catalyst in the win by Summitt • Recorded a rebound and a steal in two minutes at Georgia (1/29) • Came off the bench to see 19 minutes at Alabama (1/26), recording 10 points and six rebounds in the win • Recorded a bucket, a rebound and a steal in four minutes against LSU (1/19) • Saw four minutes off the bench against Vanderbilt (1/15), hitting her only shot attempted from the floor • Pulled down three rebounds in five minutes against Kentucky (1/12) • Came off the bench against Arkansas (1/8), seeing 13 minutes; put up two points and three rebounds • Saw seven minutes against Georgia (1/5), scoring four points with one rebound • Recorded five minutes against Auburn (1/1), putting up two points and pulling down two rebounds in the win.

Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Chattanooga, 1/3/12

SEC HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

10 6 0 1 2 3 0 4 19

Alabama, 1/26/12* Alabama, 1/26/12* LSU, 1/19/12 Alabama, 1/26/12 Alabama, 1/26/12 Alabama, 1/26/12 Alabama, 1/26/12

SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS

Points 2 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 Rebounds 0 Assists 0 Steals 0 Blocks 0 Field Goals 1 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 3-Pointers 0 Free Throws 0 Minutes 3 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 * indicates most recent high TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am e-b y -G am e (as o f M ar 02, 2012) A ll g am es

HARRISON’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS #20 H A R R ISO N , Is ab elle O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I a t V irg in ia BAYLO R M ID D LE T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D e P a u l a t R u tg e rs at U C LA a t S ta n fo rd O L D D O M IN IO N a t A u b u rn CHATTANOOGA # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA at AR KANSAS a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B IL T L O U IS IA N A S T A T E a t N o tre D a m e a t A la b a m a a t # 1 6 /1 5 G e o rg ia AUBURN a t V a n d e rb ilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y ARKANSAS F L O R ID A vs V a n d e rb ilt T o ta ls

G a m e s p la ye d : 2 7 M in u te s/g a m e : 8.9 P o in ts/g a m e : 3.4 F G P ct: 3 4 .9

D ate

1 1 /1 3 / 1 1 /1 5 / 1 1 /2 0 / 1 1 /2 7 / 1 1 /2 9 / 1 2 /0 4 / 1 2 /1 1 / 1 2 /1 3 / 1 2 /1 7 / 1 2 /2 0 / 1 2 /2 8 / 0 1 -0 1 0 1 /0 3 / 0 1 /0 5 / 0 1 -0 8 0 1 /1 2 / 0 1 /1 5 / 0 1 /1 9 / 0 1 /2 3 / 0 1 /2 6 / 0 1 /2 9 / 0 2 /0 5 / 0 2 /0 9 / 0 2 /1 3 / 0 2 /2 3 / 0 2 /2 6 / 0 3 /0 2 /

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13 9 19 16 19 14 11 2 4 3 14 5 20 7 13 5 4 4 9 19 2 8 6 6 3 1 3 239

To tal 3-Po in ters Free th ro w s fg -fg a p c t 3fg -fg a p c t ft-fta pct

0-1 1-4 2-4 0-6 2-8 0-4 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 5-7 1-4 5-12 1-4 1-4 0-1 1-1 1-2 0-0 3-8 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-2 1-2 1-1 1-2 29-83

.0 0 .2 5 .5 0 .0 0 .2 5 .0 0 .5 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .7 1 .2 5 .4 1 .2 5 .2 5 .0 0 1.00 .5 0 .0 0 .3 7 .0 0 .3 3 .0 0 .5 0 .5 0 1.00 .5 0 .3 4

0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1

. 0 0 5-6 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 2-3 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 3-4 . 0 0 1-2 . 0 0 4-6 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 3-4 . 0 0 2-3 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-1 . 0 0 2-2 . 0 0 4-7 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 3-3 . 0 0 1-4 . 0 0 3-6 . 0 0 0-1 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 35-54

.8 3 1.00 .6 6 .0 0 .7 5 .5 0 .6 6 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .7 5 .6 6 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 1.00 .5 7 .0 0 1.00 .2 5 .5 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .6 4

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1 1 3 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 36

R eb o u n d s d ef to t av g

7 1 4 3 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 5 1 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 41

R ebounds/gam e: 2 .9 A ssists/gam e: 0 .1 T urnovers/gam e: 0 .9 A ssist/turnove r ratio: 0 .1

8 2 7 7 9 4 2 1 0 1 3 2 8 1 3 3 0 1 0 6 1 4 0 3 1 0 0 77

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8 .0 1 5 .0 0 5 .7 2 6 .0 2 6 .6 2 6 .2 3 5 .6 4 5 .0 0 4 .4 1 4 .1 1 4 .0 0 3 .8 1 4 .2 1 3 .9 1 3 .9 2 3 .8 1 3 .6 1 3 .4 1 3 .3 1 3 .4 2 3 .3 2 3 .3 2 3 .2 0 3 .2 0 3 .1 2 3 .0 1 2 .9 0 2 .9 34

a t/o b lk s tl

0 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 23 15

1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6

p ts av g

5 4 6 0 7 1 6 0 0 0 10 2 13 4 2 0 2 2 2 10 0 5 1 5 2 2 2 93

5 .0 4 .5 5 .0 3 .8 4 .4 3 .8 4 .1 3 .6 3 .2 2 .9 3 .5 3 .4 4 .2 4 .1 4 .0 3 .8 3 .6 3 .6 3 .5 3 .8 3 .6 3 .7 3 .6 3 .6 3 .6 3 .5 3 .4 3 .4

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Knocked down two free throws and put up a block in nine minutes at Notre Dame (1/24) • Came off the bench against Chattanooga (1/3) to have a career night with 13 points against the Lady Mocs; tied her career best with five field goals • Recorded a career-high 10 points against ODU (12/28) on a career-best five field goals in 14 minutes • Came up with a rebound in three minutes off the bench against #4 Stanford (12/20) • Saw four minutes of action against UCLA (12/17), coming up with a block and a steal in the win • Saw two minutes against#11 Rutgers (12/13); came up with an offensive rebound in her time on the floor • Came in off the bench to see 11 minutes of action against #20/21 DePaul (12/11); finished with six points, two boards and a block for the Lady Vols in the win • Saw 14 minutes of action off the bench against #21/22 Texas (12/4), contributing four rebounds in the contest; tacked on two blocks in the game • Tied a career high with 19 minutes of action against Middle Tennessee (11/29); tallied career highs in both points and rebounds with seven and nine respectively • Came off the bench to collect seven rebounds in 16 minutes of action against the Lady Bears • Tacked on her first career assist in the effort • Saw 19 minutes of action off the bench versus Virginia (11/20), pulling down seven boards • Went 2-4 from the floor and 2-5 from the line, chipping in six total points and added two blocks • Came off the bench against #7 Miami (11/15) and was attributed with sparking the Lady Vols’ pull away from the Hurricanes; scored four points and pulled down two boards and a block in nine minutes • Saw first action as a Lady Vol against Pepperdine (11/13), clocking 13 minutes off the bench • Pulled down eight boards in the winning effort, seven of them off the defensive glass; scored five points for UT, making five of six shots from the charity stripe

Of Note

• Started attending classes at UT in June which enabled her to play in the Pilot Rocky Top League, where she got summer experience playing with and against former and current Lady Vols • She also benefitted from a summer’s worth of work with strength and conditioning coach Heather Mason


SENIOR

25

GLORY JOHNSON 6-3 /// Forward Knoxville, Tenn. (The Webb School)

2012 Postseason

record her second-consecutive double-double with • Started in the second round of the SEC Tournament 14 points and 13 rebounds in the win versus Vanderbilt (3/2), scoring 15 points and pulling • Named SEC Player of the Week for her performances against Old Dominion and Auburn down a team-best nine boards

 BY THE NUMBERS 2011-12 SEASON HIGHS Points: Rebounds: Assists: Steals: Blocks: Field Goals: 3-Pointers: Free Throws: Minutes:

22 15 3 5 2 8 0 10 39

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

In SEC Play

Georgia, 1/5/12 Miss. State, 2/16/12 Virginia, 11/20/11 Vanderbilt, 1/15/12 Miss. State, 2/16/12* Florida, 2/26/12*

• Went 8-17 from the floor, collecting her 33rd career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Florida (2/26) • Tallied 13 points and nine boards in 33 minutes versus Arkansas (2/23) • Led UT in scoring with 13 points at Ole Miss (2/19). adding eight boards, two assists and two blocks Stanford, 12/20/11 • Came up with a season-high 15 rebounds in the win Virginia, 11/20/11 over Mississippi State (2/16); added seven points in 31 minutes in the start • Went 4-5 from the floor for 10 points and seven reCAREER HIGHS bounds in the win over Kentucky (2/13) Points: 25 Florida, 3/4/11 • Put up 19 points and four rebounds in the start at Rebounds: 18 Mississippi State, 1/23/11* Vanderbilt (2/9) Assists: 7 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 • Recorded a double-double in the win over Auburn Steals: 5 Vanderbilt, 1/15/12* (2/5) with 13 points and 11 boards in 35 minutes Blocks: 4 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 • Led UT in scoring versus South Carolina (2/2) with Field Goals: 10 Middle Tennessee, 11/25/09 13 points; also tallied nine rebounds in the loss 3-Pointers: 1 Auburn, 1/28/10 • Recorded eight rebounds to go along with five Free Throws: 11 Florida, 3/4/11 points at Georgia (1/29) Minutes: 40 Georgia, 1/21/10 • Played 15 minutes in the start at Alabama (1/26), scoring 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds • Scored 10 points and pulled down six rebounds SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS against LSU (1/19), collecting two blocks in 24 min. Points: 25 Florida, 3/4/11 • Recorded her sixth double-double in seven games, Rebounds: 11 Florida, 3/4/11 with 16 points and 13 rebounds versus Vandy (1/15) Assists: 3 Ole Miss, 3/5/10 • Led UT in scoring with 17 points against Kentucky Steals: 3 Vanderbilt, 3/6/10 (1/12); added seven rebounds in the effort Blocks: 1 Mississippi State, 1/23/11 • Became the fourth member of the 1,000 point/1,000 Field Goals: 7 Florida, 3/4/11 rebound club with her fifth consecutive double-dou3/Pointers: 0 Auburn, 1/28/10 ble (15 points, 14 rebounds) against Arkansas (1/8) Free Throws: 11 Florida, 3/4/11 • Put up her fourth-consecutive double-double Minutes: 40 Vanderbilt, 3/6/10 against Georgia (1/5) with a season-high 22 points *Indicates most recent high 13e rebounds TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am e-band y -G am (as o f M ar 02, 2012) Against Auburn (1/1), used a 5-9 shooting effort to A ll g am• es #25 J O H N SO N , G lo ry JOHNSON’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I at V irginia B A Y LO R M ID D LE T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D eP aul at R utgers at U C LA at S tanford O LD D O M IN IO N at A uburn CHATTANOOGA #16/15 G E O R G IA at A R K A N S A S at #9/8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B ILT LO U IS IA N A S T A T E at N otre D am e at A labam a at #16/15 G eorgia S O U T H C A R O LIN A AUBURN at V anderbilt #7/7 K E N T U C K Y at M ississippi S tate at O le M iss ARKANSAS F LO R ID A vs V anderbilt T otals G am es played: 30 M inutes/gam e: 28.8 P oints/gam e: 13.6

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• Tallied nine points and nine boards in the start at Notre Dame (1/24); added two steals in the effort. • Eclipsed the 1,300-point mark with 10 points, 13 rebounds against Chattanooga (1/3); recorded thirdconsecutive double-double against the Lady Mocs • Led UT in scoring against Old Dominion (12/28) with 16 points on a 6-12 effort from the floor; put up a double-double with 11 boards on the night • Put up a season-high 18 points against #4 Stanford (12/20) on 4-5 shooting and a season-best 10 free throws; also contributed six rebounds, two steals and two blocks against the Cardinal • Tallied 17 points in 38 minutes at UCLA (12/17), tying a season high with seven made field goals (7-9); came up with her second block of the season in the win • Scored nine points against #11 Rutgers (12/13), tying her season best with five free throws (5-6); contributed six rebounds -- three offensive and three defensive • Led Tennessee in scoring versus #20/21 DePaul (12/11), dropping 16 points on the Blue Demons on 6-13 shooting; pulled down nine rebounds and came up with two steals in the contest • Put up the 25th double-double of her career against #21/22 Texas, contributing 11 points and 10 boards • Righted the ship from the free throw line, hitting 5-6 • Recorded nine points and as many rebounds in 25 minutes against Middle Tennessee (11/29), tacking on a season-high three steals; recovered from free throw woes to go 5-6 (.833) from the charity stripe in the win • Against #1 Baylor (11/27), fell a point shy of her second double-double of the season, recording nine points and 11 boards against the Lady Bears; added two assists, two blocks and a steal in the performance • Went 5-6 from the floor against Virginia (11/20), contributing 15 total points; added six rebounds, three assists and a block in the losing effort • Against #7 Miami (11/15), fell one rebound shy of her second-consecutive double-double, putting up 16 points and nine boards in the contest; went 7-10 from the floor and tacked on two steals and a block • Recorded her 24th career double-double against Pepperdine (11/13), dropping 17 points and 13 boards in the contest ; was named Player of the Game four her double-digit dazzle.

Awards & Honors • Named to the All-SEC First Team and the SEC Defensive Player of the Year • Named to the five-member Capital One Academic All-America Team • Tabbed SEC Player of the Week consecutive weeks: Jan. 2 and Jan. 9 • Named to the 2011-12 Preseason All-Southeastern Conference First Team • Recognized as one of 30 nominees for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. • Named to the Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List and was named to the 20-member mid-season list


SENIOR

15

ALICIA MANNING 6-1 /// Forward Woodstock, Ga. (Etowah H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Started in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), contributing five points and five rebounds in the win

2011-12 SEASON HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

12 15 6 6 1 6 0 1 32

DePaul, 12/11/11 Old Dominion, 12/28/11 Florida, 2/26/12 Old Dominion, 12/28/11 MTSU, 11/29/11 DePaul, 12/11/11 Old Dominion, 12/28/11* DePaul, 12/11/11

CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

22 15 7 6 2 8 3 9 34

South Carolina, 2/17/11 Old Dominion, 12/28/11 Dayton, 3/22/10 Old Dominion, 12/28/11 San Francisco, 11/15/08 South Carolina, 2/17/11 South Carolina, 2/17/11* Alabama, 1/6/11 Dayton, 3/22/10*

SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS Points 14 Ole Miss, 3/5/10 Rebounds 14 Ole Miss, 3/5/10 Assists 4 Kentucky, 3/6/11* Steals 0 Blocks 0 Field Goals 7 Ole Miss, 3/5/10 3-Pointers 1 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12* Free Throws 3 Kentucky, 3/6/11 Minutes 28 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12* * indicates most recent occurrence

In SEC Play

• Went 5-9 from the floor for 11 points and eight rebounds with a season-best six assists in the win over Florida (2/26) • Came off the bench to tally four points, four assists and two steals in 13 minutes versus Arkansas (2/23) • Recorded an assist and a steal in four minutes versus Ole Miss (2/19) • Saw 12 minutes off the bench at Vanderbilt (2/9), putting up two points and three boards • Returned to the starting lineup against Auburn (2/5), putting up four points in 11 minutes • Came up with seven rebounds in ten minutes off the bench versus South Carolina (2/2) • Came off the bench at Alabama (1/26) to play 13 minutes; scored four points and pulled down five boards • Put up rounded numbers against LSU (1/19), contributing with points (5), rebounds (6) and assists (2) • Contributed three points and a rebound in the start against Kentucky (1/12) • Came up with three points, five rebounds and three assists against Arkansas (1/8) • Came up with five rebounds in the start against Georgia (1/5) • Racked up 10 points and five boards in the start against Auburn (1/1); also dished out three assists and came up with two steals in the winning effort

TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am e-b y -G am e (as o f M ar 02, 2012) A ll g am es

MANNING’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS#15 M A N N IN G , A lic ia O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I at V irginia B A Y LO R M ID D LE T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D eP aul at R utgers at U C LA at S tanford O LD D O M IN IO N at A uburn CHATTANOOGA #16/15 G E O R G IA at A R K A N S A S at #9/8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B ILT L O U IS IA N A S T A T E at N o tre D a m e at A labam a at #16/15 G e o rg ia S O U T H C A R O L IN A AUBURN at V anderbilt #7/7 K E N T U C K Y at M ississippi S tate at O le M iss ARKANSAS F LO R ID A vs V anderb ilt T otals

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Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Saw 12 minutes in the start against Notre Dame, picking up two rebounds (1/24) • Scored six points and pulled down five boards against Chattanooga (1/3) • Made her first start of 2011-12 against ODU (12/28), setting a career mark in rebounds with 15; fell one point shy of the double-double and dished out five assists in the rounded effort • Came off the bench to see 27 minutes against #4 Stanford (12/20), tying a season high, dishing out two assists; also contributed nine points and four rebounds against the Cardinal • Went a perfect 3-3 from the floor against UCLA (12/17) and doubled her previous season high with four assists in the win • Came off the bench to play 23 minutes against #11 Rutgers (12/13); went to the glass, pulling down three offensive and three defensive boards. • Was named AutoZone Player of the Game against #20/21 DePaul (12/11) for her 12 point, 12 rebound performance off the bench -- both totals were season highs; also came up with a season high four steals and dished out two assists in 32 minutes on the floor • Against Middle Tennessee (11/29), scored a seasonhigh seven points and came up with five rebounds, seeing 23 minutes; also set a season high, coming up with three steals in the contest • Made the most of ten minutes of action against Virginia (11/20), contributing three boards, an assist and a steal • Grabbed six rebounds in 19 minutes against Pepperdine (11/13): two offensive and four defensive


FRESHMAN

5

ARIEL MASSENGALE 5-6 /// Point Guard Bolingbrook, Ill. (Bolingbrook H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Came off the bench to see 14 minutes in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), contributing three points from the free throw line

2011-12 SEASON/CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

19 Georgia, 1/5/12* 5 Auburn, 2/5/12* 12 Vanderbilt, 1/15/12 4 Old Dominion, 12/28/11* 0 8 Georgia, 1/5/12 4 Chattanooga, 1/3/12 3 Chattanooga, 1/3/12* 36 Kentucky, 1/12/12*

In SEC Play

• Broke the rookie record for assists in a season with five helpers vs. Florida (2/26), totaling 137 in 2011-12 • Tallied nine points and six assists in 34 minutes against Arkansas (2/23) • Logged 30 minutes in the win over Ole Miss (2/19), dishing out seven helpers • Contributed three rebounds and an assist in the win over Mississippi State (2/16) • Accounted for seven points and seven helpers in the win over Kentucky (2/13) SEC HIGHS • Dished out seven assists in the loss at Vanderbilt (2/9) Points 19 Georgia, 1/5/12 • Put up double-digit scoring in her third consecuRebounds 5 Auburn, 2/5/12* tive game with 14 points against Auburn (2/5); pulled Assists 12 Vanderbilt, 1/15/12 Steals 1 Auburn, 1/1/12 down five boards -- a career high Blocks 0 • Had 12 points and three assists, playing all 40 minField Goals 8 Georgia, 1/5/12 utes in the start versus South Carolina (2/2) 3-Pointers 2 Georgia, 1/5/12 • Used a 4-6 shooting effort to tally 16 points at GeorFree Throws 2 Auburn, 1/1/12 gia (1/29), with three assists and a steal Minutes 36 Kentucky, 1/12/12* • Dished out 11 assists at Alabama (1/26), one shy of her career high set vs. Vanderbilt • Contributed eight points, two rebounds and three SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS assists in the win over LSU (1/19) Points 3 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 Rebounds 1 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 • Tallied six points, four rebounds and five assists in the Assists 3 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 loss at Kentucky (1/12) Steals 0 • Against Arkansas (1/8), scored seven points and Blocks 0 dished out five assists in 29 minutes Field Goals 0 • Fell one assist shy of a double-double against Geor3-Pointers 0 gia (1/5), tying career marks for points and assists with Free Throws 3 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 19 and nine respectively Minutes 13 Vanderbilt, 3/2/12 • Made her first SEC start against Auburn (1/1) where * indicates most recent occurrence TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G amshe e-b tallied y -G am efour (as opoints f M ar 02, 2012) and tied a career high with four A ll g am es boards to go along with two assists and a steal #05 M A SSEN G A L E, A riel MASSENGALE’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I a t V irginia BAYLO R M ID D L E T E N N E S S E E TEXAS a t S ta n fo rd O L D D O M IN IO N a t A u b u rn CHATTANOOGA # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA at ARKANSAS a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B IL T L O U IS IA N A S T A T E a t N o tre D a m e a t A la b a m a a t # 1 6 /1 5 G e o rg ia S O U T H C A R O L IN A AUBURN a t V a n d e rb ilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y a t M ississippi S ta te a t O le M iss ARKANSAS F L O R ID A vs V a n d e rb ilt T o ta ls

G a m e s p la ye d : 2 7 M in u te s/ga m e : 2 8 .6 P o in ts/g a m e : 7 .5 F G P ct: 3 8 .4

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Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Contributed three points and four assists in the start at Notre Dame (1/24) • Shot a perfect 6-6 from the floor (4-4 from three) to collect a career-high 19 points against Chattanooga (1/3); added two assists and two steals in the win • Rode 3-3 shooting from behind the arc to an 11-point performance against ODU (12/28), dishing out five assists and coming up with four steals • Returned from injury against #4 Stanford (12/20) to see 11 minutes of second-half action against the Cardinal; came up with a rebound and an assist • Broke into double-digit scoring versus #21/22 Texas (12/4), tallying 10 points on a 4-10 performance from the field (2-3 from three); also dished out five helpers and came up with two steals in the winning effort • Went 6-9 from the floor against MTSU (11/29), contributing a career-high 14 points in the win ; dished out five helpers and snagged two steals on the night without committing a turnover • Had four points against #1 Baylor (11/29) in 31 minutes against the Lady Bears; dished out four assists and came up with a defensive board in the contest • Came up with seven helpers and kicked in four steals in 34 minutes of action against Virginia (11/20); scored two points and added four boards in the contest • Against #7 Miami (11/15), fell one assist shy of her first career double-double, putting up 11 points and nine assists against the Hurricanes; her nine rebounds place her tied for second on the freshman single game assist list • With the start against Pepperdine (11/13), became only the 14th freshman to start her first game as a Lady Vol after being named starting point guard by head coach Pat Summitt when she was still in high school in March • Dished out five assists and tacked on three rebounds in 20 minutes versus the Waves

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• Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team • Her USA U-19 team was named USA Basketball’s team of the year after bringing home the gold from Chile this summer • Was named SEC Freshman of the Week Dec. 5 and was named Co-Freshman of the Week Jan. 16.


