From left to right, Tennessee seniors Jeronne Maymon (34), D'Montre Edwards (32), Antonio Barton (2), Jordan McRae (52) and strength coach Nicodemus Christopher watch the final moments of the Vols' 72-45 win over Missouri on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Like he had drawn it up himself with the marker and clipboard, Jordan McRae orchastrated the play perfectly.
With the Vols’ 72-45 win over Missouri entering its final stages late in the second half, Tennessee’s decorated senior guard had one last opportunity to entertain the home crowd before checking out for good on Senior Day.
“I just told Darius (Thompson) the play before, 'If you get the rebound, I'm out of there,'" McRae said.
Following a Tiger miss, he got the chance he had oh so perfectly predicted.
Thompson snatched the defensive rebound and flung the ball to ...
Senior guard Meighan Simmons surveys the court as she dribbles the ball up the court in the Lady Vols' 86-77 victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the SEC Tournament semifinal on March 8.
DULUTH, Ga. – With a chance to ice the game away and advance to SEC final, senior guard Meighan Simmons knocked down five free throw attempts in the final 1:36 to help seal a 86-77 win for the second seeded Lady Vols over third seed Texas A&M in the SEC semifinals round.
For Simmons, her struggles have been persistent in the past two games in the Gwinnett Center, in which she has now shot 8-of-36 (.222) from the field, but her team continues to find ways to win and they have advanced to the conference title game for the ...
Junior center Isabelle Harrison drives past a Texas A&M defender in the Lady Vols' 86-77 victory over the Aggies in the SEC Tournament semifinal on March 8. Harrison finished with 20 points, her second consecutive 20-point performance in the tournament.
DULUTH, Ga. – As the game turned: For a majority of the contest, Texas A&M's Courtney Walker had an answer for everything the Tennessee Lady Vols sent the Aggies way.
With the Aggies down four with 4:39 to go, the sophomore guard canned back-to-back jumpers in a 15 second stretch to draw the game even.
Walker wasn't the only one with answers, though.
Tennessee followed up Walker's mini-run by scoring seven unanswered points, making it an 82-75 ballgame with 1:21 remaining.
And with 47 seconds remaining after an Isabelle Harrison tip-in, the one response Walker ...
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