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Tennessee-Arkansas Postgame Notes



Feb. 4, 2010

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Notes...
• Tonight's starters: junior Angie Bjorklund, sophomores Kelley Cain, Glory Johnson and Shekinna Stricklen, and freshman Kamiko Williams
• Williams became the 59th rookie to start a game at Rocky Top
• Tonight's lineup is the 10th different set Summitt has used this season; Stricklen is the only common denominator in the starting lineup in all 22 games this season
• Four Lady Vols scored in double figures: Brewer (20), Bjorklund (17), Cain (14) and Stricklen (12)
• Cain tied a school record with eight blocks; Ashley Robinson also had eight against Rutgers on Dec. 11, 2003
• Cain posted her fourth career double double with 14 points and a career best 17 rebounds
• All 17 of Bjorklund's points came in the second half
• Tennessee held Arkansas scoreless for 4:17 (12:53-8:36) to turn an 11-10 advantage into an 18-10 lead
• UT's largest lead of the first half was 12 (31-19) at 1:16; UT never trailed in the first half
• Tennessee did not trail in the first half for the sixth time
• Tennessee led at the half for the 17th time this season; in those games, UT is 17-0
• UT outscored Arkansas 43-34 in the second half
• Tennessee did not trail in the game for the fifth time this season
• Tennessee led on the boards, 51-41. It is the 21st time this season UT has led on the glass
• Tennessee outscored Arkansas 40-14 in the paint
• The Lady Vols made a three-pointer for the 395th consecutive game
• Tonight's attendance was 11,817
• The Lady Vols will travel to face in-state rival No. 22 Vanderbilt in a Big Monday match-up at Memorial Gym. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m. CT) with ESPN2 carrying the game to a national audience.

The win tonight...
• Gives Tennessee 34 consecutive seasons with at least 20 wins, tying the seventh fastest Summitt team to reach 20 wins
• Extends UT's winning streak to 16 consecutive games against the Razorbacks, dating to Dec. 29, 1996
• Gives the Lady Vols a 21-1 all-time record against Arkansas
• Gives the Lady Vols a 11-0 mark against the Razorbacks in Knoxville
• Gives the Lady Vols a 416-66 record all-time against teams from the SEC
• Gives the Lady Vols a 282-40 mark in SEC Conference games
• Gives the Lady Vols an 18-2 record in TV games this season
• Gives the Lady Vols a 186-13 mark in SEC home games under Summitt
• Gives the Lady Vols an 11-0 record at home this season
• Extends UT's home winning streak to 13 games
• Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,025-195 (.840) all time

Freshman Taber Spani:
Did not play while dealing with turf toe

Freshman Kamiko Williams:
Made her first career start and became the 59th rookie to start a game at Rocky Top
Finished with three points, two assists and two points in 17 minutes

Sophomore Alyssia Brewer:
Made her fifth career start - all have come this season
Finished with 20 points and nine rebounds
Tallied her 16th career double figure scoring game
Posted her second 20-plus point performance

Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Finished with 14 points, 17 rebounds and eight blocks
Posted her fourth career double double with 14 points and 17 rebounds
Tied a school record with eight blocks
The 17 rebounds and the eight blocks are both career highs
Hauled in double digit boards for the sixth time in her career
Is in eighth place in the UT record books with 114 career blocks; Teresa Geter is seventh with 135
Is in seventh place in the UT single season record books with 65 blocks; Ashley Robinson is sixth with 70
Named Lady Vol Player of the Game

Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Had the first basket of the game - a fastbreak layup at the 19:00 mark
Finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists
Notched her 35th career double digit scoring effort

Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District IV First Team
Was the only player from the SEC to be named to the Academic All-District teams
Finished with 17 points - all of which came in the second half
Is 12 points from 1,000 career points
Is in third place in the UT annals with 199 career three pointers made; Kara Lawson is second with 256
Is tied for fifth place in the UT single season record books with 69 threes on the year with Shannon Bobbitt; Kara Lawson is fourth with 77

 

 

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