SOPHOMORE

10

MEIGHAN SIMMONS 5-9 /// Guard Cibolo, Texas (Byron P. Steele II H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Came off the bench in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2) where she put up 11 points on 5-10 shooting

2011-12 SEASON HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

25 6 4 3 2 10 3 7 40

Kentucky, 2/13/12 Rutgers, 12/13/11 Stanford, 12/20/11 Vanderbilt, 1/15/12 Chattanooga, 1/3/12 Kentucky, 2/13/12 Rutgers, 12/13/11* Auburn, 1/1/12 Rutgers, 12/13/11

In SEC Play

• Went 5-9 from the floor, recording 12 points in 28 minutes versus Florida (2/26) • Put up seven points in 15 minutes v. Arkansas (2/23) • Tallied nine points and five boards in the win over Ole Miss (2/19), clocking 22 minutes in the contest • Scored six points and added two helpers in 21 minutes at Mississippi State (2/16) • Led UT with 25 points versus Kentucky (2/13) which CAREER HIGHS is her season- and SEC-high mark. Points 28 Lamar, 12/1/10 • Tied a season high with 20 points at Vanderbilt (2/9) Rebounds 8 Louisville, 11/12/10 on 5-11 shooting Assists 11 Alabama, 1/6/11 • Put up 13 points in the start against Auburn (2/5), Steals 3 Vanderbilt, 1/15/12* playing 22 minutes for UT Blocks 2 Chattanooga, 1/3/12* • Tallied four points in the loss to South Carolina (2/2) Field Goals 10 Kentucky, 2/13/12* • Went 3-8 from the floor against Georgia (1/29), put3-Pointers 8 Lamar, 12/1/10 ting together nine points in the win Free Throws 8 Baylor, 12/14/10 • Used a 3-8 shooting effort to tally nine points off the Minutes 40 Ohio State, 3/26/11* bench at Alabama (1/26) • Led UT in scoring with 19 points on 6-16 shooting SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS against LSU (1/19) Points 18 Georgia, 3/5/11 • Recorded 10 points and three steals in the win over Rebounds 4 Georgia, 3/5/11 Vanderbilt (1/15) Assists 5 Georgia, 3/5/11 • Recorded three points and two boards in 24 minutes Steals 1 Kentucky, 3/6/11 with the start at Kentucky (1/12) Blocks 0 • Scored seven points and added a helper in the start Field Goals 5 Georgia, 3/5/11 against Arkansas (1/8) 3-Pointers 3 Georgia, 3/5/11 • Put up 10 points on a 3-11 shooting performance Free Throws 1 Kentucky, 3/6/11 against Georgia (1/5) Minutes 34 Georgia, 3/5/11 • Led UT in scoring against Auburn (1/1) with 20 points *indicates most recent occurrence -- ae-bseason TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am y -G am and e (as SEC o f Mhigh ar 02,mark; 2012) was named AutoZone A Player ll g am es of the Game for her performance in the win

SIMMONS’ 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS#10 SIM M O N S, M eig h an O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I a t V irg in ia B A Y LO R M ID D LE T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D e P a u l a t R u tg e rs at U C LA a t S ta n fo rd O L D D O M IN IO N a t A u b u rn CHATTANOOGA # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA at AR KANSAS a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B IL T L O U IS IA N A S T A T E a t N o tre D a m e a t A la b a m a a t # 1 6 /1 5 G e o rg ia S O U T H C A R O L IN A AUBURN a t V a n d e rb ilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y a t M ississip p i S tate a t O le M iss ARKANSAS F LO R ID A vs V a n d e rb ilt T o ta ls

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Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Led UT in scoring for the second-consecutive game at Notre Dame, tallying 13 points (1/24) • Against Chattanooga (1/3), recorded 10 points and two boards; tied a career high with two blocks in the win over the Lady Mocs • Put up 12 points on 5-13 shooting in the start against Old Dominion (12/28) • Against #4 Stanford (12/20), tallied13 points on 5-12 shooting in the start; also contributed a season-high four assists and two boards in the effort • Led UT in scoring versus UCLA (12.17), tying her season high with 18 points on 8-14 scoring in the win • Dished out three assists in addition to a block and a steal against the Bruins • Tied a season high with three treys against No. 11 Rutgers (12/13) en route to a 13-point performance; pulled down a season-high six rebounds (five defensive), playing all 40 minutes in the win • Got her first starting nod of 2011-12 against #20/21 DePaul (12/11), replacing the injured Massengale; went 4-7 from the floor, totaling nine points while contributing two assists and three boards • Tied a season high against #21/22 Texas (12/4), hitting three shots from behind the arc en route to a 10-point performance against the Longhorns; dished out an assist and came up with two steals • Went 0-7 from the floor in 21 minutes of action against Middle Tennessee (11/29), but contributed five points from the free throw line in the contest; came up with a pair of assists and a pair of steals • Came off the bench to see 16 minutes of action against #1 Baylor (11/27); went 1-12 from the floor, but picked up three boards, three assists and two steals in the contest • Came off the bench to see 21 minutes of action versus Virginia (11/20), where she knocked down a threepointer and added a rebound and a block in her time on the floor • Clocked 36 minutes off the bench against #7 Miami (11/15); went 3-5 from behind the arc and tallied a total of 18 points with in four rebounds and three assists • Broke into double digit scoring with 13 points against Pepperdine (11/13); tacked on three rebounds and an assist in 20 minutes off the bench

Preseason Accolades

• Named to the 2011-12 Preseason All-SEC First Team • Named to the Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List


JUNIOR

TABER SPANI

6-1 /// Forward/Guard Lee’s Summit, Mo. (Homeschooled)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Came off the bench in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), logging seven minutes in the win

2011-12 SEASON HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

22 5 5 2 2 8 4 4 42

Virginia, 11/20/11 Rutgers, 12/13/11* Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Virginia, 11/20/11 UCLA, 12/17/11* Pepperdine, 11/13/11 Virginia, 11/20/11

In SEC Play

• Tallied seven points in 32 min against Arkansas (2/23) • Played 19 minutes in the win over Ole Miss (2/19), tallying eight points, two assists and three steals • Tied her season best with five boards in the start at Mississippi State (2/16), playing 12 minutes in the start • Had a rounded performance versus Kentucky (2/13), contributing six points, three boards, two assists, a steal and a block in the win • Returned to the starting lineup at Vanderbilt (2/9) for the first game since Stanford (12/20) • Clocked 21 minutes against Auburn (2/5); put up nine points in the win • Played 31 minutes off the bench against South Carolina (2/2), scoring eight points for UT • Saw 21 minutes off the bench at Georgia (1/29); hit a trey and dished out a pair of assists in the win

CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

22 12 5 2 2 8 4 7 42

Virginia, 11/20/11* ETSU, 12/22/10 Pepperdine, 11/13/11* Pepperdine, 11/13/11* Pepperdine, 11/13/11* Virginia, 11/20/11 Virginia, 11/20/11* Alabama, 1/6/11 Virginia, 11/20/11

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Returned to action versus Notre Dame (1/24) • Used 3-6 shooting against #4 Stanford (12/20) to tally nine points in the start; came up with five rebounds and dished out two assists against the Cardinal • Logged 29 minutes in the start against UCLA (12/17), putting up 14 points and tying her season high for treys, hitting 4-6; distributed the ball, tallying four helpers in the win • Against #11 Rutgers (12/13). went 3-5 from behind the arc, totaling 13 points; tied a season high with five rebounds in the contest • e-b Went 4-9e (as from floor against #20/21 DePaul TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am y -G am o f Mthe ar 02, 2012)

SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS

Points 8 Georgia, 3/5/11 Rebounds 6 Georgia, 3/5/11 Assists 4 Vanderbilt, 3/6/10 Steals 1 Kentucky, 3/6/11 Blocks 2 Vanderbilt, 3/6/10 Field Goals 3 Georgia, 3/5/11 3-Pointers 2 Kentucky, 3/6/11 Free Throws 1 Georgia, 3/5/11 Minutes 23 Ole Miss, 3/5/10 *indicates most recent occurrence

A ll g am es

SPANI’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS O p p o n en t

P E P P E R D IN E M IA M I a t V irg in ia BAYLO R M ID D LE T E N N E S S E E TEXAS vs D e P a u l a t R u tg e rs at U C LA a t S ta n fo rd a t N o tre D a m e a t # 1 6 /1 5 G e o rg ia S O U T H C A R O L IN A AUBURN a t V a n d e rb ilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y a t M ississip p i S tate a t O le M iss ARKANSAS F L O R ID A vs V a n d e rb ilt T o ta ls

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(12/11), tallying eight points in 30 minutes of action; tacked on four rebounds and an assist in the win • Tied her season-high rebound total against #21/22 Texas (12/4), pulling down five boards; came up with an assist and a block to go with her four-point outing • Versus Middle Tennessee (11/29), went 2-3 from behind the arc and 2-2 from the charity stripe to contribute eight points; came up with four boards and two assists against the Blue Raiders • Played 31 minutes agains #1 Baylor (11/27), chipping in 10 points and two rebounds against the Lady Bears • Tied a career high with 22 points against Virginia (11/20), going 8-17 from the floor, hitting four from long range; added two rebounds and a block in a career-high 42 minutes of action • Put up a team-high 20 points against #7 Miami (11/15) dropping four of eight shots from behind the arc; contributed five boards and three assists in 39 minutes • Was productive on both sides of the ball against Pepperdine (11/13), notching 11 points, five assists and four rebounds; tacked on two blocks and two steals in the winning effort


SENIOR

40

SHEKINNA STRICKLEN 6-2 /// Guard Morrilton, Ark. (Morrilton H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Started in the second round of the SEC Tournament • Pulled down seven rebounds and tallied five points at versus Vanderbilt (3/2); led UT with 18 points on 6-11 Notre Dame (1/24) shooting • Had a sub-par night against Chattanooga (1/3), going 2011-12 SEASON HIGHS 2-7 from the floor for four points; tied a season-best Points 27 Stanford, 12/20/11 with three assists in the win In SEC Play Rebounds 14 Virginia, 11/20/11 • Missed double-digit scoring for the first time in 2011• Went 5-12 from the floor against Florida (2/26), conAssists 3 Georgia, 1/5/12* 12 against Old Dominion (12/28), tallying 8 points on tributing 15 points and five boards in the win Steals 3 Auburn, 1/1/12* 3-7 shooting; pulled down four boards in the win • Led UT with 17 points against Arkansas (2/23), and • Set a career high with 27 points against #4 Stanford Blocks 3 Texas, 12/4/11 added eight rebounds in the OT loss Field Goals 10 Stanford, 12/20/11 (12/20), tying a career high with 10 field goals; played • Went 5-9 from the floor, scoring 12 points in 36 m in- all 40 minutes of the contest where she dished out two 3-Pointers 5 Texas, 12/4/11 utes in the win over Ole Miss (2/19) Free Throws 6 DePaul, 12/11/11 assists and came up with two steals Minutes 43 Virginia, 11/20/11 • Put up her fourth double-double of the year with 22 • Against UCLA (12/17), kept her double-digit scoring points and 12 boards in 25 minutes at MSU (2/16) • Went 8-12 from the floor against Kentucky (2/13), tal- streak alive, contributing 11 points despite missing CAREER HIGHS portion of the first half due to illness; went 5-6 from lying 18 points and seven points in 25 minutes Points 27 Stanford, 12/20/11 the floor in the win over the Bruins • Put up 17 points in 34 minutes at Vanderbilt (2/9) Rebounds 16 South Carolina, 1/20/11 • Put up 22 points on #11 Rutgers (12/13) on 8-18 scorAssists 12 Oklahoma, 1/3/10 • Recorded a double-double against Auburn (2/5), to- ing in 40- minutes; fell a rebound shy of a double-douSteals 5 Oklahoma, 2/2/09* taling 11 points and 10 rebounds in the win ble, pulling down nine rebounds in the winning effort Blocks 5 Marquette, 3/21/11 • Logged 35 minutes in the start against South Carolina and tied a season high with three steals Field Goals 10 Stanford, 12/20/11* (2/2) and recorded eight points in the loss • Entered double digit scoring again against #20/21 3-Pointers 6 Arkansas, 1/30/11 • Led the team in scoring for the second-consecutive DePaul (12/11), putting up 12 points; went a perfect Free Throws 11 Rutgers, 12/13/09 game, with 24 points on a 9-18 showing at UGA (1/29) 6-6 from the line and tallied eight rebounds and a seaMinutes 43 Virginia, 11/20/11 • Led UT in scoring off the bench at Alabama, scoring son-high three assists in the win • Scored a team-high 20 points against #21/22 Texas 14 points on a 5-9 shooting effort (12/4) on a season-best five treys; also set season highs SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS • Scored 20 points on 8-15 shooting against Vanderbilt in assists and blocks, coming up with three of each Points 20 Florida, 3/4/11 (1/15), adding two steals and two assists in the win • Versus Middle Tennessee (11/29), recorded her fifth Rebounds 9 Kentucky, 3/7/10 • Went 3-12 from the floor against Kentucky (1/12), to- double-digit scoring effort in only the fifth game of Assists 7 Vanderbilt, 3/6/10 taling 11 points with five rebounds in the loss the season, putting up 12 points; added five boards, Steals 3 Kentucky, 3/7/10 • Led UT in scoring against Arkansas (1/8), putting up two blocks and two steals in the win Blocks 3 Kentucky, 3/6/11 • Led the team in scoring against #1 Baylor (11/27) with 19 points and adding eight boards in the trip Field Goals 8 Florida, 3/4/11 her headlining double-double performance; contrib• Against Georgia (1/5), rode 5-15 shooting to collect 3-Pointers 5 Kentucky, 3/6/11 uted 25 points and 12 boards on the night 12 points in addition to pulling down eight rebounds; Free Throws 5 Florida, 3/6/09 • Added two blocks and an assist to her effort tied a season high with three assists Minutes 39 Kentucky, 3/4/11 • Recorded a double-double against Virginia (11/20), • Scored 17 points in 36 minutes against Auburn (1/1), contributing 16 points and a team-high 14 rebounds; * indicates most recent occurrence TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G amincluding e-b y -G amae perfect (as o f M 5-5 ar 02, 2012) from the charity stripe; snagged two steals and dished out an assist in a cashowing A lltied g amseason es highs in steals and assists with three each reer-high 43 minutes • Made her 105th consecutive start and played 30 #40 STR IC K L EN , Sh ek in na STRICKLEN’S 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS minutes against #7 Miami (11/15), scoring 15 points; To tal 3-Po in ters Free th ro w s R eb o u n d s pulled down seven boards and tacked on a steal and O p p o n en t D ate g s m in fg -fg a p c t 3fg -fg a p c t ft-fta p c t o ff d ef to t av g p f a t/o b lk s tl p ts av g an assist in the effort P E P P E R D IN E 11/13/ * 27 5-13 . 3 8 3-4 . 7 5 0-2 .0 0 1 5 6 6.0 4 2 1 1 0 13 13.0 • Made the start against Pepperdine (11/13) and broke M IA M I 11/15/ * 30 6-13 . 4 6 2-4 . 5 0 1-1 1.00 2 5 7 6.5 3 1 0 0 1 15 14.0 into double digit scoring with 13 points against the a t V irg in ia 11/20/ * 43 7-15 . 4 6 0-6 . 0 0 2-3 .6 6 6 8 14 9.0 3 1 4 1 2 16 14.7 BAYLO R 11/27/ * 39 9-22 . 4 0 4-9 . 4 4 3-4 .7 5 6 6 12 9.8 4 1 4 2 0 25 17.3 Waves; tacked on six rebounds and two assists in 27 M ID D L E T E N N E S S E E 11/29/ * 21 5-7 . 7 1 2-2 1.00 0-0 .0 0 2 3 5 8.8 1 0 2 2 2 12 16.2 minutes of action in the win TEXAS 12/04/ * 37 6-14 . 4 2 5-9 . 5 5 3-4 .7 5 3 5 8 8.7 2 3 2 0 3 20 16.8 vs D e P a u l a t R u tg e rs at UCLA a t S ta n fo rd O L D D O M IN IO N a t A u b u rn CHATTANOOGA # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA at ARKANSAS a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B IL T a t N otre D am e a t A la b a m a a t # 1 6 /1 5 G eorgia S O U T H C A R O LIN A AUBURN a t V a n d e rbilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y a t M ississippi S tate a t O le M iss ARKANSAS F L O R ID A vs V a n d e rbilt T o ta ls

G a m e s p layed: 29 M in u te s/g am e: 31.7

12/11/ 12/13/ 12/17/ 12/20/ 12/28/ 01-0101/03/ 01/05/ 01-0801/12/ 01/15/ 01/23/ 01/26/ 01/29/ 02/02/ 02/05/ 02/09/ 02/13/ 02-162/19/1 02/23/ 02/26/ 03/02/

* * * * * * * * * * * *

34 3-11 40 8-18 33 5-6 40 10-17 24 3-7 36 5-18 21 2-7 36 5-15 34 8-12 31 3-12 35 8-15 28 2-10 15 5-9 * 40 9-18 * 35 3-7 * 27 4-14 * 34 7-13 * 25 8-12 * 29 8-18 * 36 5-9 * 35 6-14 * 29 5-12 * 24 6-11 28 918 166-369

. 2 7 0-2 . 4 4 3-5 . 8 3 1-2 . 5 8 3-8 . 4 2 0-3 . 2 7 2-9 . 2 8 0-2 . 3 3 0-3 . 6 6 2-6 . 2 5 1-4 . 5 3 1-5 . 2 0 1-3 . 5 5 1-3 . 5 0 1-4 . 4 2 0-2 . 2 8 0-4 . 5 3 3-6 . 6 6 0-1 . 4 4 1-2 . 5 5 2-3 . 4 2 3-6 . 4 1 3-5 . 5 4 3-5 . 4 5 47-127

. 0 0 6-6 . 6 0 3-5 . 5 0 0-0 . 3 7 4-6 . 0 0 2-2 . 2 2 5-5 . 0 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-3 . 3 3 1-2 . 2 5 4-4 . 2 0 3-3 . 3 3 0-0 . 3 3 3-4 . 2 5 5-7 . 0 0 2-4 . 0 0 3-5 . 5 0 0-0 . 0 0 2-2 . 5 0 5-6 . 6 6 0-0 . 5 0 2-6 . 6 0 2-4 . 6 0 3-4 . 3 7 66-92

1.00 .6 0 .0 0 .6 6 1.00 1.00 .0 0 .6 6 .5 0 1.00 1.00 .0 0 .7 5 .7 1 .5 0 .6 0 .0 0 1.00 .8 3 .0 0 .3 3 .5 0 .7 5 .7 1

1 8 9 3 6 9 1 0 1 1 2 3 2 2 4 1 0 1 2 3 5 2 6 8 3 5 8 2 3 5 2 1 3 3 4 7 0 4 4 4 3 7 3 7 10 4 6 10 1 1 2 1 5 6 5 7 12 2 1 3 5 3 8 2 3 5 1 6 7 71 118 189

R ebounds/gam e : 6.5 A ssists/gam e: 1.8

8.7 0 3 3 1 2 12 8.8 1 2 3 0 3 22 7.9 3 1 3 0 1 11 7.4 4 2 3 0 2 27 7.1 2 0 1 1 2 8 6.6 1 3 0 0 3 17 6.5 2 3 2 0 0 4 6.6 1 3 2 0 3 12 6.7 3 3 4 1 1 19 6.6 3 3 5 0 2 11 6.4 4 2 1 0 2 20 6.4 2 3 3 0 1 5 6.3 2 0 0 0 1 14 6.3 2 2 1 1 2 24 6.5 3 2 0 1 0 8 6.6 4 2 3 1 3 11 6.4 4 2 2 1 1 17 6.4 2 3 1 2 0 18 6.6 1 0 3 1 2 22 6.5 0 1 4 0 0 12 6.6 2 0 2 1 0 17 6.5 3 1 5 0 1 15 6.5 3 3 1 0 0 18 6.5 69 52 65 17 40 445

16.1 16.9 16.2 17.3 16.5 16.5 15.5 15.3 15.5 15.3 15.5 14.9 14.9 15.4 15.0 14.8 14.9 15.0 15.3 15.2 15.3 15.3 15.3 15.3

Awards & Honors

• Named to the All-SEC First Team • Stricklen was named to the 2011-12 Preseason AllSEC First Team and was tabbed the league’s preseason player of the year • Recognized by the AP with preseason All-America laurels, being named to the first team • Named to the Naismith Trophy Preseason Watch List and was named to the 20-member mid-season list


JUNIOR

KAMIKO WILLIAMS 5-11 /// Guard Clarksville, Tenn. (Northeast H.S.)

2012 Postseason

 BY THE NUMBERS

• Came off the bench in the second round of the SEC Tournament versus Vanderbilt (3/2), putting up two points in 15 minutes

2011-12 SEASON HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

10 5 5 2 2 4

Alabama, 1/26/12 Miss. State, 2/16/12* Alabama, 1/26/12 Kentucky, 2/13/12* Kentucky, 2/13/12 Alabama, 1/26/12

2 25

Georgia, 1/5/12 Miss. State, 2/16/12

In SEC Play

• Recorded eight points and five rebounds in the win over Mississippi State (2/16) • Went 3-5 for six points and five rebounds versus Kentucky (2/13); added two blocks and two steals in 17 minutes • Saw six minutes off the bench at Vanderbilt (2/9); recorded three points in the appearance • Logged 18 minutes of action against Auburn (2/5), scoring four points in the win • Saw 17 minutes off the bench versus South Carolina (2/2) and put up seven points • Played a season-high 19 minutes versus Alabama (1/26), scoring a season-best 10 points in the win • Came off the bench to play two minutes versus LSU (1/19) • Saw 12 minutes against Vanderbilt (1/15) • Logged a season-high 17 minutes at Kentucky (1/12), contributing a season high four points and three rebounds • Came off the bench to play seven minutes against Arkansas (1/8) where she collected a rebound and dished out an assist • Saw her second action of 2011-12 against Georgia (1/5/11), recording two points, two rebounds and two assists in nine minutes

CAREER HIGHS Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks Field Goals 3-Pointers Free Throws Minutes

17 9 6 4 4 7 2 6 37

South Carolina, 1/31/10 Alabama, 1/6/11 Old Dominion, 12/30/09 San Francisco, 12/22/09 Ole Miss, 1/9/11* Kentucky, 2/7/11* Vanderbilt, 1/15/11* Virginia, 11/18/10 Texas, 12/12/10

SEC TOURNAMENT HIGHS Points 9 Florida, 3/4/11 Rebounds 4 Kentucky, 3/7/10 Assists 4 Florida, 3/4/11 Steals 2 Kentucky, 3/7/10 Blocks 2 Ole Miss, 3/5/10 Field Goals 4 Kentucky, 3/7/10* 3-Pointers 0 Free Throws 3 Florida, 3/4/11 Minutes 26 Florida, 3/4/11 *indicates most recent occurrence

Versus Non-Conference Opponents

• Saw three minutes of action off the bench versus Notre Dame (1/24)

TEN N ESSEE In d iv id u al G am e-b y -G am e (as o f M ar 02, 2012) A ll g am es

WILLIAMS’ 2011-12 SEASON STATISTICS#04 W IL L IA M S, K am ik o O p p o n en t

CHATTANOOGA # 1 6 /1 5 G E O R G IA at AR KANSAS a t # 9 /8 K E N T U C K Y V A N D E R B IL T L O U IS IA N A S T A T E a t N o tre D a m e a t A la b a m a S O U T H C A R O L IN A AUBURN a t V a n d e rb ilt # 7 /7 K E N T U C K Y a t M ississip p i S tate a t O le M iss ARKANSAS vs V a n d e rb ilt T o ta ls

G a m e s p la ye d : 1 6 M in u te s/g a m e : 1 2 .6 P o in ts/g a m e : 3.4 F G P ct: 4 2 .6 3 F G P ct: 0 .0 F T P ct: 8 8 .9

D ate

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

gs

0

m in

16 9 7 17 5 2 3 19 17 18 6 17 25 7 19 15 202

To tal 3-Po in ters Free th ro w s fg -fg a p c t 3fg -fg a p c t ft-fta pct

1-2 0-5 0-0 2-8 0-0 0-0 0-1 4-7 3-3 2-5 1-3 3-5 4-7 0-0 2-5 1-3 23-54

.5 0 .0 0 .0 0 .2 5 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .5 7 1.00 .4 0 .3 3 .6 0 .5 7 .0 0 .4 0 .3 3 .4 2

0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-5

.0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0

0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 8-9

.0 0 1.00 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 1.00 1.00 .0 0 .5 0 .0 0 .0 0 .0 0 1.00 .0 0 .8 8

o ff

3 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 3 0 20

R eb o u n d s d ef to t av g

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 9

R ebounds/gam e: 1 .8 A ssists/gam e: 1 .4 T urnovers/gam e: 0 .7 A ssist/turnove r ratio: 2 .0 S teals/gam e: 0 .7 B locks/gam e: 0 .4

3 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 5 5 0 3 1 29

pf

a t/o b lk s tl

3 .0 1 4 1 2 .5 0 2 0 2 .0 1 1 4 2 .3 2 1 1 2 .0 0 0 1 1 .7 0 0 1 1 .4 1 0 1 1 .4 0 5 0 1 .4 0 0 0 1 .4 2 2 1 1 .4 0 1 0 1 .7 2 1 0 1 .9 0 2 1 1 .8 1 1 0 1 .9 2 1 0 1 .8 1 1 0 1 .8 13 22 11

0 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 11

p ts av g

2 2 0 4 0 0 0 10 7 4 3 6 8 0 6 2 54

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

4

• Made her first appearance of 2011-12 against Chattanooga (1/3) after rehabbing from ACL surgery this summer; dished out a team-high four assists in her debut


GAME 1

GAME 2

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics MIAMI vs TENNESSEE

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics PEPPERDINE vs TENNESSEE 11/13/11 4:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

#3 UT vs. Pepperdine // Nov. 13, 2011

Tenn, #311/15/11 UT 6:03 vs.p.m. #7at Thompson-Boling Miami // Arena, Nov.Knoxville, 15, 2011 MIAMI 76 • 1-1

PEPPERDINE 57 • 0-1 ## 15 20 05 23 32 01 02 04 11 12 22 24 25

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

BARNETT, Skye f 2-3 McNORTON, Jade c 0-1 JACKSON, Jazmine g 6-14 MENTON, Katie g 2-10 BELL, Lauren g 2-9 MAYBERRY, Robie 2-9 LANSBACH, Dori 0-0 BAUGHN, Grace Leah 0-1 SHOUSHTARI, Ea 0-1 PATRICK, Kelsey 0-6 COONEY-WILLIAMS,Sh 2-8 SHEALY, T'Keyah 0-2 EMERSON, Tessa 3-3 Team Totals 19-67

FG % 1st Half: 8-31 3FG % 1st Half: 0-7 FT % 1st Half: 5-11

25.8% 0.0% 45.5%

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-5 2-5 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-3 0-0 0-0

4-20

TP

3-4 0-0 5-11 2-3 2-4 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-1

2 3 5 0 0 1 1 3 2 3 5 1 1 1 2 3 0 2 2 3 2 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 4 2 1 5 6 2 1 0 1 5 1 0 1 15-27 14 20 34 25

2nd half: 11-36 30.6% 2nd half: 4-13 30.8% 2nd half: 10-16 62.5%

7 0 17 6 8 7 0 0 0 0 4 1 7

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0

3 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 57 10 16

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0

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

Min

13 11 34 26 36 21 1 3 9 9 16 12 9

9 200

Game: 19-67 28.4% Game: 4-20 20.0% Game: 15-27 55.6%

Deadball Rebounds 7

TENNESSEE 89 • 1-0 ## 25 40 21 05 13 01 10 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BAUGH, Vicki MASSENGALE, Ariel SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-26 42.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-6 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 12-18 66.7%

32 34 01 03 42 10 12 23 33 40 50

f f c g g

7-11 5-13 3-3 1-3 4-11 2-2 4-9 2-3 1-3 0-1

0-0 3-4 0-0 0-1 3-5 2-2 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0

TP

5 8 13 3 1 5 6 4 4 3 7 4 0 3 3 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 3 0 1 1 3 2 4 6 1 1 7 8 1 1 2 3 29-59 10-16 21-29 15 39 54 23

2nd half: 18-33 54.5% 2nd half: 8-10 80.0% 2nd half: 9-11 81.8%

17 13 8 2 11 10 13 7 3 5

A TO Blk Stl

0 2 3 5 5 0 1 2 2 0

2 1 2 1 3 2 2 4 3 2

0 1 3 0 2 0 1 2 0 1

89 20 22 10

0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1

Min

27 27 19 20 27 12 20 16 19 13

8 200

Game: 29-59 49.2% Game: 10-16 62.5% Game: 21-29 72.4%

Deadball Rebounds 3

1st

21 36

2nd

36 53

Last FG - PEP 2nd-03:35, UT 2nd-01:35. Largest lead - PEP None, UT by 35 2nd-11:02.

