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

Updated 1 day, 9 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

Updated 1 day, 9 hours 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

Vols win, advance in NIT

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In his first career start, Tennessee freshman center Yemi Makanjuola scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help lead the No. 1 seed Volunteers to a 65-51 victory over the eighth-seeded Savannah State Tigers in the first round of ...

Student Life

New UC to add more options

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The process of replacing the 57-year-old University Center has led to many unanswered questions from students for the coming years.
    
Will the dining locations be closed down during the construction? And if so, where will students go to get food ...

Entertainment

Warlords, webcomics occupy mind

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Okay, this week’s edition of my rants is going to be a couple of shorts rather than a unified front. Apologies for bad segues and references to equine children’s shows.   

Liberate Kony Island, or why we aren’t ...

Sports

Diamond Vols fall to TTU

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Golden Eagles starting pitcher Seth Lucio pitched 8.1 scoreless innings and struck out 11 batters as Tennessee Tech dominated Tennessee Tuesday night, 5-1. The Diamond Vols have lost 6-of-9 — including three straight — since their 7-0 start.
    
“The frustration is ...

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Guest Column

Analytical mind no longer valued

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I wish I had time to think.
   
 Rather ironic, no? That’s theoretically why we come to college. But college is not designed to develop your critical thinking skills anymore. According to the current model of American higher education, you ...