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Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame gets permanent Pat Summitt exhibit

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame gets permanent Pat Summitt exhibit

March 31st, 2014 1:37 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame is dedicating a permanent exhibit to former Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt that opens Friday when the Women's Final Four comes to Nashville.

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SEC gets last laugh in NCAA tournament

SEC gets last laugh in NCAA tournament

March 31st, 2014 12:27 am by Matt Murschel, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

"Two SEC basketball teams walk into the Final Four ..." Wait, is this a joke? No, but it's the Southeastern Conference that's no longer the laughingstock of the college basketball world, with Florida and Kentucky both heading for the Final Four.

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Terps stop Lady Vols in regional semifinals

Terps stop Lady Vols in regional semifinals

March 30th, 2014 2:43 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Alyssa Thomas scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and fourth-seeded Maryland upset No. 1 seed Tennessee 73-62 on Sunday in the NCAA Louisville Region semifinal.

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Lady Vols' SEC success a boon to Summitt Foundation

Lady Vols' SEC success a boon to Summitt Foundation

March 29th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee women's basketball team's Southeastern Conference success this season raised more than $22,000 for the Pat Summitt Foundation through a pledge drive started by Lady Vols assistant coach Kyra Elzy.

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Update: Michigan ends Tennessee's NCAA run

Update: Michigan ends Tennessee's NCAA run

March 28th, 2014 10:28 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14, including a key free throw, to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday's first NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal.

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Lady Vols' Simmons eyes elusive Final Four berth

Lady Vols' Simmons eyes elusive Final Four berth

March 28th, 2014 6:59 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons wants to make sure her college basketball career doesn't end where it started: at the KFC Yum! Center, where the Lady Vols meet Maryland in the NCAA Louisville Regional semifinals.

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Tennessee feeding off its momentum

Tennessee feeding off its momentum

March 28th, 2014 8:15 am by By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

It wasn't long ago that Tennessee was wondering how it lost to teams like bottom-tier SEC opponent Texas A&M and let games slip away against heavyweights Florida and Kentucky.

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SEC showing its depth in NCAA women's tournament

SEC showing its depth in NCAA women's tournament

March 27th, 2014 4:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

This is the first year the SEC has sent at least five teams to the Sweet 16 since six of its schools got there in 1997, with Tennessee winning it all that year.

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Tennessee big men a dual challenge for Michigan

Tennessee big men a dual challenge for Michigan

March 27th, 2014 7:38 am by By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

Though U-M just dealt with Texas big man Cameron Ridley, Tennessee has two 6-foot-8, 260-pound behemoths: Jeronne Maymon and Jarnell Stokes.

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Lady Vols pull away for 67-51 win over St. John's

Lady Vols pull away for 67-51 win over St. John's

March 24th, 2014 11:39 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Cierra Burdick had 21 points and 11 rebounds as Tennessee relied on its smothering defense to pull away from St. John's for a 67-51 victory in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night.

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