Total

57 89

STROMAN, Morgan BULLOCK, Sylvia WILLIAMS, Riquna YDERSTORM, Stefanie JOHNSON, Shenise WOODS, Michelle SAUNDERS, Krystal WILLIAMS, Shanel MCGUIRE, Suriya WILSON, Shawnice BROWN, Maria Team Totals

40 21 05 13 10 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BAUGH, Vicki MASSENGALE, Ariel SPANI, Taber SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-36 3FG % 1st Half: 7-13 FT % 1st Half: 3-4

In Paint 24 28

Off T/O 18 16

2nd Fast Chance Break 7 2 7 20

Bench 19 38

3-4 0-0 8-28 2-6 8-19 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-1 2-5 4-5

0-0 0-0 3-12 2-5 1-5 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

29-71

6-23

PF

TP

2 1 3 3 0 1 1 3 1 3 4 4 0 2 2 1 6 3 9 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 11 0 1 2 3 3 3 6 9 12-14 19 26 45 21

2nd half: 14-34 41.2% 2nd half: 0-9 0.0% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

5-5 0-0 5-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-1 0-0

11 0 24 6 17 0 2 0 4 4 8

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 6 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0

Min

1 1 3 6 4 2 0 0 0 1 3

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0

76 12 21

0

7 200

Game: 29-71 40.8% Game: 6-23 26.1% Game: 12-14 85.7%

18 14 33 20 38 6 12 3 12 27 17

Deadball Rebounds 0

44.4% 53.8% 75.0%

f f c g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot

7-10 6-13 3-4 3-11 7-14 5-11 0-0 1-2 1-4

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

PF

TP

5 4 9 4 2 5 7 3 1 3 4 3 1 3 4 3 1 4 5 1 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 1 3 33-69 11-22 15-20 13 25 38 15

2nd half: 17-33 51.5% 2nd half: 4-9 44.4% 2nd half: 12-16 75.0%

2-5 1-1 0-0 3-3 2-3 5-6 0-0 0-0 2-2

16 15 6 11 20 18 0 2 4

A TO Blk Stl

0 1 3 9 3 3 0 0 0

Min

0 0 3 5 2 2 0 0 1

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

92 19 13

2

6 200

Game: 33-69 47.8% Game: 11-22 50.0% Game: 15-20 75.0%

27 30 19 31 39 36 2 7 9

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Tina Napier, Bryan Enterline, Felicia Grinter Technical fouls: MIAMI-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 12151 Score by periods MIAMI TENNESSEE

Points PEP UT

40.5% 42.9% 100.0

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot

TENNESSEE 92 • 2-0

25

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

Player

FG % 1st Half: 15-37 3FG % 1st Half: 6-14 FT % 1st Half: 6-6

##

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Officials: Beverly Roberts, Brian Hall, Bruce Morris Technical fouls: PEPPERDINE-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 12147 PU #25 fouls out @ 2:28/2 Score by periods PEPPERDINE TENNESSEE

##

1st

42 42

2nd

34 50

Total

76 92

Last FG - UM 2nd-00:22, UT 2nd-00:32. Largest lead - UM by 6 1st-18:08, UT by 19 2nd-00:32.

Points UM UT

In Paint 30 34

Off T/O 13 23

2nd Fast Chance Break 15 13 12 19

Bench 18 24

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

KNOXVILLE -- It took over two minutes for the first shot to finally fall. Pepperdine never led, but kept within two baskets until an 8-0 run capped by Meighan Simmons’ jumper with 10:32 left in the first half gave Tennessee a 20-9 lead. Summitt played her entire bench in the first half, including freshmen Cierra Burdick and Isabelle Harrison, and the Tennessee reserves scored 20 points.

KNOXVILLE - Junior Taber Spani hit a game-high four three-pointers, but none bigger than the one she drained from the top of the key as the shot clock expired with 6:36 remaining in the game. The swish ignited an 11-0 Tennessee run and ultimately helped lift the No. 3 Tennessee women’s basketball team (2-0) to a 92-76 victory over No. 7 Miami (1-1) on Tuesday evening at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Glory Johnson led the Lady Vols with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Shekinna Stricklen and Simmons each had 13 points, Taber Spani contributed 11 points and Briana Bass had 10.

The pair of top ten teams were tied, 42-42, at halftime before Tennessee scored the second half’s first nine points and 18 of the first 22 to take a 60-46 lead.

Pepperdine’s tough defense came at a cost. The Waves had 14 personal fouls in the first half, though the Lady Vols were uncharacteristically sloppy at the charity stripe, making just two of six foul shots before halftime.

But the Hurricanes came storming back, eventually getting as close as 73-68. That’s when Spani saved her best for her last shot.

Still, it forced Rousseau to go deep into her bench, which was responsible for just four points in the first half and 19 total. Jazmine Jackson had 17 points for the Waves, who shot 28.4 percent to the Lady Vols’ 49.2 percent shooting. Tennessee outrebounded Pepperdine 54-34, but couldn’t turn them into points. The Lady Vols gained control of the game with their 20 fast-break points and by sinking eight of their 10 3-point baskets in the second half. Summitt gave a starting nod to point guard Ariel Massengale, making her just the 14th Lady Vol to start her very first career game. The coach was so convinced of Massengale’s talent and frustrated by a lack of a bona fide point guard last season that she dubbed Massengale a starter back in March. Massengale sat for more than 13 minutes in the first half after picking up two fouls and finished with just one field goal, but had five assists to just one turnover and came up with two steals and three rebounds in 20 minutes.

After her three-pointer, the Lady Vols forced a shot clock violation on the other end, and freshman Isabelle Harrison scored her first points of the evening off of on an offensive rebound. Tennessee went on to score 19 of the game’s final 27 points to notch its second win in as many tries this season. After Miami’s Riquna Williams went off for 17 first-half points, UT limited her to just seven in the second. Although she finished with a game-high 24 points, the Lady Vols made her use 28 shot attempts to get there. Tennessee had five players in double-figures. Joining Spani were Meighan Simmons (18), Johnson (16), Shekinna Stricklen (15) and Ariel Massengale (11). Johnson also chipped in a team-high nine rebounds, while Massengale led the game with the second-highest assist total by a UT freshman all-time with nine. In the first half, it was the Hurricanes that got off to a strong start. After Baugh scored the game’s opening bucket on a layup, Miami went on a 10-2 run for its largest lead of the contest, 10-4. The Hurricanes made four of their first six three-point attempts, and led until a try from Simmons put the Lady Vols back ahead, 18-16, with 13:41 left in the first half. After UM’s Stefanie Yderstorm responded with a three-pointer of her own complemented by a Krystal Saunders layup, the Lady Vols scored eight consecutive points to take a 26-21 lead with 10:21 left in the first half and would not trail again. UT matched its biggest lead of the first 20 minutes, 38-31, on a jumper from Spani, who led the team with 13 first-half points. UM closed the first half with an 11-4 run to tie the score, 42-42.


GAME 3

GAME 4

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics UT vs Virginia 11/20/11 2:00 PM at Charlottesville, Va. (JPJA)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics BAYLOR vs UT 11/27/11 2:02 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

#3 UT at Virginia // Nov. 20, 2011

#6/7 UT vs. #1 Baylor // Nov. 27, 2011

UT 64 • 2-1 ## 25 40 05 10 13 01 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-24 3FG % 1st Half: 3-9 FT % 1st Half: 8-15

37.5% 33.3% 53.3%

f f g g g

BAYLOR 76 • 6-0

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

5-6 7-15 1-6 1-7 8-17 0-1 0-2 0-1 2-4

24-59

0-0 0-6 0-2 1-5 4-10 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-24

TP

5-13 2-3 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3

4 1 5 4 6 8 14 3 1 3 4 5 0 1 1 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 3 0 3 4 7 2 3 3 6 11-21 18 26 44 19

2nd half: 13-29 44.8% 2nd half: 0-10 0.0% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0%

OT: OT: OT:

2-6 2-5 0-0

33.3% 40.0% 0.0%

15 16 2 3 22 0 0 0 6

A TO Blk Stl

3 1 7 0 0 0 1 1 0

1 4 7 4 2 2 1 0 3

64 13 24

2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 7

Game: 24-59 40.7% Game: 5-24 20.8% Game: 11-21 52.4%

1 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0

Min

39 43 34 21 42 7 10 10 19

8 225 Deadball Rebounds 2

Virginia 69 • 4-0 ## 50 04 01 15 23 14 21 30

Player

Chelsea Shine Simone Egwu China Crosby Ariana Moorer Ataira Franklin Lexie Gerson Jazmin Pitts Telia McCall Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-34 32.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% FT % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

10 42 00 01 03 20 32

f c g g g

7-15 0-2 3-8 3-16 5-10 4-6 2-3 1-2

0-1 0-0 1-3 0-4 0-2 2-2 0-0 0-0

25-62

3-12

3 6 9 0 1 1 2 2 1 4 5 2 3 7 10 2 3 1 4 3 0 3 3 4 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 16-22 13 25 38 19

2nd half: 12-23 52.2% 2nd half: 0-4 0.0% 2nd half: 5-7 71.4%

4-6 0-0 6-7 4-6 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0

OT: OT: OT:

2-5 0-1 7-10

40.0% 0.0% 70.0%

18 0 13 10 12 10 4 2

A TO Blk Stl

2 0 4 2 2 1 0 1

0 4 4 3 2 1 1 0

69 12 15

1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Min

0 45 1 15 2 39 3 402 28 5 35 0 10 0 13

2 13 225

Game: 25-62 40.3% Game: 3-12 25.0% Game: 16-22 72.7%

Deadball Rebounds 4

1st

29 29

2nd

29 29

OT

6 11

Total

Williams, Destiny Griner, Brittney Sims, Odyssey Hayden, Kimetria Madden, Jordan Condrey, Terran Pope, Brooklyn Team Totals

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 1-5 c 11-19 g 4-15 g 2-6 g 4-7 2-4 1-4

25-60

0-0 0-0 1-6 2-4 1-3 0-2 0-0

0-0 4-4 14-15 2-2 2-3 0-0 0-0

4-15

22-24

2nd half: 15-31 48.4% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 12-13 92.3%

1 5 6 2 2 4 6 3 3 5 8 1 0 1 1 1 0 7 7 1 0 4 4 0 1 4 5 2 2 3 5 9 33 42 10

TP

2 26 23 8 11 4 2

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 9 2 3 1 2

76 17

1 2 3 2 1 0 0

Min

0 7 0 0 3 0 0

1 30 0 402 36 0 25 2 38 0 18 0 13

9 10

5 200

Game: 25-60 41.7% Game: 4-15 26.7% Game: 22-24 91.7%

Deadball Rebounds 0

UT 67 • 2-2

25

TP

Player

FG % 1st Half: 10-29 34.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 16.7% FT % 1st Half: 10-11 90.9%

##

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Officials: Joe Cunningham, Lawson Newton, Jennifer Rezac Technical fouls: UT-None. Virginia-None. Attendance: 6450 UVa: Pitts fouled out at 8:15 (II) Tenn: Massengale fouled out at 00:27.6 (OT) Score by periods UT Virginia

##

40 21 05 13 10 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BAUGH, Vicki MASSENGALE, Ariel SPANI, Taber SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-44 25.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% FT % 1st Half: 7-8 87.5%

f f c g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-8 9-22 6-11 1-10 4-12 1-12 0-0 0-1 0-6

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

24-82

8-24

5 6 6 6 3 7 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 3 8 1 11-15 28 28

2nd half: 13-38 34.2% 2nd half: 4-15 26.7% 2nd half: 4-7 57.1%

3-4 3-4 4-4 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

11 3 12 4 10 2 1 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 7 2 9 56 20

Game: 24-82 29.3% Game: 8-24 33.3% Game: 11-15 73.3%

TP

9 25 17 4 10 2 0 0 0

A TO Blk Stl

2 1 3 4 0 3 0 1 1

Min

2 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 1

2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0

28 39 32 31 31 16 3 4 16

67 15 11

5

5 200 Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Lisa Mattingly, Cameron Inouye, Amy Bonner Technical fouls: BAYLOR-None. UT-None. Attendance: 16623 CORRECTED BOX SCORE Score by periods BAYLOR UT

1st

31 33

2nd

45 34

Total

76 67

64 69

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Chelsea Shine scored 18 points, including a key basket in overtime, and Virginia stunned turnover-prone No. 3 Tennessee 69-64 on Sunday. The Cavaliers (4-0) came into the game allowing just over 42 points a game under first-year coach Joanne Boyle, and dictated the pace against a Lady Vols team averaging 90.5 points.

KNOXVILLE - The No. 6 Lady Vols led for much of the second half, but No. 1 Baylor took the lead late in the second half and went on to a 76-67 win before an electric crowd at Thompson-Boling Arena. The contest was the first “WE BACK PAT” game as the Pat Summitt Foundation was launched at halftime and $150,000 was presented to the Alzheimer’s Tennessee and the UT Medical Center with money raised from sales of “WE BACK PAT” shirts.

Taber Spani led the Lady Vols (2-1) with 22 points, including a 3-pointer 59 seconds into overtime that gave Tennessee a 61-58 lead, but the Cavaliers scored the next 11 points, the crowd at John Paul Jones Arena getting more excited with each basket.

Baylor All-American Brittney Griner scored 17 of her game-high 26 in the second half to lead the Bears’ comeback as they moved to 6-0. UT’s All-American Shekinna Stricklen led the Lady Vols with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Vicki Baugh also had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

China Crosby had 13 points and Ataira Franklin 12 for Virginia, which beat Tennessee for just the third time in 16 games. Lexie Gerson and Ariana Moorer each scored 10. Shekinna Stricklen had 16 and Glory Johnson 15 for the Lady Vols, who missed 10 of 21 free throws.

With the loss, the Lady Vols’ 38-game home win streak comes to an end as Tennessee falls to 2-2 overall. The last time UT started a season 2-2 was the 1990-91 season. That year, Tennessee went on to win its third NCAA Championship with a 30-5 record.

In the overtime, after Spani’s 3-pointer, Moorer hit a pair of free throws, and then a foul-line jumper, one of only three baskets she made in 16 tries. Shine followed a turnover the Tennessee with a short baseline jumper, and Crosby hit 3 of 4 free throws to make it 67-61.

Odyssey Sims (23 points) knocked down a 3-pointer with 7:20 left in regulation to give Baylor the lead it would never relinquish, 56-53. Glory Johnson (9 points, 11 rebounds) swooped in for a layup with 6:40 left to bring UT back within one at 56-55, but that was as close as it would be the rest of the way.

The Lady Vols never had an answer, and each time they failed to score and Virginia came away with the ball, the crowd of 6,450 at John Paul Jones Arena got louder and more excited.

Tennessee continued to pressure in the final minutes, but missed several shots as the Lady Vols shot just 29.3 percent in the game.

Stricklen had a chance to give the Lady Vols the lead near the end of regulation when she was fouled while scoring, but she missed the free throw, one of 10 misses in 21 tries for Tennessee. The Lady Vols also had 24 turnovers that the Cavaliers turned into 27 points.

Johnson made a pair of free throws with 2:02 left to bring UT back within four at 65-61. Griner answered with another lay-in with just two seconds left on the shot clock to give the Bears a 67-61 lead with 1:32 left in the game.

Crosby broke a 56-all tie with 36.6 seconds to go in regulation, hitting a desperate shot from the baseline with the shot clock running down. After a timeout, Spani calmly swished a 12-footer from the left baseline with 22.8 seconds to go, pulling Tennessee even again.

Baugh (17 points, 11 rebounds) and Stricklen both bombed a 3-pointers in the final 44 seconds, but it wasn’t enough as the Bears posted the win to drop the Lady Vols to 2-2.

Moorer’s last chance drive in regulation was cleanly blocked just before the buzzer. The Cavaliers tightened their defense and Tennessee continued to be sloppy early in the second half as Virginia opened the half on a 14-6 run. The Cavaliers led by as many as nine and by 47-40 when the Lady Vols began asserting themselves on the offensive glass and rallied. Tennessee scored eight straight points, taking its first lead since the first half, but Shine scored inside and Crosby’s three-point play boosted the Cavaliers’ edge back to 52-48. The Lady Vols pulled even three times, but only led once thereafter. Virginia used a 12-2 run to take a 24-20 lead in a sloppy first half. The Lady Vols turned the ball over at least seven times in the drought, and went almost 5 minutes without scoring. Spani, who hit the floor hard at one point and went back to the locker room, led Tennessee with 12 points in the half, and Gerson led the Cavaliers with eight.

The Lady Vols grabbed 55 rebounds, outboarding the Bears, 55-42, their most since the NCAA First Round win over Stetson last season, when they had 63. Taber Spani’s lay-up with 8:50 left, gave the Lady Vols a 53-50. Spani missed the ensuing free throw as part of an and-one as Baylor quickly answered. Griner converted a 3-point play seconds later to tie the game at 53 all. Baylor answered with a 7-0 run to come back within one points at 39-38 before Baugh layed one home for a 41-38 UT edge with 16 minutes left in the game. Baylor took a short-lived lead at 42-41 on a Griner lay-up with 15 minutes left in the second half. Spani regained the edge with a layup just 16 seconds later. The Lady Vols had a 17-2 run bridging the halves to build a lead of 39-31 with 17:39 left in the second half. Stricklen scored on a putback forcing Baylor to call timeout as UT took a sevenpoint lead (38-31) just 1:27 into the second half. Stricklen had eight of UT’s points in the spurt as the Lady Vols bounced back from a 29-22 deficit with four minutes left in the first half. Tennessee led 33-31 at intermission as Spani canned a 3-pointer with 42 seconds left in the half. Stricklen had 19 points and seven rebounds in the first 20 minutes while Brittney Griner was limited to nine points and just three rebounds. The Lady Vols dominated the glass in the first half, holding a 34-19 advantage. That included 18 offensive rebounds as UT shot just 25 percent.


GAME 5

GAME 6

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics MIDDLE TENNESSEE vs TENNESSEE 11/29/11 7:04 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TEXAS vs TENNESSEE 12/04/11 2:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE 43 • 4-3

TEXAS 57 • 5-2

#8 UT vs. Middle Tennessee // Nov. 29, 2011

## 13 21 05 24 52 01 11 14 23 34 42 44

Player

ELIE,Icelyn ROWE,Ebony CASON,Shanice JONES,Kortni LEONARD,Laken BRINKLEY,Janay AJANAKU,Jamila RAYNOR,Dymon MARCH,Lauren MYERS,Stephanie STEWART,KeKe MCFADDEN,Molly Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-28 3FG % 1st Half: 2-12 FT % 1st Half: 6-6

28.6% 16.7% 100.0

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

1-7 5-8 1-9 6-25 1-4 0-1 0-2 0-0 1-6 0-0 0-1 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-3 3-14 1-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0

4-4 0-3 2-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0

15-63

4-25

9-13

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

7-35 2-13 3-7

20.0% 15.4% 42.9%

TP

4 1 5 3 5 3 8 2 1 4 5 5 1 4 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 15 15 30 24

6 10 4 16 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0

43

#8 UT vs. #21/22 Texas // Dec. 4, 2011

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 3 5 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 22

Min

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

1 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

2

9 200

Game: 15-63 23.8% Game: 4-25 16.0% Game: 9-13 69.2%

22 39 35 38 20 8 3 1 15 1 13 5

Deadball Rebounds 2

TENNESSEE 82 • 3-2 ## 25 40 21 05 13 01 10 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BAUGH, Vicki MASSENGALE, Ariel SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-27 59.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-9 66.7% FT % 1st Half: 10-10 100.0

22 45 12 24 33 03 11 21 25 44

f f c g g

2-3 5-7 0-2 6-9 2-4 1-4 0-7 5-6 3-8 2-8

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

26-58

6-14

3 6 9 2 2 3 5 1 2 1 3 4 2 2 4 0 0 4 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 8 10 2 2 3 5 2 4 5 9 2 1 0 1 24-29 18 35 53 15

2nd half: 10-31 32.3% 2nd half: 0-5 0.0% 2nd half: 14-19 73.7%

5-6 0-0 2-2 1-1 2-2 2-2 5-7 3-4 1-1 3-4

9 12 2 14 8 4 5 14 7 7

A TO Blk Stl

2 0 0 5 2 3 2 0 1 0

2 2 4 0 2 3 2 2 2 2

82 15 21

1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1

3 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 3 1

Min

25 21 8 23 18 16 21 26 23 19

8 15 200

Game: 26-58 44.8% Game: 6-14 42.9% Game: 24-29 82.8%

Deadball Rebounds 4

1st

24 48

2nd

19 34

Total

43 82

Last FG - MT 2nd-01:36, UT 2nd-01:26. Largest lead - MT by 3 1st-17:46, UT by 39 2nd-00:45.

Points MT UT

GAYLE, Ashley REED, Cokie ANDERSON, Yvonne FUSSELL, Chassidy FONTENETTE, Ashleigh ENEMKPALI, Nneka BASS, Chelsea PEOPLES, Cassie MAJOR, Ronisha HARTUNG, Anne Marie Team Totals

40 21 05 13 01 10 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BAUGH, Vicki MASSENGALE, Ariel SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 15-38 39.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 7-13 53.8% FT % 1st Half: 4-8 50.0%

Off T/O 11 18

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 0 18 10

2-3 2-9 1-9 5-12 8-19 1-1 2-3 0-1 0-0 1-2

0-0 0-0 0-2 1-6 4-6 0-0 2-3 0-1 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 3-3 2-4 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-0

22-59

7-18

6-10

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd half: 2-5 40.0%

1 5 6 4 3 2 5 3 2 2 4 1 1 2 3 2 1 6 7 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 2 2 4 6 11 27 38 16

TP

4 4 2 14 22 2 7 0 0 2

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 9 1 3 0 0 2 0 0

Min

6 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1

6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0

57 15 16

8

4 200

Game: 22-59 37.3% Game: 7-18 38.9% Game: 6-10 60.0%

34 20 34 36 33 14 11 6 2 10

Deadball Rebounds 1

f f c g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-9 6-14 8-10 4-10 1-4 0-0 3-11 0-6 0-0 0-4

0-0 5-9 0-0 2-3 1-2 0-0 3-7 0-0 0-0 0-0

2 8 10 3 3 5 8 2 5 6 11 0 0 3 3 2 3 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 3 4 0 4 25-68 11-21 12-20 20 29 49 14

2nd half: 10-30 33.3% 2nd half: 4-8 50.0% 2nd half: 8-12 66.7%

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

Game: 25-68 36.8% Game: 11-21 52.4% Game: 12-20 60.0%

TP

11 20 17 10 4 0 10 0 0 1

A TO Blk Stl

Min

1 3 2 5 1 0 1 3 0 0

3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2

0 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 0

27 37 35 27 26 2 18 11 3 14

73 16

9

4

9 200 Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: Dee Kantner, Denise Brooks, Laura Morris Technical fouls: TEXAS-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 13465 Score by periods TEXAS TENNESSEE

In Paint 18 28

f c g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

TENNESSEE 73 • 4-2

25

TP

Player

FG % 1st Half: 11-32 34.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-13 46.2% FT % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

##

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Officials: Mark Zentz, Jesse Dickerson, Charlie Hust Technical fouls: MIDDLE TENNESSEE-BRINKLEY,Janay. TENNESSEE-BAUGH, Vicki; HARRISON, Isabelle. Attendance: 11861 Score by periods MIDDLE TENNESSEE TENNESSEE

##

1st

32 41

2nd

25 32

Total

57 73

Bench 4 37

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 1 time.

KNOXVILLE - A pair of freshmen, Cierra Burdick and Ariel Massengale, each scored a career-high 14 points and keyed a pair of first-half runs as the No. 8 Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated in-state rival Middle Tennessee, 82-43, Tuesday evening at Thompson-Boling Arena. Massengale logged just 23 minutes, but led the Lady Vols in both scoring for the first time in her career, tying Burdick. Massengale has led Tennessee (3-2) in assists in all five games to open her collegiate career, and had zero turnovers for the first time Tuesday night. Massengale, and UT’s other four starters, had a light night after controlling the action throughout the game’s entirety. Johnson played a starter-high 25 minutes and tallied nine points and nine rebounds. Despite the Lady Vols’ largest win this season of 39 points, UT matched its least amount of double-figure scorers this season with two. Senior preseason All-American Shekinna Stricklen also chipped in 12 points.

KNOXVILLE — Clutch three-point shooting and powerful rebounding lifted #8 Tennessee to a 73-57 victory over #21/22 Texas on Sunday afternoon. From three-point range Tennessee shot 52.4 percent, making 11-of-21 while being led by Shekinna Stricklen (20 points) and Meighan Simmons (10 points), who combined to make 8-of-16 from behind the arc. Stricklen was a career-high 5-of-9 from three-point land. The Lady Vols (4-2) outrebounded the Longhorns (5-2), 49-38, led by Vicki Baugh’s 11 boards. Baugh (17 points) and Glory Johnson (11 points and 10 rebounds) both posted doubledoubles. Ariel Massengale also scored in double-figures with 10 points while handling out five assists. The Longhorns were led by Ashleigh Fontenette and Chassidy Fussell, who tallied 22 and 14 points, respectively.

Over the first 10 minutes of the second half, Tennessee extended its 48-24 halftime lead to a 62-30 margin and the Lady Vols never looked back.

Stricklen’s fifth three-pointer of the game was the final dagger as it put Tennessee up 64-53 with 6:15 to play on a trey as the shot clock was winding down.

UT limited the Blue Raiders (4-3) to 19 points in the second half. Middle Tennessee was led by a game-high 16 points from Kortni Jones. Ebony Rowe also had 10 points for MTSU.

