Texas A&M Knocks Lady Vols From Unbeaten Ranks

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Danni Williams hit six straight free throws near the end of overtime to send the Tennessee Lady Vols from the unbeaten ranks on Thursday night at College Station, Tex.

#6 UT had started the season 15-0, but faced four straight Top 20 teams.

The #17 Aggies won 79-76 after Tennessee started off the OT period with for straight free throws for a 74-70 advantage.

Both teams went cold near the end of the contest and wound up tied 70-70 in regulation.

Tennessee had a chance for a late shot in OT for a tie, but threw it out of bounds.

Mercedes Russell recorded 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Vols (15-1, 3-1 SEC). The loss marks the first time Tennessee has dropped a game since being eliminated from last year's NCAA tournament on March 20.
 
Khaalia Hillsman led the Aggies (14-4, 3-1 SEC) with 22 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the floor and added 11 boards. Williams chipped in 22 of her own while going 3-for-7 from 3-point range. Texas A&M has now won its past two match-ups with the Lady Vols and the last two meetings in College Station, both in overtime.
 
Jaime Nared added 18 points for the Lady Vols, including four 3-pointers. Rennia Davis and Cheridene Green netted 12 each, and Evina Westbrookput up nine points while dishing out seven assists.


PREP SCHEDULES

Cleveland State Cougars Outlast Roane State, 67-65

Cleveland State Women Drop Tight Game With Roane State


PREP BASKETBALL FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 McCallie at Baylor Cleveland at Walker Valley Sale Creek at Soddy Daisy Red Bank at Hixson Lookout Valley at CSAS Brainerd at East Ridge ... (click for more)

Cleveland State's men's basketball team hosted Roane State Community College Saturday evening, winning by a score of 67-65. Leading the Cougars was Delaino Walker who tallied a double-double, ... (click for more)

Cleveland State's women's basketball team lost a close game against Roane State on Saturday, losing by a score of 63-60. The match up saw many lead changes as the Lady Cougars battled Roane ... (click for more)


Sports

PREP SCHEDULES

PREP BASKETBALL FRIDAY, JANUARY 18 McCallie at Baylor Cleveland at Walker Valley Sale Creek at Soddy Daisy Red Bank at Hixson Lookout Valley at CSAS Brainerd at East Ridge McMinn Co. at Bradley Silverdale at Chattanooga Christian Signal Mountain at Tyner Central at Howard Boyd-Buchanan at Notre Dame SAS at Grace SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 ... (click for more)

Cleveland State Cougars Outlast Roane State, 67-65

Cleveland State's men's basketball team hosted Roane State Community College Saturday evening, winning by a score of 67-65. Leading the Cougars was Delaino Walker who tallied a double-double, scoring 22 points and 10 rebounds. Maurice Dickson also lit up the floor with 16 points, 6 rebounds and a steal. Jonathon King had a double-double of his own, dominating under the rim for ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Area Motorists Warned To Beware Of "Black Ice" As Temperatures Plunge

Chattanooga area motorists are warned to be cautious about possible "black Ice" as temperatures plunge following heavy moisture. The arrival of Arctic air brought temperatures down from the high 50s on Saturday evening to below freezing on Lookout Mountain by Sunday morning. Here is a Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ... (click for more)

Some Roads In Hixson And Middle Valley Are Partially Flooded

Several local roads in the Hixson and Middle Valley area are experiencing partial flooding and standing water due to heavy rain, authorities said. The area of 7600 Middle Valley Road and 13700 Lillard Road are experiencing water on or near the roadway. The 10500 block of Hixson Pike and the 2900 block of Igou Ferry Road are also experiencing standing water over the roadway. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Jim Morgan - My Coach And Neighbor

Upon Jim Morgan's death, my mind and heart flooded back to my memories of growing up in Chattanooga. I thought I would share my fond memories of such a great man. A few thoughts for one of the sweetest and finest men I ever knew: I remember Jim Morgan "Coach" not just as one of his wrestlers, but as a close family friend, teacher and neighbor. While Coach was my ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

It seems there has been quite an increase in calls from telemarketers and I asked my man Cleo if he had any idea how to stop them. “What works if you are male -- Telemarketer: "Hi, my name is Judy and I'm with XYZ Company." You wait for a second and, with a real husky voice, ask, "What are you wearing?" If you are a female try this: Cry out in surprise, "Judy? Is that you? Oh my ... (click for more)