Jaime Nared and Mercedes Russell both produced double-doubles Sunday and the No. 11 Tennessee women’s basketball team outlasted No. 2 Texas 82-75 in a physical matchup of unbeatens.
No. 12 Tennessee improved to 8-0 with Sunday’s win over Alabama State and is off to its best start since beginning 10-0 in 2013-14.
Mercedes Russell scored 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds Sunday to lead No. 14 Tennessee in an 87-49 blowout of East Tennessee State.
Tennessee transfer Alexa Middleton will play her final season at Iowa State, the Cyclones announced Wednesday.
Guard Diamond DeShields is no longer with the Lady Vols’ basketball program after choosing to pass up her final year of eligibility to play professionally, Tennessee coach Holly Warlick said Friday.
Margaret Hutson, who preceded Pat Summitt as the Tennessee women’s basketball coach, has died. She was 78.
Former Tennessee guard Te’a Cooper said Monday that she’s going to play for defending national champion South Carolina.
Te’a Cooper, a 5-foot-8 guard, has decided to transfer from Tennessee, Lady Vols coach Holly Warlick announced Tuesday.
Diamond DeShields scored 24 points to lead fifth-seeded Tennessee to a 66-57 first-round victory over Dayton on Saturday in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.
No. 12-seeded Alabama upset fifth-seeded Tennessee 72-64 in the second round of the SEC tournament Thursday, just the fifth time the Lady Vols lost their tourney opener.
Jaime Nared scored a career-high 30 points, Diamond DeShields added 20 and the Tennessee women’s basketball team earned a surprisingly easy 82-64 victory over No. 3 Mississippi State on Sunday.
Khaalia Hillsman converted an offensive rebound for the go-ahead basket with four seconds left Sunday and Texas A&M erased an 11-point, fourth-quarter deficit in a 61-59 victory over No. 24 Tennessee.
Caliya Robinson scored 28 points Sunday and Georgia beat Tennessee 81-78 in double overtime to snap its 10-game losing streak in this series.
Jamie Nared hit two tiebreaking free throws with 5.9 seconds left, and Tennessee ended No. 4 South Carolina’s 30-game home winning streak in the SEC with a 76-74 victory Monday night.
Blair Schaefer made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:39 left and No. 4 Mississippi State capitalized on its superior depth to win 74-64 at Tennessee on Sunday and stay undefeated.