On Saturday, much of the sports world was focused on men's basketball and the NCAA Final Four in Atlanta. Still, there was very much a Tennessee presence surrounding the game's coverage.
CBS aired an interview with Pat and Tyler Summitt by Lesley Visser during the pregame show. To watch, click on the link below.
CBS Interview: Pat and Tyler Summitt fight Alzheimer's together
News' Robin Roberts conducted an interview with legendary Tennessee women's basketball coach
Pat Summitt last month. Watch as they discuss her career, family, and battle with early
onset dementia. Watch at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 7.
WatchESPN Interview: One On One With Pat Summitt
Peyton and Ashley Manning made a special announcement on Saturday, making a $500,000 donation to the Pat Summitt Foundation. To read about that, click on the link below.
Associated Press: Peyton Manning to give $500,000 to Pat Summitt Foundation to help fight Alzheimer's disease
In New Orleans, UT junior guard Meighan Simmons and freshman forward/center Bashaara Graves were honorable mention selections for the WBCA All-America Team. Those honors were announced on Saturday.
Also in New Orleans, a future Lady Vol was in action in the WBCA All-America Game. After helping her West squad to victory at the McDonald's All-American Game earlier this week, Mercedes Russell helped the Black defeated the Purple, 74-70, at New Orleans Arena.
While Russell didn't earn MVP honors as she did in Chicago at the "Mickey D's" game, she pulled down seven rebounds and two assists to contribute to her squad's victory on Saturday.