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Lady Vols rely on rebounding to eke out a 54-51 victory over Wichita State

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Despite a lackluster performance on offense, the No. 11 Lady Volunteers extended their win streak to four games with a 54-51 victory over Wichita State in front of a crowd of 9,026 in Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night.

For the second game in a row, Tennessee scored less than 60 points, as they struggled to knock down jumpers — going 1-for-7 from three with a 40.6 field goal percentage — and committed a season-high 18 turnovers.

However, they made up for the inefficiencies by executing on one of the programs trademarks: rebounding.

Junior forward Cierra Burdick was the lone player ...

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Campus evangelist passes away

Tue Apr 10, 2012 03:00 a.m.

After battling colon cancer for many years, former campus evangelist, Sal Mattson, died at the age of 53 on Good Friday, April 6. A funeral service was held on Monday at First Baptist Church Powell in his honor.

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New ‘Thrones’ to establish characters

Tue Apr 10, 2012 03:00 a.m.

A hand clutches a bloody crown, both illuminated in a goldish crimson hue against a stark black backdrop, with the motto, “The North Remembers.”    For those of us eagerly awaiting last Sunday’s season premiere of “Game of Thrones” (or ...


Personal goals unimportant for Brown

Tue Apr 10, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Most people have heard the saying the apple does not fall far from the tree. When it comes to UT softball junior Melissa Brown’s family, it happens to be apples.

“My dad was the athletic one; he played basketball ...

Letter to the Editor

Still possible to live ‘American Dream’

Tue Apr 10, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The American Dream is a belief that we citizens have, stating all people are capable of living prosperous lives if they remain dedicated and in good spirits. Ironically, the concept of the American Dream is much older than America itself ...