Lady Vols Host Tennessee Tech As Long Home Stretch Begins

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
No. 11/10 Tennessee (6-0) begins a run of six home games out of seven contests in the month of December, welcoming Tennessee Tech (2-4) to Knoxville on Wednesday evening. The match-up will tip off at 6:32 p.m. ET at Thompson-Boling Arena.

After facing back-to-back American Athletic Conference foes in UCF and No. 23/22 South Florida, followed by Big 12 schools No.
12/21 Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma State, the Lady Vols launch into a two-game series of battles with tech universities. After playing host to Tennessee Tech, the Big Orange women will make their way up I-81 to Blacksburg to take on Virginia Tech in Cassell Coliseum on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET (ACC Network).


Tennessee is 6-0 for the fifth time in the past 10 years and will try to make it 7-0 for just the ninth occasion in the past 20 years. Kellie Harper guided UT to a career-best 7-0 start in her first year leading the Lady Vols in 2019-20 and will try to match that Wednesday night.

Tennessee is coming off a 2-0 showing at the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas over the weekend, taking care of Kansas on Friday, 68-58, and outshooting Oklahoma State on Saturday by a score of 80-55. The Lady Vols continue to persevere and display consistent improvement after losing starters Rae Burrell and Marta Suárez to injuries. 

Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, enters on a four-game losing streak after opening the year with wins over Bethel and Chattanooga. The Golden Eagles have since dropped decisions to two more in-state foes, Vanderbilt and MTSU, before falling to No. 25 Florida Gulf Coast and New Mexico State at the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico. All six outcomes were by double digits.


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