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Ariel Massengale's hot second half lifts the Lady Vols over Stanford, 59-40

Updated 20 hours, 57 minutes ago

After three straight seasons losing to Stanford before Christmas, the Lady Volunteers head coach and players can go into the holidays with a cheerful spirit.

Senior point guard Ariel Massengale hit all four of her threes in the second half and scored a game-high 18 points in No. 11 Tennessee's 59-40 win at home over No. 7 Stanford on Saturday afternoon.

"Our losing streak coming into the game against Stanford motivated our kids to play hard," third-year head coach Holly Warlick said, who improved to 17-12 against top-25 competition. "Massengale told me before the game that she was tired ...

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Notebook: Defense, Graves' fast start propel Lady Vols past Stanford

Updated 21 hours, 9 minutes ago

As the game turned: The Tennessee Lady Volunteers came out clicking on all cylinders against No. 7 Stanford, jumping out to an early 8-0 lead. The Cardinal quickly answered, though, cutting the lead to one.

Then junior Bashaara Graves got her hand in the passing lane, and deflected a Stanford pass. She didn't stop there, as she dove on the floor to corral the loose ball, and kicked it up ahead to Ariel Massengale for an easy layup.

"(Graves) is a blue collar worker for us, and she leads by example," head coach Holly Warlick said. "And I think ...

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News

Ferguson protesters stand in solidarity

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

"Regardless of the honks and the words and the hollers, we're going to stay there. We're going to make you reroute your life as a sign that we need to reroute this system."

With this call-to-arms, Drost Kokoye ...

Sports

Grading the Vols at Vanderbilt

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Sports Editor Troy Provost-Heron covered UT's game in Nashville against Vanderbilt on Saturday. He assessed grades for each position based on the group's performance in the Vols 24-17 victory over the Commodores.

Quarterbacks: D+

Joshua Dobbs broke off ...

Arts & Culture

25 reasons Eminem's 'Shady XV' is one of 2014's worst albums

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Instead of providing a nice, paragraph-ridden review of Eminem's newest "album," "Shady XV," here are 25 interesting and inexcusable things I found in the contents of Shady Records' compilation record.

1. "Shady XV" is slightly over two hours long ...

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Senior night reflections

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

"Happy senior night."

My friend, Daily Beacon co-worker and fellow senior said this to me as I passed him on the sidelines on senior night in Neyland before the Missouri game. That’s when it hit me: I’m really ...