The Lady Vols held Texas scoreless for 6:20 late in the game as the Lady Vols went on a 10-0 run while forcing the Longhorns into five turnovers during the spurt. Texas ended the drought on Fontenette’s jumper with 2:40 left in the game, as the Longhorns had fallen behind by 16.

In the first half, Middle Tennessee jumped out to a 5-2 lead before the Lady Vols scored 20 of the game’s next 22 points to take a 22-7 lead at the 11:47 mark, setting the tone for the rest of the game. During that stretch, Massengale played a role in 14 of UT’s 20 points, contributing nine points and assisting on a pair of baskets. The freshman standout also had one of her two steals in the run. She had already matched her career high with 11 points by halftime.

Down by as many as 14 early in the second, the Longhorns cut the deficit to six at 59-53 on a three-pointer by Chelsea Bass with 8:50 left in the second half. That would be Texas’ final points for more than six minutes. The Lady Vols answered as Johnson scored on a lay-up to start a run of 10 consecutive points. Tennessee forced Texas into a 30-second shot clock violation with 6:41 left in regulation with furious defensive pressure.

The Blue Raiders responded with an 11-5 run to bring their deficit back within single digits at 27-18 with 7:08 left.

The Lady Vols picked up their shooting early in the second half and began to pull away, taking a 52-38 lead on a Baugh lay-up with 15:31 left in the game.

UT reinforced its dominance, scoring 21 of the opening stanza’s final 27 points, to take a 48-24 halftime lead. Burdick scored all seven of her first-half points in the run as the Lady Vols’ 24-point advantage at intermission was their largest of the season.

Tennessee led 41-32 at halftime thanks to some strong shooting from three-point range as UT knocked down 7-of-13 (54 percent) from beyond the arc in the first 20 minutes. The Big Orange was led by Simmons, who was 3-of-5 with 10 first-half points. Baugh added 11 points in the first half along with five rebounds as the Lady Vols held a 29-18 rebounding edge at intermission. UT expanded a 27-26 lead with 5:19 left to as big as 11 (38-27) with 1:28 left in the first half. Texas had drawn within one on a three-pointer by Fontenette before the Lady Vols went on an 11-1 spurt. The Lady Vols return to action next Sunday at Madison Square Garden in New York as Tennessee takes on #22 DePaul in the Maggie Dixon Classic. Tip-off is set for 1:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPNU.


GAME 7

GAME 8

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics DePaul vs TENNESSEE 12/11/11 1pm at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Rutgers 12/13/11 7 p.m. at Piscataway, N.J. - The RAC

#7 UT vs. #20/21 DePaul // Dec. 11, 2011

#6 UT vs. #11 Rutgers // Dec. 13, 2011

DePaul 61 ## 24 51 05 12 20 21 25 31 33

Player

HAMPTON, KEISHA HARRY, KATHERINE MARTIN, ANNA HRYNKO, BRITTANY REYNOLDS, KELSEY ROGOWSKI, MEGAN GABRIEL, KARIMA PENNY, JASMINE MULCHRONE, MAUREE Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-37 27.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-15 26.7% FT % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

f f g g g

TENNESSEE 67 • 6-2

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

5-13 2-7 4-14 2-13 0-4 1-4 0-1 6-7 1-5

2-4 0-0 1-4 2-9 0-2 1-4 0-0 0-0 1-5

21-68

7-28

TP

2-3 3-4 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 4-6 0-0

2 4 6 5 5 2 7 5 1 3 4 3 2 5 7 4 1 0 1 3 2 2 4 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 4 3 1 3 4 2 3 1 4 12-18 20 22 42 26

2nd half: 11-31 35.5% 2nd half: 3-13 23.1% 2nd half: 7-10 70.0%

14 7 10 8 0 3 0 16 3

A TO Blk Stl

0 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 2

3 4 7 6 2 0 0 1 0 1 61 10 24

Min

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 2

1

8 200

Game: 21-68 30.9% Game: 7-28 25.0% Game: 12-18 66.7%

23 30 30 35 20 11 3 25 23

Deadball Rebounds 2,1

TENNESSEE 84 ## 21 25 40 10 13 01 11 15 20

Player

BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-32 50.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 0-2 0.0% FT % 1st Half: 9-12 75.0%

f f f g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

1-1 6-13 3-11 4-7 4-9 0-0 4-6 6-12 1-2

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

29-61

0-5

0 0 0 2 6 3 9 2 1 8 9 0 1 2 3 2 1 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 2 3 9 12 4 1 1 2 4 1 3 4 26-35 14 32 46 16

A TO Blk Stl

6 16 12 9 8 0 15 12 6

0 0 3 2 1 1 0 2 0

2 3 3 4 3 1 1 2 0

84

9 19

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 2 2 2 0 0 3 4 0

Min

12 29 34 20 30 8 24 32 11

3 13 200

Game: 29-61 47.5% Game: 0-5 0.0% Game: 26-35 74.3%

Deadball Rebounds 3

1st

29 41

2nd

32 43

Total

61 84

Last FG - DPU 2nd-00:19, UT 2nd-00:43. Largest lead - DPU by 4 1st-16:35, UT by 25 2nd-00:43.

25 10 13 40 11 15 20

Player

BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber STRICKLEN, Shekinna BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-29 3FG % 1st Half: 4-11 FT % 1st Half: 11-13

f f g g g

31.0% 36.4% 84.6%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

1-4 2-4 4-12 5-12 8-18 0-2 1-3 0-0

0-0 0-0 3-8 3-5 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0

21-55

9-18

TP

5 2 7 1 3 3 6 4 1 5 6 2 3 2 5 2 3 6 9 1 0 1 1 0 3 3 6 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 16-25 19 26 45 12

2nd half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd half: 5-7 71.4% 2nd half: 5-12 41.7%

4-5 5-6 2-6 0-0 3-5 0-0 2-3 0-0

6 9 13 13 22 0 4 0

A TO Blk Stl

3 1 1 3 2 0 1 0

Min

2 5 3 1 3 0 1 1

3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

1 28 0 27 0 40 0 31 3 400 9 1 23 0 2

67 11 16

5

5 200

Game: 21-55 38.2% Game: 9-18 50.0% Game: 16-25 64.0%

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

Rutgers 61 • 9-2

24 25 34 01 11 03 15 20 22 44

Player

SYKES, April CANTY, Briyona OLIVER, Monique RUSHDAN, Khadijah SPEED, Nikki WHEELER, Erica DAVIS, Syessence EVANS, Christa RICHARDSON, Shakena LANEY, Betnijah Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-33 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 FT % 1st Half: 3-4

36.4% 16.7% 75.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 12-23 f 0-3 f 2-4 g 7-16 g 0-3 3-9 0-0 2-3 0-0 1-6

3-10 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1

0-1 0-0 1-1 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2

27-67

3-17

4-8

2nd half: 15-34 44.1% 2nd half: 2-11 18.2% 2nd half: 1-4 25.0%

TP

3 4 7 3 3 4 7 4 3 3 6 2 2 3 5 4 0 3 3 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 1 2 16 22 38 19

27 0 5 16 0 6 0 4 0 3

A TO Blk Stl

Min

1 3 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 1

1 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0

61 13

9

1

8 200

Game: 27-67 40.3% Game: 3-17 17.6% Game: 4-8 50.0%

38 28 24 38 14 24 0+ 16 2 16

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

Officials: Dennis DeMayo, May Forsberg, Susan Blauch Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. Rutgers-None. Attendance: 6368

Officials: Denise Brooks, Mark Zentz, Bryan Enterline Technical fouls: DePaul-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 5486 Maggie Dixon Classic Score by periods DePaul TENNESSEE

21

##

TP

4-5 4-5 6-6 1-2 0-0 0-0 7-10 0-1 4-6

2nd half: 13-29 44.8% 2nd half: 0-3 0.0% 2nd half: 17-23 73.9%

##

Points DPU UT

In Paint 18 50

Off T/O 13 23

2nd Fast Chance Break 16 0 16 6

Bench 22 33

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Score by periods TENNESSEE Rutgers

1st

33 28

2nd

34 33

Total

67 61

Last FG - UT 2nd-01:53, RU 2nd-00:08. Largest lead - UT by 13 1st-06:53, RU by 5 2nd-15:38.

Points UT RU

In Paint 18 38

Off T/O 9 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 18 10 12 10

Bench 4 13

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 6 times.

NEW YORK - Glory Johnson scored 16 points and Cierra Burdick added 15 to help No. 7 Tennessee beat No. 20 DePaul 84-61 on Sunday in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden.

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - The sixth-ranked Tennessee women’s basketball team used a pivotal 13-0 run late in the second half to propel the Lady Vols to a 67-61 victory over No. 11 Rutgers on Tuesday evening at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Shekinna Stricklen added 12 points while Alicia Manning had season-highs of 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Lady Vols (5-2), who saw their 12-point halftime lead cut to 41-37 before using an 15-4 run to take control. Stricklen had six points during the burst.

The sixth-ranked Lady Vols lost all of a 13-point lead and found themselves down by three before taking control with a late run to seal their 67-61 victory over the Scarlet Knights. Sophomore guard Meighan Simmons hit two clutch 3-pointers during the game-changing spurt.

Her layup made it 56-43 with 11:19 left and DePaul (8-2) couldn’t get within single digits the rest of the way. Tennessee coach Pat Summitt was honored during No. 1 Baylor’s 73-59 victory over St. John’s with the Maggie Dixon Courage award. Summitt announced in August that she had been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s. Both the Lady Bears and Red Storm came out of their timeouts to applaud the winningest coach in college basketball. Jasmine Penny scored 16 points and Keisha Hampton added 14 for DePaul. It was the second time Tennessee played in the Classic named for the former Army women’s coach. The Lady Vols beat Rutgers two years ago. The Scarlet Knights had played in all four of the previous Garden events. Army hosted Ohio State at West Point the first year. The 28-year-old Dixon died April 6, 2006, of arrhythmia, probably caused by an enlarged heart. Her death came three weeks after she finished her first season as Army coach. She won the admiration of the academy and all of college basketball for leading Army to its first NCAA berth, where the Cadets lost in the first round to Summitt’s Lady Vols. Tennessee was playing its first game without freshman point guard Ariel Massengale. She had started every game averaging 7.2 points and 5.8 assists. She injured a finger on her left hand while diving for a loose ball at the end of practice on Thursday and will be sidelined for a few weeks.

Trailing 54-51 with 8:33 left, Tennessee (6-2) scored 13 straight points, holding Rutgers without a point for nearly 8 minutes. Vicki Baugh started the burst with a layup and Simmons hit consecutive 3-pointers to give the Lady Vols a 61-54 lead. Taber Spani hit another 3 with 1:52 left to seal the victory. The game featured two Hall of Fame coaches with Pat Summitt and C. Vivian Stringer of Rutgers. The long-time friends have combined for nearly 1,950 victories during their illustrious careers. They stand first and third on the women’s basketball all-time victory list. Summitt received a warm standing ovation from the crowd before the game and shared a long embrace with Stringer. Rutgers players wore warmup shirts that said “We Back Pat” in honor of Summitt’s battle with Alzeheimer’s. The school also presented Tennessee with a collage of Stringer’s favorite photos with Summitt and a commemorative jersey at the half. Tennessee held Rutgers scoreless over a 7:55 span as April Sykes connected from downtown with 38 seconds left. As the Lady Vols squandered free throw opportunities, the Scarlet Knights made things interesting, coming as close as 65-61 before a pair of free throws from Shekinna Stricklen sealed the victory for UT. The Lady Vols got off to a quick start behind Stricklen. The senior preseason All-American had 10 straight points for Tennessee during one stretch. Her jumper with 5:48 left in the half gave the Lady Vols a 33-20 lead. That would be their last points before the half as Rutgers turned up its defensive pressure, scoring the final eight points before the break, including four by Sykes. Rutgers continued the run to start the second half scoring 11 of the first 14 points. Sykes’ layup 2 1/2 minutes in gave Rutgers its first lead of the game at 37-36. Khadijah Rushdan’s basket moments later capped the 19-3 burst. Neither team could pull away. Rutgers built a 54-51 lead on consecutive scores by Rushdan and a layup by Sykes with 8:33 left. That would be the Scarlet Knights’ final points until Sykes hit a 3-pointer with 35.9 seconds left that made it 64-57. Rutgers would get within four on Monique’s Oliver’s lay-in with 12.6 seconds left. Rushdan finished with 16 points. Spani and Simmons each had 13 points for Tennessee.


GAME 9

GAME 10

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs UCLA 12/17/11 2:00 p.m. at Wooden Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Stanford 12/20/11 7:00 pm at Stanford, Calif. (Maples Pavilion)

TENNESSEE 85 • 7-2

TENNESSEE 80 • 7-3

#6 UT vs. UCLA // Dec. 17, 2011

## 21 25 10 13 40 01 11 15 20

Player

BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber STRICKLEN, Shekinna BASS, Briana BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 19-25 76.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-9 66.7% FT % 1st Half: 1-1 100.0

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

6-9 7-9 8-14 5-7 5-6 0-0 2-4 3-3 0-0

0-0 0-0 2-5 4-6 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

2-3 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

36-52

7-14

6-10

2nd half: 17-27 63.0% 2nd half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd half: 5-9 55.6%

1 11 12 1 4 5 0 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 24 28

#6 UT vs. #4 Stanford // Dec. 20, 2011

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 2 3 4 1 0 0 4 0

Min

1 2 0 1 3 0 1 0 1

14 17 18 14 11 1 4 6 0

3 0 3 3 3 0 2 1 0

0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

9

85 16 15

3

6 200

Game: 36-52 69.2% Game: 7-14 50.0% Game: 6-10 60.0%

26 38 39 29 33 1 11 19 4

Deadball Rebounds 4

11 20 01 05 35 00 10 23 34

Player

Nyingifa, Atonye Gardner, Rhema Lemberger, Thea Williams, Mariah Gardner, Rebekah Faulk, Moriah Swain, Kacy Walker, Markel Costa, Corinne Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 15-34 44.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-7 57.1% FT % 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

4-9 1-4 5-12 0-4 9-18 1-5 2-4 3-11 0-1

0-0 0-0 1-6 0-1 5-9 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0

2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-0

25-68

7-18

7-8

2nd half: 10-34 29.4% 2nd half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd half: 7-8 87.5%

3 0 3 3 1 4 0 0 0 3 1 4 1 2 3 1 1 2 0 2 2 7 1 8 0 0 0 1 4 5 19 12 31

TP

A TO Blk Stl

1 0 6 3 1 0 0 4 0

Min

0 1 0 2 3 0 0 3 0

10 2 11 0 24 2 4 11 0

2 0 4 1 2 1 0 1 0

1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0

9

64 15 11

2

7 200

Game: 25-68 36.8% Game: 7-18 38.9% Game: 7-8 87.5%

27 12 39 29 37 9 10 31 6

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Michael Price, Brenda Pantoja, Cathi Cornell Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. UCLA-None. Attendance: 2025 Score by periods TENNESSEE UCLA

25 40 21 10 13 05 11 15 20

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BAUGH, Vicki SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber MASSENGALE, Ariel BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-26 3FG % 1st Half: 3-8 FT % 1st Half: 6-8

61.5% 37.5% 75.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot

f 4-5 f 10-17 c 0-2 g 5-12 g 3-6 0-1 0-0 4-9 0-1

26-53

0-0 3-8 0-0 1-5 1-3 0-1 0-0 1-3 0-0

6-20

10-12 4-6 2-4 2-3 2-2 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

PF

TP

1 5 6 3 1 2 3 4 2 1 3 4 0 2 2 0 2 3 5 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 4 22-29 11 18 29 16

2nd half: 10-27 37.0% 2nd half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd half: 16-21 76.2%

18 27 2 13 9 0 2 9 0

A TO Blk Stl

0 2 0 4 2 1 0 2 0

Min

3 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 0

2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0

80 11 13

3

6 200

Game: 26-53 49.1% Game: 6-20 30.0% Game: 22-29 75.9%

33 40 16 37 25 11 8 27 3

Deadball Rebounds 2

Stanford 97 • 8-1

UCLA 64 • 5-4 ##

##

1st

45 34

2nd

40 30

Last FG - UT 2nd-00:32, UCLA 2nd-01:40. Largest lead - UT by 23 2nd-09:38, UCLA None.

Total

85 64

Points UT UCLA

In Paint 36 16

Off T/O 14 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 4 12 17 0

## 04 13 30 15 31 21 25 33 41 42 44

Player

Greenfield, Taylor Ogwumike, Chiney Ogwumike, Nnemkadi La Rocque, Lindy Kokenis, Toni James, Sara Payne, Erica Orrange, Amber Samuelson, Bonnie Boothe, Sarah Tinkle, Joslyn Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 19-40 3FG % 1st Half: 5-12 FT % 1st Half: 5-5

47.5% 41.7% 100.0

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot

f 2-3 f 6-12 f 19-27 g 1-4 g 8-18 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-0 0-1

2-3 0-0 0-0 1-4 5-10 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-1

37-69

9-21

PF

TP

1 1 2 1 2 3 5 4 8 9 17 3 0 1 1 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 4 5 14-16 14 21 35 16

2nd half: 18-29 62.1% 2nd half: 4-9 44.4% 2nd half: 9-11 81.8%

0-0 2-2 4-4 0-0 5-6 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

6 14 42 3 26 1 0 0 5 0 0

A TO Blk Stl

4 1 3 4 4 0 0 3 0 0 1

97 20

0 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 9

Min

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4

1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

7

4 200

Game: 37-69 53.6% Game: 9-21 42.9% Game: 14-16 87.5%

25 30 39 25 38 1 1 8 11 6 16

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Lisa Jones, Marianne Karp, Robert Scofield Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-HARRISON, Isabelle. Stanford-None. Attendance: 7329 Bench 11 17

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

LOS ANGELES - Meighan Simmons scored 18 points, Glory Johnson added 17 and No. 6 Tennessee made 18 of its first 20 shots in beating UCLA 85-64 on Saturday. Vicki Baugh had 14 points and 12 rebounds, Taber Spani added 14 points and Shekinna Stricklen scored 11 for the Lady Vols, who shot 36 of 52 (69.6 percent) from the floor -- not far off the school record of 72.1 percent against Old Dominion on Jan. 4, 1989.

Score by periods TENNESSEE Stanford

1st

41 48

2nd

39 49

Total

80 97

Last FG - UT 2nd-00:05, STAN 2nd-01:27. Largest lead - UT by 9 1st-13:21, STAN by 19 2nd-02:06.

Points UT STAN

In Paint 18 40

Off T/O 13 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 4 14 4

Bench 11 6

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored a career-high 42 points and dazzled in what might have been the most meaningful home game of her senior season, and No. 4 Stanford beat sixth-ranked Tennessee 97-80 on Tuesday night in one of women’s basketballs best rivalries. The Cardinal extended their school-record home winning streak to 68 games at Maples Pavilion, where a sellout crowd of 7,329 waved red “We Back Pat” rally towels in support of Hall of Fame Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt, who revealed in August she has early onset Alzheimer’s.

Rebekah Gardner scored 15 of her career-high 24 points in the first half for UCLA (5-4), and Thea Lemberger and Markel Walker added 11 points each for the Bruins.

Shekinna Stricklen scored a career-high 27 points to lead the Lady Vols, who had their five-game winning streak snapped.

The win was the fourth straight for the Lady Vols (7-2) and their 18th in 19 meetings alltime against UCLA. It also raised Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt’s career record to 1,078-201.

Glory Johnson added 18 points, six rebounds, two blocks and two steals and Meighan Simmons scored 13 for Tennessee on a night Ogwumike put on a show for national television.

The 59-year-old Hall of Famer, in her 38th season at Tennessee, is the only coach in NCAA men’s and women’s basketball history to reach 1,000 wins.

Ogwumike’s basket that hit the rim and bounced in with 10:59 left gave the Cardinal their first double-digit lead of the game at 65-55 - and they only built on that the rest of the way. Ogwumike’s two free throws with 3:49 left topped her previous best outing of 38 points on April 4, 2010, against Oklahoma.

The Lady Vols never trailed, making their first eight shots, including three 3-pointers, for a 19-8 lead. The Bruins went on a 10-3 run to draw within four points before Tennessee had a 21-9 burst to make it 43-27. The Lady Vols then missed five of six shots, leaving them shooting 19 of 25 (76 percent) and with a 45-34 lead at halftime. Tennessee outscored the Bruins 9-2 to begin the second half for a 54-36 lead. UCLA wasn’t closer than 13 points after that. A layup by Baugh with 7:29 remaining made it 74-52, with Tennessee shooting 32 of 43 (74.4 percent) from the field at that stage. There were only four fouls called and just one free throw in the first half, and 17 fouls and 18 free throws in the game. Tennessee played its third straight game without starting point guard Ariel Massengale, who dislocated her left middle finger during practice earlier this month.

Her sophomore sister, Chiney, added 14 points as the Cardinal shot 53.6 percent. Tennessee shot a sizzling 61.5 percent in the first half to stay within 48-41 at the break before going a cool 37 percent in the second half to finish at 49.1 percent. The Cardinal, riding a streak of four straight Final Fours without a championship, haven’t lost on their home floor at raucous Maples Pavilion since falling to Florida State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on March 19, 2007. Stanford has beaten Tennessee three times during that span - also a 73-69 win on Dec. 22, 2007, and a 67-52 victory on Dec. 19, 2009. There also was that monumental 71-59 victory last Dec. 30 that snapped top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak. Summitt walked onto the court a few minutes before tipoff to a rousing standing ovation from the sellout crowd. Fellow Hall of Famer VanDerveer was shown on the main elevated center-court scoreboard offering her support to Summitt while acknowleding how much Stanford cherishes the rivalry and regular non-conference meetings with the Lady Vols. VanDerveer said Stanford’s program “is behind her 100 percent.” Summitt was not yet on the court with her team to see the presentation. “Pat, we love you, we care about you and we wish you the very best in your battle with Alzheimer’s,” said the video with VanDerveer, who walked to the opposite bench to greet Summitt. They posed for a few photos together. The Cardinal began the game 3 for 13 to 6 of 8 for Tennessee, which jumped out to a 10-3 lead in the opening 2:50. The Lady Vols were whistled for a technical foul at the 11:18 mark of the first half for having six players on the court. Stanford converted both free throws to cut Tennessee’s lead to 16-15. Tennessee freshman guard Ariel Massengale, who had missed last three games nursing a dislocated middle finger on her left hand that required minor surgery, entered the game for the first time with 10:45 left. The Lady Vols beat DePaul and won at both Rutgers and UCLA without her. Massengale practiced Monday in the Bay Area.


GAME 11

GAME 12

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Old Dominion vs TENNESSEE 12/28/11 7:00 p.m. at Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boling Arena

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Auburn 01-01-12 2:05 p.m. at Auburn, Ala. -- Auburn Arena

Old Dominion 37 • 3-10

TENNESSEE 73 • 9-3, 1-0 SEC

#7/8 UT vs. Old Dominion // Dec. 28, 2011

## 53 44 11 14 23 03 04 12 25 30 32 50

Player

RICHARDS, Shakeva LEWIS, Tia BETZ-WHITE, Ashley COOK, Jackie GUILFORD, JoNiquia BUCHAN, Mairi ALLISON, Rebecca HALL, Myeisha CAMPBELL, Brittany WASHINGTON, Brianca MINOR, Tiffany JACKSON, Tiye Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-32 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 FT % 1st Half: 3-4

25.0% 16.7% 75.0%

f c g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

0-2 4-12 3-9 5-10 1-7 2-4 0-1 0-6 0-0 0-0 0-5 0-3

15-59 2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

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

0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

4-16

3-6

7-27 3-10 0-2

25.9% 30.0% 0.0%

TP

0 1 1 1 6 2 8 4 2 2 4 1 3 1 4 3 2 2 4 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 2 1 3 19 13 32 15

#7/8 UT at Auburn // Jan. 1, 2012

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 8 9 13 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1

1 5 4 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0

0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

37

8 23

2

3 200

Game: 15-59 25.4% Game: 4-16 25.0% Game: 3-6 50.0%

24 34 27 33 23 13 3 20 2 1 13 7

Deadball Rebounds 1

15 25 40 05 10 01 11 20 21

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 20-40 50.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-12 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

25 05 10 40 11 20 21

f f f g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

4-10 6-12 3-7 4-6 5-13 3-8 2-4 5-7 5-8

0-0 0-0 0-3 3-3 2-7 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0

37-75

6-17

7 8 5 6 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 0 5 7 3 0 10-14 27 27

2nd half: 17-35 48.6% 2nd half: 0-5 0.0% 2nd half: 6-9 66.7%

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

TP

15 0 11 0 4 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 5 3 3 0 12 1 3 54 10

9 16 8 11 12 9 4 10 11

A TO Blk Stl

5 1 0 5 1 2 9 1 2

0 2 1 0 2 0 3 1 2

90 26 11

0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2

6 0 2 4 1 1 1 1 0

Min

29 26 24 21 20 19 24 14 23

5 16 200

Game: 37-75 49.3% Game: 6-17 35.3% Game: 10-14 71.4%

Deadball Rebounds 2

1st

20 50

2nd

17 40

Total

37 90

Last FG - ODU 2nd-03:51, UT 2nd-00:46. Largest lead - ODU by 4 1st-19:11, UT by 53 2nd-00:44.

Points ODU UT

In Paint 8 46

Off T/O 1 26

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 2 23 12

Bench 4 34

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 3 times.

