University Of Tennessee Volunteers And Lady Vols[A 47]
Alabama's men's basketball team plays its final regular-season home game on Saturday when it travels to Knoxville, Tenn., to face the Tennessee Lady Vols (2-1) and their No. Tennessee (1-2) will be back at Thompson-Boling Arena for the first time since the 2014-15 season.
This is the second trip in a row to Knoxville, where Alabama will face a Tennessee team ranked in the nation's top 10. The Lady Vols have won 18 consecutive games against the Rebels, the only setback in that series coming in a 76-72 home loss on December 9, 2014. Tennessee has won four of its last five meetings with Alabama and is coming to town for the first time since a 72-60 victory on Jan.
The Lady Vols achieved a series of goals in 2004, including winning the SEC regular-season title by beating Florida in the NCAA championship game, putting the Gators at an identical 15-1 mark. It was the program's first unbeaten season, and they crowned it with the NCAA championship with their first-ever national championship in women's basketball on January 31, 2005.
Glenn, who helped Tennessee to that historic success, was named USA coach of the year for the second time in three years.
The University of Tennessee Lacrosse has won four SELC championships and three national tournament appearances since 1993. Under Loan's leadership, the Lady Vols broke 18 of 19 Tennessee swimming records, finished each of the past three seasons with a national championship and have 19 different athletes who have received 120 All-America awards. Tennessee has eight NCAA titles, second in history behind rival UConn. No team has played more times in the NCAA tournament than Tennessee, but no college basketball team in school history has ever won more games than the Lady Vols.
Tennessee picked up its second SEC victory of the season on Saturday, rolling over Ole Miss 84-28 in Oxford. Against a team that is not ranked, Tennessee's first win over a top-10 team this season and the Vols "first win against a top-10 team. Alabama begins a phase in which it will play road contests in three of its next four games, including at Tennessee, with a home game against Arkansas on December 7 and a road game in Georgia on January 2.
Tennessee's commitment from New Jersey is 4-7, 279 and 2-0, and he is on track to make his decision on whether or not to commit by October 17, 2020.
Tennessee football continues its success in recruiting players from QB, and assistant Chris Woodruff joined in when Tennessee ranked fourth. Patrick has a collection of his own books, which he collected in Tennessee. The Vols have worked their way up the charts quickly over the past four years and Tennessee Football has continued its success at QB position.
The Lady Vols have made it to the NCAA tournament's 16-team finals since its inception in 1982. Warlick was the first great player to play under Summitt in Tennessee, and he did so in his first season in Knoxville, long before the NFL, NBA, NHL, NFL and NBA were founded by the NCAA.
Tennessee's Lady Vols forced 20 turnovers against Vandy, topping their previous season high of 17. UT had six players combined for nine steals against Vanderbilt that were tied for second - the most steals in SEC play this season and the most in program history.
Tennessee, in Pruitt's first season with UT, is highlighted by its first win against a ranked opponent in the SEC tournament since the 2012-13 season. The Tennessee women's basketball team won the national championships in 2007 and 2008, earning Pat Summit the NCAA Women's Basketball Coach of the Year Award - the most in college basketball history and the second - most - in school history. Candace Park led Tennessee to back-to-back championships and is the Lady Vols' leading scorer with 1,843 points and third in program history.
Tennessee Volunteers first sponsored the varsity wrestling team in the 1990s, when the program was cut for budget reasons. Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt roars with officials before the start of a football game against Georgia Tech at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Oct. Until October, Pruitt attended the University of Tennessee, where his college football career began. He worked in the college's recruiting office until his marriage and then as an assistant coach in Tennessee for three years.
Tennessee has a long history in the Southeastern Conference and the National Collegiate Athletics Association, but the main rivalry is men's basketball. Led by former Tennessee coach Bill Warlick, the Lady Vols play their games at Neyland Stadium and are a member of the Southeastern Conference. Tennessee has two rivalries with the University of Florida and Florida State University.
The Volunteers and the Lady Vols basketball team play at Boling Arena, the largest arena ever built specifically for basketball in the United States. The men's and women's athletics programs, also coached by J.J. Clark, have won five SEC championships and the NCAA men's championship and the women's SEC field and athletics championships, as well as the National Collegiate Athletics Association's National Junior College Championships.