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

Updated 15 hours, 51 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 16 hours, 3 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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Students use break for good cause

Thu Mar 29, 2012 03:00 a.m.

A handful of students dedicated their spring breaks to a week of participating in multiple community service opportunities in Morgantown, W.Va., as part of TeamVOLS’ annual Alternative Spring Break Trip program.

Trip participants gained a sense of community within ...


Vols take advantage of MVSU pitching woes

Thu Mar 29, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Zero hits after the fifth inning does not sound like a winning formula in a tight game, but the UT baseball team still won over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday, thanks to plentiful walks and hit batsmen.

UT third baseman ...

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Politicians raise freebies above issues

Thu Mar 29, 2012 03:00 a.m.

As I walk down the Pedestrian Mall, my senses are immediately battered as I get closer and closer to the intersection with Volunteer Avenue. From the top of the hill, I can’t really make out exactly what’s happening ...