KNOXVILLE - Behind double-doubles from seniors Vicki Baugh and Glory Johnson, the seventhranked Tennessee women’s basketball team topped Old Dominion, 90-37, Wednesday evening at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols spent their practices since last week’s 17-point loss at No. 4 Stanford focused on regaining the defensive excellence that coach Pat Summitt expects of them. The result was a near perfect effort in a 90-37 win over Old Dominion on Wednesday night. “Tonight, it was about Tennessee,” associate head coach Holly Warlick said. “It was about what was across our chest. We focused on getting better. I think what we did today was indicative of how hard we’ve practiced on the defensive end.” Warlick estimated the team had spent all of two minutes total working on offense during practices on Monday and Tuesday. The coaches and players used the rest of the time to work on rebounding, pass deflections and preventing transition baskets -- all things that haunted them in the 97-80 loss to the Cardinal on Dec. 20. The Lady Vols (8-3) outrebounded the Lady Monarchs 54-32, limited them to 25 percent shooting, forced 23 turnovers and gave up just one basket on the fastbreak. Tennessee now has won 16 straight and 31 of the last 32 against the Lady Monarchs, whose 37 points was the lowest total scored by either team in the 45-game annual series. Tennessee appeared a bit rusty on the offensive end early against Old Dominion (3-10), which scored the first two baskets of the game. The Lady Monarchs were leading 8-7 when Alicia Manning hit a jumper with 16:14 in the first half that launched a 14-2 run to give the Lady Vols control of the game. Ariel Massengale, who hadn’t started a game since dislocating her left middle finger in practice Dec. 8, hit back-to-back 3s in the span of 28 seconds during the stretch. “I was really happy with our play at the very beginning because Tennessee is such a big place to play and it’s really big-time,” Old Dominion guard Jackie Cook said. “I was really proud of how we stepped up and played from the very start. We just couldn’t finish.” Tennessee took a commanding 50-20 halftime lead against Old Dominion by shooting 50 percent from the field and hitting 6 of 12 from 3. The Lady Vols turned the ball over just twice and posted 15 assists before the break. Their improved defense led to balanced offense, with Johnson logging 16 points and 11 rebounds. Baugh had 11 points and 12 rebounds. Meighan Simmons added 12 points, Massengale scored 11, Isabelle Harrison had 10 and Alicia Manning grabbed 15 rebounds. “I like a game like this because we’re working on ourselves,” Johnson said. `We’re working on ourselves as a team and we’re trying to get better and work on our defense. We have so many things that we have to work on outside of the big games. We only have so much time.” Cook led Old Dominion with 13 points, as the Lady Vols managed to frustrate Old Dominion’s top player, Tia Lewis. Lewis entered the game averaging 18.1 points and 9.7 rebounds but finished with eight points, eight rebounds and four fouls. By the end of the game, Tennessee had scored 46 and had 26 points off turnovers. Old Dominion only scored eight points inside and had just a single point off the Lady Vols’ 11 giveaways.

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan STRICKLEN, Shekinna BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-34 29.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-11 9.1% FT % 1st Half: 10-11 90.9%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-6 5-9 1-5 6-15 5-18 0-3 1-4 0-5

0-0 0-0 0-1 1-5 2-9 0-1 0-0 0-0

21-65

3-16

TP

4-4 4-5 2-3 7-8 5-5 2-2 0-0 4-4

3 2 5 2 6 7 13 3 1 3 4 3 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 3 6 9 2 6 3 9 28-31 23 26 49 14

2nd half: 11-31 35.5% 2nd half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd half: 18-20 90.0%

10 14 4 20 17 2 2 4

A TO Blk Stl

3 2 2 2 3 0 0 0

1 4 2 5 0 0 2 4

73 12 18

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

2 3 1 1 3 1 0 1

Min

25 32 36 37 36 13 5 16

1 12 200

Game: 21-65 32.3% Game: 3-16 18.8% Game: 28-31 90.3%

Deadball Rebounds 1

Auburn 52 • 8-6, 0-1 SEC ## 23

Officials: Laura C. Morris, Brian Hall, Rob Fessler Technical fouls: Old Dominion-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 15409 Score by periods Old Dominion TENNESSEE

15

14

TENNESSEE 90 • 8-3 ##

##

00 02 04 03 11 22 25 32 34

Player

Alverson, Blanche Hilliard, Chantel Muhammad, Hasina Jennings, Morgan Simmons, Parrisha Ouardad, Najat Strain, Courtney Glymph, Camille Williams, Jassany Tanner, Tyrese Davis, Peyton Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-25 40.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% FT % 1st Half: 5-7 71.4%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-7 2-2 3-11 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-1 7-14 2-5 3-6 0-0

19-51 2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

1-2 0-0 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-10 0-0 0-0 0-0

1-1 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 2-5 0-0

7-16

7-12

9-26 3-7 2-5

34.6% 42.9% 40.0%

TP

1 5 6 3 1 1 2 5 1 2 3 3 1 2 3 4 1 1 2 2 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 3 2 5 5 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 9 22 31 26

6 5 7 1 0 0 0 21 4 8 0

A TO Blk Stl

2 0 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

Min

2 3 6 5 1 2 1 1 1 2 1

0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1

0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 1

52 13 25

9

7 200

Game: 19-51 37.3% Game: 7-16 43.8% Game: 7-12 58.3%

26 14 29 33 12 8 2 29 17 26 4

Deadball Rebounds 2,1

Officials: Bryan Enterline (R), Gina Cross, Michael McConnell Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. Auburn-None. Attendance: 4269 Southeastern Conference Opener Score by periods TENNESSEE Auburn

1st

31 29

2nd

42 23

Total

73 52

Points UT AU

In Paint 26 16

Last FG - UT 2nd-02:39, AU 2nd-00:19. Largest lead - UT by 24 2nd-00:31, AU by 4 1st-10:27.

Off T/O 27 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 30 4 14 0

Bench 8 33

Score tied - 6 times. Lead changed - 2 times.

AUBURN, Ala. - The seventh-ranked Tennessee women’s basketball team opened the new year and SEC play with a 73-52 win against Auburn on Sunday afternoon at Auburn Arena, marking UT’s 34th consecutive SEC win dating back to the 2009-10 season. The Lady Vols won going away in a game when their shots weren’t falling. Hounding Auburn into mistakes helped. Meighan Simmons scored 20 points and the Lady Vols (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) closed on a big run. Tennessee (9-3, 1-0 SEC) came into the game last in the league in scoring defense, giving up 63.5 points a game, but forced 25 turnovers and had 12 steals. It was more than enough to earn the Lady Vols a 34th-consecutive SEC win. The Lady Vols closed the game on a 19-6 run to turn a tight contest into a blowout and win for the 27th time in the last 30 meetings with the Tigers (8-6, 0-1). Shekinna Stricklen added 17 points for Tennessee but was disgusted with her 5-of-18 shooting performance. Glory Johnson had 14 points and 13 rebounds and Alicia Manning scored 10 points. Simmons had 13 in the second half. Camille Glymph led Auburn with 21 points, making 5 of 10 from 3-point range. The Lady Vols struggled from the field, shooting just 32 percent (21 of 65) after coming in as the SEC’s second-best shooting team. However, they gave Auburn troubles on the boards and with a trapping defense that often forced the Tigers into hurried shots with the shot clock ticking down. Tennessee also dominated in rebounding 49-31. The Lady Vols turned a 31-29 halftime lead into a 14-point cushion midway through the second half. Johnson also boiled down the essence of Summitt’s halftime message. “Basically, if we don’t get it together, we’re walking home,” she said. “And it’s a long walk. I figured this isn’t the way Tennessee plays. We know how to play and we’re not playing to our standards. When we’re not rebounding and settling for good shots instead of great shots, that’s what happens.” Auburn managed to cut the 14-point deficit in half with Glymph hitting back-to-back 3s to make it 53-46 with 8 minutes to play. Then, Tennessee hit 7 of 8 free throws over the next 3 minutes to spark a 9-0 run and all but put the game away. The Lady Vols went 28 of 31 from the line to help overcome the poor shooting night.


GAME 13

GAME 14

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Chattanooga vs TENNESSEE 01/03/12 7:05 p.m. at Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boling Arena

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics #16/15 Georgia vs TENNESSEE 01/05/12 7:05 p.m. at Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boling Arena

#6/7 UT vs. Chattanooga // Jan. 3, 2012

#6/7 UT vs. #16/15 Georgia // Jan. 5, 2012

Chattanooga 47 • 8-4 ## 25 31 03 05 22 02 11 12 21 32 34

Player

HOOD, Whitney HALL, Taylor CHRISTOPHER, Kayla TOWNSEND, Tenisha LAMBERT, Kylie SOUTHERN, Ashley TOWNS, Ka'Vonne DOWNES, Meghan BLACK, Alex FREEMAN, Kayla DUPREE, Faith Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 6-29 3FG % 1st Half: 0-8 FT % 1st Half: 4-4

20.7% 0.0% 100.0

f f g g g

#16/15 Georgia 51 • 12-3, 1-1 SEC

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

4-7 1-7 1-9 1-5 2-7 0-2 0-3 1-5 0-1 0-0 7-10

0-0 0-1 0-4 1-5 1-4 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1

17-56

3-17

TP

2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

2 1 3 4 1 3 4 0 1 2 3 2 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 4 3 7 10-12 10 18 28 13

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

10 4 2 3 8 0 1 2 0 0 17

A TO Blk Stl

1 0 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1

0 1 2 1 4 0 2 1 2 1 1 2 47 11 17

Min

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0

0

7 200

Game: 17-56 30.4% Game: 3-17 17.6% Game: 10-12 83.3%

17 21 33 28 31 4 15 16 12 5 18

Deadball Rebounds 0

TENNESSEE 90 • 10-3 ## 15 25 40 05 10 01 04 11 20 21

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 18-32 56.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-8 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 10-12 83.3%

f f f g g

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

34-72

9-20

TP

1 4 5 1 5 8 13 0 2 3 5 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 1 1 2 3 1 3 0 3 1 2 1 3 1 3 5 8 1 3 6 9 3 2 1 3 13-17 24 31 55 12

2nd half: 16-40 40.0% 2nd half: 5-12 41.7% 2nd half: 3-5 60.0%

2-2 2-2 0-0 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-4 3-4

6 10 4 19 10 9 2 8 13 9

A TO Blk Stl

1 2 3 2 2 1 4 2 1 1

2 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2

90 19 13

0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 2

1 3 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2

Min

21 20 21 23 24 17 16 19 20 19

9 10 200

Game: 34-72 47.2% Game: 9-20 45.0% Game: 13-17 76.5%

Deadball Rebounds 0

Officials: Billy Smith, Angel Stanton, Carla Fountain Technical fouls: Chattanooga-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 11754 Score by periods Chattanooga TENNESSEE

1st

16 50

2nd

31 40

Total

47 90

Last FG - UTC 2nd-00:14, UT 2nd-00:23. Largest lead - UTC by 2 1st-19:22, UT by 46 2nd-00:23.

Points UTC UT

12 01 03 10 11 04 15 23 31

In Paint 12 30

Off T/O 6 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 0 30 6

Bench 20 41

Player

HASSELL,Jasmine MILLER,Khaalidah ARMSTRONG,Anne Mari JAMES,Jasmine MITCHELL,Meredith BENNETT,Danielle DONALD,Krista WILLIS,Tamika FORD,Erika Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-31 35.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 30.0% FT % 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

f g g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

4-7 1-8 4-7 3-12 6-16 1-5 1-3 1-1 1-4

0-0 1-6 1-2 0-2 1-5 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-2

0-0 0-0 0-0 2-4 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

22-63

4-21

3-6

2nd half: 11-32 34.4% 2nd half: 1-11 9.1% 2nd half: 1-2 50.0%

TP

2 0 2 4 0 2 2 2 1 4 5 2 0 3 3 2 3 4 7 3 0 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 0 3 3 1 1 3 4 9 23 32 21

A TO Blk Stl

Min

8 3 9 8 14 3 2 2 2

0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0

2 0 1 2 3 3 1 0 0

0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0

0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

51

7 12

6

3 200

Game: 22-63 34.9% Game: 4-21 19.0% Game: 3-6 50.0%

24 25 24 34 38 9 16 17 13

Deadball Rebounds 2

TENNESSEE 80 • 11-3, 2-0 SEC ##

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-5 4-8 2-7 6-6 4-14 3-5 1-2 4-9 5-12 3-4

##

15 25 40 05 10 01 04 11 20 21

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 14-27 51.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

f f f g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

0-4 8-11 5-15 8-12 3-11 0-0 0-5 1-2 1-4 2-2

0-0 0-0 0-3 2-3 2-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

28-66

4-13

0-0 6-11 2-3 1-1 2-2 0-0 2-2 1-2 2-3 4-4

2 3 5 4 9 13 2 6 8 2 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 8 10 3 3 6 20-28 19 33 52

2nd half: 14-39 35.9% 2nd half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd half: 15-22 68.2%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

1 0 3 9 1 0 2 0 0 0

Min

0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 2

0 22 12 19 10 0 2 3 4 8

2 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

9

80 16 11

1

6 200

Game: 28-66 42.4% Game: 4-13 30.8% Game: 20-28 71.4%

20 32 36 35 29 3 9 9 7 20

Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: Tina Napier, Mary Day, Bob Trammell Technical fouls: #16/15 Georgia-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 13721 Score by periods #16/15 Georgia TENNESSEE

1st

27 36

2nd

24 44

Total

51 80

Last FG - GA 2nd-00:56, UT 2nd-00:18. Largest lead - GA by 2 1st-19:09, UT by 31 2nd-02:25.

Points GA UT

In Paint 12 42

Off T/O 4 9

2nd Fast Chance Break 6 2 20 12

Bench 9 17

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 1 time.

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The #6/7 Lady Vols used a 30-0 run in the first half to run away with a 90-47 victory over Chattanooga on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee moved to 10-3 with the easy win in its final home non-conference game this season. The Lady Vols will play their third game in five nights on Thursday as Georgia comes to Knoxville for a 7 p.m., tip-off on CSS.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - #6/7 Tennessee pulled away from #16/15 Georgia with a 32-9 run in the second half before 13,721 fans to post a 80-51 victory at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night. Glory Johnson posted a double-double to lead four players in double-figures. For Johnson, her 22-point, 13-rebound effort was her fourth straight double-double I and sixth this season. The freshman Ariel Massengale nearly notched her first-career double-double as she tied her careerhighs with 19 points and 9 assists.

Freshman Ariel Massengale (19 points) and Isabelle Harrison (13 points) each scored career-highs in the win as four Lady Vols scored in double-figures. Glory Johnson tallied a double-double with 10 points and a game-high 13 rebounds. Meighan Simmons also scored 10 points.

The Lady Vols improved to 11-3 overall and 2-0 in the SEC with its fourth win a row. Georgia suffered just its third loss to stand at 12-3 and 1-1 in the league. The loss ended the Lady Bulldogs four-game win streak.

For Johnson, it was her third straight double-double and sixth of the season.

Tennessee dominated the glass, holding a 52-32 edge on the boards led by Johnson. Vicki Baugh also hauled down 10 to go along with eight points. The Lady Vols’ defense was stellar in holding Georgia to just 34.9 percent from the floor including 4-of-21 from 3-point range.

The Lady Vols outrebounded the Lady Mocs, 55-28, while shooting 47.2 percent from the floor. Chattanooga was limited to just 30.4 percent for the game including 20.7 (6-of-29) in the first half. The game marked the return of junior guard Kamiko Williams, who missed the first 12 games recovering from a torn ACL. Williams played 16 minutes and had two points, four assists, two steals and three rebounds. The Lady Mocs (8-4) were led by former Lady Vol Faith Dupree, who had 17 points on 7-of10 shooting. Tennessee led 10-8 with 16:34 left in the first half before that 30-0 run, which made it 40-8 with 5:48 left in the half on a jumper by Cierra Burdick.

Meighan Simmons scored in double-figures for the seventh game in a row with 10. Shekinna Stricklen tallied 12 for her 12th game of the year with 10 or more. Tennessee went on a 24-6 run midway through the second half to take 68-42 lead with 7:16 left on Johnson’s 3-point play. The run expanded to 32-9 on a Cierra Burdick putback with a little more than two minutes left in the game, making it 76-45. The Lady Vols continued to pull away as Johnson converted a fastbreak 3-point play to give UT a 51-36 lead with 13 minutes left in the game. Simmons’ 3-pointer with 11:45 left made it a 17-point bulge at 57-40. Two beautiful fastbreak give-and-gos between Stricklen and Johnson in the final minute gave Tennessee a 36-27 lead at intermission. Massengale had 15 points in the first half to lead all scorers as the Lady Vols shot 52 percent. Down by as many as 11, Georgia cut the deficit to five on a 3-pointer by Meredith Mitchell with 2:05 left in the first half causing the Lady Vols to call timeout. Massengale continued her assault on the hoop with a putback lay-up with 3:51 left in the first half as Tennessee took a 30-20 lead. Vicki Baugh’s first basket of the game with 5:41 left in the first half put the Lady Vols up 28-19. Tennessee opened the game strong, taking a 20-11 lead in the first 8:13 as Massengale made her first four shots including two 3-pointers. The Lady Vols return to the hardwood on Sunday as Tennessee travels to Arkansas for a 3:30 p.m., match-up that will air on ESPNU and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network.


GAME 15

GAME 16

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Arkansas

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs #9/8 KENTUCKY 01/12/12 7:05 pm at Memorial Coliseum-Lexington, KY

01-08-12 2:30 p.m. at Fayetteville, Ark. (Bud Walton Arena) #6/7 UT vs. Arkansas // Jan. 8, 2012

#6/7 UT vs. #9/8 Kentucky // Jan. 12, 2012

TENNESSEE 60 • 12-4, 3-1

TENNESSEE 69 • 12-3, 3-0 SEC ## 15 25 05 10 40 01 04 11 20 21

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan STRICKLEN, Shekinna BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals FG % 1st Half: 12-23 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 FT % 1st Half: 6-10

f f g g g

52.2% 16.7% 60.0%

1-2 6-9 3-8 2-9 8-12 0-2 0-0 3-5 1-4 3-3

0-0 0-0 1-2 1-6 2-6 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1-2 3-6 0-2 2-2 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

27-54

4-16

11-18

2nd half: 15-31 2nd half: 3-10 2nd half: 5-8

48.4% 30.0% 62.5%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF

1 4 5 2 6 8 14 2 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 3 5 8 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 4 0 2 3 5 16 31 47 15

Game: 27-54 Game: 4-16 Game: 11-18

TP

A TO Blk

3 15 7 7 19 2 0 6 2 8

3 1 5 1 3 0 1 1 0 1

Stl

Min

##

22 30 29 20 34 18 7 9 13 18

15

1 3 0 3 4 0 4 1 1 3

0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2

0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

69 16 20

6

6 200

50.0% 25.0% 61.1%

Deadball Rebounds 5,2

04 12 21 22 33 01 02 03 11 14 24 42

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA

Player

WATKINS, Sarah DANIELS, Ashley ROBINSON, Dominique RICKETTS, C'eira HARRIS, Lyndsay PEAK, Keira HATCHER, Kelsey TOWNSEND, Jamesha BERNA, Calli GATLING, Erin WILLIAMS, Quistelle BOWEN, Jhasmin Team Totals FG % 1st Half: 3FG % 1st Half: FT % 1st Half:

3-30 2-11 3-4

f f f g g

10.0% 18.2% 75.0%

0-2 2-5 0-8 1-11 4-14 0-5 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-1 2-6 0-1

0-0 0-0 0-4 0-0 3-10 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-3 0-0

2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 4-4 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0

10-55

3-20

15-16

2nd half: 7-25 2nd half: 1-9 2nd half: 12-12

28.0% 11.1% 100.0%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF

0 0 0 4 1 0 1 4 1 2 3 0 2 0 2 1 0 3 3 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 5 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 12 12 24 15

Game: 10-55 Game: 3-20 Game: 15-16

18.2% 15.0% 93.8%

TP

A TO Blk

2 6 0 2 14 4 2 0 0 2 6 0

0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0

38

1 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 3 2 1 0 3 5 18

05 10 01 04 11 20 21

FG % 1st Half: 9-32 3FG % 1st Half: 0-4 FT % 1st Half: 3-5

Stl

Min

##

1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0

19 18 20 21 28 15 5 16 22 9 21 6

40

3

7 200 Deadball Rebounds 1,1

Officials: Bryan Enterline, Roy Gulbeyan, Ed Sidlasky Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. Arkansas-None. Attendance: 5258 Estimated Actual Attendance: 5,258 Score by periods TENNESSEE Arkansas

40

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals 28.1% 0.0% 60.0%

f f f g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

1-3 7-14 3-12 2-5 1-6 0-0 2-8 0-3 0-1 7-8

0-0 0-0 1-4 0-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

23-60

2-7

TP

1-2 3-7 4-4 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3

1 0 1 1 2 5 7 2 2 3 5 3 0 4 4 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 2 3 1 7 2 9 4 3 3 6 12-19 20 21 41 17

2nd half: 14-28 50.0% 2nd half: 2-3 66.7% 2nd half: 9-14 64.3%

3 17 11 6 3 0 4 0 0 16

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 3 5 1 0 1 0 0 0

Min

2 4 5 3 0 0 1 1 3 1

0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1

0 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1

60 10 20

5

8 200

Game: 23-60 38.3% Game: 2-7 28.6% Game: 12-19 63.2%

19 29 31 36 24 5 17 5 5 29

Deadball Rebounds 5,1

#9/8 KENTUCKY 61 • 15-2, 4-0

Arkansas 38 • 11-4, 0-3 SEC ##

25

Player

1st

31 11

2nd

38 27

Total

69 38

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Shekinna Stricklen made sure she went out in style in her last performance in her home state. Stricklen scored 19 points, and Glory Johnson recorded her fifth straight double-double, as Tennessee (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) routed Arkansas 69-38 on Sunday. The win was the 36th straight in Southeastern Conference play for the Lady Volunteers (123, 3-0), who opened the game with a 25-3 run and never looked back. Tennessee hasn’t lost an SEC game since a 53-50 loss at Georgia on Jan. 21, 2010, and it was in no jeopardy of doing so while holding the Razorbacks to a season-low point total. Arkansas, meanwhile, remained winless in SEC play. The Razorbacks (11-4, 0-3) hit only 3 of 30 shots in the first half, and their 10-of-55 shooting for the game (18.1 percent) was the worst in school history. Stricklen, who starred in high school in Morrilton, Ark., scored what was a career-high 26 points in a win at Arkansas last season, and the Lady Volunteers’ leading scorer was equally impressive this time around. The senior scored six points early as Tennessee opened with a 14-0 run, including one of her two 3-pointers for the game. She finished 8 of 12 from the field and had eight rebounds in front on a sizeable and vocal cheering section behind the Tennessee bench. The strong effort came after Stricklen had shot just 32 percent over her last four games. Stricklen’s performance was hardly the only dominant one. Johnson, who entered the game only four rebounds short of 1,000 for her career, didn’t need long to reach that mark against the Razorbacks (11-4, 0-3). She grabbed her fourth rebound and scored on a putback late in the first half to put Tennessee up 31-8 -- finishing with 15 points and 14 rebounds. The game was well out of hand at that point. Arkansas didn’t score until Lyndsey Harris’ 3-pointer 6:24 into the game, and it opened 1 of 19 from the field. Harris, who finished with 14 points, hit two first-half 3-pointers, and the Razorbacks’ only other basket was a putback by Quistelle Wiliams.

01 13 24 32 03 04 10 20 23 50

Player

Henderson, Brittany Mathies, A'dia Goss, Bria Smith, Amber Evans, Kastine Riley, Crystal Snowden, Keyla Pinkett, Bernisha Conwright, Maegan Walker, Samarie Bishop, Azia Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-31 3FG % 1st Half: 2-14 FT % 1st Half: 5-8

29.0% 14.3% 62.5%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 0-0 g 11-20 g 2-10 g 1-5 g 0-3 2-3 3-13 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-1

20-58

0-0 2-7 1-6 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-6 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

4-21

TP

0-0 10-11 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-1 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0

1 4 5 3 4 5 9 1 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 4 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 3 3 1 2 3 1 5 2 7 17-22 18 19 37 18

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 12-14 85.7%

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 34 8 2 0 4 11 0 0 2 0

0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

1 3 2 3 1 1 1 3 0 0 1

0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

0 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0

61

5 16

4

9 200

Game: 20-58 34.5% Game: 4-21 19.0% Game: 17-22 77.3%

18 36 34 17 15 5 22 6 18 19 10

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Mark Zentz, Sue Blauch, Denise Brooks Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. #9/8 KENTUCKY-None. Attendance: 7961 Score by periods TENNESSEE #9/8 KENTUCKY

1st

21 25

2nd

39 36

Total

60 61

Last FG - UT 2nd-02:06, UK 2nd-00:05. Largest lead - UT by 3 2nd-02:06, UK by 12 2nd-07:46.

Points UT UK

In Paint 36 24

Off T/O 17 20

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 12 12 0

Bench 20 17

Score tied - 8 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A’dia Mathies drove the lane and scored in traffic with 4.2 seconds left to finish with a career-high 34 points and No. 9 Kentucky beat No. 6 Tennessee 61-60 Thursday night to snap the Lady Volunteers’ 36-game Southeastern Conference winning streak. With Kentucky trailing 60-57, Mathies followed her own shot to cut it to one with 46 seconds left. After Tennessee (12-4, 3-1) was called for a charge and Kentucky (15-2, 4-0) used a timeout, Mathies took the ball at halfcourt, dribbled into the lane and hit a 7-foot floater off the glass in the paint. Kamiko Williams drove the length of the floor, but missed an off-balance 16-footer as time expired. Tennessee rallied from 12 points down with 7:46 left to take a lead, but lost for the first time in the SEC since falling 53-50 at Georgia on Jan. 21, 2010. Keyla Snowden added 11 points to help Kentucky win its first four games in conference play for the first time in history to go with 15 straight at home. Glory Johnson scored 17 points, Vicki Baugh 16 and Shekinna Stricklen 11 for Tennessee. Kentucky led 50-38 off two free throws by Mathies with 7:46 left when Tennessee used a 14-2 rally to tie it. Meighan Simmons and Stricklen hit 3s, while Ariel Massengale’s threepoint play made it 54-all. Then, after Mathies made two more free throws, Stricklen hit a layup, Kentucky’s Amber Smith threw a pass away that led to a free throw by Johnson and Mathies fell and lost the ball that started Tennessee’s 3-on-0 break that ended with a layup by Baugh to give the Lady Vols a 59-56 with 2:06 left. Bria Goss made one of two free throws for the Wildcats and Johnson hit the second of two attempts to put Tennessee back ahead 60-57. Goss then missed a 3 that would’ve tied it, but grabbed her own rebound and Kentucky got another possession. Mathies scored on a putback to cut it to 60-59 and Stricklen was whistled for a charge with 28 seconds to play, setting up the final possession.

