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

Updated 4 hours, 49 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 5 hours, 1 minute 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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Blood drive draws from Vols, Wildcat rivalry

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Bloodshed — not a term typically associated with the Tennessee vs. Kentucky football rivalry that until 2011 was totally dominated by the Vols.

But through Friday on the UT campus, it's what the rivalry is all about as the 25th ...

Sports

Dooley focused on football, not rumors

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

While rumors continue to circle the Internet, nothing has been confirmed regarding Tennessee football’s head coaching position.

For head coach Derek Dooley, the difficulty lies in the unknown. Dooley said he asked Athletic Director Dave Hart about several issues ...

Arts & Culture

Ne-Yo creates instant hit

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The time is here and fans of sultry R&B crooner Ne-Yo have waited long enough.

After a long time of being "so sick of love songs," the superstar has finally had a change of heart with the release of ...

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Guest Column

Fiscal cliff shows leadership failings

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

What makes a fair deal? To me and most other Americans, a fair deal is one in which both sides benefit mutually from the terms agreed on. In this country we used to believe in shaking someone's hand, looking ...