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

Updated 1 day, 3 hours 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

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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

Economist strategizes against deforestation

Mon Mar 12, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Conservation works best where it’s often most contested: developed and populated areas.
    
Environmental economist Alex Pfaff believes parks should be created where they will be most effective for blocking deforestation. He met with students and faculty at the Baker ...

Student Life

Show hopes to end discrimination

Mon Mar 12, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In an effort to dissolve discrimination, one woman is using her camera lens to capture LGBT people, as they are.
   
 Documentary filmmaker and photographer iO Tillett Wright will visit Knoxville to photograph LGBT students and other individuals for her nationwide ...

Entertainment

Alumna recasts popular comic strip

Mon Mar 12, 2012 03:00 a.m.

When children fish through the Sunday paper in search of the comics section, they know Charlie Brown will be there when they arrive. Running for nearly 50 years and encompassing 17,897 strips, the popularity of Peanuts is unrivaled in ...

Sports

Baseball wins one of three

Mon Mar 12, 2012 03:00 a.m.

 Tennessee dropped two of three games to visiting Louisiana-Monroe this weekend at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in the team’s final series prior to SEC play.
    
UT junior Zack Godley’s Friday night pitching performance was one of few facets to ...

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Guest Column

Kony 2012 feels empty, too late

Mon Mar 12, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I wanted to change the world — back when I was 13, optimistic and naïve.
    
My social studies class at Parrottsville Elementary School in Cocke County, Tenn., was given a prompt.
    
“If you could change anything in the world, what ...