Arkansas’ previous worst shooting half was a 3-of-26 performance against Wichita State in 1981. Its previous worst game was 8 of 41 against Louisiana Tech in 1978.

The last time these two teams played in the SEC Tournament, the Lady Vols routed the Wildcats by 25. This one looked to be different from the start between the two schools that have many ties on the coaching staff on both sides.

The Razorbacks entered the game shooting just 38 percent as a team for the season. The previous worst performance this season was a 17-of-53 effort against Florida State in November, but they managed to win that game 55-52.

Tennessee used a 10-2 run midway through the first half to take a 20-18 lead before both teams went cold for the next five minutes, combining to miss 25 consecutive shots and commit 12 turnovers before Mathies grabbed an offensive rebound and scored on a putback to end the cold snap.

They had no such chance against the suffocating defense of Tennessee, which held Arkansas’ leading scorer C’eira Ricketts to two points on 1-of-11 shooting. Harris didn’t fare much better at 4 of 14. Johnson joined an elite group of Lady Vols to reach the 1,000/1,000 club. Also achieving 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in their UT careers were Chamique Holdsclaw, Sheila Frost and Tamika Catchings.

The Lady Vols’ struggles continued. Alicia Manning hit the second of two free throws, but a bucket by Snowden gave Kentucky a 25-21 halftime lead as Tennessee finished the half with 16 straight misses and eight turnovers. Johnson’s 8-footer in the lane on the team’s first shot of the second half ended the span of nearly 11 minutes without a field goal, but Kentucky would still build a 50-38 lead behind Mathies and Snowden before Tennessee’s furious rally.


GAME 17

GAME 18

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Vanderbilt vs TENNESSEE 01/15/12 2:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Louisiana State vs TENNESSEE 01/19/12 7:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

Vanderbilt 64 • 14-3, 2-2

Louisiana State 56 • 13-5, 4-2 SEC

#6/7 UT vs. #25/24 Vanderbilt // Jan. 15, 2012

## 34 05 10 11 30 12 21 32 55

Player

CLARKE, Tiffany SCHRANN, Kady FOGGIE, Christina LISTER, Jasmine BROWN, Elan COLEMAN, Jordan HOLZER, Stephanie SMITH, Gabby WATKINS, Clair Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 15-31 48.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% FT % 1st Half: 2-2 100.0

f g g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-6 1-7 8-16 2-8 1-3 1-1 7-10 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 5-12 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

2-2 0-0 6-8 5-5 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

23-51

5-16

13-16

2nd half: 8-20 40.0% 2nd half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd half: 11-14 78.6%

TP

2 5 7 4 1 1 2 1 2 2 4 2 0 2 2 0 1 4 5 2 0 1 1 3 2 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 6 9 21 30 18

8 2 27 9 2 2 14 0 0

#9 UT vs. LSU // Jan. 19, 2012

A TO Blk Stl

0 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 1

Min

1 2 3 4 7 1 3 0 3

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

0 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 0

64 14 24

1

8 200

Game: 23-51 45.1% Game: 5-16 31.3% Game: 13-16 81.3%

16 31 37 34 31 10 24 10 7

Deadball Rebounds 0

TENNESSEE 87 • 13-4, 4-1 ## 15 40 25 05 10 01 04 11 20 21

Player

MANNING, Alicia STRICKLEN, Shekinna JOHNSON, Glory MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-32 50.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-6 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

f f c g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-5 8-15 6-10 3-10 4-13 1-1 0-0 3-3 1-1 7-10

0-0 1-5 0-0 0-4 2-6 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

36-68

4-16

TP

2 3 5 2 2 1 3 4 5 8 13 2 2 0 2 1 2 1 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 7 3 1 2 3 11-19 17 22 39 16

2nd half: 20-36 55.6% 2nd half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd half: 6-11 54.5%

2-5 3-3 4-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3

A TO Blk Stl

8 2 20 2 16 2 6 12 10 1 3 1 0 0 6 0 2 0 16 2

1 1 3 3 1 1 1 0 1 1

87 22 13

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

1 2 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 1

Min

19 35 33 35 30 12 5 4 4 23

1 14 200

Game: 36-68 52.9% Game: 4-16 25.0% Game: 11-19 57.9%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Cameron Inouye, Jesse Dickerson, Maj Forsberg Technical fouls: Vanderbilt-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 17879 VU #21 fouls out @8:07/2 Score by periods Vanderbilt TENNESSEE

1st

36 39

2nd

28 48

Total

64 87

Last FG - VANDY 2nd-03:58, UT 2nd-00:12. Largest lead - VANDY by 4 1st-14:06, UT by 23 2nd-00:12.

Points VANDY UT

In Paint 28 46

Off T/O 10 28

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 2 21 10

Bench 16 27

Score tied - 6 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

## 22 55 05 10 20 03 12 23 24 25 35

Player

JONES, Courtney BARRETT, LaSondra KENNEY, Jeanne WEBB, Adrienne HUGHES, Destini LUTLEY, Bianca FORTHAN, Krystal McKINNEY, Shanece PLAISANCE, Theresa BLACK, Swayze TURNBOW, Taylor Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-32 34.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

6-10 1-9 0-0 5-9 1-7 1-6 3-10 1-4 3-5 0-0 0-1

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

21-61

4-12

Meighan Simmons chipped in with 10 points and Ariel Massengale set her career-high in assists with 12 to go along with six points. The 12 assists tie for the fifth-most in Tennessee history. That mark was first accomplished by Associate Head Coach Holly Warlick in 1980. Christina Foggie led all scorers with 28 points for the Commodores (14-3, 2-2). Stephanie Holzer added 14. After a very tight game for the first 25 minutes, where neither team led by double-figures, the Lady Vols turned up the defensive intensity and created offensive opportunities. Tennessee had 14 steals and shot 52.9 from the floor. It was the third time this season, Tennessee shot 50 percent from the floor. Johnson tied her career-high with five steals. The Lady Vols limited the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting team to just 31.3 from beyond the arc (5-of-16). Vanderbilt came into the game making 44.1 percent of its shots from trifecta land. As part of the 21-4 run, the Lady Vols used a 10-0 run to break open the game midway through the second half. Tenacious defense helped create easy offensive opportunities for UT. After neither team led by double-figures for the first 28 minutes of action, the Lady Vols ballooned to a 15-point lead with 10:26 left in the game. A Stricklen 3-pointer with 14 minutes left in the second half, gave the Lady Vols a 51-43 advantage after the teams had played even early in the second half. Tennessee then took the first double-figure lead of the game on a pair of Baugh free throws with 11:44 left. Just seconds later Johnson stole the ball and layed in home for a 57-45 lead for Tennessee. On the next possession, Simmons stole another pass and Massengale finished 10 consecutive points for the Lady Vols. The lead ballooned to 20 on a Baugh jump shot with 4:30 left, giving the Lady Vols a 77-57 lead. Tennessee held a 39-36 advantage at halftime thanks to 50 percent shooting from the floor (16-of-32) with eight points apiece from Baugh and Johnson. The half featured three ties and team led by double-figures. Johnson went down with an apparent shoulder injury with 1:49 left in the half as she got tangled up with Elan Brown going after a loose ball. After halftime, she returned with vengeance and as she racked up the double-double. A Briana Bass 3-pointer followed by a Baugh lay-up gave the Lady Vols a 35-26 lead with 3:34 left in the first half. Vanderbilt came right back with consecutive 3-pointers by Foggie to cut the UT lead to 35-32 with 2:49 left. Johnson’s putback with 6:30 left in the first half gave Tennessee the first lead larger than six points in the first half, 25-19. That finished a mini 6-0 run for UT.

3 5 8 3 5 2 7 5 0 1 1 0 2 3 5 3 0 2 2 2 3 1 4 1 1 2 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 10-15 18 21 39 19

2nd half: 10-29 34.5% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

16 6 0 12 5 2 6 2 7 0 0

A TO Blk Stl

1 4 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 1

Min

3 2 0 2 3 5 1 0 1 0 1

1 0 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0

56 13 18

9

7 200

Game: 21-61 34.4% Game: 4-12 33.3% Game: 10-15 66.7%

31 28 2 38 18 23 19 16 15 4 6

Deadball Rebounds 0

TENNESSEE 65 • 14-4, 5-1 SEC ## 15 21 25 05 10 01 04 11 20

Player

MANNING, Alicia BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-28 3FG % 1st Half: 4-10 FT % 1st Half: 4-7

32.1% 40.0% 57.1%

f f f g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-4 2-6 3-6 2-11 6-16 0-1 0-0 5-10 1-2

1-2 0-0 0-0 0-6 3-7 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0

21-56

5-17

TP

3 3 6 0 6 8 14 3 1 5 6 2 0 2 2 3 3 2 5 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 6 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 18-31 18 27 45 15

2nd half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd half: 14-24 58.3%

0-0 2-6 4-8 4-4 4-6 0-0 0-0 4-6 0-1

5 6 10 8 19 0 0 15 2

A TO Blk Stl

2 3 1 3 4 1 0 1 0

1 3 0 3 5 0 1 2 1

65 15 16

0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0

1 1 3 3 2 1 0 1 1

Min

28 33 24 31 38 9 2 31 4

4 13 200

Game: 21-56 37.5% Game: 5-17 29.4% Game: 18-31 58.1%

Deadball Rebounds 9

Officials: Tina Napier, Eric Brewton, Kelly Johnson Technical fouls: Louisiana State-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 13107 LSU #55 fouls out at 1:39/2 Score by periods Louisiana State TENNESSEE

1st

26 26

2nd

30 39

Total

56 65

Last FG - LSU 2nd-01:27, UT 2nd-02:40. Largest lead - LSU by 3 1st-18:13, UT by 9 2nd-00:35.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A 21-4 run over a six-minute span midway through the second half helped lift the #6/7 Lady Vols to a 87-64 victory over #25/24 Vanderbilt on Saturday before 17,879. Shekinna Stricklen led the way with 20 points and Glory Johnson posted her sixth double-double in the last seven games with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Vicki Baugh contributed 16 points and seven rebounds for the Lady Vols, who rebounded from a 61-60 loss at #9 Kentucky on Thursday night. Tennessee improved to 13-4 overall, 4-1 in the SEC.

TP

3-4 3-4 0-0 2-2 2-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Points LSU UT

In Paint 19 20

Off T/O 8 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 5 17 12

Bench 17 17

Score tied - 11 times. Lead changed - 6 times.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - In a physical game that saw both teams playing without key players due to injury, #9 Tennessee battled to a 65-56 victory over LSU on Thursday night before 13,107 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols moved to 14-4 overall and 5-1 in the SEC. The Lady Tigers, coached by former UT star Nikki Caldwell, fell to 13-5 and 4-2 in the league. Meighan Simmons led Tennessee with 19 points and Cierra Burdick netted a career-high tying 15, for her highest scoring game in more than a month. An ailing Glory Johnson played just 24 minutes and scored 10 points. Shekinna Stricklen missed the first game of her career with a right knee sprain. Vicki Baugh pulled down a season-high 14 rebounds as the Lady Vols outrebounded LSU, 45-39. Courtney Jones led LSU with 16 points and Adrienne Webb added 12. LSU’s leading scorer LaSondra Barrett (12.5 ppg) was held to her second-lowest scoring game of the season with six before fouling out. In a very physical and tight game, neither team led by double-figures the entire game and neither team had a lead by more than two possessions for the first 30:30. The game was tied on 11 occasions before the Lady Vols ended the game on a 16-7 run over the final 6:22 to secure the win. Tennessee used a 10-0 run to take a 47-39 lead with 9:30 left in the second half. Back-toback fastbreak lay-ups by Simmons and Johnson followed by a Cierra Burdick jumper put the Lady Vols ahead 45-39 with 10:34 left in the second half. But LSU retaliated with its own 10-2 run to tie the game at 49 all with 6:40 left in regulation. Burdick ended that spurt with a jump shot to regain a Lady Vols lead, 51-49 with 6:20 remaining. The lead moved to 56-51 thanks to late successful free-throw shooting. Tennessee had a stretch of making 7-of-8 foul shots late in the game after starting 6-of-15 from the charity stripe. Fastbreak lay-ups by Johnson and Ariel Massengale 19 seconds apart put Tennessee up 6053 with 2:40 left in the game. Tennessee finished the game off with free throws in the final minutes to secure UT’s 28th straight home SEC win. LSU and Tennessee stood tied 26 all at intermission with solid defense being played by both teams. The Lady Vols were limited to 9-of-28 (32.1 percent) from the floor while the Lady Tigers shot 11-of-32 (34.4). Simmons led all scorers with eight points in the first half. Just 2.9 seconds before halftime, LSU guard Destini Hughes suffered a leg injury was the taken off the court in a wheelchair and did not return. The Lady Tigers were also without point guard Jeanne Kenney, who suffered a concussion in the first minutes of the game. Massengale gave the Lady Vols their first lead of the game since a Simmons 3-pointer opened the scoring, as the freshman’s lay-up put UT up 14-13 with 10:16 left in the first half. LSU quickly responded with a Barrett trey to regain the lead. That lead was short lived as Tennessee used a 13-5 run to take a 24-18 lead with 5:15 left in the first half. LSU came into the game with the nation’s second-best field goal percentage defense (30.3) and third in scoring defense (47.5). The Lady Tigers limited Tennessee to 37.5 from the floor. The Lady Vols defense was even more stiff in holding LSU to 34.4 from the floor.


GAME 19

GAME 20

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Tennessee vs Notre Dame 01/23/12 7 p.m. at Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Alabama 01/26/12 8 p.m. at Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Foster Auditorium)

Tennessee 44 • (14-5, 5-1)

TENNESSEE 86 • 15-5, 6-1 SEC

#9 UT vs. #2 Notre Dame // Jan. 23, 2012

## 15 25 05 10 40 01 04 11 13 20 21

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan STRICKLEN, Shekinna BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra SPANI, Taber HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-35 3FG % 1st Half: 0-2 FT % 1st Half: 4-10

20.0% 0.0% 40.0%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

0-3 3-12 1-3 5-15 2-10 0-0 0-1 2-6 0-2 0-0 4-9

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

0-0 3-10 0-1 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0

17-61

3-8

7-16

2nd half: 10-26 38.5% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0%

TP

1 1 2 1 3 6 9 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 3 4 7 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 6 3 1 0 1 15 20 35 16

0 9 3 13 5 0 0 4 0 2 8

#7/9 UT vs. Alabama // Jan. 26, 2012

A TO Blk Stl

0 1 4 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 1

Min

0 4 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 3

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2

0 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0

44 12 19

4

8 200

Game: 17-61 27.9% Game: 3-8 37.5% Game: 7-16 43.8%

12 28 35 28 28 4 3 18 9 9 26

Deadball Rebounds 5

14 04 21 22 23 03 11 12 15 34 44

Player

PETERS, Devereaux DIGGINS, Skylar NOVOSEL, Natalie MALLORY, Brittany McBRIDE, Kayla HOLLOWAY, Whitney ACHONWA, Natalie MILLER, Fraderica TURNER, Kaila WRIGHT, Markisha BRAKER, Ariel Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-31 35.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-6 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 8-13 g 10-17 g 2-8 g 0-4 g 7-12 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1

30-59

0-0 5-7 0-2 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

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

5-12

7-11

2nd half: 19-28 67.9% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0%

TP

5 11 16 1 1 4 5 3 0 1 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 3 5 8 11 33 44 16

16 27 4 1 17 0 7 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk Stl

6 5 3 2 5 0 3 1 0 0 0

2 5 2 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 72 25 19

3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0

Min

34 37 23 28 38 2 11 9 3 10 5

5 11 200

Game: 30-59 50.8% Game: 5-12 41.7% Game: 7-11 63.6%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Dee Kantner, Denise Brooks, Sue Blauch Technical fouls: Tennessee-None. Notre Dame-None. Attendance: 9149 Score by periods Tennessee Notre Dame

1st

18 28

2nd

26 44

01 05 11 21 25 04 10 15 20 40

Player

BASS, Briana MASSENGALE, Ariel BURDICK, Cierra BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory WILLIAMS, Kamiko SIMMONS, Meighan MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle STRICKLEN, Shekinna Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 19-39 48.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-8 12.5% FT % 1st Half: 8-12 66.7%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-6 0-4 3-10 4-5 6-10 4-7 3-8 1-4 3-8 5-9

2-5 0-3 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-4 0-1 0-0 1-3

32-71

4-19

TP

0-0 1-2 3-5 0-0 1-1 2-2 2-2 2-2 4-7 3-4

0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 3 3 0 1 5 6 2 4 4 8 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 3 5 4 3 3 6 2 0 4 4 2 1 3 4 18-25 12 28 40 16

2nd half: 13-32 40.6% 2nd half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd half: 10-13 76.9%

A TO Blk Stl

Min

8 1 1 11 9 2 8 2 13 1 10 5 9 0 4 0 10 0 14 0

1 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0

5 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1

86 22

8

3 11 200

Game: 32-71 45.1% Game: 4-19 21.1% Game: 18-25 72.0%

29 28 31 18 15 19 13 13 19 15

Deadball Rebounds 4

Alabama 56 • 10-11, 0-7 SEC

Notre Dame 72 • (20-1, 7-0) ##

##

Total

44 72

Last FG - TENN 2nd-00:17, ND 2nd-01:36. Largest lead - TENN by 2 1st-19:34, ND by 30 2nd-03:01.

Points TENN ND

In Paint 20 48

Off T/O 13 26

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 2 11 12

Bench 14 7

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Skylar Diggins matched a season high with 27 points Monday night and No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 7 Tennessee 72-44, holding the Vols to their lowest scoring output in school history. Devereaux Peters had 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Irish (20-1), who have won 17 straight. Tennessee (14-5) got 13 points from Meighan Simmons, but shot just 27.9 percent in the lopsided loss. Notre Dame was 0-20 all-time against the Vols before a 73-59 victory in the NCAA regional finals last March in Dayton, Ohio. The Irish haven’t lost since Nov. 20 to top-ranked Baylor and have now beaten both UConn and Tennessee on their home floor this season after toppling both in last year’s NCAA tournament. Leading at the half, the Irish jumped out early in the second as Diggins sank a 3-pointer and Peters had three inside baskets in an 11-3 run that opened up a 39-21 lead three minutes in. Tennessee continued to miss on everything, from both the field and the freethrow line. Diggins made a nice strip of an inside pass, dribbled the length of the court, passed to Peters and then got it back for a layup to make it 44-26 with just over 14 minutes left. Then after picking up her third foul, Diggins hit her fourth 3-pointer of the game to make it a 21-point lead. Diggins was 10 of 17 from the field and 5 for 7 on 3-pointers. After Tennessee closed to within 16 with about seven minutes to go, the Irish went on one final run to put it away. Kayla McBride added 17 points for the Irish. The Vols made just 17 of 61 field-goal attempts and were only 7 for 16 from the free-throw line. Rebounding, including eight early offensive caroms, kept the Vols close in the early stages of the game because they could not make a shot. They missed 14 of their first 17 attempts from the floor and finished the first half 7 for 35 (20 percent). And the poor shooting extended to the line, where the Vols were only 4 for 10. The field-goal percentage and total points were first-half lows for the Vols this season. McBride, showing an ability to break for the basket, had nine straight Notre Dame points at one juncture and scored 11 in the first half. Diggins ended up with 10 at the half, hitting two free throws with 2 seconds left to put the Irish up 28-18. Tennessee’s leading scorer, Shekinna Stricklen, who missed the previous game against LSU with a sprained knee, returned to the lineup and managed five points - five points under her average. And Vols guard Taber Spani, who has been sidelined with a bone bruise in her left knee since Dec. 26, was also able to play. Meighan Simmons was the only Lady Vol to score in double-figures, recording a team-high 13 points. Glory Johnson chipped in nine points and nine rebounds, while Vicki Baugh tallied eight points and six boards.

## 03 05 10 21 22 01 12 14 15 33

Player

Robinson, Jasmine Farmer, Celiscia Perkins, Meghan Crosby, Kyra Lee, Khristin Daniels, Aneesah Myers, Shafontaye Hogue, Erin Waters, Erika Merritt, Jessica Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-26 42.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-5 20.0% FT % 1st Half: 9-19 47.4%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

1-6 3-7 3-7 7-13 0-2 2-4 1-7 2-3 0-0 3-6

0-1 0-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-6 0-0 0-0 0-2

22-55

1-14

TP

0 1 1 4 1 1 2 2 2 5 7 3 2 3 5 2 1 4 5 4 0 4 4 4 0 2 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 3 3 6 11-22 10 30 40 21

2nd half: 11-29 37.9% 2nd half: 0-9 0.0% 2nd half: 2-3 66.7%

0-0 0-0 2-2 1-3 4-6 2-4 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-4

2 6 8 15 4 6 3 5 0 7

A TO Blk Stl

1 0 2 0 4 1 1 0 0 1

2 2 4 1 5 3 1 2 1 0 1 56 10 22

Min

0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

4

2 200

Game: 22-55 40.0% Game: 1-14 7.1% Game: 11-22 50.0%

21 23 23 25 30 16 13 23 3 23

Deadball Rebounds 6

Officials: Felicia Grinter, Wesley Dean, Bill Larance Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. Alabama-None. Attendance: 2049 Score by periods TENNESSEE Alabama

1st

47 32

2nd

39 24

Total

86 56

Points UT UA

In Paint 34 26

Last FG - UT 2nd-03:49, UA 2nd-00:03. Largest lead - UT by 33 2nd-02:32, UA None.

Off T/O 25 2

2nd Fast Chance Break 14 12 6 4

Bench 47 21

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The #7/9 Tennessee women’s basketball team got back on the winning track with a convincing 86-56 victory at Alabama. Shekinna Stricklen led four players in double-figures with 14. The Lady Vols improved to 15-5 overall with a 6-1 mark in the SEC. The Crimson Tide dropped to 10-11 and remain winless in the league at 0-7. The Lady Vols unveiled a new starting lineup featuring Glory Johnson, Cierra Burdick, Briana Bass, Vicki Baugh and Ariel Massengale and it proved successful. Johnson tallied 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Burdick added nine while both Bass and Baugh tallied eight. Massengale was a sensational distributor handing out 11 assists -- one shy of her career-high. Coming off the bench, Kamiko Williams and Isabelle Harrison each chipped in with 10. Kyra Crosby led Alabama with 15 points in defeat. She was Alabama’s lone double-figure scorer. The Tide was held to just 1-of-14 from 3-point territory. “We were happy with the pace we played,” Tennessee associate head coach Holly Warlick said. “Obviously, we wanted to score. We wanted an up-tempo game. I thought the first half, Alabama hung tough with us.” Tennessee jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the game’s first 2 minutes and was comfortably ahead for most of the opening half. The Vols led by 15 points at the break. “To have a good start, I think that helps our team a lot, gives us a lot of confidence and warns people for next time,” Johnson said. The Vols had only four turnovers compared to Alabama’s eight. Tennessee also won the rebounding battle 24-17. “What I thought happened in the first half is if we’d made some free throws, maybe kept the score a little bit closer, it might’ve been a different type basketball game,” Alabama coach Wendell Hudson said. “But from the effort standpoint, Tennessee is a very good basketball team, and I thought we competed.” Tennessee scored 25 points off 22 turnovers, including 11 steals. The Vols shot 45 percent from the field (32-of-71) but just 21 percent on 3-point attempts (4-of-19). Alabama’s performance from long range was much worse; the Tide went 1-for-14.


GAME 21

GAME 22

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics South Carolina vs TENNESSEE 02/02/12 7:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Tennessee vs Georgia 01/29/12 5:00 PM ET at Stegeman Coliseum -- Athens, Ga.

#7/9 UT vs. #17/15 Georgia // Jan. 29, 2012

#8 UT vs. South Carolina // Feb. 2, 2012

South Carolina 64 • 18-5, 7-3 SEC

Tennessee 67 • 16-5 (7-1) ## 05 10 11 25 40 01 13 15 20 21

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA

Player

MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BASS, Briana SPANI, Taber MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals FG % 1st Half: 12-27 3FG % 1st Half: 2-6 FT % 1st Half: 3-4

* * * * *

4-6 3-8 2-4 2-2 9-18 0-0 1-5 0-0 0-0 2-4

2-2 1-4 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

23-47

44.4% 33.3% 75.0%

5-12

2nd half: 11-20 2nd half: 3-6 2nd half: 13-17

6-8 2-2 0-0 1-2 5-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 16-21

55.0% 50.0% 76.5%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF

0 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 5 6 3 2 6 8 4 4 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 2 1 7 8 3 1 1 2 10 27 37 20

Game: 23-47 Game: 5-12 Game: 16-21

TP

A TO Blk

16 9 4 5 24 0 3 0 0 6

3 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 0 0

3 3 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 3 1 67 12 19

Stl

Min

1 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0

35 38 14 21 40 4 21 5 2 20

0 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 7

7 200

48.9% 41.7% 76.2%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Georgia 50 • 16-6 (5-4) ## 01 03 11 12 31 15 23

Miller,Khaalidah Armstrong,Anne Marie Mitchell,Meredith Hassell,Jasmine Ford,Erika Donald,Krista Willis,Tamika Team Totals

* * * * *

35.3% 18.2% 66.7%

3-13 2-10 2-10 5-9 2-8 2-7 1-2

1-10 1-5 0-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0

0-0 4-4 9-12 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0

17-59

2-18

14-19

2nd half: 5-25 2nd half: 0-7 2nd half: 12-16

20.0% 0.0% 75.0%

Rebounds Off Def Tot PF

21 03 05 11 20 23 24

0 0 0 0 3 5 8 3 4 4 8 5 4 1 5 4 3 1 4 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 5 0 1 0 1 18 16 34 17

Game: 17-59 Game: 2-18 Game: 14-19

TP

A TO Blk

7 9 13 11 4 4 2

2 3 2 0 1 0 0

50

2 5 3 1 2 0 0 1 8 14

Min

40

1 1 4 3 1 0 0

40 31 39 27 40 10 13

25

0 10 200

28.8% 11.1% 73.7%

Deadball Rebounds 2

1st

29 28

Last FG - UT 2nd-00:36, GA 2nd-04:16. Largest lead - UT by 17 2nd-00:36, GA None.

