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

Updated 1 day, 4 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

Senator speaks on economy, state of nation

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

During the inaugural Baker Distinguished Lecture Series, Senator George Mitchell began with an explanation of his expertise as a speaker.

He shared an anecdote of his first day in the Senate in 1980, when he was informed by his new ...

Sports

Dooley, one more year

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

Reports say it's "not a matter of 'if,' but 'when'" Tennessee's Derek Dooley will be released from his position as head football coach.

That's unfortunate.

Dooley came to Knoxville in 2010 after former head coach Lane Kiffin ...

Arts & Culture

Piano student embraces life in music

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

Playing the piano since the age of seven, Jenny Grace Woodson, a junior majoring in piano pedagogy, said she just now realized how important the instrument is in her life.

"This recital that I just gave last week was definitely ...

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Guest Column

College through Fitzgerald’s lens

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

I've always been able to understand the world best when F. Scott Fitzgerald explains it to me. His collective works are essential to my lifestyle, specifically the short stories. For today's column, though, we will turn our attention ...