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Lady Vols to retire Parker's jersey on Jan. 2

Associated Press • Aug 27, 2013 at 10:26 PM

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee will retire Candace Parker’s No. 3 jersey before its Jan. 2 game against LSU, one of 11 teams on the Lady Vols’ 2013-14 schedule that reached last season’s NCAA tournament.

The Lady Vols announced their 2013-14 schedule Tuesday.

Parker plays for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks.

Tennessee’s schedule includes a Nov. 11 trip to North Carolina, a Dec. 21 visit to Stanford and a Jan. 20 home matchup with Notre Dame. The Lady Vols face Virginia on Nov. 28 at the Junkaroo Jam in the Bahamas.

Tennessee’s Southeastern Conference schedule includes two games apiece with LSU, Vanderbilt and Mississippi plus one game each with all other league opponents.

The schedule:November 8: at Middle Tennessee 11: at North Carolina 14: Chattanooga 17: Georgia Tech 21: Tennessee Tech 24: Oakland 28: Virginia at Freeport, Bahamas 29: Kansas State or SMU at Freeport, Bahamas December 8: Texas 14: Troy 21: at Stanford 29: Lipscomb January 2: LSU 5: at Georgia 9: Mississippi 12: at Vanderbilt 16: at Mississippi State 20: Notre Dame 23: Florida 26: at Texas A&M 30: Arkansas February 2: at Alabama 6: at Mississippi 10: Vanderbilt 16: Kentucky 20: Auburn 23: at Missouri 27: at LSU March 2: South Carolina

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