2nd

38 22

Total

67 50

Points UT GA

In Paint 32 24

Off T/O 9 18

2nd Chance 7 15

Fast Break 8 6

STEPHENS, Charenee BRUNER, Ashley WALKER, Ieasia GRANT, Markeshia SUTTON, La'Keisha WHITE, Sancheon ROY, Tina WELCH, Aleighsa Team Totals

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 1-2 f 2-10 g 5-15 g 10-21 g 5-12 0-1 0-2 3-3

0-0 0-0 0-5 7-12 0-3 0-1 0-1 0-0

1-1 1-5 1-2 0-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-2

26-66

7-22

5-14

2nd half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd half: 4-10 40.0% 2nd half: 5-10 50.0%

TP

1 2 3 1 3 2 5 2 1 3 4 3 1 1 2 2 3 3 6 3 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 7 9 3 1 3 4 13 23 36 15

3 5 11 27 12 0 0 6

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 2 6 1 2 0 0 1

0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0

64 12

4

2

7 200

Game: 26-66 39.4% Game: 7-22 31.8% Game: 5-14 35.7%

32 22 38 34 38 5 5 26

Deadball Rebounds 5

TENNESSEE 60 • 16-6, 7-2 SEC

Stl

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Player

FG % 1st Half: 13-35 37.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-12 25.0% FT % 1st Half: 0-4 0.0%

11

Officials: Scott Yarbrough, Mark Zentz, Billy Smith Technical fouls: Tennessee-None. Georgia-None. Attendance: 10523 Score by periods Tennessee Georgia

12

##

Total 3-Ptr FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA

Player

FG % 1st Half: 12-34 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 FT % 1st Half: 2-3

##

05 10 04 13 15 21

Player

BURDICK, Cierra STRICKLEN, Shekinna JOHNSON, Glory MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan WILLIAMS, Kamiko SPANI, Taber MANNING, Alicia BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-31 38.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 0-2 0.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

f f c g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

1-2 3-7 6-11 4-14 2-8 3-3 3-9 2-3 0-1

0-0 0-2 0-0 0-4 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0

24-58

1-8

TP

1 0 1 0 3 7 10 3 2 7 9 5 0 3 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 4 1 1 6 7 1 1 3 4 1 2 0 2 11-15 13 31 44 12

2nd half: 12-27 44.4% 2nd half: 1-6 16.7% 2nd half: 7-9 77.8%

2-2 2-4 1-1 4-4 0-0 1-1 1-3 0-0 0-0

A TO Blk Stl

Min

4 8 13 12 4 7 8 4 0

0 2 0 3 0 0 1 1 0

0 0 2 4 0 0 3 0 2

1 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

60

7 11

6

0 200

Game: 24-58 41.4% Game: 1-8 12.5% Game: 11-15 73.3%

8 35 26 40 24 17 31 10 9

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Dee Kantner, Laura Morris, Carla Fountain Technical fouls: South Carolina-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 15021 UT's #25 fouls out @ 12.0/2 Bench 9 6

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

ATHENS, Ga. - After leading by just one point at halftime, #7/9 Tennessee outscored #17/15 Georgia in the second half, 38-22, to claim a 67-50 victory at Stegman Coliseum on Sunday evening. The Lady Vols (16-5, 7-1 SEC) scored the first 11 points of the second half to take a 40-28 lead and never looked back. The closest the Lady Dogs (16-6, 5-4) got for the remainder of the game was eight points. Shekinna Stricklen led all scorers with 24 points. Ariel Massengale was Tennessee’s only other double-figure scorer with 16. Georgia was led by Meredith Mitchell (13) and Jasmine Hassell (11). The Lady Vols’ defensive was stifling as it limited Georgia to just 28.8 from the floor (17-of-59) and a 2-of-18 from 3-point range. Taber Spani returned to action and scored three points. Glory Johnson was the top rebounder with eight to go along with five points. Stricklen keyed that 11-0 run to start the second half as she scored six points in the spurt that started with a Meighan Simmons 3-pointer just 15 seconds into the second half. Tennessee led 29-28 at halftime after Georgia cut its deficit to one just before halftime on a layup by Erika Ford with 30 seconds left in the half. The Lady Vols built a 19-11 lead on a 3-pointer by Spani with 10:50 left in the half, but Georgia answered with the next six points. To get back to within two at 19-17. The Lady Vols return to action on Thursday as South Carolina comes to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 7 p.m. Tip. That game will air on CSS and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network.

Score by periods South Carolina TENNESSEE

1st

29 28

2nd

35 32

Total

64 60

Last FG - SC 2nd-02:15, UT 2nd-03:38. Largest lead - SC by 5 1st-16:18, UT by 7 2nd-05:02.

Points SC UT

In Paint 24 36

Off T/O 9 6

2nd Fast Chance Break 14 4 12 4

Bench 6 19

Score tied - 5 times. Lead changed - 10 times.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The #8 Lady Vols saw their 28-game home conference win streak come to an end as South Carolina handed Tennessee a 64-60 defeat. The Gamecocks finished the game on a run 9-0 run to claim their first-ever win in Knoxville after being 0-20 all-time. Markeshia Grant scored a career-high 27 points including seven 3-pointers for USC (18-5, 7-3 SEC). The Lady Vols (16-6, 7-2) were led by Glory Johnson, who had 13 points. Ariel Massengale added 12. All-time USC was 2-44 against the Lady Vols. The last time South Carolina beat Tennessee was on Jan. 23, 1980, a 56-52 USC win at home. The last time Tennessee dropped a home SEC game was on Feb. 14, 2008, a 78-62 defeat at the hands of #7 LSU. Ieasia Walker put home a lay-up with 2:15 left to take the lead for good, 61-60. Walker then knocked down one of two free throws with 1:00 left to make it a 62-60 game. The Gamecocks forced a jumpball and took possession with 45 seconds remaining. After Grant missed a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left La’Keisha Sutton grabbed an offensive rebound. Sutton then knocked down two free throws with 12 seconds left to seal the win. Those free throws were just the fourth and fifth made foul shots for South Carolina, which started 3-12 from the free-throw line in the game. After being down by five, the Lady Vols rallied to tie the game at 46 all on a Shekinna Stricklen layup with 10:23 left in the second half. A Taber Spani 3-pointer -- Tennessee’s first trey of the game -- with 9:57 left gave the Lady Vols a 49-46 wrapping an 8-0 run. A Kamiko Williams 3-point play extended the advantage to 52-48 with 8:48 left. Tennessee took the first lead of more than five points in the game on a Williams’ jumpshot with 5:00 left in the game. That put the Lady Vols up 57-50. USC rallied back as Grant nailed her seven 3-pointer of the game with 3:41 left to cut the Gamecocks deficit to 57-55. That added to Grant’s career-high, but was her first basket in 10 minutes. South Carolina trimmed the lead to one at 60-59 after a steal by Ashley Bruner and a lay-in by Aleighsa Welch with 2:49 left. The game was close throughout with neither team leading by seven points all night. Tennessee didn’t score for the final 3:38 of the game on a Johnson lay-up. The Gamecocks went on an 8-0 run over a two-minute span to take a 43-38 lead with 14:28 left in the second half. South Carolina held a narrow 29-28 lead at halftime thanks to 15 points from Grant, who tallied 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting. The remainder of the USC squad shot just 7-of-24 from the floor (29.1 percent). Massengale had nine points in the first stanza to lead all Lady Vols. Tennessee did not have a steal in the game and made just one 3-pointer, that Spani trey in the second half.


GAME 23

GAME 24

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Auburn vs TENNESSEE 02/05/12 2:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Tennessee vs Vanderbilt 02/09/12 8:05 p.m. at Nashville, Tenn. (Memorial Gymnasium)

#8 UT vs. Auburn // Feb. 5, 2012

#11 UT vs. #25 Vanderbilt // Feb. 9, 2012

Auburn 61 • 11-13, 3-8 ## 14 23 32 03 22 00 02 04 20 25 34

Player

Alverson, Blanche Hilliard, Chantel Tanner, Tyrese Ouardad, Najat Glymph, Camille Muhammad, Hasina Jennings, Morgan Simmons, Parrisha West, Pascale Williams, Jassany Davis, Peyton Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 13-31 41.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% FT % 1st Half: 2-2 100.0

f f f g g

Tennessee 79 • 17-7, 8-3 SEC

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-9 2-7 5-10 1-3 4-11 5-11 3-3 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-1

1-4 0-0 0-1 0-1 3-5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

23-58

4-12

TP

2-2 0-0 1-3 2-2 2-2 0-0 2-5 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-2

1 6 7 1 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 5 0 4 4 4 1 2 3 2 0 4 4 1 2 0 2 0 1 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 1 4 4 8 11-18 14 28 42 21

2nd half: 10-27 37.0% 2nd half: 1-4 25.0% 2nd half: 9-16 56.3%

7 4 11 4 13 10 8 0 0 3 1

A TO Blk Stl

2 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0

2 2 3 6 2 2 3 0 0 1 0 2 61 11 23

Min

2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

7

5 200

Game: 23-58 39.7% Game: 4-12 33.3% Game: 11-18 61.1%

28 20 24 28 31 15 20 12 3 14 5

Deadball Rebounds 2

TENNESSEE 82 • 17-6, 8-2 ## 15 25 40 05 10 01 04 11 13 20 21

Player

MANNING, Alicia JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra SPANI, Taber HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 17-38 44.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 18.2% FT % 1st Half: 8-12 66.7%

f f f g g

0-0 0-0 0-4 1-1 1-3 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0

32-68

3-13

TP

2 1 3 0 1 10 11 1 4 6 10 4 1 4 5 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 2 2 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 15-23 13 26 39 18

2nd half: 15-30 50.0% 2nd half: 1-2 50.0% 2nd half: 7-11 63.6%

0-0 2-6 3-5 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2 3-3 2-2

4 14 11 14 13 0 4 4 9 5 4

A TO Blk Stl

1 3 2 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 1

1 0 3 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0

82 15 11

0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1

0 1 3 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0

Min

11 35 27 29 22 11 18 7 21 8 11

7 13 200

Game: 32-68 47.1% Game: 3-13 23.1% Game: 15-23 65.2%

Deadball Rebounds 3

1st

31 44

2nd

30 38

Total

61 82

Last FG - AU 2nd-02:47, UT 2nd-00:15. Largest lead - AU by 5 1st-17:08, UT by 21 2nd-00:42.

40 05 10 13 01 04 11 15 20 21

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-28 42.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% FT % 1st Half: 8-10 80.0%

## 34 21 05 10 11 12 30

Player

CLARKE, Tiffany HOLZER, Stephanie SCHRANN, Kady FOGGIE, Christina LISTER, Jasmine COLEMAN, Jordan BROWN, Elan Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 19-36 52.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% FT % 1st Half: 1-2 50.0%

Points AU UT

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

8-12 7-13 0-2 5-11 1-4 0-2 1-3 3-7 2-4 0-0 1-3

0-0 3-6 0-1 3-7 0-2 0-0 0-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

3-4 0-0 2-2 7-8 2-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-1

28-61

7-19

16-23

2nd half: 16-33 48.5% 2nd half: 5-10 50.0% 2nd half: 8-13 61.5%

TP

2 2 4 5 1 1 2 4 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 7 9 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 9 18 27 19

19 17 2 20 4 0 3 7 4 1 2

A TO Blk Stl

1 2 7 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 2

Min

6 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1

3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1

79 18 16

6

6 200

Game: 28-61 45.9% Game: 7-19 36.8% Game: 16-23 69.6%

29 34 27 25 17 11 6 23 12 6 10

Deadball Rebounds 3

In Paint 28 52

Off T/O 2 21

2nd Fast Chance Break 14 4 15 16

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 10-13 c 9-13 g 2-7 g 9-19 g 7-13 0-0 2-5 39-70

0-0 0-0 0-1 4-7 2-4 0-0 0-1

3-7 1-3 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 2-2

6-13

9-16

2nd half: 20-34 58.8% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 8-14 57.1%

TP

5 7 12 3 3 6 9 4 0 2 2 0 2 4 6 4 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 4 4 1 3 4 14 27 41 19

A TO Blk Stl

23 1 19 1 4 0 22 4 19 13 0 2 6 1

Min

3 2 1 3 4 2 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 1 2 2

93 22 15

0

5 200

Game: 39-70 55.7% Game: 6-13 46.2% Game: 9-16 56.3%

26 37 25 38 40 14 20

Deadball Rebounds 6,1

Officials: Bryan Enterline, Ed Sidlasky, Brian Hall Technical fouls: Tennessee-None. Vanderbilt-None. Attendance: 12034 Score by periods Tennessee Vanderbilt

Officials: Jennifer Rezac, Frank Steratore, Charlie Hust Technical fouls: Auburn-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 16361 AU #32 fouls out at 4:52/2 Score by periods Auburn TENNESSEE

25

Vanderbilt 93 • 19-5, 7-4 SEC

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-6 6-7 4-14 6-11 6-9 0-1 2-5 1-3 3-7 1-3 1-2

##

1st

34 42

2nd

45 51

Total

79 93

Last FG - UT 2nd-00:46, VANDY 2nd-00:05. Largest lead - UT by 2 1st-19:21, VANDY by 14 2nd-03:24.

Points UT VANDY

In Paint 28 52

Off T/O 17 21

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 4 16 4

Bench 17 6

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 22 26

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 2 times.

KNOXVILLE - No. 8 Tennessee started a new homecourt conference win streak on Sunday afternoon with an 82-61 victory over Auburn. Glory Johnson and Ariel Massengale led all scorers with 14 points each. Johnson also grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds and had four blocks for her ninth double-double of the season, while Massengale added four assists and four steals. Shekinna Stricklen posted a double-double as well, her third of the season and first since Nov. 27 against Baylor, with 11 points and 10 rebounds. UT moves to 17-6 overall and 8-2 in the SEC while Auburn lost for the fourth time in five games and fell to 11-13 and 3-8 in the league. Tennessee has won 14 games in a row at home vs. Auburn, dating to 1989. After trailing very early in the game, Tennessee made easy work of Auburn, pulling away in the second half. A layup by Vicki Baugh with 4:05 left in the first half gave the Lady Vols their first double-figure lead of the afternoon (38-27) and they continued to hold a margin of at least eight for the remainder of the game. Five consecutive points by Massengale gave UT a 56-39 lead with 13:24 left in the game. That was Tennessee’s largest lead to that point. Auburn cut the deficit to 11 at 58-47 on a lay-up by Morgan Jennings with 9:57 left, but Massengale answered with her own hoop with 9:30 left in the game. Hasina Muhammad’s lay-up with 6:53 left cut the Auburn deficit to eight at 61-53 but Meighan Simmons came right back to regain a 10-point and Johnson’s putback expanded the lead back to 12 at 65-53. A Lady Vols’ 11-0 run late in the game put the contest out of reach. Shekinna Stricklen’s lay-up off a feed from Massengale ballooned UT’s lead to 72-53 with 4:27 left. A Taber Spani 3-pointer with 5:00 left in the first half gave the Lady Vols a 34-25 lead. Tennessee continued to pull away as the Lady Vols took a 44-31 lead into halftime on an Massengale lay-up with 1:45 left in the half. Auburn held an advantage as large as five points early on, but Tennessee took the lead for good at 16-14 on an Alicia Manning lay-up with 13:54 left in the first half. A jumper by Spani with 12:15 left finished a 7-0 run for the Lady Vols and gave them an 18-14 lead. The Lady Vols had their 28-game home SEC win streak come to an end on Thursday night as South Carolina rallied late to beat UT, 64-60. In that game, Tennessee did not record a steal. Against Auburn, the Lady Vols came away with 13 thefts. The Lady Vols head to Vanderbilt for a Thursday night game at 9 p.m. ET. That game will air on CSS and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The No. 11 Lady Vols trailed most of the night, but took a brief lead in the second half before No. 25 Vanderbilt regained control and posted a 93-79 victory at Memorial Gym. Four Commodores scored in double-figures as Tiffany Clarke had 23 and Christina Foggie netted 22. Stephanie Holzer tallied 19 while Jessica Lister had 19 points and 13 assists. Vanderbilt moved to 19-5 overall and 7-4 in the SEC. The Lady Vols (17-7, 8-3 SEC) were led by Meighan Simmons, who had 20 points. Glory Johnson scored 19 before fouling out with six minutes left in the game. Shekinna Stricklen also scored 17. The game marked the second time Tennessee allowed 90 points this season, as the Lady Vols gave up 97 to Stanford on Dec. 20, 2011. It was the most points ever scored by Vandy against Tennessee as the Commodores shot 55 percent for the game and 58 percent in the second half alone. Vanderbilt used a 17-2 run after the Lady Vols climbed all the way out of a 12-point hole to take a commanding 69-56 lead with 7:49 left in the game on a Clarke lay-up. The Commodores lead ballooned to 14 points as Foggie’s fastbreak lay-up put Vanderbilt up 80-66. After being down by as many as 12 points, Tennessee rallied to take a short-lived lead at 54-52 with 11:42 left in the second half on a Johnson jumper. Cierra Burdick had tied the game at 52 all with 12:33 left in the game. The Lady Vols lost to Vanderbilt for the first time in eight games and just the second time in the last 25 meetings dating to 2001-02. Tennessee returns to action in a rematch with Kentucky on Monday night at 7 p.m. The Wildcats handled the Lady Vols their first conference loss of the season, 61-60 on Jan. 12.


GAME 25

GAME 26

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics #7/7 Kentucky vs TENNESSEE 02/13/12 7:03 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Mississippi State 02-16-12 8:05 pm at Starkville, Miss. (Humphrey Coliseum)

#7/7 Kentucky 54 • 21-4, 10-2

TENNESSEE 57 • 19-7 (10-3 SEC)

#11 UT vs.#7 Kentucky // Feb. 13, 2012

## 40 01 13 24 32 03 04 10 20 23 25 31 50

Player

Henderson, Brittany Mathies, A'dia Goss, Bria Smith, Amber Evans, Kastine Riley, Crystal Snowden, Keyla Pinkett, Bernisha Conwright, Maegan Walker, Samarie Ali, Bra'Shey Drake, Samantha Bishop, Azia Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-33 30.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-10 10.0% FT % 1st Half: 7-11 63.6%

f g g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

0-1 5-13 6-12 0-4 1-5 0-1 0-5 4-9 0-3 3-6 2-2 0-0 0-2

0-0 0-1 2-5 0-3 0-3 0-0 0-3 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 2-4 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

21-63

4-19

8-13

2nd half: 11-30 36.7% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 1-2 50.0%

0 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 5 18

TP

1 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 4 4 0 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 6 9 27 21

#10 UT vs. Mississippi State // Feb. 16, 2012

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 12 15 0 2 0 3 10 2 6 4 0 0

0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 3 4 0 0 2 4 2 4 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

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

54

6 20

2

9 200

Game: 21-63 33.3% Game: 4-19 21.1% Game: 8-13 61.5%

4 26 20 29 20 4 11 17 14 23 13 5 14

Deadball Rebounds 3

TENNESSEE 91 • 18-7, 9-3 ## 25 40 05 10 13 01 04 11 15 20 21

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 18-30 60.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% FT % 1st Half: 7-9 77.8%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 4-5 f 8-12 g 2-2 g 10-17 g 2-6 1-3 3-5 1-4 0-0 1-2 4-5

36-61

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

28 46

40 05 10 13 01 04 11 15 21

6-13

TP

2-4 2-2 2-2 2-2 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-6 0-1

10 18 7 25 6 4 6 2 0 5 8

A TO Blk Stl

0 3 7 3 2 3 1 3 0 0 0

2 1 6 4 0 2 0 2 0 1 1

91 22 19

2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 8

1 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0

Min

20 25 23 35 22 17 17 10 6 6 19

7 200

Game: 36-61 59.0% Game: 6-13 46.2% Game: 13-21 61.9%

Deadball Rebounds 5

2nd

26 45

Last FG - UK2 2nd-01:32, UT 2nd-00:43. Largest lead - UK2 None, UT by 40 2nd-04:37.

Total

54 91

Points UK2 UT

In Paint 28 42

Off T/O 15 32

2nd Fast Chance Break 17 4 22 22

Bench 25 25

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The No. 13 Lady Vols gained a measure of revenge on Monday night as they handed No. 7 Kentucky their largest defeat of the season as Tennessee routed the Wildcats 91-54 in front of 14,807 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game served as the focal point for Live Pink, Bleed Orange an initiative as part of the “Play 4 Kay” raising awareness for breast cancer in honor of the late Kay Yow. The win moved the Lady Vols record to 18-7 overall and 9-3 in the SEC. Kentucky dropped its second game in a row after losing to LSU last Sunday and stands at 21-4 overall and 10-2 in the league.

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-30 36.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 0-4 0.0% FT % 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

3-10 8-18 0-7 2-9 1-3 0-1 4-7 5-6 0-0 1-1

0-0 1-2 0-4 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

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

24-62

1-9

8-14

2nd half: 13-32 40.6% 2nd half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd half: 8-14 57.1%

2 13 15 5 7 12 0 3 3 0 1 1 2 3 5 0 1 1 2 3 5 2 5 7 0 0 0 2 4 6 1 3 4 16 43 59

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 0 1 2 0 0 2 3 0 0

Min

2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0

7 22 0 6 2 0 8 10 0 2

5 3 1 3 2 0 1 2 0 2

2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0

0 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

7

57 10 19

6

6 200

Game: 24-62 38.7% Game: 1-9 11.1% Game: 8-14 57.1%

31 29 34 21 12 6 25 26 2 14

Deadball Rebounds 2

Mississippi State 41 • 14-12 (4-9 SEC) ## 34

2 5 7 3 1 5 6 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 2 1 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 3 7 2 3 3 6 13-21 19 26 45 12

2nd half: 18-31 58.1% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 6-12 50.0%

1st

25

10

Officials: Lisa Mattingly, Dee Kantner, Scott Yarbrough Technical fouls: #7/7 Kentucky-None. TENNESSEE-JOHNSON, Glory. Attendance: 14807 Score by periods #7/7 Kentucky TENNESSEE

##

03 04 14 01 11 12 15 20 21 25

Player

Martha Alwal Catina Bett Diamber Johnson Porsha Porter Kendra Grant Danielle Rector Katia May Candace Foster Brittany Young Shamia Robinson Jerica James Ashley Brown Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 5-34 3FG % 1st Half: 3-11 FT % 1st Half: 0-0

14.7% 27.3% 0.0%

f c g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-4 1-9 1-15 6-18 6-13 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-7 0-1

0-0 0-0 1-6 1-4 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0

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

16-69

6-20

3-5

2nd half: 11-35 31.4% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 3-5 60.0%

TP

1 6 7 4 1 5 6 3 1 4 5 1 1 3 4 3 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 3 1 4 3 2 2 4 12 25 37 16

4 2 3 15 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

1 1 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 41 10 13

Min

3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

4

7 200

Game: 16-69 23.2% Game: 6-20 30.0% Game: 3-5 60.0%

29 27 36 30 32 1 1 1 2 5 18 18

Deadball Rebounds 0,1

Officials: Laura C. Morris, Rob Fessler, Metta Roberts Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. Mississippi State-Catina Bett. Attendance: 1965 Actual Attendance: 1845 Score by periods TENNESSEE Mississippi State

1st

22 13

2nd

35 28

Total

57 41

Points UT MS

In Paint 28 12

Last FG - UT 2nd-01:08, MS 2nd-01:35. Largest lead - UT by 20 2nd-08:23, MS by 3 1st-13:56.

Off T/O 12 8

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 6 8 2

Bench 20 0

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 2 times.

STARKVILLE, Miss. - #10 Tennessee flexed its defensive muscle with a 57-41 win at Mississippi State. Shekinna Stricklen posted a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Cierra Burdick was the Lady Vols only other double-figure scorer as she tallied 10. Tennessee (19-7, 10-3 SEC) limited Mississippi State (14-12, 4-9) to just 13 points in the first half and a paltry 23.5 field goal percentage. Kendra Grant led MSU with 17 and Porsha Grant tallied 15.

Meighan Simmons tallied a season-high 25 points. Shekinna Stricklen scored 18. Glory Johnson added 10 and grabbed seven rebounds.

“We didn’t get a lot of transition looks because we were turning the ball over,” Tennessee associate head coach Holly Warlick said. “If we learned anything it’s that we’ve got to take care of the ball more.”

The Lady Vols shot a sensational 59.0 from the floor and held Kentucky to just 33.3 from the floor. Tennessee outrebouned UK, 45-27.

Stricklen was 8-for-18 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line after a slow start.

Back on Jan. 12, Kentucky edged the Lady Vols, 61-60 in Lexington to take the lead in the SEC. Tennessee inched back to within a game of the league lead with Monday’s victory. Kentucky’s leading scorer A’dia Mathies tallied 12. Back in January, she netted a career-high 34. The Cats’ top scorer on Monday was Bria Goss, who had 15. The Lady Vols’ lead expanded to 28 on a putback layup by Johnson with 11:51 left in the game as the onslaught continued. The lead ballooned to 40 on a Kamiko Williams jumper with 4:32 left in the game. Tennessee dominated the first half, leading 46-28 at intermission behind 12 points apiece from Simmons and Stricklen. The Lady Vols shot 60 percent from the floor while holding the Wildcats to 30.3 from the floor and 1-10 from 3-point range. The Lady Vols went on a 14-0 run over 2:12 late in the first half to build a 39-18 advantage with 4:39 left in the first half. Vicki Baugh, Simmons and Williams each had four points in the spurt. After being down by 12, Kentucky cut the deficit to five at 21-16 on a give-and-go lay-up from Bernisha Pinkett with 9:20 left. But the Lady Vols responded. Tennessee came out strong building an 18-6 lead after an Ariel Massengale lay-up with 13:36 left in the first half. The Lady Vols made eight of their first 10 shots including Stricklen starting 3-of-3. Kentucky began the game just 2-of-16 from the floor. The Lady Vols return to action on Thursday night as Tennessee plays at Mississippi State at 9 p.m. The game will air on CSS and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network.

“I didn’t have my composure,” Stricklen said. “I was rushing and playing at a fast pace, not my own pace. My teammates really helped me get it back under control.” The win pulls Tennessee even with No. 7 Kentucky atop the SEC standings after the Wildcats’ loss tonight to Alabama. Tennessee has won three of its last four games and five of its last seven. Cierra Burdick added 10 points and Glory Johnson grabbed 15 rebounds for Tennessee. “It wasn’t the prettiest game,” Warlick said. “It was a grind for us and we found a way to win.” As poorly as Tennessee shot, Mississippi State shot even worse. The Bulldogs shot only 24.2 percent (16 of 66) from the floor and trailed by double digits the entire second half. “We forced enough turnovers and I felt like we really scrapped,” Mississippi State coach Sharon Fanning-Otis said. “But we missed some shots and you have to rebound the ball defensively. You’ve got to get some put-backs and some and-ones, and we’re just not there yet.” The Bulldogs are now 0-33 all-time versus the Lady Vols. “Our defense played hard enough for us to win the ballgame,” Fanning-Otis said. “They have awfully good athletes, with great size, at all positions.” Both teams struggled to find offense, starting the game a combined 1-of-21 from the floor. The Lady Vols led 22-13 at the half. “We played rushed,” Warlick said. “Once we settled down and got into a rhythm I thought we did well.” KThe Lady Vols continue their two-game swing in Mississippi, travelling to Ole Miss for a Sunday game at 2 p.m. ET. The title airs on the SEC Network and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network.


GAME 27

GAME 28

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics TENNESSEE vs Ole Miss 2/19/12 1:05 p.m. at Oxford, Miss. (Tad Smith Coliseum)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics ARKANSAS vs TENNESSEE 02/23/12 7:00 p.m. at Knoxville, Tenn., Thompson-Boling Arena

#10 UT vs. Ole Miss // Feb. 19, 2012

#10/9 UT vs. Arkansas // Feb. 23, 2012

TENNESSEE 66 • 20-7 (11-3 SEC) ## 25 40 05 10 13 01 04 11 15 21

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 13-33 39.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

f f g g g

ARKANSAS 72 • 21-6, 10-5 SEC

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

5-9 5-9 0-4 4-13 2-8 0-0 0-0 4-5 0-1 4-6

0-0 2-3 0-2 0-5 2-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

24-55

4-16

4 4 8 2 1 3 0 2 2 2 3 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 6 0 0 0 3 4 7 2 2 4 14-18 16 21 37

2nd half: 11-22 50.0% 2nd half: 2-6 33.3% 2nd half: 10-12 83.3%

3-6 0-0 4-4 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 2-2

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 1 7 1 2 1 1 2 1 1

Min

1 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0

13 12 4 9 8 0 0 10 0 10

1 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 1

2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1

0 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 1

8

66 19 13

5

8 200

Game: 24-55 43.6% Game: 4-16 25.0% Game: 14-18 77.8%

35 36 30 22 19 7 7 18 4 22

Deadball Rebounds 3

Ole Miss 56 • 12-15 (2-12 SEC) ## 21 22 03 23 30 11 14 20 25 32 42

Player

McCray, Danielle Byrd, Nikki McFarland, Valencia Laws, LaTosha Hameth, Whitney Jenkins, Kenyotta McFerrin, Maggie Singletary, Amber Marbra, Courtney Faleru, Tia Jackson, Monique Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-27 3FG % 1st Half: 5-9 FT % 1st Half: 0-0

29.6% 55.6% 0.0%

f f g g g

0-0 0-0 4-6 1-1 0-2 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 3-4 0-0

22-59

8-12

4-7

2nd half: 14-32 43.8% 2nd half: 3-3 100.0 2nd half: 4-7 57.1%

TP

2 2 4 1 2 3 5 3 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 0 4 2 6 1 3 0 3 2 3 4 7 17 15 32 13

4 6 21 3 0 0 3 8 2 7 2

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 0

1 2 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 56 11 16

Min

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0

1

5 200

Game: 22-59 37.3% Game: 8-12 66.7% Game: 4-7 57.1%

22 28 36 13 10 6 4 30 12 28 11

Deadball Rebounds 2,1

1st

32 21

2nd

34 35

Total

66 56

Last FG - UT 2nd-01:10, OLEMISS 2nd-00:29. Largest lead - UT by 12 2nd-05:07, OLEMISS by 3 1st-18:18.

Points UT OLEMIS

21 04 22 33 01 11 24

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

DANIELS, Ashley f 1-4 ROBINSON, Dominique f 1-2 WATKINS, Sarah c 8-12 RICKETTS, C'eira g 6-11 HARRIS, Lyndsay g 4-11 PEAK, Keira 1-3 BERNA, Calli 2-2 WILLIAMS, Quistelle 2-5 Team Totals 25-50

FG % 1st Half: 11-19 57.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-7 57.1%

0-1 0-1 1-4 0-1 4-10 0-0 1-1 2-3

8-21

TP

0-0 0-0 1-2 4-7 8-8 0-0 0-0 1-4

1 0 1 5 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 3 3 5 8 3 1 2 3 4 2 2 4 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 5 3 2 1 3 14-21 10 19 29 23

2nd half: 11-28 39.3% 2nd half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd half: 7-8 87.5%

OT: OT: OT:

3-3 1-1 3-6

100.0 100.0 50.0%

2 2 18 16 20 2 5 7

A TO Blk Stl

0 2 0 9 3 0 1 0

2 2 3 6 0 2 1 2 3 72 15 21

Min

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0

2

5 225

Game: 25-50 50.0% Game: 8-21 38.1% Game: 14-21 66.7%

17 14 41 43 37 28 22 23

Deadball Rebounds 3

TENNESSEE 71 • 20-8, 11-4 SEC

25 40 05 10 13 01 04 11 15 20 21

Player

JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan SPANI, Taber BASS, Briana WILLIAMS, Kamiko BURDICK, Cierra MANNING, Alicia HARRISON, Isabelle BAUGH, Vicki Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-20 3FG % 1st Half: 2-6 FT % 1st Half: 6-7

45.0% 33.3% 85.7%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

4-11 6-14 2-3 3-5 1-4 0-1 2-5 2-2 1-3 1-2 1-1

0-0 3-6 0-0 1-3 1-2 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

23-51

5-13

TP

2 7 9 4 5 3 8 2 0 2 2 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 2 1 2 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 20-28 14 19 33 18

2nd half: 11-23 47.8% 2nd half: 2-4 50.0% 2nd half: 12-15 80.0%

5-7 2-6 5-6 0-0 4-4 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 2-2

OT: OT: OT:

3-8 1-3 2-6

37.5% 33.3% 33.3%

13 17 9 7 7 0 6 4 2 2 4

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 0

Min

3 2 2 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 2

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0

71 13 19

2

7 225

Game: 23-51 45.1% Game: 5-13 38.5% Game: 20-28 71.4%

33 35 34 15 32 11 19 22 13 3 8

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Scott Yarbrough, Billy Smith, Michael McConnell Technical fouls: ARKANSAS-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 13337 AR #12 fouls out at 7:56/2

Officials: Bob Trammell, Beverly Roberts, Bryan Enterline Technical fouls: TENNESSEE-None. Ole Miss-None. Attendance: 2776 Score by periods TENNESSEE Ole Miss

12

##

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-5 3-3 8-21 1-4 0-2 0-1 1-1 3-5 1-5 2-10 1-2

##

In Paint 32 24

Off T/O 11 16

2nd Fast Chance Break 17 8 15 6

Bench 20 22

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 7 times.

OXFORD, Miss. - The size and strength of Tennessee (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) ended up trumping the speed of Mississippi for a 66-56 victory on Sunday. With Tennessee (20-7, 11-3 Southeastern Conference) struggling to connect from 3-point range, the inside duo of Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen bailed out the Lady Volunteers, who have struggled with their effort and energy level from game to game. Johnson and Stricklen both went 5 of 9 from the floor and combined to score 25 points. Johnson, who finished with 13 points, also grabbed eight rebounds for the Lady Volunteers. “I thought Ole Miss really focused on taking away our inside game early. Credit to Glory and (Stricklen), they kept working,” Tennessee assistant coach Holly Warlick said. “They probably weren’t getting as many touches as we normally get, and that’s due to Ole Miss, but I thought we kept working hard, and when we needed a basket inside, we got them the ball. They made plays.” In a game that Tennessee never led by more than 12 points, Warlick talked about why the Lady Volunteers struggled to put away an Ole Miss team (12-15, 2-12) that played its most complete game of the season. “We did some good things and then we turn the ball over at crucial times and they took advantage of it,” Warlick said. “We didn’t get to loose balls that we normally do, and I thought Ole Miss was capitalizing on our mistakes. We needed buckets, we needed stops and we got them, but we let somebody score 21 points. We were just too inconsistent.” Valencia McFarland was the Lady Rebel who finished with 21 points. The point guard, who was 4 for 6 from 3-point range, was praised by Johnson following the game for her effort and her ability to lead her team. “She’s really quick. She was a player that her team needed to play well to be successful, and she did her job,” Johnson said. “She made it hard on our guards, and when she drove and we went to help, she was able to dish and find her teammates. She played a great game.” Tennessee led 32-21 at the half. The Lady Rebels cut into that lead early in the second half with a 13-6 run that brought them within four points, 38-34, at the 14:27 mark. Ole Miss got within four points twice more but never got any closer as Tennessee withstood the Lady Rebels’ best punches with inside buckets from Johnson and Stricklen as well as a key 3-pointer by Stricklen with just under 7 minutes left. Tennessee has won three straight games since falling out of the Top 10 last week and leads the SEC by a half-game over Kentucky, which hosts Vanderbilt on Monday night. The Lady Vols return home to host Arkansas on Thursday at 7 p.m. The game airs on Fox Sports South and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network. UT closes the regular-season vs. Florida on Sunday, Feb. 26 in a game that airs on ESPNU with a 3:30 p.m., tip-off.

Score by periods ARKANSAS TENNESSEE

1st

31 26

2nd

31 36

OT

10 9

Last FG - AR OT-01:58, UT OT-00:48. Largest lead - AR by 7 2nd-19:40, UT by 5 2nd-05:28.

Total

72 71

Points AR UT

In Paint 18 28

Off T/O 16 23

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 2 10 10

Bench 14 18

Score tied - 10 times. Lead changed - 8 times.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Arkansas handed the No. 10/9 Lady Vols a tough 72-71 defeat in overtime on Thursday night. It was the Razorbacks’ first-ever win in Knoxville and just their second win ever against the Lady Vols in 25 meetings. Arkansas (21-6, 10-5) outscored Tennessee 10-9 in the extra session after sending the game to overtime on a lay-up with eight seconds left in regulation. The Lady Vols (20-8 overall) fell to second place in the SEC at 11-4 as first-place Kentucky (12-3) knocked off South Carolina, 53-50, on Thursday. Shekinna Stricklen (17 points, 8 rebounds) and Glory Johnson (13 points, 9 rebounds) and combined for 30 points and 17 rebounds -- all in the second half and overtime. The Razorbacks were led by Lyndsay Harris (20) and Sarah Watkins (18). The Razorbacks won for the 10th time in 11 games. C’eira Ricketts had 16 points as Arkansas gained a measure of revenge after suffering a 69-38 defeat to Tennessee on Jan. 8. Watkins’ jumper with 3:21 left in regulation put Arkansas ahead for good at 66-64. A 3-pointer by Calli Berna with 1:55 left gave the Hogs a 6-point advantage at 70-64. Stricken answered with a trey of her own with 1:25 left to cut the deficit to three. Stricklen’s lay-up with 41.8 left cut it to one, 70-69. Stricklen then missed two free throws with 10.0 seconds left which could have tied the game or given the Lady Vols the lead. Harris made two free throws with 6.2 seconds remaining in overtime to put Arkansas ahead 72-69. Arkansas fouledAriel Massengale with 3.0 on the clock and the point guard made both foul shots to make it 72-71. Quistelle Williams missed two free with 2.6 seconds left but Tennessee’s desperation half-court shot came after the final buzzer. Kamiko Williams’ putback with 1:50 left in regulation gave the Lady Vols a 60-58 lead. Stricklen’s short jumper with 1:04 left put UT up by four, 62-58. Ricketts came right back with an Arkansas lay-up 17 seconds later to cut the margin to two at 62-60. Watkins tied the game at 62 with eight seconds left as she swooped to the hoop and laid the ball in to send the game to overtime. Arkansas continued to battle and cut their deficit to one at 57-56 on jumper by Calli Berna with 2:58 left. Harris made a pair of free throws to regain the lead for the Hogs at 58-57. The Lady Vols scored seven points in a row to take a 55-50 lead with 5:25 left in the second. Massengale’s lay-up with 8:29 left put UT ahead at 52-50. Johnson scored the next three points for a five-point Lady Vols’ lead, their largest of the game, at five. Tennessee shot 20-of-28 free throws in the contest, making 16 of its first 17, but made only 4-of-11 to finish the game. A pair of 3-pointers by Stricklen gave the Lady Vols a big boost early in the second half. Massengale’s steal and lay-up with 12 minutes left in the game tied the score at 44 all. That marked the first time the game was tied since 16-all with eight minutes left in the first half. Taber Spani’s pair of free throws with 11:30 left in the second gave UT it first lead since 7-5 at 46-44. UT finished a 9-0 run with two Johnson free throws to giving the Lady Vols a 48-44 advantage. Arkansas answered with back-to-back 3-pointers by Harris and Quistelle Williams to regain the lead at 50-48 with 9:23 left in the second half. The Razorbacks lead 31-26 at halftime behind 11 points from Harris and 58 percent shooting from the floor.


GAME 29

GAME 30

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Vanderbilt vs TENNESSEE 03/02/12 2:30 PM CST at BRIDGESTONE ARENA-NASHVILLE, TN

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Florida vs TENNESSEE 02/26/12 3:30 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.

#10/9 UT vs. Florida // Feb. 26, 2012

#2 Seed UT vs. #7 Seed Vanderbilt // Mar. 2, 2012

Vanderbilt 57 • 22-9

Florida 59 • 18-11, 8-8 SEC ## 32 13 03 10 33 12 14 20 23 31

Player

GEORGE, Jennifer STEWART, Azania BARTLEY, Lanita BONDS, Jaterra JONES, Jordan ALLEN, Deana MADU, Ndidi VILARO ARAGONES, A SHINE, Brittany SVETE, Lily Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-30 33.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-14 21.4% FT % 1st Half: 2-6 33.3%

f c g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

4-12 0-0 2-6 0-3 3-7 2-8 4-5 2-8 0-1 5-8

0-0 0-0 0-2 0-2 3-6 0-4 0-0 0-5 0-0 2-5

22-58

5-24

TP

3-6 0-0 7-9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0

2 9 11 4 0 5 5 4 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 1 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 3 3 6 10-17 10 26 36 19

2nd half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

11 0 11 0 9 4 8 4 0 12

A TO Blk Stl

0 0 4 4 0 0 1 5 0 0

Min

2 2 2 3 2 3 5 1 0 0

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2

59 14 20

1

9 200

Game: 22-58 37.9% Game: 5-24 20.8% Game: 10-17 58.8%

28 21 29 26 31 13 12 14 7 19

Deadball Rebounds 3

## 12 21 10 11 30 05 34 55

## 15 21 25 40 01 05 10 11 13 20

Player

MANNING, Alicia BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory STRICKLEN, Shekinna BASS, Briana MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra SPANI, Taber HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 14-31 45.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-8 25.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

f f f f g

5-9 0-3 8-17 5-12 0-1 2-3 5-9 2-2 0-2 1-1

1-2 0-0 0-0 3-5 0-1 0-1 2-5 0-0 0-1 0-0

28-59

6-15

TP

2 6 8 0 0 2 2 4 1 9 10 0 2 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 4 4 2 2 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 13-18 10 30 40 13

2nd half: 14-28 50.0% 2nd half: 4-7 57.1% 2nd half: 8-10 80.0%

11 0 21 15 0 8 12 6 0 2

A TO Blk Stl

6 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 1 0

Min

2 4 1 5 0 2 4 0 1 0

1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0

75 17 19

3

8 200

Game: 28-59 47.5% Game: 6-15 40.0% Game: 13-18 72.2%

30 14 37 29 18 22 28 12 9 1

Deadball Rebounds 0

Officials: Kelly Johnson, Roy Gulbeyan, Carla Fountain Technical fouls: Florida-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 18563 Score by periods Florida TENNESSEE

1st

25 35

2nd

34 40

Total

59 75

Points UF UT

In Paint 26 28

Last FG - UF 2nd-02:36, UT 2nd-00:32. Largest lead - UF by 3 1st-19:37, UT by 18 2nd-00:32.

Off T/O 16 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 7 16 16

f c g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

0-0 6-10 4-16 5-14 2-7 1-4 2-6 0-1

0-0 0-0 2-8 2-9 0-4 0-2 0-0 0-0

20-58

4-23

TP

0-0 0-0 6-6 0-0 3-4 2-2 2-2 0-0

2 1 3 1 4 7 11 5 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 4 0 1 1 1 4 4 8 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 13-14 13 18 31 18

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 12 16 12 7 4 6 0

1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1

0 0 3 1 0 2 6 0

0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0

1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0

57

6 12

3

6 200

Game: 20-58 34.5% Game: 4-23 17.4% Game: 13-14 92.9%

15 27 40 40 20 27 27 4

Deadball Rebounds 0

TENNESSEE 68 • 22-8 ##

0-0 0-0 5-7 2-4 0-0 4-5 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

COLEMAN, Jordan HOLZER, Stephanie FOGGIE, Christina LISTER, Jasmine BROWN, Elan SCHRANN, Kady CLARKE, Tiffany WATKINS, Clair Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-26 26.9% 2nd half: 13-32 40.6% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 18.2% 2nd half: 2-12 16.7% FT % 1st Half: 11-12 91.7% 2nd half: 2-2 100.0

TENNESSEE 75 • 21-8, 12-4 SEC Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

15 21 25 01 40 04 05 10 11 13 20

Player

MANNING, Alicia BAUGH, Vicki JOHNSON, Glory BASS, Briana STRICKLEN, Shekinna WILLIAMS, Kamiko MASSENGALE, Ariel SIMMONS, Meighan BURDICK, Cierra SPANI, Taber HARRISON, Isabelle Team Totals

f f f g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

2-5 3-5 5-10 1-3 6-11 1-3 0-0 5-10 2-2 0-1 1-2

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

26-52

4-13

TP

1 4 5 3 3 5 8 2 4 5 9 4 1 0 1 0 1 6 7 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 12-19 13 26 39 15

FG % 1st Half: 14-26 53.8% 2nd half: 12-26 46.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 6-10 60.0% 2nd half: 6-9 66.7%

0-0 0-2 5-7 0-0 3-4 0-0 3-4 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

5 6 15 2 18 2 3 11 4 0 2

A TO Blk Stl

1 1 0 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0

Min

2 0 2 3 1 0 3 1 2 2 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0

68 10 16

1

5 200

Game: 26-52 50.0% Game: 4-13 30.8% Game: 12-19 63.2%

28 32 29 14 24 15 13 20 15 7 3

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: LISA MATTINGLY, ERIC BREWTON, ERIC KOCH Technical fouls: Vanderbilt-None. TENNESSEE-None. Attendance: 8594 Bench 28 28

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - With all five seniors in the starting line-up on Senior Day, the No. 10/9 Lady Vols rolled past Florida, 75-59, on Sunday afternoon before 18,563 at ThompsonBoling Arena. The Lady Vols (21-8, 12-4 SEC) enter SEC Tournament as the No. 2 seed and will face the winner of the No. 7-No. 10 seed game in the second game of the second round on Friday, March 2 at 2:30 p.m. That game will be televised on Fox Sports Net and can be heard on the Lady Vol Network. In her final regular-season home game, Glory Johnson led the Lady Vols with 21 points and 10 rebounds. It was her 10th double-double of the year. Senior Shekinna Stricklen added 15 points and Meighan Simmons tallied 12. Alicia Manning made the most of her Senior Day as she scored 11 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had five assists. It was also the final home game for Vicki Baugh and Briana Bass. Lily Svete led the Gators (18-11, 8-8) with 12 points while Jennifer George had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Tennessee jumped out to a 15-3 lead to start the game and never trailed the rest of way despite Florida staying within in striking distance throughout the game. The Lady Vols sealed the game on a Johnson breakaway lay-up with 2:05 left in regulation putting UT ahead 70-57. Manning’s jumper gave the Lady Vols a 15-point lead. Back-to-back hoops by Manning and Stricklen regained a double-figure lead for the Lady Vols at 59-48 with six minutes left. The teams then traded 3-pointers by Jones and Stricklen for a 62-51 UT lead with 5:18 left in game. Florida continued to hang around and cut the deficit to seven at 51-44 on a jumper by Ndidi Madu with 9:43 left in the second half. Johnson opened the second half with a quick lay-up just 14 seconds in, as the Lady Vols equalled their largest lead of the first half of 12 at 37-25.

Score by periods Vanderbilt TENNESSEE

1st

27 35

2nd

30 33

Total

57 68

Last FG - VANDY 2nd-02:48, UT 2nd-03:06. Largest lead - VANDY by 4 1st-19:02, UT by 19 1st-03:44.

Points VANDY UT

In Paint 18 24

Off T/O 16 7

2nd Fast Chance Break 7 2 10 4

Bench 10 22

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No. 2-seeded Tennessee outlasted a feisty No. 7 seed Vanderbilt team to advance to the SEC Tournament Semifinals with a 68-57 victory at Bridgestone Arena on a stormy Friday evening. In a game that saw an extended halftime due to tornadoes in the Nashville area, the Lady Vols rode the senior combination of Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen to the hard-fought victory. Stricklen (18 points -- all in the second half and seven rebounds) and Johnson (15 points and nine rebounds) combined for 33 points and 16 rebounds. 29 of those points and 10 of the boards came in the decisive second half. The Lady Vols will take on the winner of the final game of the Quarterfinals between #3 Georgia and #6 South Carolina. That game tips at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT. Tennessee’s SEC Semifinal game will start at 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT. The pair combined to score the final 25 points for the Lady Vols, who moved to 22-8. No other Lady Vol scored for the final 11:04 of the contest. Tennessee has won 19 consecutive second-round games in the SEC Tournament. Vanderbilt (21-9) was led by Christina Foggie, who had 16 points and Stephane Holzer, who had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out. Stricklen bombed an NBA-distance 3-pointer with 3:06 left in regulation, with the shot clock expiring, to give the Lady Vols a 64-55 lead. The senior duo of Stricklen and Johnson keyed a decisive 14-7 spurt as the seniors scored all 14 points in the run to give Tennessee a 59-51 lead with 6:30 left in the second half. Up one, Stricklen knocked down a 3-pointer with 9:30 left in the second half to give the Vols a 48-44 advantage. Vandy kept battling back but Stricklen answered again with a 3-point play with 8:49 left for a 51-46 lead. Vanderbilt continued its rally in the second half, coming back to within one point at 41-40, 43-42 and 45-44. The game featured an extended halftime of about 45 minutes due to a weather delay caused by tornado warnings in the Nashville area.

Tennessee led 35-25 at halftime as Johnson tallied 12 points prior to intermission including a last-second lay-up for the double-figure advantage.

Tennessee led 35-27 at halftime thanks to tremendous shooting from the floor coupled with strong defense. The Lady Vols made 53.8 percent from the floor while limiting Vanderbilt to 26.9 percent (7-of-26). Simmons led all scorers with 11 points.

After Florida opened the game with a 3-pointer by Jones, the Lady Vols ran off 15 points in a row to take a 15-3 lead 6:07 into the action. Johnson had eight of those 15 points.

After being down by as many as 19, Vanderbilt cut its deficit to nine with a 10-0 run over 1:30 in the final three minutes of the first half. That spurt was keyed by perfect free-throw shooting as Vanderbilt was 7-of-7 from the line during the 90-second stretch.

Florida showed grit as they retaliated with a 10-2 run to cut the deficit to four at 17-13 on another 3-pointer by Jones with 10 minutes left in the first half.

Tennessee used a 13-2 run late in the first to build a 32-13 lead with 3:30 left in the half. Meighan Simmons scored eight points in a row in the run as he energized the Lady Vols. Vanderbilt went without a field goal for nearly 10 minutes, missing 11 field goals in a row after making their first two shots of the game. The drought ended on a Holzer jumper with 9:24 left in the half, cutting the Commodores deficit to seven at 17-10. + Tennessee opened the game sharp from the floor and received some outside shooting from Vicki Baugh, Briana Bass and Cierra Burdick as the Lady Vols held a 17-8 lead with 10:44 left in the first half. Burdick nailed back-to-back jumpers for UT.


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